Since WWE was bringing in AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows, they also decided to make offers to other guys in New Japan. Bad Luck Fale was rumored to be one of those recruits. He initially was interested in joining World Wrestling Entertainment, but he has now changed his mind and decided to stay with NJPW. The belief is that management gave him a better offer after hearing about a potential departure.
January 10, 2016
In a bit of news that is surely going to be blown out of proportion by the internet wrestling community, Christy Hemme has reportedly given her notice to TNA and will be leaving the company shortly. While many will speculate that this has something to do with the rumored financial situation that management has been trying to deal with, the reason for her departure is that she found a great job outside of wrestling and can avoid traveling.
May 26, 2015
After eight years with the company, Hector Guerrero has decided to leave TNA. While many will want to hear some controversy regarding the move, it is actually a cordial departure. Guerrero is leaving so that he can focus on a new consulting business that he and his wife have started. While he might no longer be attached to a promotion, he will be accepting booking from various independent wrestling shows across the country.
April 28, 2015
While he did receive a bit of attention from the internet wrestling community by making a return to the ring and challenging Kevin Owens to a brawl, Alex Riley received ten times that amount when he decided to take a little jab at AJ Lee, who recently decided to retire from WWE. He mocked the tattoo that she got whenever she became the longest reigning Divas Champion by joking that she should get one to commemorate her departure.
April 5, 2015
When the internet wrestling community found out about Rey Mysterio being released by WWE, there was a good amount of shock, even though we expected the move to happen eventually. There was very little surprise backstage, as many in the company were aware that the departure was coming. Apparently, Mysterio and management had an agreement of sorts to allow his contract to expire and go about their own ways.
February 27, 2015
The internet wrestling community reacted very negatively upon hearing the news that Samoa Joe was leaving TNA. Apparently, the same is true of the locker room. Reports have surfaced that the majority of people backstage are upset that the former world heavyweight champion is leaving the promotion. Joe was very well liked backstage by his peers, and some even viewed him as a locker room leader. His departure has affected morale a bit.
February 27, 2015
A lot of wrestling fans have been speculating on the potential departure of AJ Lee from WWE. However, it should be noted that she is still under contract with the company. Unlike her husband, CM Punk, she does not want to walk away from the deal because she wants the door left open for a potential return. AJ is said to still be quite passionate about being a wrestler, so a comeback after an extended break remains a very big possibility.
February 5, 2015
With speculations surrounding her departure from the company floating around like crazy right now, there are now talks that Velvet Sky is indeed leaving TNA. However, it might not be a permanent thing. The belief is that she wanted to take some time off, so that she can spend time with her real life boyfriend, Bully Ray. He happens to be a free agent right now and is exploring his options in wrestling, both overseas and domestic.
January 25, 2015
When word broke out yesterday about her potential departure from the company, TNA took a bit of a beating from the internet wrestling community because many feel it would be a mistake for them to allow Havok to leave for another promotion. However, company officials are now saying that is not the case. The woman known legally as Jessica Cricks is still scheduled to work Impact Wrestling episodes being taped in February.
January 25, 2015