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.… Read More The Hardy Boyz And Impact Wrestling Agree To Terms Over Use Of The Broken Universe

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

Matt Hardy Teases “Broken” Change

Matt Hardy continues to tease reverting to his “Broken” ways. He tweeted this video and wrote, “The CELESTIAL VOICES have told me that change is coming.” The CELESTIAL VOICES have told me that change is coming. pic.twitter.com/elJrVXAV0q — Version #BROKEN Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) July 11, 2017

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… Read More 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… Read More Matt Hardy Trademark Refused

Matt Hardy Responds To Impact Wrestling President Leaking His Contract Details

Matt Hardy commented on Impact Wrestling President Ed Nordholm sending PWInsider a log of the communications between the company and Hardy over the ownership of the “Broken” gimmick. Nordholm included an alleged four-page excerpt from Hardy’s contract with highlighted passages which stated that the company owned all intellectual property after their relationship ended. Nordholm also… Read More Matt Hardy Responds To Impact Wrestling President Leaking His Contract Details

Impact Wrestling President Releases Portion Of Matt Hardy’s Contract, Reby Hardy Sends Threats

The issues between the Hardys and Impact Wrestling got even uglier tonight. Impact Wrestling President Ed Nordholm sent PWInsider a log of the communications between the company and Matt Hardy over the ownership of the “Broken” gimmick. Nordholm included an alleged four-page excerpt from Hardy’s contract and highlighted passages which stated that the company owns all intellectual… Read More Impact Wrestling President Releases Portion Of Matt Hardy’s Contract, Reby Hardy Sends Threats