As things currently stand, the new â<80><9c>monsterâ<80> to come in and be managed by Jim Mitchell and feud with Abyss is Ricky Banderas. The only thing keeping Banderas from immediately entering into TNA is his hectic AAA schedule in Mexico. Heâ<80><99>s being compared to Tomko, who often works in Japan, and has had a hard time building momentum in TNA because of his hectic independent schedule.
Long term plans for Lance Hoyt are for him to become more of an established protÃ©gÃ© of VKM and later turn him heel on the faction.
Vince Russo is interested in bringing in ROH wrestler Jimmy Rave, but there is no movement in either direction. They aren’t aware whether he has signed with ROH.