TNA Wrestling quietly confirms release of five talent from roster & more

Reported by Adam Martin of
On Thursday, August 16, 2007 at 4:13 AM EST

TNA Wrestling has quietly confirmed the release of five talent that includes Jerry Lynn, Basham, Damaja, Brother Runt and Matt Bentley. Matthew B. Dyersburg sent us word that all five profiles for the wrestlers have been removed from the "Roster" page on

A report issued on Wednesday evening first confirmed the Matt Bentley, Brother Runt and Basham releases. It's now been confirmed that Jerry Lynn and Damaja have also joined that group as well. One report has suggested that the releases may have to do with the recent signing of Adam "Pacman" Jones as TNA continues many financial cutbacks.