Ethan Carter III in a recent interview with Newsweek talked about what led to his decision to leave Impact Wrestling and join WWE. While Impact has a track record of financial problems, that wasn't a factor in his move, he told Newsweek. "My decision to leave Impact had nothing to with their business or finances and everything with me wanting to … Continue reading EC3 Says Impact Wrestling Departure Wasn’t Over Company Financial Issues
It's now confirmed that Ethan Carter III (Michael Hutter) will be returning to WWE soon, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter . It's possible that EC3 will use the same name in WWE as he does own the rights to it. He previously used the Derrick Bateman name in WWE. Regarding a possible WWE return for Bobby Lashley, it's still … Continue reading Backstage Update On Ethan Carter III Returning To WWE And If He Can Keep His EC3 Name, Rumble Appearance?, Lashley – WWE
After over four years with Impact Wrestling, EC3 seems to be done with the company — and his character was written out of storylines during last night’s TV taping. Sources say Carter’s deal expires between now and the next set of tapings in April, so he was officially written off the program. It’s unclear when the actual date … Continue reading EC3 & Bobby Lashley Gone From Impact Wrestling?
Impact Wrestling star EC3 has filed documents in an attempt to legally own his character’s name. EC3 filed trademark documents last week which state he wants to use the name for “Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibits and performances by a professional wrestler and entertainer; Entertainment services in the nature of live visual and audio performances by an actor.” … Continue reading EC3 Files Documents To Trademark Name
We noted before how Bobby Lashley and Ethan Carter III could be leaving Impact Wrestling when their contracts expire soon. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that former World Heavyweight Champion Eddie Edwards may be joining EC3 and Lashley as his contract expires in February 2018. Regarding contracts moving forward, word is that the company will only be offering the new per-day contracts instead of … Continue reading WWE Reportedly Interested In Signing Top Impact Star Facing Possible Departure, Note On Contracts
It is believed that there will be several wrestlers that depart the company over the next month or so, including some main event talents. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter notes that with James Storm recently leaving the company, the next two top talents who may be leaving when their contracts expire are Bobby Lashley and Ethan Carter III, who currently holds the Impact … Continue reading Top Stars Possibly Leaving Impact Wrestling Soon, Backstage Roster Change News, Impact Creative Team Change
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins congratulated Ethan Carter III via Twitter for his TNA World Heavyweight Championship win over Kurt Angle. Rollins and EC3 spent some time training together in WWE's developmental system before EC3 was released by WWE in 2013. They also tagged together on a couple of Florida Championship Wrestling shows in … Continue reading WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins Congratulated New TNA World Heavyweight Champion EC3