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
When it comes to teasing big news, very few in the industry are as good at it as Jeff Jarrett. He posted some cryptic messages through social media this week. He initially stated that the deal had fallen through because of legal issues, but now, the former world heavyweight champion states that he is closing in on something big for GFW.
June 24, 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
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
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
With fans eagerly awaiting every new announcement, Jeff Jarrett has revealed that he has been in negotiations with three different television networks in regards to airing a weekly show for GFW. The former world heavyweight champion is already planning on taping shows in June, so that means that a deal will more than likely be closed by then. Jarrett did not reveal the names of the network, which is customary in the business.
April 12, 2015
There is a lot of things that can be said about Jeff Jarrett, but no one can deny that the guy is ambitious and works hard towards his goal. The TNA founder has already started working the phones to book talent for a big GFW show in Las Vegas. The vent is taking place in August, so the former world heavyweight champion should have very little problems being able to put together a great card. Lots of big name free agents available.
March 25, 2015
Since TNA started signing contracts with wrestlers again, it seems a bit surprising that there have not been a lot of news in regards to the company contacting Chris Sabin. It is being said that the former world heavyweight champion is not interested in making a return at this point because he wants to wait and see what Jeff Jarrett does with GFW. The belief is that a lot of free agents are doing the same thing as well.
March 2, 2015
If you are worried that GFW will be centered around Jeff Jarrett, then there is some good news for you. He stated that he will not be the centerpiece performer like he was when he initially started TNA. The former world heavyweight champion also stated that his days as a full time in ring performer are behind him now. Jarrett wants to focus on being a promoter, booker and company owner. No word yet on who will be his primary star.
February 14, 2015