Kurt “freaking” Angle, pal: Oh man, do I miss the days of goofy, funny Kurt Angle. Kurt Angle is a legend, one of the best of all time, has had more great matches than anyone in TNA history, and legitimized TNA. It’s also very crushing for us TNA fans who have loved and supported Angle despite some serious substance issues, and to see his constant disrespect by petitioning hard to go back to WWE despite Dixie taking care of him in rehab, etc. It’s hard to know what to do or how to feel about the guy…and some very obvious lies about the past on the Internet too that Angle has said add to it.
We all know now that he is leaving wrestling (so he says) for at least a year, and that he will decide what he plans to do after this year is up. I also covered a lot of Kurt Angle ideas I had earlier both in my first section about the world title prior to the DA debut one year ago, and then how I planned on booking him after losing the belt to EC3 during the section about Raven.
So…other option after losing his rematch with EC3 (and this was assuming Angle never had the health problems he wound up having between Slammiversary-BFG either.
At some point, and it may have happened in something like the finals of crowning the new and improved TNA TV champion, or it may just happen because Angle sees potential and requests it, but a match will take place between Kurt Angle and the best wrestler on the roster in Davey Richards. Davey Richards would defeat Kurt Angle as the two would be given the proper amount of time they want and request which would help make Davey Richards to a much broader audience of fans that are unfamiliar with Davey’s success prior to arriving in TNA.
Angle would tease retirement hard as he heads into BFG 2015, he would mention how he reached his goal by beating his personal demons and then winning the world title one more time and despite falling short in his rematch, he’s reached his goals and there is no way this was not a successful year and end of his career. He also got to wrestle Austin Aries and Davey Richards and that was something he had wanted to do for years. Angle would also say that ‘Raven’s Rulz’ are just not something he’s sure he wants to deal with for the rest of his career, and at this point, disagreements and fights with the commissioner are not worth it to him anymore.
An evil leader of the Revolution James Storm would be one to come out, and say that his year and his vision for The Revolution has been a disappointment. Storm would say it should have been him that got the title shots, but just like its been since the day Kurt Angle arrived in TNA, Kurt Angle took away from everything James Storm worked for. Storm would say that Angle is not going anywhere, because Storm is going to be the one who retires Kurt Angle and that Angle will not do it on his own terms.
BFG 2015: Commissioner of TNA Raven has been having issues with both of these two wrestlers alone or more than the others so he will be involved in this match. James Storm defeats Kurt Angle in a Last Man Standing match with Commissioner Raven as the special referee and enforcer in the match.
This would leave four months until Kurt Angle’s contract expired so Angle could have one last redemption tour or come back to announce his retirement or that he is stepping away but he’s not letting Storm get his way, and Angle will go out the way he wants to against who he wants to. Angle would still be able to wrestle the U.K. tour against his hand-picked opponents or he could settle feuds or put over some other talents, or a mix of both.
Obviously, things changed and James Storm was not part of TNA at BFG. Storm would have been replaced by Bram (then again, Bram had a legal issue that may have prevented it, so then EY could have been the one like he actually was on the card, but I would have had the same storyline and outcome) Other possibilities would have been to have him wrestle Davey at BFG for either the TV or KOTM championship for the first time and put over Davey at BFG.
Bully Ray: It absolutely kills me to write this but the facts are the facts: not one single educated long time wrestling fan that has an open-mind towards WWE, TNA and ROH can honestly say that Team 3D/Dudley Boyz are one of the five best and most successful tag teams of all time. In my honest opinion, they are the greatest tag team in wrestling history. Bully Ray/Bubba Ray Dudley is a legend in the wrestling industry.
I was upset with what he did as he left TNA after BFG 2014, but in ways was not that upset because I felt he was the MVP of TNA in 2014 and during that awful first half of 2014 I don't know where TNA would have been without Bully Ray. I couldn't believe that TNA was letting Bully Ray go and thought they needed to do all they good to get him back. When he made an entrance at the Royal Rumble in January 2015 I was pretty damn disappointed, but lost all respect after calling WWE his "home." Not even that he called it 'home' over TNA, but him calling WWE his 'home' and not 'ECW,' get the fuck out of here.
