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
It looks like Serena Deeb has finally decided to return to the spotlight. The former WWE diva worked a match at the Impact Wrestling taping. While some believe it might have been a one shot deal, there are those that are under the impression that she has been given a long term deal by TNA. Serena will be joining the cult stable that is led by James Storm.
June 25, 2015
While the company will never come out and admit it, WWE is letting upcoming wrestlers know that they will lose an opportunity to be signed if they decide to go through TNA or ROH first. Vince McMahon wants new talent to not be associated with either of those companies. Big name veterans are the exception, of course.
June 11, 2015