Not wanting to give up the spotlight, Jerry Lawler has decided to risk his own health by stepping into the ring at an independent wrestling event this past weekend. He worked a match for Maryland Championship Wrestling on Saturday evening. Lawler teamed up with the heavyweight champion of the promotion in a handicap tag team match against three opponents. Since he is a big star, the local guys were forced to do the job.
May 4, 2015
Since he has long been known as one of the most difficult personalities to deal with in the industry, the belief was that it was very likely that Jim Cornette would ever work for a major professional wrestling promotion again. However, that is exactly what he is going to be doing. Cornette revealed on his podcast show that he will be working with Jeff Jarrett on June 12, 2015 and the following day when GFW does live events in Tennessee.
May 1, 2015
While it has not been officially confirmed, Sonjay Dutt is expected to be one of the members of the GFW roster. He is already working for the company in the front office. Dutt is said to be the one that has been calling ROH and TNA stars to gauge their interest in signing a contract with the new promotion. It is being said that Global Force Wrestling is planning approximately 40 shows before the end of the year.
April 30, 2015
Just like with so many other wrestlers, Curt Hawkins has now been the subject of GFW rumors. The belief is that he is a potential candidate to join the roster. While he was not used much in WWE during his final year, Hawkins does have more name value than the majority of people on the internet wrestling community. On the flip side, he would love to be associated with a known promotion because he can funnel his students to them eventually.
April 28, 2015
While he barely started with the company, people in TNA are thrilled at what Billy Corgan has already done for them. A good amount of mainstream media attention was placed on the promotion yesterday when it was revealed that the former lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins had decided to sign on as the senior producer in the creative department. It sparked a lot of curiosity with the masses, so that is a good thing for wrestling.
April 28, 2015
After eight years with the company, Hector Guerrero has decided to leave TNA. While many will want to hear some controversy regarding the move, it is actually a cordial departure. Guerrero is leaving so that he can focus on a new consulting business that he and his wife have started. While he might no longer be attached to a promotion, he will be accepting booking from various independent wrestling shows across the country.
April 28, 2015
If you follow international wrestling at all, you'll know that Mike Bennett and his stock are rising. He is becoming a hot commodity in the industry. Those rumors are about signing a contract with TNA in the near future are heating up once again. The promotion would provide him with a bigger platform than the one he has in ROH. Bennett also knows that working with an opponent like Kurt Angle could definitely make him even more known.
April 27, 2015
From early on in his career, Cody Hall became married to the idea that he would not rush to sign with WWE. He wanted to be well traveled and well trained before accepting his destiny in the biggest wrestling promotion in the world. That move has turned out rather well because his stock has been rising pretty rapidly in the industry. Hall could conceivably jump ahead of other performers when he finally joins the developmental program.
April 26, 2015
Another step forward has been taken by Jeff Jarrett and GFW. An announcement has been officially made about an upcoming tour this summer. The promotion will hold shows at various minor league sports stadiums across the country. Jarrett has already secured several dates for Global Force Wrestling, and he is still negotiating more shows as well. The company is expected to announce some recognizable names for their roster soon.
April 20, 2015
Since he happens to be the most popular professional wrestling commentator of all time, Jim Ross is a candidate for every opening in any promotion across the world. House of Hardcore is no exception. You can expect Tommy Dreamer to place a call to Ross now that he has a television deal that will enable his promotion to be seen in several countries across the globe. Earlier in the week, Ross stated that he had an interesting deal on the table.
April 16, 2015