However, at the time, and later on after rumors of Bully returning to TNA, and then the ridiculous "LAW' angle, it did seem at one point that Bully Ray may be back in TNA. After the Royal Rumble and no WWE appearance, it seemed like it could still be salvaged and things could work where TNA shouldn't feel that slapped in the face.
Bottom line and honest truth: While Aces & Eights sucked, prior to Bully Ray being revealed as their Leader, it was obvious that he had broken far away from just being a tag team wrestler. In my honest opinion, I feel Bully Ray proved to be the best talker in the entire industry, and also became the best heel in the business.
NOW, BULLY SHIT ALL OVER TNA AFTER BEING 'THE LAW' AND THEN SHORTLY AFTERWARDS RETURNED TO WWE TO BE A FUCKING TAG TEAM WRESTLER AGAIN AND DOESN'T EVEN GET TO BE THE BULLY RAY CHARACTER OR DO PROMOS THAT ARE NOT WRITTEN BY SOMEONE ELSE. BULLY HAS ALSO BEEN CAMPAIGNING TO GET HIS GIRLFRIEND WHO IS A CURRENT TNA EMPLOYEE A JOB WITH WWE, AND ALSO RECRUTING THE HARDYZ BACK TO WWE, THERE IS NO POSSIBLE WAY THAT I WOULD EVER ALLOW HIM BACK IN TNA UNLESS TO UNMERCILESSLY JOB HIM OUT AND MAKE THE TNA ROSTER LOOK VASTLY SUPERIOR TO THE WWE. FUCK BULLY RAY!!!!!
JAMES STORM- James Storm is not a pro-wrestling legend; however, he is without a doubt a TNA wrestling legend. He is a former world champion, one of the most over guys on the roster of fantasy booking around anywhere from 7-12 months ago, I thought TNA would keep Storm for as long as possible, along with Storm staying with TNA for as long as possible.
I have previously mentioned two scenarios already where James Storm ended up becoming TNA World champion again because he not only deserved it but also because he was one of, if not the, best act(s) on the roster and doing the best character acts of his career. Here are other ideas I have had for him:
Clearly, The Revolution failed, and was failing. I for one would have booked and used the others better and at very worst more frequently if not any better. However, to make light of the lack of success of The Revolution, James Storm would openly admit at some point on TNA TV that his own personal goals are preventing The Revolution from finding success, and their shortcomings have also been damaging Storm's personal goals. Storm would say he needs to inspire The Revolution by dominating his enemies but is running himself thin, and do two things: 1) as mentioned earlier, The Menagerie was absorbed in to The Revolution and Knux was chosen to be the enforcer/Arn Anderson type of role in The Revolution (NEVER TRUST ARN ANDERSON) 2) If you read the first part about Raven being the authority figure and that Storm mentioned to Raven that he has someone in mind to speak with Dixie about that will make Raven miserable. Dixie agrees to sign the person that James Storm pitched to her.
James Storm has enlisted the services of a returning Dr. James Mitchell to be the manager and teacher of The Revolution. Storm is still the leader of The Revolution but no longer comes out to the ring with them but still provides pep talks, leads them, explains discipline and The Revolution still does his dirty work and cheats on his behalf; Mitchell is the voice for them when Storm isn't talking and allows Storm to have his own feuds and angles while allowing The Revolution to focus on other things and be involved in mid-card angles and storylines; Knux is the top talent when Storm is not around, helps Mitchell with discipline, and is generally the man Storm uses as a tag team partner if he needs one.
As mentioned earlier in other sections, James Storm's biggest ideas/feuds/matches had been: Slammiversary against Jeff Hardy, the BFG tournament; (an alternate idea before any 2015 TNA programming aired was the 3 Degrees of Pain world title match against Roode at Slammiversary, matches against Aries, a BFG match against Jeff Hardy), Last Man Standing victory against Kurt Angle; Storm would then defeat the commissioner Raven at Final Resolution in a Clockwork Orange House Of Fun Match. I also previously mentioned that LockDown 2016 would have been my plan to get Storm his second title reign as he would defeat both Aries and Roode in a three way elimination match.
I will mention my ideas for what would have been the 2016 gimmick and plans for James Storm later on when I address The Revolution as a whole.
