A big fuss is being made by the internet wrestling community because Finn Balor decided to pay a visit to the offices of TNA. Photos were posted via social media, and they spread rather quickly. Some felt that he was disrespecting the company by doing the DX pose in the photo. In reality, though, Balor is respectful towards the promotion. Aside from going through negotiations with them, he also has a good amount of friends that work there.
October 2, 2015
Throughout the history of the business, performers would police themselves backstage by holding a wrestlers court. This recently happened in ROH, where a referee was accused of doing something minor. He was cleared of the charges. When Joe Koff found out about the incident, he informed his wrestlers to never do it again. This is another case of a wrestling promotion being ran by someone without a wrestling background.
September 25, 2015
Since he has done it before, Jeff Jarrett knows what it takes to build up a business. You go for one victory at a time. GFW just scored their first victory. The promotion now has a television deal in England. Fans in that country will now be able to watch Amped thanks to a new deal between Global Force Wrestling and Boulder Creek International. Doing well overseas will help Jarrett leverage the networks in the United States.
September 14, 2015
A big fuss was made by the internet wrestling community this week when it was discovered that GFW was canceling some upcoming shows in Texas. Word has now been released that the reason why the promotion canceled those events is because Jeff Jarrett needed to head over to England to negotiation potential television deals in that market. He does not want these shows to run without him being there to manage.
September 9, 2015
In a sign that he will not need WWE for the rest of his life, Booker T is making huge strides with his independent wrestling promotion. The former world heavyweight champion recently secured a deal to move his company into a 21,000 square feet facility, which is being called the Reality of Wrestling World Headquarters. Booker will be using the place to film his shows and train his performers.
September 9, 2015
Much of the internet wrestling community has been predicting the demise of TNA since their inception. With the recent wave of negative news regarding the promotion, those predictions have been amplified. Honky Tonk Man stated in an interview that he would be absolutely shocked if the company was still around in 2016. To his credit, he admitted that he predicted their demise incorrectly during their first year in business.
September 6, 2015
In another sign that she is set to move to the United States and sign with WWE, Kana has officially vacated the REINA championship that she won a year ago. Representatives from the promotion have confirmed that she is leaving their company soon. The belief is that she will be under contract with World Wrestling Entertainment before the end of the year, provided she is able to pass her physical.
September 4, 2015
While professional wrestling is where he makes his bread and butter, Alberto Del Rio has long had an interest in MMA. He has yet to receive the right offer to step back into the ring for a fight. However, he still wanted a way to be involved in the sport. Del Rio has found that way. The former world heavyweight champion has signed on to work as an announcer for a promotion in Mexico.
August 26, 2015
An incident took place at the latest GFW television taping, and it has left many to wonder if it was scripted or not. Phil Baroni jumped over the barrier and headed towards the ring. Security had to stop the former UFC star. Apparently, he has some beef with Chael Sonnen, who is a commentator for the promotion. There were reports earlier in the year that Global Force Wrestling was setting up a match between the two of them.
August 22, 2015
It might not be discussed much within the internet wrestling community, but Booker T is proving himself to be quite the businessman. He just announced that his Reality of Wrestling promotion has just signed a deal with the CW, the network that used to air Smackdown a couple of years ago. Booker revealed that the show will air weekly on Sunday mornings in Houston and the surrounding areas.
August 19, 2015