Sam Shaw, Christian York, Taylor Hendrix and Joey Ryan have been released by TNA Wrestling in their latest cost-cutting maneuvers.
All the named talents were participants to TNA's Gutcheck challenge
Madison Rayne announced that her contract with TNA Wrestling has expired and from the looks of it she will not be re-signed to the company. Here is the statement she issued on her Twitter account:
"My contract w/ TNA has ended. I want to thank you all for the constant love & support and PROMISE you I will be back in the ring again soon! Huge thank you to @TNADixie and the entire @IMPACTWRESTLING family for giving me my dream job ) I'll see y'all again soon!!"
Rayne was employed with the company dating back to 2009. Lately she has been away from the ring because she is pregnant
Dixie Carter announced that Destination X will feature talents from the past, present & future of the X Division.
The event will take place on July 18th in Louisville, KY and will air exclusively on SpikeTV. Dixie is taking suggestions on who the fans would like to see appear at the event via her twitter page.
As noted earlier, TNA has released several talents from the company. We can now confirm that Crimson can be added to that list of wrestlers that are no longer working for TNA.
Crimson was just brought back to television a few weeks ago. He was signed with the company back in 2010 and initially debuted with a long-running undefeated streak. The streak was ended at the 2012 Slammiversary pay-per-view with a loss to James Storm.
That updated list of released talents so far today include: Sam Shaw, Christian York, Taylor Hendrix, Madison Rayne, Joey Ryan and Crimson