TNA president addresses interest in former WWE stars

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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TNA president Dixie Carter says the company is actively looking to sign former WWE stars who have left the company in recent weeks.

“Yes, there are some great talent on the market right now, and there hasn’t been for a while,” Carter told Indian publication while on an international tour with TV partner Ten Sports.

“So, I think that there are some big opportunities for us to see if a couple of names that are available fit with what we’re trying to do right now. You know, great in-ring product, great personality, and ability to show, to have big characters and we’re very excited about that.”

Carter did not say whether there is mutual interest from potential signees. Carter noted the company is trying to incorporate new faces on the roster to freshen up the product.

“We’ve had long conversations internally and believe it was time to freshen up the talent roster a bit as well as, expose people who have been on our roster in the past, who have not had the kind of push that they deserve and so, we’re going to be doing that,” Carter said.

“We’ve bought in several new talents in the last couple of months. As well as, we’re looking at some bigger names that are available out there right now. I think over the next two months, you’re going to see some more changes in the roster and some more long-term signings which we’re very excited about. I think it’s going to be a very good phase and a very good time for TNA.”

Carter also talked about a live tour of India, delaying an announcement to later this year. Carter emphasized TNA’s talent search in India, as well. “We’re actively looking for some additional Indian wrestlers for our roster,” Carter said.

1 Comment on TNA president addresses interest in former WWE stars

  1. Maybe she should worry about paying her staff, and actually promoting your current product. They have lost their web and graphics team due to non payment, and now they are getting rid of their only PR guy Eric Barnes.

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