UPDATED: Bobby Roode in Contract Dispute With TNA, May Miss Lockdown
Posted by Larry Csonka on 03.09.2013
His contract has expired...
UPDATE: According to prowrestling.net, the talk in the locker room is that talent relations head Bruce Prichard mistakenly allowed Roode's contract to expire. A source sated that Roode actually had to bring his contract status to the company's attention.
ORIGINAL: According to Dave Meltzer, there is some sort of a contract issue between Bobby Roode and TNA. If the issue is not worked out, Roode will not be performing at tomorrow's TNA Lockdown PPV. Roode and Austin Aries are scheduled to defend the TNA tag titles against Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Hernandez as well as Christopher Daniels and Kazarian in a triple threat match.
Roode has not appeared on TNA TV since February 24th, missing the last two tapings. While people within TNA were keeping the issue quiet, it quickly became clear there was a problem since all the TNA talent was in San Antonio early for a fan fest today, and there was no sign of Roode.
While TNA hasn't commented on the issue, word is that the contract issue dates back a few weeks, and the two sides are talking to work things out.