Tag: Jeff Jarrett

Roundup: NBA playoffs, Caps Game 7, Jeff Jarrett shopping to TV networks?

3-2 series all the way around: Atlanta got a stickback from Al Horford with 1.9 seconds left to top Washington, 82-81, and Golden State dominated Memphis in a 98-78 laugher Wednesday night, pushing the Hawks and Warriors, the top seeds in the Eastern and Western playoffs, to 3-2 series leads.

Jeff Jarrett, GFW roll out pro wrestling tour: Includes Aug. 29 date in Richmond

Jeff Jarrett is trying to prove a point. The rest of the world is still trying to figure out that point.

Podcast: Mayweather-Pacquiao recap, Ronda Rousey, TNA, more

CGI host Chris Graham talks combat sports with regular guest Doug Ward. The show this week takes an in-depth look at the big Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight. With fans expressing near-universal displeasure over the megadud, was this boxing’s last stand? Graham and Ward discuss that, and lay out ideas how Mayweather can set himself up as a legitimate promoter using his last fight later this year as leverage.

Mick Foley to join new Jeff Jarett promotion?

The latest news with Mick Foley was that he wasn’t re-signing with WWE to extend his legends contract, citing issues with money, primarily.

Jeff Jarrett announces Global Force Wrestling talent search

Global Force Wrestling will hit the road for its first official talent search and seminar, which will take place on June 1 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

AJ Styles: Yep, he’s still alive

The Phenomenal AJ Styles was on top of the wrestling world, relatively speaking. Then Styles, who made his name in TNA, left the company in January to become a free agent, and has barely been heard from since.

Jeff Jarrett closer to TV deal?

TNA founder Jeff Jarrett announced on Tuesday that his Global Force Wrestling company has signed a deal with 25/7 Productions and David Broome, the creator of NBC’s The Biggest Loser to produce GFW TV shows.

Indy promoter alleges Jeff Jarrett in physical altercation over pay

IWA Mid-South promoter Ian Rotten is alleging that Jeff Jarrett got into a physical altercation with Rotten’s 17-year-old son in a dispute over pay at an indy show Sunday night.

Jeff Jarrett announces new wrestling promotion: Global Force Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett finally unveiled his next pro wrestling project on Monday, Global Force Wrestling, which he promises in a press release will be the “most fan-interactive and immersive wrestling experience in history.”

Going down: TNA Impact Wrestling scores lowest viewer numbers since Thanksgiving

TNA Impact Wrestling had been steadily growing since a Thanksgiving night ratings disaster. A recent trend back down cratered this week with a return to the area of that recent low number.

Toby Keith to make big announcement today?

Jeff Jarrett has been teasing to something big forthcoming for weeks. Now Jarrett’s rumored partner in a new wrestling promotion, country-music superstar Toby Keith, is himself teasing big news that will come today. The news, whatever it is, is expected around noon today. 24 hours until the big news hits your feed, get yourselves ready! […]

The latest on Jeff Jarrett: It looks like a go

Jeff Jarrett has the backing of Toby Keith and a group of unnamed partners to start a new wrestling promotion, and Jarrett is telling people that the goal is to land a weekly TV show on Tuesdays. This from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, which reported that the Keith-Jarrett alliance that first looked at buying TNA, […]

Power 6: Debut of our weekly ranking of the top stars in the business

1. Daniel Bryan Notes: Bryan is still riding high after his victory in a non-title match over WWE Champ Randy Orton. Talk is that DB will be included in the main event for WrestleMania 30 alongside Randy Orton and Batista. That would be a wise move on the part of WWE creative 2. CM Punk […]

Jeff Jarrett: “The day is coming”

  Still waiting for jeff jarrett to do the big reveal? Bad news: you’re going to have to wait a little longer. “We’re very excited about the next step of this journey,” Jarrett said in a video posted online today. The implication is that Jarrett is moving toward forming another wrestling company, but he’s been […]

Update: What’s the latest on Jeff Jarrett, Toby Keith?

Publicists for jeff jarrett and country-music superstar Toby Keith neither confirm nor deny reports that they are involved in a project to form a new pro wrestling company, according to a published report. Long Island Newsday reported on its efforts to get Jarrett and Keith to talk about whatever may or may not be in […]

Analysis: WWE without CM Punk? It’s possible

CM Punk said this week that his WWE contract is up in July, and that his status after that is “up in the air.” In an interview with MMAFighting.com, Punk danced around the question of what his intentions are down the road. “Three years ago, I was out the door, it was 100 percent, I’m […]

Former TNA commentator: Jeff Jarrett departure a ‘head-scratcher’

Former TNA commentator Todd Keneley was interviewed recently on The Shoot radio show, and one of the questions, naturally, concerned the man who was the driving force behind the company’s founding, jeff jarrett. Keneley called Jarrett’s decision to leave the company that he founded a “big head-turner.” “I mean, here’s a guy that really put […]

Off the Top Rope: Sting in a middle school, Jeff Jarrett, Jake the Snake, Ric Flair’s arrest warrant, Hulk Hogan back in WWE?

What the hell is up with Sting wrestling in a middle school? I’m not too good to put on shows in high school gyms, but … Sting in a middle school? Buddy, you need to let your contract expire and let Vince give you that one huge payday already.

Off the Top Rope: Sting in a middle school, Jeff Jarrett, Jake the Snake, Ric Flair’s arrest warrant, Hulk Hogan back in WWE?

What the hell is up with Sting wrestling in a middle school? TNA announced this week that it had added Sting to a pair of cards this weekend in Tennessee, including one Friday night at a middle school in Bristol. I’m not too good to put on shows in high school gyms, but … Sting […]

Latest on Jeff Jarrett: New promotion still in the works?

Not a lot of news from Jeff Jarrett, but we do have this from Twitter. Headed to a meeting this morning with @karenjarrett .And, folks I can assure you guys when the time is right to announce our plans, we will! — Jeff Jarrett (@RealJeffJarrett) January 7, 2014

A new promotion involving Toby Keith, Jeff Jarrett and … Jim Ross?

Two bits of news last week, seemingly unrelated, maybe still unrelated, but more on that in a minute. First, to the two bits of news. One, that Toby Keith was leading a group negotiating with Panda Energy to buy TNA. Two, that Jim Ross had a meeting with a “major sports concern,” and that whatever […]

Toby Keith interested in buying TNA?

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that country music star Toby Keith was the lead man in a group that made a recent bid to buy TNA. Keith reportedly would be interested in bringing back Jeff Jarrett as a key person in TNA if the sale were to go through due to their relationship and […]