Shinsuke Nakamura Set to Leave NJPW at the End of the Month
Tokyo Sports has reported that Nakamura will leave the company at the end of the month. Originally, the thought was that he would stay with NJPW for a little while before departing. Although rumored to be signing with the WWE, he has not officially signed with the company.
James Storm Update
Storm re-signed with TNA, appearing on the company’s debut on Pop TV. Storm was offered a deal by WWE that would bring him less than $100,000 a year and his new deal with TNA will pay him 2.5 times more than that. Plus, Storm will get a portion of merchandise sales with his new deal. And, the deal is all guaranteed money and will still get paid in full even if TNA goes out of business. Reportedly, WWE officials also are open to a future return for Storm.
TNA Viewership Numbers
For TNA’s debut on Pop TV, the company drew 255,000 viewers for the original airing and 90,000 for the replay.
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