Posted on 2/08/124 by Colin Vassallo
The firing of Scott D’Amore from his position of President
of TNA Wrestling caught the staff and talent at TNA by
surprise and many were not happy with the decision.
The talent were informed in a virtual meeting yesterday
where things got a bit out of hand. Some of the talent even
used social media later to praise D’Amore in public after
“Heart and soul of TNA. Irreplaceable,” wrote the current
TNA Knockouts champion Jordynne Grace.
“The incredibly painstaking, tedious and difficult work that
@ScottDAmore has put in to bring @ThisIsTNA to this very
exciting moment in time, cannot be understated,” added
Frankie Katarina. “We all, wrestlers and fans alike, owe him
a debt of gratitude.”
D’Amore is considered to be the one who saved the company
from pretty much shutting down several years ago, pouring
his heart and soul into it and somehow, someway, managed to
inject some life back into TNA.
His firing comes off the heels of TNA’s most successful pay-
per-view in a decade with Hard To Kill in Las Vegas. The
show had the highest-attendance for a TNA show in years and
the most-watched pay-per-view in a very long, long time.
In a statement sent to the press released by the new TNA
President Anthony Cicione, he said they know departures of
well-respected executives can create uncertainty, but the
company is fully committed to a new business model of