Major Update On Sting & TNA Wrestling Inside Here

Ryan Clark

It is believed that Sting has either made a verbal agreement or has signed a new contract to return to TNA Wrestling in 2008. The full details of the deal are not completely known although it is expected to be for one year with television tapings and pay-per-view appearances stipulated. Sting will work some TVs while working most TNA pay-per-views.

TNA President Dixie Carter worked very hard to retain Sting for another year because she feels that his name associated with TNA helps the company pick up profitable licensing deals as well as helps them look more like a major league promotion. Sting is one of the top paid workers in TNA, making nearly $500,000 a year. Spike TV, another supporter of Sting in TNA, even helped kick money for Stingâ<80><99>s initial deal with the company.

While TNA has not paid some people as much that would have more long-term value, the feeling is that Stingâ<80><99>s price tag is not comparable because Spike helped TNA make a sizeable offer to get him to work for the company.

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