Developmental wrestlers in WWE generally do not get paid a lot of money, and that was one of the things that caused Samoa Joe to be hesitant about signing a contract with the company. In order to get the deal done, management opted to give him a contract that might help them secure more of the top performers on the independent scene. Joe is being allowed to work for other promotions, provided that he does not appear on television.
May 25, 2015
Since he is one of the best performers on the independent wrestling circuit, many were under the belief that Jeff Jarrett was going to try to get Chris Sabin under contract once GFW started. Well, apparently, those rumors are true. The promotion has now signed the former world heavyweight champion, and he will more than likely be taking part in the upcoming summer tour. No word yet on what his status with ROH will be now.
May 19, 2015
When the controversial Scott Hall finally cleaned himself, there were skeptics and rightfully so. He managed to keep himself sober long enough to where he started making believers out of doubters. The former Intercontinental Champion took a major step backwards over the weekend. TMZ reported that Hall was drunk at an independent wrestling show in New Jersey. There are videos of him being escorted out of the premises.
May 18, 2015
A lot of fans are under the impression that Charlie Haas is completely retired form professional wrestling. However, the former WWE star does work the occasion match on the independent wrestling circuit. He just doesn't make a big deal out of it. There are now rumors floating around the Jeff Jarrett might be able to convince Haas to become a more active performer after he revealed that GFW had signed Shelton Benjamin to a contract.
May 16, 2015
When it comes to the independent wrestling circuit, one of the more well known names and most underrated performers around is Cliff Compton. He is now getting another chance to sign. The former WWE star has signed a contract with GFW during the second wave of roster announcements. The veteran performer has improved tremendously since he was a part of the Deuce and Domino tag team. He is heavily praised by those in the industry.
May 12, 2015
When GFW first announced members of their new roster, they picked up two of the best tag teams from New Japan. The division just got even better as the company has managed to sign one of the hottest acts in professional wrestling. The Young Bucks will play a key part of Global Force Wrestling. The excitement that they bring can help draw in the fans. Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson will continue to work independently and internationally as well.
May 12, 2015
To clear up all the speculation surrounding his return to TNA, Bully Ray took to the air to reveal that his appearance on Impact Wrestling was a one time thing. He stated that the front office called and told him that they needed a special guest referee for a world heavyweight championship match. Since he thought it would be fun, Bully opted to sign on for the episode. He stated that he and Devon still enjoy having independent status.
May 12, 2015
One of the biggest names on the independent wrestling circuit is Chris Masters, and GFW has managed to snag him in. He was officially announced as a member of the roster today by Jeff Jarrett at a press conference in Las Vegas. Since leaving WWE, Masters has been able to maintain a busy schedule as promoters find him reliable and popular. He has also worked extensively overseas, something Global Force Wrestling values.
May 6, 2015
Not wanting to give up the spotlight, Jerry Lawler has decided to risk his own health by stepping into the ring at an independent wrestling event this past weekend. He worked a match for Maryland Championship Wrestling on Saturday evening. Lawler teamed up with the heavyweight champion of the promotion in a handicap tag team match against three opponents. Since he is a big star, the local guys were forced to do the job.
May 4, 2015