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THREE BACKSTAGE DEPARTURES FROM IMPACT WRESTLING

By Mike Johnson on 2017-06-19 16:52:00

Al Snow, Pat Kenney (the former Simon Diamond) and Shane Helms are all departing Impact Wrestling when their current deals expire at the end of this month, PWInsider.com has learned.   The three had been working behind the scenes as Producers for the company.  

Sources indicate it was a financial decision made as a result of the company having seven different Producers all at the same time.  That lead to cuts with the company keeping names like Abyss and Sonjay Dutt, who carried different responsibilities for the company and opting not to renew the deals of those who were just working as Producers.  They had not been used since this past April.

Kenney had been working for the company since 2003, originally as a wrestler before moving into a top agent/producer position.  Snow had been with Impact since 2008.  Helms was brought in under the John Gaburick regime in 2015 and at the time, had gotten great feedback as a producer who brought a fresh perspective to the company.  

Shane Helms has already commented on the situation, Tweeting:

 

 

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