Writer Dutch Mantel is said to be negative about the fact that nobody knows who the babyfaces are, and nobody knows who the heels are. In the past, Vince Russo has said that faces and heels are passe.
Samoa Joe, Senshi, and Mike Tenay pushed for TNA to use Amazing Kong. Mantel is also said to be a proponent of hers.
New Japan President Naoki Sugabayashi has said that the 1/4 Tokyo Dome show will feature New Japan and TNA championships being defended.
Tomko is pushing the idea of TNA taping Impact at the Tokyo Dome on 1/4.