The internet wrestling community has been ablaze in the past few days, with news of several New Japan Pro Wrestling stars reportedly headed to the WWE.
Finn Balor and Samoa Joe have been dropping not-too-subtle hints about the potential arrivals of AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Doc Gallows, and Karl Anderson at WWE or NXT.
However, the company have missed out on one other big name star, as it was revealed that James Storm has decided to return to TNA rather than sign with WWE.
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According to a report from Prowrestlingsheet.com, Storm decided to turn down a WWE offer and return to TNA for financial reasons.
The report, from Ryan Satin, reveals that the WWE and Storm were negotiating on a deal for months and the WWE's best offer was still reportedly under $100,000 a year.
Apparently, TNA were desperate to get the Cowboy back and offered him a figure of around $250,000 per year to come back to the struggling promotion. He will also get a larger cut of merchandise sales.
Storm appeared on a taping of NXT back in October of 2015 but wasn't seen again.
There may well have been plans for him to debut on the WWE main roster back in November when WWE RAW was in Nashville.
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