Wrestlingdotcom has learned that Don West is no longer an announcer for TNA. Sources indicate that Taz will be replacing him on the commentary team and joined Mike Tenay at the Monday television tapings in Orlando. According to sources, West done with TNA, he reportedly has received a promotion and has been moved up within the company’s merchandising side. Wrestlingdotcom sources have confirmed that TNA President Dixie Carter informed the TNA roster that the company has signed a new three-year deal with Spike TV to continue airing IMPACT. The new contract which begins October 1, 2009 includes the addition of new original series of one-hour TNA specials.
Below is an excerpt from the press release with can be read in its entirety at www.tnawrestling.com
“Each special (title TBD) will feature the biggest personalities and highlight some the greatest and awe-inspiring bouts in the history of TNA, many of them never before seen on basic cable. TNA Entertainment will produce 10 one-hour installments.”