ROH is about to lose their standing as the third top promotion in the United States. A company called Paragon Pro Wrestling is finalizing a deal with Pop TV that will give them national exposure. Ring of Honor, on the other hand, has yet to reach all fifty states, despite being in business for as long as TNA has. Former WWE announcer Matt Striker is rumored to be the producer and director for the promotion. Lisa Marie Varon could be the featured star.
April 9, 2015
For the majority of the time, you can see Matt Striker doing commentary for companies such as Lucha Underground, GFW and New Japan. However, that does not mean that he has hung up his wrestling tights for good. Over the weekend, Striker worked a match for the House of Hardcore show that was promoted by Tommy Dreamer. He took the pin fall loss to former TNA star Amazing Red. Striker might still continue to wrestle some more.
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
For those of you that are not following Matt Striker on Twitter, things are about to get interesting. He recently told fans to relax and let the performers do what they do in the ring instead of being critical about every move. The former WWE commentator then posted a message stating that he had nothing but love for the haters. The belief is that Striker is growing increasingly frustrated with the internet wrestling community, so a blowup could take place.
February 8, 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