SPECIFIC DIVISIONS AND CHAMPIONSHIPS
King Of The Mountain/TV Championship: When TNA first joined Destination America, and also got not only Greatest Matches to air on their network, but they also got Unlocked, I was ecstatic because that extra show is what TNA needed desperately. However, I didn’t expect TNA would use Unlocked as a replay of Impact that also mated with VH1’s Pop Up Video. But, the secondary show idea made me feel that TNA could finally bring back a legitimate mid-card title and use it the right way.
There are rumors that Pop TV will give TNA more programming hours and honestly why shouldn’t they? TNA just needs to learn from their mistakes, and please read my first set of changes in part 1 of this chapter to see what the second one hour show looks like, and also the Sunday free PPV specials some months. Impact features the main wrestlers, heavyweights, champions, etc. but the lower card tag teams, X & Knockout stars get their chances to shine and get over on the second show.
Even before the KOTM championship came back, I wanted to reintroduce the TNA TV championship. The commissioner (either Raven or at one point Dreamer was considered) would come out and announce a tournament to crown the TV champion. The belt would be hyped up and put over as representing the best wrestler on TV and that top talents like Taz, Shane Douglas, Lance Storm, Jerry Lynn, and Rick Martel have held this championship before, and that being this champion has led to historic reigns; it’s catapulted wrestlers to becoming future world champions like Chris Jericho, Booker T, Scott Steiner, and Eric Young, that former world champions have stepped back and became a TV champion afterwards because being the best wrestler on TV meant the world to them, guys like Bret Hart, Lex Luger, and DDP did this, and then a guy named Rob Van Dam had such an amazing TV title reign that he proved the TV title could be just as prestigious as being the world champion.
(See my previous comment about how much wonder Jay Lethal just did to the ROH TV title, and TNA can do the same thing and make the secondary belt feel important; and also how I envision this belt to be similar to what the WWF Intercontinental championship used to be.)
A long TV tournament featuring a good chunk of the best talents in TNA would take place (minimum of 16 wrestlers): My original winner has always been between two guys only: EC3 or Davey Richards. Since my original idea, EC3 has became a world champion so ideally it would be Davey Richards. The finals would hopefully take place at BFG but may not have been likely.
There were also previous ideas mentioned about the belt changing hands and eventually ending up on EC3’s waist, and also the potential feud between himself and Pope over that belt. There is also the mention of how the KOTM title gets changed to the TV title for good.
KOTM match itself: This match would still take place, along with a Queen Of The Mountain match. It would happen a small handful of times each year, any belt could be eligible. OR…maybe it will happen one time per year for each championship in TNA, not all on the same night, but only on special shows, and will likely be going this second choice route. It would remain a staple at Slammiversary, but never for the world title on that show. Normally, Slammiversary will have two of these matches: one year for the TV title and the KO title, and the following year for the X & Tag Team titles, repeat process.
The divisions that made TNA: the Tag Team championship, the X-Division, and Knockouts
Real fast, it’s no surprise as I have always been vocal about how bad I want to see these divisions return to their glory years prior to 2010. All three divisions are in desperate need of new talents added to the divisions, and that is what TNA should be searching for in terms of new talent more than anything else.TNA had the best or second best tag team division in wrestling history, and it’s a shame that it’ll never be acknowledged by most for that, and even worse what piss poor shape the tag team division has become. It’s that much worse when TNA has the best tag team in the world in The Wolves and they also truthfully deserve to find some success as singles wrestlers right now too.
My idea for tag teams in TNA (please also see the first part of this chapter where I mention short promos in the bottom corner of the screen during tag, X, and KO matches to help get people over and create rivalries, and feuds) is to create a lot of tag teams with people currently on the roster, and sign some new teams too. But, for the most part, the teams that are created that are currently on the roster will also be wrestling as singles stars as well, and a lot of them will be competing in the X-Division also. But, these teams stay together even when having separate singles careers too. It kills multiple birds with one stone.
