While he is quite happy with his current job, WWE has not ruled out a potential return by Jonathan Coachman. The company really liked what he brought to the table and view him as a valuable asset. The fact that he has been working for ESPN for a couple of years now means that his name value has increased tremendously. It would provide professional wrestling with some more credibility to have someone from the mainstream media.
April 29, 2015
While he barely started with the company, people in TNA are thrilled at what Billy Corgan has already done for them. A good amount of mainstream media attention was placed on the promotion yesterday when it was revealed that the former lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins had decided to sign on as the senior producer in the creative department. It sparked a lot of curiosity with the masses, so that is a good thing for wrestling.
April 28, 2015
Speculations are running wild after the internet wrestling community got a glimpse of what Bill DeMott had to say on social media. He stated that he had a big meeting today that will provide him with an update on his future. He also mentioned something about a comeback, which has sparked rumors that he might be returning to WWE very soon. The heat has died down on him already, so that possibility cannot be completely ruled out.
April 28, 2015
In a rather interesting bit of news, Billy Corgan has officially signed a contract with TNA, where he is now the Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development. To put it more simply, he is now in charge of the creative department. The signing has brought a bit of mainstream media attention to the company, but that is not the sole reason why it was done. Corgan is actually a huge fan of wrestling and has years of experience in the business.
April 27, 2015
Those that follow the independent wrestling circuit closely have known for years that Sara Del Rey is one of the more talented female performers in the world. One of the smartest things that WWE has ever done is signing her to a contract to train their divas on the proper in ring techniques. Triple H has started a push recently to give her the recognition that she deserves. He has openly praised her in articles and through social media.
April 27, 2015
The second developmental wrestler to be released by WWE is Tony Briggs, who told his fans through social media on Friday afternoon. He was very thankful of the company and had nothing but nice things to say about those that trained him and helped him. Briggs vowed to make it back to NXT some day, so there is a very good chance that he will pursue his opportunities on the independent wrestling circuit to prove is worth again.
April 24, 2015
An MMA reported stated through social media that Rampage Jackson lost his desire to do professional wrestling because of the way that TNA handled his career. In response, a representative from the company pointed out the special treatment that the former UFC star was given. The front office paid for a private jet, and they also provided accommodations to his entourage. It is also being said that Jackson was afraid of taking bumps.
April 24, 2015
While the divas in WWE have taken to social media to beg the front office for more of a chance to shine, TNA has decided to put together an episode of Impact Wrestling this Friday that will feature nothing but their beautiful and talented Knockouts. Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell will be featured in the main event championship match, while the rest of the show will put the spotlight on Angelina Love, Brooke Tessmacher, Gail Kim, Madison Rayne, and others.
April 20, 2015
Last month, photos surfaced of Shane Helms being at an Impact Wrestling taping. Rumors spread like wildfire at the time, but no one knew of the details. Matt Hardy revealed some of that during a recent interview. He stated that TNA was in need of more agents and producers, so they asked him for recommendations. He immediately told them about Helms, who is off the shelf as an in ring performer because of a torn ACL suffered in December.
April 19, 2015
Those that follow her on social media know that Missy Hyatt is still a weekly watcher of professional wrestling. What they did not know was that she is also a thief. It has now been revealed that the former WCW star was arrested last month in Florida. Missy has been charged with grand theft in her hometown. No word on what item was stolen, but the county classifies grand theft as more than $300 but less than $5000.
April 18, 2015