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More On TNA Signing The American Wolves Plus Another Popular Tag Team The Company Has Targeted, Details On Impact's Spike TV Clearance Up This Fall; Jeff Jarrett & Toby Keith To Compete Against TNA For It?

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TNA Revamping Tag Division

While we do not have the exact figures, we're told TNA Wrestling's offer to Chris Hero (f/k/a Kassius Ohno) was better than what Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards received. According to a source, Richards had burned enough bridges and didn't have a lot of leverage. The deal ended up being the best for Edwards as well since there wasn't interest in him without his tag team partner, regardless of having a different reputation in many circles.

Another reason TNA extended offers to The American Wolves is they know their tag division is sparse and they were looking for some good talent that wouldn't be too expensive. The company reached out to The Young Bucks but they were believed to have been offered less than what Richards and Edwards ultimately agreed on. At this point they aren't expected back.

Toby Keith & Jeff Jarrett To Compete With TNA?

The only serious offer the Carter family had to purchase controlling interest of TNA Wrestling was the group financed by country music singer Toby Keith. TNA's deal with Spike TV is up in the fall and obviously if they would fail to get a new agreement, it would be a situation like what happened with WCW and the value of the company would plummet.

There's a very interesting tie-in to all of this as the wheels are in motion for a potential new promotion involving Jeff Jarrett and Toby Keith. That project has a lot of money behind it and they're believed to be interested in the Spike TV contract.

A wild card in this is Eric Bischoff, who was well liked by the Spike TV executives, but is on his way out of TNA. It's unknown at this point how this will impact negotiations.

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