Global Force Wrestling sent out the following today…
REACHES AGREEMENT WITH NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING
Global Force Wrestling has reached a partnership agreement with New Japan Pro
Wrestling, the top wrestling promotion in the Eastern Hemisphere.
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. It’s a globally recognized brand in the world of wrestling, and its
attendance annually ranks among the best.
“New Japan Pro Wrestling is
excited to align with Jeff Jarrett and his vision for Global Force Wrestling,”
said Naoki Sugabayashi, NJPW chairman of the board. “Our brand is well known in
many parts of the world, and this is an opportunity for us not only to expand it
but to bring our fans the very best in wrestling talent from the
Jarrett, the founder and CEO of GFW, is pleased to add this
partnership to one already announced with top Mexican promotion
“What NJPW has done in the past 40 years speaks for itself,” Jarrett
said. “Several top American stars have appeared there through the years,
including current IWGP heavyweight champion AJ Styles.
“To be able to
share our talent in Japan is exciting, and to bring the top Japanese stars here
will expose our fan base to another exciting style and terrific brand, just like
AAA. Global Force Wrestling will do everything possible to put the best possible
talent in front of its rabid fans.”
GFW announced its partnership with
AAA on April 29.