The legacy of TNA is viewed with mixed reactions, between those that appreciate the great talents that worked there and those that remember how badly the company used some of them. However, many of the great talents in TNA did not get used better during a run in WWE. Quite a few wrestlers would end up working for both promotions in their career.
Current WWE stars like A.J. Styles, Samoa Joe and Xavier Woods all had stints in TNA before landing with WWE. This didn’t hurt their futures, as WWE uses them all well today. Unfortunately, these are rare instances of former TNA talents thriving in WWE. Others have struggled, due to the presentation of their work on WWE television and questionable booking behind them that left fans wondering. We will look at ten wrestlers to make the jump from TNA that WWE did not want to succeed.