Two former TNA Champions have left the company in pursuit of other ventures. Magnus will join Global Force Wrestling and Austin Aries will solidify himself as a 5 star wrestling free agent.
Global Force Wrestling Press Release:
Former TNA World Heavyweight Champion and UK superstar, Nick Aldis, formerly known as Magnus at TNA Wrestling, has signed on with Global Force Wrestling and will be part of their next GFW Grand Slam Tour live events on July 9 in Wisconsin, July 10 in Pennsylvania, and July 11 in Ohio. He will also be headlining the first ever world television taping on July 24th, in Las Vegas.
“I’m ready to explore opportunities as a free agent that haven’t been open to me before. Jeff Jarrett has been instrumental in my career development and I have always respected him as a performer and promoter. As soon as I heard about GFW I knew that one way or another I would play a part. I’m very excited about that.,” said Aldis.
GFW Founder and CEO could not be happier that Magnus has decided to join the force. “Nick is one of the brightest stars in professional wrestling today and I could not be more excited to have him front and center promoting GFW. His star power in the UK will help give Global Force Wrestling the brand exposure we are looking for.”
Aldis also appeared on the United Kingdom revival of Gladiators, where he was known by the name Oblivion.
“Aldis star power transcends pro wrestling and he is someone that we have had our eye on for months,” said Karen Jarrett Co Founder of Global Force Wrestling.
The Regime, the LA based talent management firm that represents Austin Aries issued the following statement which confirmed he is done with TNA follow last night’s Slammiversary pay-per-view.
The Regime, a Los Angeles-based talent management firm representing Grammy Award winning musicians, athletes and respected artists across all fields of entertainment, is happy to announce a partnership with our latest client, the multi- talented Austin Aries.
With the recent expiration of his TNA Entertainment contract, we consider Austin Aries to be among the hottest free agents in professional wrestling. We are very excited for the many opportunities that lie ahead for a man that is universally considered to be one of professional wrestling’s greatest entertainers.
For all inquires regarding Austin Aries, including booking, publicity and more, please contact Josh Eldridge at Josh@regimeinc.com. Josh Eldridge