The internet wrestling community is in a frenzy right now because of all the rumors floating around about Destination America canceling all TNA programming. Billy Corgan works backstage for the company, and he decided to chime in on the situation. Through social media, he stated that the person behind the false reports is being worked by a sloppy angle. Corgan did not clarify what he meant by that, but he seemed adamant about denying the rumors.
May 21, 2015
In addition to what he brings as a talker who is passionate about professional wrestling, one of the biggest reasons why GFW brought in Chael Sonnen as an announcer is because they are hoping that his name value from his UFC career would be an asset in their negotiations with a network. Jeff Jarrett has meticulously carved out a plan so that his Global Force Wrestling could get a television contract for the weekly taping that he is planning.
May 17, 2015
Later on this summer, TNA will have neither of the Hardys on Impact Wrestling. As many of you already now, Jeff Hardy is sidelined by an injury suffered during a dirt bike accident. His older brother Matt Hardy is going to be taking some time off as well. His reason, though, is because he wants to stay home and look after his pregnant wife. Reby Sky revealed the decision on social media and should be giving birth very soon.
May 15, 2015
Apparently, the folks at TMZ are much better at generating interest than they are at doing math. The tabloid website reported that John Cena squatted 600 pounds. The numbers were inaccurate, and the longtime WWE star took to social media to clear up the rumors. Cena stated that he was lifting closer to 396 pounds. The reason that he decided to respond to the story was because it was spreading around the internet wrestling community rather rapidly.
May 15, 2015
A new war of words has begun in professional wrestling, and this time, the contestants are Roddy Piper and Honky Tonk Man. While doing an interview with Adam Carolla to discuss his charity work, Piper decided to go off on a tangent about HTM. He stated that out of all the wrestlers, the man legally known as Wayne Ferris was an asshole. Piper also states that he does not have any real skills and is quite the jealous person in the industry.
May 14, 2015
Since they have increased their popularity and name value over the past year, the Young Bucks were heavily sought after. TNA was one of the companies that tried to sign them. Matt Jackson and Nick Jackson opted to go with Jeff Jarrett instead because they wanted to see just how far he can take the GFW promotion. Plus, the schedule in Global Force Wrestling will enable them to continue being stars in New Japan, where they are beloved.
May 13, 2015
When GFW first announced members of their new roster, they picked up two of the best tag teams from New Japan. The division just got even better as the company has managed to sign one of the hottest acts in professional wrestling. The Young Bucks will play a key part of Global Force Wrestling. The excitement that they bring can help draw in the fans. Nick Jackson and Matt Jackson will continue to work independently and internationally as well.
May 12, 2015
For much of the past year, Jeff Jarrett has focused on acquiring a television contract for GFW. However, it is being said that he put a lot of effort into the live event side of the business. The reason is because he might be able to convince a network to give him a chance if he can prove that his product can generate interest and draw in the fans. A solid result from the tour could also generate a decent amount of revenue for Global Force Wrestling.
May 7, 2015
Chael Sonnen is a good talker, loves professional wrestling and has name value from his career in UFC. Those three reasons are why expressed interest in signing him to a contract. However, the former MMA star has opted to join GFW instead. The announcement was made this morning that Sonnen would be joining the company and serving as an analyst. This deal has led to speculations that Global Force Wrestling is close to a television deal.
May 6, 2015
Earlier today, Jeff Jarrett revealed a couple of names that will be joining GFW. He managed to sign one of the most popular international acts in the Bullet Club. Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows are going to be a regular part of the roster. They are former IWGP tag team champions in New Japan. In the story line, Jarrett is actually a stablemate of Anderson and Gallows, so it will be interesting to see if that plays out in Global Force Wrestling.
May 6, 2015