Matt and Nick Jackson of The Young Bucks have ripped TNA Wrestling’s renewed interest in the X-Division, as they believe it is not genuine.
“Personally we think it would help the product if they did push the X division because they are the best wrestlers in the company,” said Matt in an interview with SLAM! Wrestling.
“Unfortunately, we don’t think they will be genuine in their push, simply, because they have too much talent that they have to book.
The brother duo also believe there are a lot of organizational issues within the company. They use the example of their brief feud earlier this year.
“I don’t think everyone’s on the same page,” Matt said. “I know that a lot of guys don’t know where to go when they have a question about something, because nobody knows who’s exactly in charge of what. Maybe there are just too many chefs in the kitchen?
“One week we were running with Tara and the next we’re not. One week Nick and I have heat with each other, and the next we’re in a stable together. Towards the end, people in the office didn’t know if we were heels or faces, so we flip-flopped. We knew then, we had to get out.”
While Matt and Nick believe they could have done more in TNA, they have no regrets about leaving the promotion last month.
“We asked for our release because we were not being used enough to budget money for our families,” said Nick. “We simply weren’t making enough money. We asked for help and they didn’t really want to do anything for us. So, it obviously wasn’t going to work out.”
“We knew we were going to quit for a while,” Matt added. “The writing was on the wall. Overcrowded locker rooms, we hadn’t been seen on TV regularly in months, and no continuity with our characters led us to wanting out.
“I’m sure they could have done more with us, but I’m also not going to stick the blame completely on them. I’m sure there are things that we could have done differently too. All in all, we are proud of our run there and feel like we did have the capability to show what we could do, at least a couple of times.
The Young Bucks also discussed the things they learned while working for TNA. Matt, however, added, “One thing, though, from my time with them that I would have never guessed was, how unorganized the ‘big leagues’ were.” The full article can be accessed here.