Jesse Neal Leaving TNA Wrestling? Should He Head to WWE?

Justin WatrySenior WriterNovember 20, 2011

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According to, Jesse Neal is on his way out of TNA Wrestling. 

He was reportedly asked to go down to OVW for more training and refused. Thus, most are expecting him to leave TNA shortly. At last check, he is still with the company, but all signs point to his exit in the near future.

Most people were shocked to learn this news. It came out of nowhere, right?


My reaction? I was expecting it for a few months now.

I wrote about Ink Inc. possibly looking into WWE three months ago. Of course, nobody believed me and thought it was just another silly rumor.

Well, here we are.

Nothing is confirmed or even set up, but in my opinion, Jesse Neal will get a look from WWE. I have no idea if Toxxin or even Shannon Moore will leave TNA as well, but it wouldn't' shock me.

Moore has had a few runs in WWE, but he is new to this generation of younger fans, so his unique look has a shot at getting over with the mainstream audience.

Toxxin is an "unknown" to me. I have no opinion on her work, but she does have a different look from every other diva on WWE (or TNA) TV right now.

Back to Jesse Neal, I was never a fan of his work. I also was never not a fan of his work. His run in TNA did nothing for me, and I was never given a reason to care.

He has a nice backstory, and his look could get him far in this business, but inside the ring? He never stood out to me. However, a change of scenery can do wonders for a career.

You add in the rumors from many months ago that WWE is looking to rebuild its tag division, and there may be something on the horizon. Never say never in this industry.

Again, this is just my opinion, but I see WWE giving Neal a shot (and Toxxin and Moore if they leave TNA as well). It may not be anytime soon, but there just may be something here...

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