So…as for the only team on the roster, The Wolves: the Wolves will branch off and have successful solo careers; but, the Wolves will also remain a tag team and alliance where they still team together, can hold singles titles and the tag belts at the same time, and The Wolves will remain the staple and the standard of the tag team division. A heel turn for both men could happen eventually but for at least 2016 they should remain faces. I wonder just how big the Wolves could get if they were better with promos, it’s hard to put guys so successful with a manager or mouthpiece but as something to consider, a mouthpiece could potentially take them to new levels.
a) Davey Richards: I know this can be traced and documented through my Disqus profile, but I saw literally one Davey Richards match in ROH and from then on out, I never stopped saying or believing that Davey Richards was the one wrestler out of anyone in wrestling that I wanted to see come to TNA. In ways a horrible comparison but I only mean as a wrestler: Davey Richards is just the new age Chris Benoit. He is probably the best wrestler in TNA, and in the ring he is one of the best wrestlers on the planet today. Richards was world champion in ROH and I think he should eventually be world champion in TNA. Like Benoit, Davey won’t wow anyone with promos, but he gets over in the ring enough to be that main eventer. The TV title is obviously something that I want to put on Davey Richards. I do have plans of a main event push for Davey which likely would come to light in 2017, and prior to that I have goals of putting him and Angelina together on screen in 2016, but this will be discussed more in either Chapter 5 or 6.
b) Eddie Edwards: Eddie is probably the more charismatic of the two and is a great wrestler. I’ve previously mentioned a match in December 2015 that would pit Eddie against Bobby Roode where Eddie would get made by Roode even though he would be the loser of the match. I also have heard that Eddie’s wife is also a pro-wrestler, I’ve thought maybe bringing her in (don’t know her name or how good she is) to also pair with Eddie, team with Angelina, and just because for fucks sake, TNA need Knockouts and need to keep The Wolves happy and on the roster. My big plan for Eddie Edwards is to start with an X-Division title reign. In 2014 there was a brawl on TV between Eddie Edwards and Kenny King that was just great stuff. It made me realize Edwards vs King would be a great match, and I would have built to a feud with them and had these two wrestle for the X-Division title on a big PPV where these two may just end up stealing the show. In 2016, Eddie Edwards would cash in Option-C and make himself even more in defeat as he would come very close to winning the world title. This would keep Eddie of the X-division for one year but also see how he can do in regards to hitting the same levels that Davey Richards is expected to hit. I could see Eddie Edwards’ ceiling being a reign or multiple reigns as the TV champion.
TNA has apparently signed Trevor Lee and Andrew Everett, so thank you TNA and these guys are perfect to be a tag team and also competitors in the X-Division
Here are teams currently on the roster I would create: Lee & Everett; The Hardyz (well they don’t count), Matt Hardy & (allegedly) Mike Bennett; TJ Perkins & Zema Ion/DJ Z; Manik & Tigre Uno (this will be discussed more in Chapter 5 or 6; Eli Drake & Micah (I would have kept them together a little longer after The Rising disbanded to establish something with them, Drake being the mouthpiece who would eventually turn on Micha); Cruz & Rios or add Argos instead of one of them; Rockstar Spud & Mandrews; Mandrews & Grado (I know…I know but it seems TNA is going to use him); Micah & Sheera.
An idea I will discuss later in Chapter 5: Matt Hardy, Mr. Anderson & Abyss as an alliance that uses Demolition style rules (or in TNA terms ‘The Band’ rules); another team that I will explain later on in Chapter 5 is the team of: Jesse Godderz & Big Tyrus.
Here are teams I had envisioned in 2015 but are no longer on the roster or stables broke up: MVP & Kenny King, LAX, Abyss & Samuel Shaw (as members of The Revolution), Knux & Crazzy Steve; Manik & Sanada; Khoya & Crazzy Steve or Khoya & Abyss (The Revolution)
Here are some teams I would love to see TNA sign or break in: In early 2015 I thought TNA may have a somewhat decent shot at War Machine, and I think that I’ve explained the potential that I see in Raymond Rowe…I would have loved to see reD Dragon, but never expected that to be a possibility. What a difference one year makes, I think it’s extremely unrealistic War Machine could be in TNA but I am blushing in glee thinking reD Dragon may actually be realistic. So here is the new list: (Doc & Karl Anderson now excluded)
1. reD Dragon
2. Mike Bennett & Matt Taven (though I really think both guys can excel as singles wrestlers more than a tag team, but see my above thoughts as how to book teams)
3. Davey Boy Smith Jr. & Lance Hoyt (never thought this was possible but look @ GFW)
4. Gunner & Crimson…1/2 way there
5. TNA, either shit or get off the pot: Cruz & Rios (I don’t care or know much about those guys but I see them on TNA TV, give me a reason to care and sign someone to some real deals and use them properly. These two are a perfect example of why my ideas of the second show and only focusing on these three divisions is the best decision).
