During a recent interview, AJ Styles was asked about his feelings towards the IWGP World Heavyweight Champion. He stated that New Japan does not like to call it a world title, but Styles states that he does take it across the globe with him and defends it everywhere. He also noted how prestigious the belt is by saying that all you have to do is go down the list of previous champions. You would find several legendary names on there.
May 13, 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
When GFW first announced members of their new roster, they picked up two of the best tag teams from New Japan. The division just got even better as the company has managed to sign one of the hottest acts in professional wrestling. The Young Bucks will play a key part of Global Force Wrestling. The excitement that they bring can help draw in the fans. Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson will continue to work independently and internationally as well.
May 12, 2015
Over the last couple of years, Scott Hall and Cody Hall have mended their relationship and are now extremely close. The two toy around with the possibility of joining WWE together. Cody was already generating interest from management because of his size and who his father is. However, that interest has intensified now that is proving himself in New Japan. Scott has already publicly mentioned that he wants to be a trainer.
May 7, 2015
Getting one of the top tag teams in New Japan was not enough for Jeff Jarrett. He went out and signed another one. Lance Hoyt and Davey Boy Smith Jr have both signed a contract with GFW. They will be a regular part of the roster, while also continuing to do tours of Japan. That way, they can maintain their international name value. While the two of them did not find a lot of success in WWE, they have established themselves as stars overseas.
May 6, 2015
Earlier today, Jeff Jarrett revealed a couple of names that will be joining GFW. He managed to sign one of the most popular international acts in the Bullet Club. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows are going to be a regular part of the roster. They are former IWGP tag team champions in New Japan. In the story line, Jarrett is actually a stablemate of Anderson and Gallows, so it will be interesting to see if that plays out in Global Force Wrestling.
May 6, 2015
It is no secret that Daniel Bryan really wants to wrestle his good friend Shinsuke Nakamura at the next Wrestlemania. Well, his friend is coming to the United States to work, but it will not be for WWE. Nakamura has signed on to work a couple of live events for ROH. He will be doing four shows in Philadelphia and Toronto, along with several other stars from New Japan. The belief is that more overseas stars are headed for the show as well.
April 10, 2015
In a rather interesting move, WWE is set to launch the Network in Japan. Many are wondering if the company will do well over there because the people of that country have not been really supportive of the product. Management had to rely on Hulk Hogan last time to draw in the audience to their last series of live events. Another thing to keep an eye on is whether or not their online video subscription service can outdraw the one by New Japan.
April 9, 2015