When Tna revealed that it had lost its TV deal with Us network Spike TV
, many fans feared the worst. The company had already said goodbye to many of its biggest stars, including A.J Styles, Sting and Hulk Hogan
and the departures of Christopher Daniels
, Frankie Kazarian
, Chavo Guerrero
and Chris Sabin
, amongst others, did nothing to ease the troubled minds of the Tna fanbase.
Booking-wise, the company’s creative direction had veered wildly out of control as wrestlers were frivolously pushed and then discarded once they failed to single-handedly save Tna from extinction.
To make matters worse, the company shamelessly aped WWE storylines in lieu of original content and, in the process, unwittingly began selling itself as a small time, second-rate promotion.
Then, with Tna’s fortunes locked into a deadly tailspin, a new deal was suddenly struck with TV network Destination America and a faster,