When it comes to wrestling legends from Japan, Jushin Liger is unquestionably one of the biggest names ever. That is why there is a ton of pressure on Tyler Breeze this weekend. The NXT star will be working a match against the masked legend in Brooklyn on Saturday. A lot of eyes will be on the show, so he has to really produce one of his greatest efforts ever that night.
August 21, 2015
In a press release, Jeff Jarrett revealed that GFW will be helping to promote the final movie that Roddy Piper ever starred in. The film is called The Masked Saint, and it will be released in theaters next January. Prior to his death from a heart attack, Piper had agreed to work for Global Force Wrestling as an ambassador. That would have helped draw in fans to the promotion.
August 12, 2015
When the announcement was made that Jushin Liger was going to be working a live event in Brooklyn for NXT, some speculations were made that there was a lot more to the story since the masked legend works for New Japan. William Regal took to social media to explain to the internet wrestling community that it was simply a matter of him calling someone that he has known for three decades for a favor.
July 18, 2015
In a rather surprising bit of news, WWE has announced that Jushin Liger is going to be wrestling against Tyler Breeze at an upcoming NXT live event. The masked legend from Japan is tied to New Japan, which has a business partnership with ROH. That has led to speculations that there could be some bad blood between World Wrestling Entertainment and Ring of Honor soon.
July 17, 2015
Reports surfaced earlier this week that WWE was going to bring Kalisto up to the main roster to work a gay character. Apparently, that did not sit too well with the internet wrestling community. Management has reportedly had a change of heart and is leaning against the idea, even though the character was played extremely well by the masked performer. He might just be allowed to keep his current character with the mask on the main roster.
February 5, 2015
There are rumors floating around right now that Rey Mysterio has booked himself some appearances outside of WWE. However, that is not true. The popular masked superstar has been thrown a bunch of offers from independent wrestling promoters, enough money for him to make a living off of. He, of course, is unable to accept any of those deals as long as he is contractually obligated to is current company. A release is being negotiated.
January 31, 2015