Last, while it was immature and even banned from being spoken about on TNAsylum, this DJ Z & TJ Perkins vs The Wolves feud now has some legitimacy, and legs to it after Perkins’ comments about Angelina Love. TNA needs to run with some punches and let this thing take off.
ALSO, IN PART 1 OF THIS COULMN: PLEASE SEE MY IDEAS OF ELIMINATING STUPIDITY & PREDICTABILITY IN REGARDS TO TAG TEAMS SPLITTING UP, TURNING ON EACH OTHER, AND SHOWING FRICTION BETWEEN THE TWO BUT THEY ACTUALLY STICK TOGETHER AS A TEAM!
There are no stars left and this division probably needs the most help period. It seems that Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, Rios, and possibly Shane/Gregory Helms (PLEASE NO!) will be competing in the division soon which helps a lot.
I’ve said multiple times that my biggest wish for this division would be for TNA to sign Trent Baretta, and make him the main staple and star of the X-Division, as he is very charismatic, and got great reactions from the TNA crowds when he did perform on TNA TV.
To add some more credibility to the division, I would not only stop hot potatoing title reigns (which TNA has done with Tigre Uno) and I would also add or would have added the following wrestlers in or back in the division to breathe some new life into it: Eddie Edwards (the other staple and main face of the X-Division), Kenny King, Homicide, and Rockstar Spud.
The division still has some potential, but they need focus and attention put back on it, and some time to do their thing. I’ve always hated DJ Z or Zema Ion mainly because his gimmicks just annoyed the shit out of me (go away heat) but at Slammiversary he, Tigre, and Manik put on a great match, and he made me a fan.
Zema is the most charismatic guy, and he should be pushed up; Manik is the most popular in the division and deserves to be booked better and I think he should receive a big push. Tigre is a good champ with cool moves but must be more careful. Apparently, Mandrews is a really good wrestler but cannot showcase it. Add Edwards and Spud who are already over and there are six solid core guys to get it back off and running.
TNA is now bringing in Rios, Everett and Lee for sure, and Lee and Everett add a whole lot more alone. There’s clearly some tag teams to be made from here too. I think the Helms & Tigre angle can work, Perkins & Zema along with Spud and Mandrews makes tag team matches to start off with, along with purpose to have and showcase some X-Division matches on TV. I think the best matches that can steal the show and make the fans care again would be the champion Eddie Edwards defending against Lee and Everett right now, or in the near future.
If Crazzy Steve can get a new gimmick or a mouthpiece manager (SEE DR. JAMES MITCHELL FROM EARLIER) be taught how to try for a three count, etc. the guy can have decent wrestling matches at least, and provide entertainment although he’ll never go very far.
Still needs new talent, and these are names I’ve thought of:
Obviously, if I had any pull, say, or power I’d shell out and do everything possible to get Baretta, but he’s probably not realistic right now.
Realistic additions right now: (PLEASE REALIZE I DON’T WATCH, CARE ABOUT OR FOLLOW THE INDY’S): TNA has Rios, but there is that Cruz and Argos they’ve used in the past, Rashad Cameron has been familiarized to TNA fans, Homicide seems very possible and adds personality and charisma, and even Sonjay Dutt seems like he can still be used by TNA: there’s a good storyline easily available for him, and GFW seems to be fine with their talents working with TNA)
Roderick Strong should have been signed a long time ago when his contract expired. Roderick has a TNA past, is better than any current X division wrestlers, and him vs Eddie Edwards would have been great.
LUCHA UNDERGROUND: Here’s the thing, LU made some things pretty shitty for TNA and didn’t compromise at all with TNA even with a money offer. LU seems to run season by season, and that’s when their talents can go elsewhere (but I may be wrong). Assuming that Pop and TNA have a good relationship in a year, TNA can still sign more talents, and hopefully have more TV time then TNA should say “fuck you too, Lucha Underground” and raid some wrestlers and fix their X-Division and this division is instantly fixed, no joke.
TNA needs to raid Lucha Underground and sign these wrestlers period: Rubix, Brian Cage, PJ Black, and ironically the most important one for me is none other than Joey Ryan!
2015 provided us the rightful reign of Taryn Terrell, and unfortunately we found out today that she was gone from TNA.
