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TNA NEWS: MVP reveals contract status, says why he came to TNA, who does he want to wrestle?, more

Feb 7, 2014 - 11:52:41 AM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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New TNA talent MVP says he is not yet locked into a contract with TNA and they are currently working on a handshake agreement.

MVP told sports journalist Josh Modaberi for The American publication that their working agreement was finalized "less than two weeks" before he joined TNA on the European Tour in January.

"I still don't have a signed contract, our lawyers are working out the last little bit of the deal so I'm here on a handshake. But I expressed to the company, when I did make my debut I wanted to do it on the U.K. Tour," MVP said.

MVP says he stipulated that he would join TNA if he worked with Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle, and Samoa Joe. MVP was also interested in TNA because of their work with the likes of Jeff Hardy and Mickie James on the musical side of their careers.

"That is an aspect of my creativity that I would like to explore some more. They were completely supportive and it is something we will delve into at some point," MVP said.

Included is his new theme music, "Return of the Ronin," which MVP said captures the essence of his wrestling career.

"Ronin is a Japanese word for masterless samurai and in the wrestling industry that is how I see myself," MVP said. "I serve no master, that is why I have been able to go from WWE to New Japan Pro Wrestling and TNA."

[ LINK: MVP's full interview with Josh Modaberi discussing the TNA talent roster and other topics HERE ]

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