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
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
In addition to what he brings as a talker who is passionate about professional wrestling, one of the biggest reasons why GFW brought in Chael Sonnen as an announcer is because they are hoping that his name value from his UFC career would be an asset in their negotiations with a network. Jeff Jarrett has meticulously carved out a plan so that his Global Force Wrestling could get a television contract for the weekly taping that he is planning.
May 17, 2015
Late in 2014, rumors surfaced that Shelton Benjamin was going to make a return to WWE because the company filed for a trademark to his name. It turns out that it was simply for merchandising reason. Well, good news if you've been wanting Benjamin back in the United States. He has now been signed to a contract by GFW and should be a part of that summer tour. Jeff Jarrett has been building himself quite the roster.
May 15, 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 a move that comes as no surprise, Sonjay Dutt has been announced during the second wave of roster additions for GFW. The veteran performer had already been working backstage with Jeff Jarrett in setting things up. Reports have it that Dutt was the one that made most of the telephone calls to put together the roster. He is expected to have a very important role within the company since he is helping Jarrett to get things launched.
May 12, 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
Some further details have been revealed about how GFW will be structured when they start doing television taping. Jeff Jarrett will be crowing four new champions during the first season. There should almost definitely be a world heavyweight championship. Tag team titles and a belt for the female performers are also very likely. As for the last one, it could end up being a North American championship to give it an international feel.
May 12, 2015
When it was announced that Seiya Sanada was leaving the promotion, rumors spread that the relationship between TNA and Wrestle 1 had gone downhill. Apparently, that is the case, as the two companies are no longer doing business together. It is being said that the Great Muta has more of a relationship with Jeff Jarrett than Dixie Carter, whom he does respect. This is the reason why Sanada is now a member of the GFW roster.
May 9, 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