AJ Styles doesn't want WWE to buy out TNA

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AJ Styles made his WWE debut at The Royal Rumble back in January but he truly made his name in the wrestling business when he was under contract at TNA. 

The current WWE Champion spent 11 years at TNA between 2002 and 2013 and still holds a candle for the promotion that gave him so many opportunities during this time there. 

WWE were recently rumoured to be purchasing TNA's video library and now it seems that they could also be set to buy what's left of the Orlando based promotion and this could include signing some of their remaining superstars, but AJ doesn't know how happy he would be about this. 


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AJ recently spoke to The Phoenix New Times to promote the upcoming WWE live events and was asked about if he would like WWE to buy TNA and sign many of their talent. 

He replied: "I don't know. I think that I would love for them to be them and us to be us. Competition's a good thing and to see some of my friends maybe losing their jobs, that's never good. So I would love to see them continue to exist and do so."

TNA seems to be going through some tough times as of late, with Billy Corgan reportedly filing a lawsuit against both Dixie Carter and many other TNA employees. Corgan was said to have been given full control of TNA since Carter stepped down as president. 


Many of the talent that TNA regularly uses was once a part of WWE's roster, with the likes of Bobby Lashley, Jeff Hardy, Maria Kanellis, Matt Hardy, Gail Kim, Damien Sandow and Cody Rhodes all a part of their current tapings. 

There are many stars who would be open to working with WWE again, like Bobby Lashley who recently spoke about his desire to face Brock Lesnar, but superstars who left WWE on a sour note like Sandow and Rhodes would not be open to returning to the company. 

The likes of AJ Styles, James Storm, Samoa Joe and even Austin Aries have all made the switch over from TNA over the past few years, it seems WWE no longer has a problem when it comes to pursuing the talent of their rivals. 

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