Back in May, Chris Hero was backstage at Impact Wrestling and reports stated that he talked a bit with management about a possible contract. Well, it looks like that deal is not going to be happening anytime soon because TNA is showing very little interest in the move. Hero might have a shot with GFW if he can convince Jeff Jarrett that he is still an asset in this industry after a disastrous run in WWE.
August 22, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that one of the reasons why a contract between WWE and Destination America has not been reached yet is the time slot. The network would obviously love to open up their Thursday night wrestling block with the most popular promotion, as it would draw viewers to TNA and ROH. However, Vince McMahon is not very keen on the idea of helping out his competition.
August 14, 2015
During a recent interview, Matt Hardy revealed that there were plans in TNA for he and MVP to work a program together. The two of them had a very extensive and very entertaining feud in WWE, so the smart move would have been to capitalize on that. Hardy revealed that he was supposed to have an alliance with his former on screen foe, but for whatever reasons, things just didn't work out.
August 11, 2015
When Destination America picked up both TNA and ROH, the belief was that they wanted to be a hot spot for professional wrestling fans. Now, they want even more. Rumors have surfaced that the network met with WWE to discuss the possibility of picking up one of their tertiary shows. Vince McMahon plans on keeping Monday Night Raw and Smackdown on the USA Network.
August 5, 2015
During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
Pretty soon, there might be another reality television star on the WWE roster. Angelina Pivarnick from the Jersey Shore has announced that she has started to train for a potential tryout with the company. She has some experience from her time on the independent wrestling circuit and her brief stint in TNA. Management is always interested in people with name value.
July 26, 2015
Another name that is doing a tryout for WWE this week is Kazuchika Okada. He is a former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, which is the top belt in New Japan. Some may also remember him from when he did his stint in TNA. Okada was sent to the United States to gain further seasoning before heading home to become a star.
July 3, 2015
During a recent interview, Ric Flair shared his feelings on TNA and ROH, stating that both companies are not a factor when it comes to being competition for WWE. The former world heavyweight champion even went as far as to say that neither promotion would even be able to compete with NXT, where his daughter performs.
July 3, 2015
To clear up some rumors, Davey Richards revealed during a recent interview that the reason why he rejected a contract from WWE was because he could not afford to train at the performance center five days a week. At the time, he was in medical school full time and was working as a full time firefighter and paramedic. TNA afforded him a more favorable schedule.
June 27, 2015