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Jeff Jarrett Talks Global Force Wrestling, Wrestle Kingdom 9 on PPV and Living in the Business

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The founder and CEO of Global Force Wrestling Jeff Jarrett joins the podcast to talk about GFW presenting New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle King 9 event airing live on pay-per-view from the Tokyo Dome on Jan. 4 with Jim Ross and Matt Striker calling the action. He also talks about what’s next for GFW including when they will start running ... Read More »

The Flagship: Vince McMahon Interview, Future for Kurt Angle and Rey Mysterio, WrestleCade and More

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and there is a lot of things to talk about starting off with the Steve Austin sitdown with Vince McMahon, his comments to the locker room, what he needs to do for them in return, listening to the audience, his response on CM Punk and more. Then, the guys get into ... Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Survivor Series Lookback, Sting is Here, Raw is a Dud

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and they have lots to talk about. The guys look back at WWE Survivor Series from Sunday, the debut of Sting and how it was done and a disappointing Raw from Monday night. Plus, they talk about the Big Show turning again, what was missing from Raw, the Larry the Cable ... Read More »

Jim Ross Returning to Wrestling, Will Call NJPW “Wrestle Kingdom”

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After weeks of speculation and anticipation, Global Force Wrestling officially announced this morning that Jim Ross is returning to the announcing booth in wrestling and will call the NJPW “Wrestle Kingdom 9″ show on Jan. 4. Here is the press release: JIM ROSS SIGNS ON TO CALL GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING’S PRESENTATION OF NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING’S “WRESTLE KINGDOM 9” ON ... Read More »

Will the NJPW-ROH Relationship Become One-Sided?

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New Japan Pro Wrestling and Ring of Honor entered 2014 with a working relationship. A part of that relationship led to two co-promoted shows in May – Global Wars and War of the Worlds. The shows were huge successes. It left the fans wanting more. The relationship between the two companies was once again on display during NJPW’s G-1 Climax ... Read More »

Global Force Wrestling Officially Announces Wrestle Kingdom 9 on North American PPV

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With TNA’s recent issues many have wondered what Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling will have to offer. Will the new promotion be an actual pro wrestling company or will it act as a distributor for other wrestling companies? Today, GWF made the official announcement to what has already been widely reported. GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING TO PRESENT NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING’S ... Read More »

Okada to Face Tanahashi in Main Event of NJPW Tokyo Dome Show

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NJPW locked in their January Dome Show main event this past weekend when Kazuchika Okada retained his title shot against Tetsuya Naito, and Hiroshi Tanahashi defeated IWGP champion AJ Styles for the strap. Wrestle Kingdom 9 plays host to the best rivalry in professional wrestling. Tanahashi’s victory this past weekend made him the only wrestler to ever hold the IWGP ... Read More »

WWE Officially Signs Prince Devitt

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In a move that had been anticipated for months, the WWE has officially signed Fergal Devitt, better known to wrestling fans as Prince Devitt. Word started to spread back in May that Devitt had signed with the WWE but he would first finish up his current bookings and get his working visa.  Now, he is in the fold and reported ... Read More »

Global Force Wrestling Reaches Agreement with New Japan Pro Wrestling

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The following press release was sent out today from Global Force Wrestling: NASHVILLE – Global Force Wrestling has reached a partnership agreement with New Japan Pro Wrestling, the top wrestling promotion in the Eastern Hemisphere. The companies will exchange talent for events in both the United States and Japan. NJPW originated in 1972 under the auspices of Japanese wrestling legend Antonio Inoki. ... Read More »