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
Since he has been playing pretty close to his chest when it comes to negotiations on a new television deal, a lot of fans are skeptical that Jeff Jarrett is going to be able to secure a spot for GFW. Well, reports have now surfaced that he has definitely been in negotiations with several networks. The list includes WGN, Fox Sports 2 and CMT. The most interesting network on that list is Spike, which recently allowed Impact Wrestling to leave.
May 13, 2015
In order to give his new promotion as much of a boost as possible, Jeff Jarrett has been calling every single person in his black book. The latest name that he has signed to help GFW is Jim Duggan. An official announcement has been made that the legendary former WWE star will be taking part in an opening pitch ceremony. Duggan will also be meeting and greeting with the fans at these events. No word yet on his permanent role in the company.
May 12, 2015
For much of the past year, Jeff Jarrett has focused on acquiring a television contract for GFW. However, it is being said that he put a lot of effort into the live event side of the business. The reason is because he might be able to convince a network to give him a chance if he can prove that his product can generate interest and draw in the fans. A solid result from the tour could also generate a decent amount of revenue for Global Force Wrestling.
May 7, 2015
Impatient wrestling fans have long been criticizing Jeff Jarrett for not revealing the roster for GFW, not understanding that such a task takes time to complete. Well, the first batch of names are going to be released on Wednesday during a press conference in Las Vegas. While there might be a couple of big name free agents joining Global Force Wrestling, the more realistic expectations is that there will be some new faces included.
May 4, 2015