The Hardy Boyz And Impact Wrestling Agree To Terms Over Use Of The Broken Universe

Prepare for some WONDERFUL news … because Matt and Jeff Hardy are once again able to use their characters from the Broken Universe without fear of a lawsuit. As we previously reported, Impact President Ed Nordholm had stated the company was working to amend old contract agreements in an effort to give wrestlers more ownership over their characters — and now he’s lived up to his word. … Continue reading The Hardy Boyz And Impact Wrestling Agree To Terms Over Use Of The Broken Universe

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Anthem/Impact Wrestling Executive Releases Statement On Matt Hardy’s “Breakdown”

Matt Hardy‘s “breakdown” on Raw this week seemed to indicate that a version of his “Broken Matt” persona is on the way and Impact Wrestling exec Ed Nordholm has released a statement about it. Nordholm told Sports Illustrated, “We have seen the character development and will be interested to see where they take the concept.” Ed continued, “Our new talent agreements … Continue reading Anthem/Impact Wrestling Executive Releases Statement On Matt Hardy’s “Breakdown”

Update On ‘Broken Matt Hardy’ Trademark

According to PWInsider, there's an update on the "Broken Matt Hardy" trademark where it's been published for opposition on December 19. This means any parties that want to challenge have 30 days to do so. If there aren't any, then Matt Hardy will have ownership and can use it within or outside of WWE. Since leaving for WWE, … Continue reading Update On ‘Broken Matt Hardy’ Trademark

Matt Hardy On GFW / TNA Hypocrisy

Matt Hardy posted another "fun fact" related to his gimmicks and GWF. Hardy noted that when he was known as "Iconic" or "Big Money" Matt Hardy - both were created in ROH - TNA/GFW had him use those gimmicks when he came to the company. GFW President, Ed Nordholm, was interviewed by Sports Illustrated earlier this week to talk … Continue reading Matt Hardy On GFW / TNA Hypocrisy

Jeff Jarrett Says There’s No Question Who Owns ‘Broken Hardy’ Gimmick

Impact Wrestling has been locked in a legal battle with Matt and Jeff Hardy for the majority of this year over the rights to the Broken Matt and Brother Nero gimmicks. Impact's argument is the gimmicks were created while they were working in TNA but both Hardy brothers claim they created the idea behind the … Continue reading Jeff Jarrett Says There’s No Question Who Owns ‘Broken Hardy’ Gimmick

Matt Hardy Trademark Refused

Matt Hardy's trademark application for 'Broken Matt Hardy' was reportedly refused by the U.S. Patent & Trademark office. Hardy has six months to respond before the application is abandoned. The reason for the refusal read in part: "Registration is refused because the applied-for mark, as used on the specimen of record, identifies only the name … Continue reading Matt Hardy Trademark Refused