First and foremost, Tatsumi Fujinami is one of those guys that really deserve to be inducted into any and every wrestling hall of fame on the planet. However, there is some business involved to WWE choosing to honor him at Wrestlemania. The front office wanted to lure fans in Japan to watch the pay per view. They would love to observe one of their own being celebrated overseas. World Wrestling Entertainment is doing two shows in Tokyo in July.
March 25, 2015
Since he is no longer with a mainstream wrestling company, Chris Sabin has been relatively quiet with the internet wrestling community. However, the former TNA star is still quite the hot commodity in Europe. He recently did a tour of Europe at the beginning of March and has now announced that he will be heading back overseas for at least another five shows. It is being said that promoters over there are paying him more to work there.
March 22, 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
A name that has not been spoken much lately has joined the long list of potential roster members for GFW. Word going around is that Sabu is interested in joining the promotion when it starts doing live events. He is still actively working on the independent wrestling circuit, both here in the United States and overseas. The former ECW star would love to be back in the spotlight, and he has maintained a good relationship with Jeff Jarrett.
February 27, 2015
During his latest business trip to the United States, the Great Muta did more than work a match on Impact Wrestling. He also did some scouting as well. The legend from Japan paid a visit to the wrestling school owned by Dory Funk Jr in Florida. Muta was looking for talented performers that might be interested in heading overseas and working for his Wrestle 1 promotion. Funk is a legendary figure in that country, so his students are valuable.
February 22, 2015
While there are interests from wrestling promotions in the United States, including TNA, Luke Gallows is said to not currently be interested in signing a deal to come back just yet. He is currently doing extremely well in New Japan and is actually having a lot of fun with the other members of the Bullet Club. Plus, Gallows is making a good amount of money, with some stating that he is making more overseas than he would in his home country.
February 6, 2015
As many of you already know, Impact Wrestling is being taped in Europe this week. When the episodes are broadcast on Destination America, a familiar face is going to be making a surprise appearance. Drew McIntyre has signed on for a brief stint. The belief is that he will be shooting some segments while the promotion is still overseas. A deal may take place that will enable him to work full time with the company in the United States.
January 30, 2015
With speculations surrounding her departure from the company floating around like crazy right now, there are now talks that Velvet Sky is indeed leaving TNA. However, it might not be a permanent thing. The belief is that she wanted to take some time off, so that she can spend time with her real life boyfriend, Bully Ray. He happens to be a free agent right now and is exploring his options in wrestling, both overseas and domestic.
January 25, 2015
Since he made an appearance as an on screen heel authority figure for wXw, a promotion in Europe, many fans have been wondering if this will lead to a more permanent return to professional wrestling by Vince Russo. As of right now, it appears unlikely. He has no intentions of uprooting his family to another continent, so the overseas appearances will be sparse. There is also no interest in him from WWE, TNA or Lucha Underground at the moment.
January 21, 2015