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Robbie E is officially done with Impact, and more departures are expected

It’s been a calm couple weeks on the TNA GFW Impact Wrestling front, but there’s a bunch of talk about the Anthem Entertainment-owned company today (Sept. 29).

Among the items is the departure of former X-Division and Tag champion Robbie E. In addition to being a steady presence on the show with his “Jersey Shore”-inspired character, Robbie also provided Impact with a little crossover buzz when he and then-girlfriend Brooke Adams made a run on CBS’ reality competition show The Amazing Race back in 2014.

His exit seems amicable:

No specifics on why he’s leaving, but it could just be that his contract was up and not renewed. PWInsider says that’s also the case of Eddie Kingston and Low Ki, although Ki was also rumored to have left the last taping over various disagreements with management.

The Insider report also mentions changes in the power structure, with John Gaburick taking the lead along with an unnamed Anthem executive, as “Ed Nordholm has had a much less reduced role in the day to day running of the company”. The controversial President of Impact is said to still be involved in the promotion’s legal affairs and setting up the Global Wrestling Network which was supposed to launch in September.

Which may have something to do with why Insider also says talent are grumbling because they “aren't getting calls back from management when they have a question lately”.

With dropping Jeff Jarrett and the Global Force Wrestling name, their Bound for Glory pay-per-view (PPV) being moved to Canada at the eleventh hour and more changes reportedly afoot with Anthem moving the brand away from using Orlando as home base, and maybe even Nashville as its headquarters, there’s obviously a lot going on right now with Impact.

But then again, when isn’t there?

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