A lot of rumors surrounding his future in professional wrestling might need to be put to rest now that GFW has officially announced that Brutus Magnus has signed a contract and will be one of the top stars of their promotion. The hope is that the company can use his star power to promote in England and build a fan base in that country.
June 29, 2015
To take things up a notch, TNA has announced that they are creating a King of the Mountain Championship for the person that wins the match on Sunday. There are talks that Jeff Jarrett could be given the victory and the belt so that he can make it an inter promotional championship that will be defended on Impact Wrestling and at GFW live events.
June 26, 2015
Rumors are running rampant right now that WWE is in talks to purchase EVOLVE, a wrestling promotion based in the northeast. The company is owned and operated by Gabe Sapolsky, who is widely regarded as one of the most creative minds in the industry. He is a former protege of Paul Heyman in ECW.
June 10, 2015
When TNA did the train angle with Mickie James, they created a bit of controversy, but it got fans talking about their promotion. We now now why the company went that route. Mickie has some upcoming autograph sessions outside the company that were clashing with the Impact Wrestling taping schedule, so management accommodated her schedule.
June 9, 2015
Since he was with the company for a dozen years, Justin Roberts is going to have insight into WWE than the internet wrestling community has never had. He is hoping to make a profit off of that by writing a tell all book about his experiences backstage. The belief is that he will devote a good portion of the book talking about management made the business less fun for guys like him. He also does not see a bright future for the promotion.
June 5, 2015
Since he is one of the biggest names in the industry, AJ Styles has long been rumored to be a candidate to join the GFW roster once the promotion starts touring. He has now acknowledged that there is a good amount of truth in those rumors. Styles stated in an interview that he will inevitably show up in Global Force Wrestling some day. It's just a matter of trying to find time in his busy schedule to make appearances for the promotion.
June 5, 2015
During Impact Wrestling, TNA ran a controversial segment featuring Mickie James and James Storm. I the goal was to get everyone talking about their promotion, then it worked out beautifully because there are a lot of anger being directed towards them. Management was forced to issue a statement because the internet wrestling community was under the assumption that the character had been killed off. Mickie is in fact still alive and recovering.
June 4, 2015
TNA wasn't the only wrestling promotion finalizing a new television deal in Italy this week. Vince McMahon did so as well. He has secured a contract that will enable WWE to keep broadcasting their programming in that country until the year 2020. The promotion has been with Sky Italia since 2003. The network stated that the business partnership between the two sides have been mutually beneficial and should continue on for years.
June 4, 2015
When it comes to Havok, her status with TNA has been in question since the beginning of the year. The speculation arose when she worked an internet pay per view for another wrestling promotion. Further confusion was added when she returned to tape a couple of segments for Impact Wrestling. Rumors mills are now heating up again, as it has been revealed that the woman legally known as Jessica Cricks is doing a tryout for WWE.
June 4, 2015