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WWE AND IMPACT OFFICIALS MEET AT WWE HQ & MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2018-09-18 15:48:00

Impact Wrestling officials Ed Nordholm and Scott D'Amore met with several high ranking WWE executives last week at WWE HQ in Stamford, CT, PWInsider.com has confirmed with several WWE sources.  Vince McMahon was not involved in the meeting we are told, but members of Triple H's team were in attendance.

The meeting between the two companies took place in the middle of last week, after Impact officials had returned from Manchester, Great Britain and right before they headed down to Mexico City for a pair of Impact Wrestling tapings.

One WWE source described the meeting as a general discussion about the two companies and as a chance to get everyone in the same room as opposed to a a specific negotiation.  Since Impact was purchased by Anthem Media, WWE has worked with the company on several occasions, paying to license material from the TNA/Impact Wrestling video library for usage on the WWE Network, most notably the Hardy Boyz "Broken Universe" material and AJ Styles-related content.

When contacted today by PWInsider.com, Impact officials declined to comment on the nature of the meetings.  One Impact source specifically stressed that the meetings were not regarding the sale of either Impact Wrestling as a company or it's video library, stating neither are for sale. 

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Speaking of last week's Mexico City tapings (which will start airing this Thursday on Pop), they were pointed to by several wrestlers as a sign of how the Impact Wrestling locker room has really started to congeal as a unit.  Impact covered all travel and expenses for talents working the tapings, including meals, transit on the ground and hotels.  We were told that even talents who's deals require the company to provide them their own hotel room willingly offered to share a room with other talents in order to help Impact keep the costs affordable and the entire trip turned into something of a big bonding experience for the locker room overall.  One talent told me it was most the locker room has felt like "one team" in a long time.

While the Bound for Glory PPV in October has sold out the Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City, Queens, there are still tickets available for the subsequent TV tapings on Monday 10/15 and Tuesday 10/16.

Impact Wrestling will be taping TV in Las Vegas this November, PWInsider.com has confirmed.  We are working to confirm the location of the tapings.

 

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