As noted, former TNA Knockouts Champion Maria Kanellis stated this week that she will be leaving the business soon. Kanellis, who made her TNA debut this past January, added that she doesn't know exactly when she'll leave, but the reason why she went back to school was to prepare for life after wrestling.

Former ROH World Champion, TNA World Tag Team Champion and ROH World Tag Team Champion Davey Richards stated on Twitter that 2017 will be his last year, writing:



Richards signed with TNA in January if 2014, shortly after having a WWE tryout in late 2013. He contemplated retirement before in 2010, but later changed his mind.

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