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
A lot of names have been speculated as being potential members of GFW when they start doing television shows. Jim Ross has had his name attached for quite some time now because he's the hottest free agent commentator in the business. The speculations about him being in negotiations with Jeff Jarrett have finally been confirmed by Ross himself. In his latest blog, he reveals that he has been talking to Jarrett about signing a contract.
March 13, 2015
Since he is having a bit of a hard time trying to secure a television contract with one of the national networks, Jeff Jarrett is said to be pitching the idea of doing a test run. GFW would run a super show that would feature talent from AAA, New Japan, the independent wrestling circuit in the US and international stars from the many business deals that he has set up overseas. Thus far, none of the networks have expressed interest in that.
March 13, 2015
Some big news is expected to come out of Jeff Jarrett soon, and the belief is that he will announce a television taping for GFW soon. There are already talks that the first show could be done in late May or early June. At the very latest, they will take place in July. The speculation here is that Jarrett is coming close to signing a television contract with an unnamed network. He has met with several companies to gauge interest in his product.
March 9, 2015
Some speculation on the future of Matt Striker have surfaced. There are those who are wondering if the commentator is going to jump ship from Lucha Underground to GFW when the latter picks up their television contract. Striker has a really good relationship with Jeff Jarrett. The two of them worked together on a New Japan pay per view earlier this year. No word yet on what his current contract states, so things are up in the air.
February 28, 2015
While an extremely motivated Jeff Jarrett continues to work on getting a television deal for his new promotion, there have been a ton of speculations as to the details of GFW. Rumors surfaced recently that the voice of the promotion will be a very familiar one to longtime wrestling fans. It is being said that Jarrett is hoping to bring together Jim Ross and Mike Tenay as his broadcasting team. He tried teaming them up for New Japan in January.
February 26, 2015
During a recent interview, Jeff Jarrett revealed that he watches every wrestling show that is on television. He even catches footage online as well. Unlike Vince McMahon, Jarrett admits that he keeps up with the competition because it is the smart thing to do. When asked about the WWE developmental program, Jarrett acknowledges that he is a fan of NXT. He cites Kevin Owens as his favorite performer on that roster.
February 21, 2015
While he is highly unlikely to ever be back with the company, Jeff Jarrett is going to be in northern Caliornia when Wrestlemania takes place. After all, that is the center of the wrestling universe. Rumors have surfaced that he is saving his big announcement about GFW until that weekend. Since there hasn't been a lot of news about his negotiations to get a television show, Jarrett will most likely reveal news on the roster and live events.
February 21, 2015
Since we have not seen a GFW announcement recently, there are many fans who are under the assumption that Jeff Jarrett is struggling to launch his new promotion. That does not appear to be the case. Even thought the pay per view took place on January 4, Jarrett has been busy finishing up the post show promotional work. He is now expected to focus again on finding a television contract and securing some talent for his roster.
February 11, 2015