This was one thing I was worried about Jarrett and Dutch being in charge back stage. They are old school and Broken Hardy is too far ahead for them.
This really messes up some of my plans for the taping this week. I was going to make a "Hardys vs. Gladiators of Aethra. Any time. Any Space." sign. Oh well. Still probably wear my Gladiators shirt again.
From the stories that are out there (who knows whether they are true or not) it has nothing to do with Jarrett or Dutch. It seems to have to do with the Hardys getting contracts late, feeling disrespected and Anthem trying to take 10% of their indy booking fees from them as a "booking fee." Personally I would think it was an acceptable contract to offer IF TNA was only taking that 10% fee for the dates that they specifically went out and booked for them. If a promotion books directly with the Hardys, as I'd assume most do, then I'd expect the Hardys to get their full booking cost.
Point being, it sucks that they are gone. I wouldn't be so quick to blame it on anyone in particular as it may just be an unfortunate part of the growing pains of what will hopefully be a really good thing in the long run... the transition from Dixieland to Anthem.
Yea maybe they are not behind it but I wonder if they dragged their feet or did less than they could have. I just felt like the Broken stuff might not be their thing.
As far as the 10% thing I discussed this on another forum. It does sound bad but I can see how it might not be. If the wrestlers are getting paid about what they would earn from another company working almost every week where as in TNA they only work about one week a month or two then being allowed to pick up extra work on their free time with a kick back of just 10% it is not too bad. I mean the alternative is no working for other companies while under contract to TNA or being allowed to take other bookings but getting paid less from your TNA contract.
I do think this is part of the changing of the guard. I just wish all sides had talked better and been on the same page. I mean they just started the Expedition for Gold and it is over so quick. At least in the TNA world it is.
Ah TNA, new leadership...same LOLTNA moments. Just waiting for Jarrett to start selling Global Force Gold through TNA.
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Former TNA Knockouts Champion Jade is now a free agent after her contract expired, according to PWInsider. No word yet on if she will be brought in for this week's Impact Wrestling tapings. Jade has been working with TNA full-time since 2015.
I read somewhere that Jarrett's first order of business is to change TNA to GFW. Yuck. At least fans know TNA. If this is just a big transition to Global Force Wrestling, I don't see it succeeding.
As for the Broken Hardys, they did everything they could do in TNA with their negative budget. Hope WWE let's them loose. Imagine the crowd at WM chanting DELETE! DELETE! DELETE!
I hope you are right but I just don't see WWE letting them go as crazy as TNA seemed to let them. We all expected the Wyatt compound thing to be WWE's version of the Hardy compound and the whole thing was pretty bland.
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Post by on_the_edge on Mar 1, 2017 14:25:25 GMT -5
If Jade is gone that is the second worst of the losses for me behind only the Hardys. I was hoping for more Jade/Rosemary matches and feud. Oh well it is what it is. I just wish the best for those that left.