A big fuss was made by the internet wrestling community this week when it was discovered that GFW was canceling some upcoming shows in Texas. Word has now been released that the reason why the promotion canceled those events is because Jeff Jarrett needed to head over to England to negotiation potential television deals in that market. He does not want these shows to run without him being there to manage.
September 9, 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
When you are starting a brand new company, bad publicity is the last thing that you need because it sets you back a couple of steps. That is the reason why Jeff Jarrett was forced to release his good friend Scott Hall from the GFW roster. The former Intercontinental Champion will no longer be going on the summer tour because he was escorted out of a wrestling event for being drunk. Hall was sober for quite some time, but he had a relapse.
May 23, 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
Back in February, it was confirmed that GFW would be based in Las Vegas. Now, it looks like Jeff Jarrett has finalized the deal because he has started to do official promotion for it. While not a lot of details have been released, Jarrett has informed us that it will definitely be taking place this summer. No confirmation yet on a television deal, but the belief is that Global Force Wrestling can help further the cause by doing live events at least.
March 23, 2015
Ever since their first pay per view in January, fans have been clamoring for news on the progress of GFW. Jeff Jarrett had been pretty quiet because he was busy wrapping up the post promotional work for the event. During a recently released video, Jarrett did provide another exciting details for the fans that have been waiting for another promotion to come shake up the industry. Global Force Wrestling has been confirmed to be based in Las Vegas.
February 24, 2015
The very first GFW pay per view will be taking place in a couple of weeks, so Jeff Jarrett has been working diligently to find a broadcasting partner for Jim Ross. They attempted to get Mike Tenay, but TNA turned that down because they do not want their employees to help out competing promotions. Jarrett and Ross then turned to Matt Striker, an underrated talker that was released from WWE back in June of 2013 when his contract expired.
December 15, 2014