If there is anyone on the planet that deserves to be inducted into the TNA hall of fame, it is Jeff Jarrett. The company is making that come to fruition, as the former world heavyweight champion has been chosen as the honoree this year. For those that don't know, Jarrett founded the promotion with his father and is still a minority owner.
June 27, 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
To take things up a notch, TNA has announced that they are creating a King of the Mountain Championship for the person that wins the match on Sunday. There are talks that Jeff Jarrett could be given the victory and the belt so that he can make it an inter promotional championship that will be defended on Impact Wrestling and at GFW live events.
June 26, 2015
A post on Instagram where GFW shows off an article that was written about them on the NBC Sports website. Jeff Jarrett was able to generate some much needed mainstream publicity for his promotion by bringing college basketball head coach Donnie Tyndall on board for the upcoming summer tour.
June 10, 2015
Earlier in the year, GFW created a bit of controversy when it announced that Brodus Clay was going to be working the upcoming summer tour of Minor League Baseball stadiums. It was odd that a performer contracted to TNA would be working for a new promotion that was founded by Jeff Jarrett. Apparently, things grew too uncomfortable, as Clay has announced that he has decided to pull out of the tour due to contractual obligations.
June 3, 2015
Since he is making his way up the industry, Moose has generated a good amount of attention from the bigger promotions in the business. He has been given a nice push by ROH. Jeff Jarrett signed the former NFL player to work his upcoming GFW tour. TNA is said to have him on the radar as well. Now, reports have surfaced that WWE attempted to sign the 31 year old for their upcoming season of Tough Enough. They wanted him to be a ringer.
May 21, 2015
Since he has long been known as one of the mot controversial characters in all of professional wrestling, the belief was that Scott Steiner would not be joining another major promotion again. However, it appears that his close relationship with Jeff Jarrett has proven that to be wrong. GFW has signed Steiner and added him to their roster. While there is a slight chance he may wrestle, the belief is that he will simply be doing appearances for them.
May 19, 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
Since they have increased their popularity and name value over the past year, the Young Bucks were heavily sought after. TNA was one of the companies that tried to sign them. Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson opted to go with Jeff Jarrett instead because they wanted to see just how far he can take the GFW promotion. Plus, the schedule in Global Force Wrestling will enable them to continue being stars in New Japan, where they are beloved.
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