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More backstage news on Vince Russo working with TNA

As noted yesterday, Vince Russo finally admitted that he is working with TNA via a statement on his website. He has been denied any involvement with TNA for many months but yesterday finally admitted that he was lying and did so because he was keeping things confidential for the company. As it turns out, Russo had been in creative for a long time. Several months ago, their Japanese partners were upset with TNA about Russo being involved and they were never given a straight answer. John Gaburick later admitted to Keiji Muto that Russo was working for them but assured him that Russo was working under him and Russo didn’t have final say. He also told Muto that he (Gaburick) would be the one deciding on how the Japanese were portrayed on TNA programming. He said that what happened with Tetsuya Naito, Yujiro Takahashi, and Kazuchika Okada would not be happening with Wrestle-1 talent. Wrestle-1 is said to be happy with how Sanada has been pushed.

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