When you are the biggest star in the most well known professional wrestling promotion in the world, everyone is going to have their eyes and ears on you. John Cena is taking some time off, and everyone wants to know why. A new report has surfaced that a possible reason why the United States Heavyweight Champion is taking a couple of weeks off is because he is involved in some sort of reality television show about fitness.
October 12, 2015
Just to give you an idea of how valuable Mahabali Shera is to TNA, Sony SIX is actually providing some financing to the promotion during their tour of India. The network really thinks that a local star in professional wrestling can draw in viewers from that country. International revenue is going to be vital to the promotion if it cannot secure a new television deal in the United States during the beginning of 2016.
October 8, 2015
Despite being embroiled in a bit of a controversy with a fan at an independent wrestling show, there appears to be some interest from WWE towards Gunner. The former TNA star stated that it was his dream to work in the biggest wrestling promotion in the world and that there are some talks going on between the two sides. However, he stopped at confirming that they were anywhere close to signing a developmental contract.
October 5, 2015
A big fuss is being made by the internet wrestling community because Finn Balor decided to pay a visit to the offices of TNA. Photos were posted via social media, and they spread rather quickly. Some felt that he was disrespecting the company by doing the DX pose in the photo. In reality, though, Balor is respectful towards the promotion. Aside from going through negotiations with them, he also has a good amount of friends that work there.
October 2, 2015
Throughout the history of the business, performers would police themselves backstage by holding a wrestlers court. This recently happened in ROH, where a referee was accused of doing something minor. He was cleared of the charges. When Joe Koff found out about the incident, he informed his wrestlers to never do it again. This is another case of a wrestling promotion being ran by someone without a wrestling background.
September 25, 2015
Since he has done it before, Jeff Jarrett knows what it takes to build up a business. You go for one victory at a time. GFW just scored their first victory. The promotion now has a television deal in England. Fans in that country will now be able to watch Amped thanks to a new deal between Global Force Wrestling and Boulder Creek International. Doing well overseas will help Jarrett leverage the networks in the United States.
September 14, 2015
A big fuss was made by the internet wrestling community this week when it was discovered that GFW was canceling some upcoming shows in Texas. Word has now been released that the reason why the promotion canceled those events is because Jeff Jarrett needed to head over to England to negotiation potential television deals in that market. He does not want these shows to run without him being there to manage.
September 9, 2015
In a sign that he will not need WWE for the rest of his life, Booker T is making huge strides with his independent wrestling promotion. The former world heavyweight champion recently secured a deal to move his company into a 21,000 square feet facility, which is being called the Reality of Wrestling World Headquarters. Booker will be using the place to film his shows and train his performers.
September 9, 2015
Much of the internet wrestling community has been predicting the demise of TNA since their inception. With the recent wave of negative news regarding the promotion, those predictions have been amplified. Honky Tonk Man stated in an interview that he would be absolutely shocked if the company was still around in 2016. To his credit, he admitted that he predicted their demise incorrectly during their first year in business.
September 6, 2015
In another sign that she is set to move to the United States and sign with WWE, Kana has officially vacated the REINA championship that she won a year ago. Representatives from the promotion have confirmed that she is leaving their company soon. The belief is that she will be under contract with World Wrestling Entertainment before the end of the year, provided she is able to pass her physical.
September 4, 2015