My plan would have been to have the heel Taryn Terrell hold the belt all the way up until BFG where she would lose the belt to the next big Knockout superstar Brooke.
BFG 2015: Brooke defeats Taryn Terrell in a ladder match to become Knockouts Champion
While I do not like to jump right to a gimmick match, I think it's a match both women can excel in, and Taryn has done it before. Plus, for Brooke to dethrone the longest reigning champion ever, a big gimmick match makes it more exciting, and also books Taryn strong and prevents the champ from being pinned.
Eventually, a rematch would happen that would have Brooke pinning Taryn clean.
Leading up to BFG: Taryn would feud with Gail Kim and Awesome Kong and never lose her belt. Brooke would begin going by Brooke Tessmacher again. She would feud with Angelina, Madison, and then the other Dollhouse members, Brooke would get beaten up, pushed down, but always pop back up and come out a winner.
The BFG Pre-show would have a KO's gauntlet battle royal where the winner faces Taryn in a ladder match on the main card. Taryn would request the ladder match in advance claiming that the ladder match is "her match" and no other KO or woman alive isn't afraid of wrestling in a ladder match except for her.
Velvet Sky- I mentioned earlier, I would have likely paired her with Bully Ray but we know how that would have turned out; her bad ass "rocker chick (I say butt rocker)" gimmick was decent enough but I wouldn't have let her be so dominant due to her in-ring limitations and constant please by Bully to get her into WWE.
Rebel- see EC3
Gail Kim- I guess the racist, stereotype gimmick works. I'd have her feud with the Dollhouse, and then eventually Kong and Havok. Hard to think of what to do with Gail when she has done everything possible and then some more. If TNA & GFW maintained a relationship, lending her to work with GFW for a while would have been beneficial.
Awesome Kong and Havok- Spoiler alert! I absolutely have these two form an alliance. How unstoppable would these two women have been? Here is the catch...these two women are the prized recruits of Dr. James Mitchell in The Revolution. Kong and/or Havok could have ran Mickie James out of TNA.
Angelina & Madison- this is another one that will get more detail given to them when I get to the next chapter. But, I will say that the two of them would be paired up with Jesse Godderz and Tyrus. I've mentioned that Angelina eventually ends up acknowledged as Davey's wife and paired with The Wolves.
Dollhouse: These two girls need to showcase what they can do and deserve a big push to try and establish themselves and get over.
The goal for the Knockouts is to become what they used to be: the females that actually made women's wrestling respectable. Anymore, the Knockouts look as shitty as the Divas do, and I have no interest or respect in them. TNA needs to hire more KO's who can wrestle and get back to what they used to be.
Here are some girls they should sign to help them get there: Santana Garrett (if she would even be open to it), Ivelisse Velez (raid the shit out of LU was already discussed but this girl is an absolute must); Cherry Bomb; Candice LeRae (along with Joey Ryan); Ms. Chif (fingers crossed for Elgin); Shanna; Reby Sky and/or Eddie Edwards' wife; Thea Trinidad; Alpha Female
Tyrus: Tyrus is a guy I will describe in the next column. I also mentioned that my plan would be to be book him as an unstoppable, big ass bully like Bam Bam Bigelow in ECW. As you may have read earlier him and EC3 would split; I would not end up turning Tyrus face, and he would be paired up with Jesse Godderz, along with Madison and Angelina, but again, this will be described more later on. But, while it is not his preference, I think Tyrus works best as the bodyguard role.
Rebel: Another one I mentioned earlier but Rebel becomes the valet of EC3 and is no longer an active knockout. Miss Elizabeth was one of the best valet’s ever and she hardly said or did jackshit. The beautiful Rebel would be casted in a Miss Elizabeth type of role.
Dr. James Mitchell: As previously mentioned, James Mitchell is brought back to help Storm out with The Revolution, and to torment and make Raven’s job hell. Mitchell would temporarily bring out the monster in Abyss again, and his biggest recruits would be Samuel Shaw, Havok & Awesome Kong. Mitchell would be in the corner of James Storm as well.
Veda Scott: I mentioned the lawyer gimmick I envisioned in part one posted before the Pop TV debut. I keep Veda as the lawyer type and the mouthpiece for some, she would be the heel mouthpiece right now for: Gunner & Crimson; Aiden O’Shea, Micah, and possibly a Knockout later to be signed.