Report: Bully Ray Doesn't Expect To Be Back For TNA Wrestling

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Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com is reporting that Bully Ray informed talent at Sunday's TNA live event in Hagerstown, Maryland that he doesn't expect to be back for the company.

This sounds eerily familiar to Bully Ray's situation with TNA a couple of years ago. In September 2012, Ray's TNA contract had expired and the belief was he had rejected contract extensions the company offered him at a lower rate.

Bully Ray Tweeted the following back then:

Believe none of what you hear and only half of what you see.Things are about to get interesting

While there could be some posturing involved here, TNA has been asking workers to take dramatic pay cuts from previous agreements. Examples of talent that have departed over the course of the last year include the likes of Hulk Hogan, Sting and AJ Styles. All three were asked to take significant pay cuts and refused.

Hogan and Sting have gone on to work for WWE in various capacities, while Styles has gone the independent and international route.

Bully Ray will remain on TNA television throughout next month as all of that programming is in the can. You can catchup with taping results at this link.

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  • Rus

    So would they make Bully Ray go threw developmental if he went back to WWE or would he get a pass straight to the main roster

    • MyBrokenKnees

      HHH would make him a rosebud.

    • Stephen Heim

      Yeah, he would still have to go to development first.

  • Robinescence

    He has nowhere else to go and has “zero” bargaining power. WWE doesn’t want him. He’s going to be forced to take less money no matter what he does.

    • Adam Stockton

      he’ll end uip with jeff jarrett’s new promotion if he doesnt re-sign to tna