TNA issues statement on the departure of Roode and Young


TNA issued an official statement on the departure of Bobby Roode and Eric Young which was published by TNA’s official website at

“Impact Wrestling has come to terms on the release of veteran wrestlers Bobby Roode and Eric Young (Jeremy Fritz). Bobby and Eric have been valuable members of The Impact Roster since 2004 and we wish them nothing but the best in their careers going forward,” the statement read.

John Gaburick, the Executive Vice President of Creative Television said that that both Roode and Young are true professionals and the company salutes them for the 12 years they gave to TNA.

“To the guys and girls I got to work with for the past 12 years, Impact Wrestling, the office and everyone associated with me getting to live this dream, I say thank you. It is time for me to move on to the next chapter in my life. This has been amazing,” Roode said in another statement.

Eric Young echoed the same sentiments, showing that both of them left on good terms with the company. “Thank you. Thank you to everyone who watched me for the past 12 years. Thank you to Impact Wrestling. I wish everyone here nothing but the best going forward,” Young wrote.