On October 12, 2015, New Japan is doing their annual King of Pro Wrestling pay per view, and they have enlisted the aid of Matt Striker to do English commentary. Management has been putting more effort into reaching a potentially huge fan base in the United States. They tried that recently with their partnership with Jeff Jarrett and Jim Ross. The belief is that the heavily underrated Striker was chosen over Ross because his rate is not nearly as high.
October 2, 2015
Since he has done it before, Jeff Jarrett knows what it takes to build up a business. You go for one victory at a time. GFW just scored their first victory. The promotion now has a television deal in England. Fans in that country will now be able to watch Amped thanks to a new deal between Global Force Wrestling and Boulder Creek International. Doing well overseas will help Jarrett leverage the networks in the United States.
September 14, 2015
During a recent podcast interview with Steve Austin, Chael Sonnen revealed some rather interesting things about Jeff Jarrett and his ownership stake in TNA, which a lot of fans assume has been vanquished completely. Sonnen stated that Jarrett still owns more than 11% of the company. It is a sizable amount but not enough to where he can go in and control the board of directors or anything.
August 31, 2015
In a press release, Jeff Jarrett revealed that GFW will be helping to promote the final movie that Roddy Piper ever starred in. The film is called The Masked Saint, and it will be released in theaters next January. Prior to his death from a heart attack, Piper had agreed to work for Global Force Wrestling as an ambassador. That would have helped draw in fans to the promotion.
August 12, 2015
In order to increase his promotion's chances at succeeding, Jeff Jarrett wisely knows that he's going to need names that fans are more familiar with. The former world heavyweight champion has picked up a centerpiece for GFW in Brutus Magnus, who asked for a release from TNA and received it recently. He is finishing up at Slammiversary.
June 27, 2015
A post on Twitter where Jeff Jarrett talks about the rich history of professional wrestling in the state of Tennessee and how proud he is that GFW is going to start their live events business there. He also invites fans to be there in person as Global Force Wrestling carves out a new chapter in the professional wrestling history books.
June 9, 2015
When asked during a recent interview if he would play an on screen role in GFW, Jeff Jarrett stated that his presence in front of the camera will be minimal. Showing that he is still gifted at the art of public relations, the former world heavyweight champion stated that he was focused more on being a promoter and wanting to set a stage for the performers to shine. Jarrett knows that fans are peculiar about owners being on screen too much.
June 2, 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