More on Chris Jericho and TNA, new Unbreakable match and Austin Aries

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On Thursday, August 18, 2005 at 3:09 PM EST

As reported on earlier this week, Barry Bloom is currently handling Monty Brown's contract negotiations with TNA. Given that Bloom represented Chris Jericho at one time, there is some suspicion among some that a deal could possibly be worked out between Jericho and TNA when he finishes up with WWE this Sunday at SummerSlam for the time being. A strong source close to Jericho also added quote, "If there's anything to the speculation, it's a very well kept secret, but if Jericho were planning to jump, he's saying all the right things to make sure WWE treats him as a top star on the way out."

News Derived From: Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter

Despite previous rumors stating that Jeff Hardy would be taking on Jeff Jarrett at TNA's Unbreakable PPV next month on September 11th, it has now been confirmed that Hardy will be facing Team Canada's Booby Roode instead. Hardy filmed pre-tapes for the scheduled match at the Impact! tapings this past Tuesday night in Orlando.

The word making the rounds within TNA management is that everyone was very impressed with the Christopher Daniels vs. Ausin Aries match at Sacrifice this past Sunday and that they would be interested in bringing back Aries down the line.

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