In a rather interesting bit of news, Jim Cornette is claiming that ROH is not being paid by Destination America, which recently picked up their second professional wrestling promotion. He is insinuating that the company was forced to take the deal because they wanted to be available in every state, which was not the case when they were simply being aired on the Sinclair syndicate.
July 26, 2015
Even though he has long known as someone that likes to surprise the internet wrestling community, there is a widespread belief that MVP has left TNA after the former United States Heavyweight Champion posted a couple of messages on social media. There is a chance that he could be taking some time away from the promotion before making a comeback later on in the year.
July 18, 2015
For a couple of decades now, New Japan has been one of the most well known wrestling promotion in the world. Management is trying to increase their popularity by doing an international expansion. The company is going to send their top stars, such as Hiroshi Tanahashi, more frequently to the United States. They already have deals in place with GFW, ROH, NWA and a couple of other small promotions.
July 18, 2015
During a recent podcast interview to promote Battleground, Seth Rollins decided to fire back at John Morrison, who feels that he is superior to the current WWE champion. Rollins stated that he has accomplished a lot more during his three year career with World Wrestling Entertainment than Morrison did during his entire stint with the promotion.
July 17, 2015
Since they already spent the money and effort to film the segments, TNA officials have reportedly attempted to try to make a deal with Lucha Underground to let them use footage of Shawn Hernandez on upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling. The latter company is said to be very much against the idea because they feel that Hernandez is still a part of their promotion.
July 17, 2015
A post on YouTube where GFW ponders if Justin Gabriel can become the face of their promotion. In discussing the possibility, the high flyer takes a little jab at his previous employer by stating that you sometimes need to give performers a chance to prove what they can do. Gabriel feels that he will be given that chance with Global Force Wrestling.
July 16, 2015
When TNA decided to bring Shawn Hernandez back into the company, they asked him if he was contractually free from Lucha Underground. He insisted that he was, but that turned to not be true. Dixie Carter was contacted about the issue. To avoid a potential lawsuit, she decided to release Hernandez from the promotion and remove filmed footage from upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling.
July 15, 2015
More details have surfaced about GFW. Jeff Jarrett revealed that his new promotion will consists of four divisions. The heavyweight division and tag team division was expected. Jarrett also announced that he would have a division specifically for females, knowing how well that worked for him in the past. Global Force Wrestling will also have a NEX*GEN division.
July 13, 2015
As of right now, WWE will no longer have the services one of the best writers in the history of the company. Brian Gewirtz has completely left the promotion and will now be working as an executive for a production company owned by Dwayne Johnson. Gewirtz was always the guy that Johnson requested whenever he made appearances for World Wrestling Entertainment.
July 9, 2015