For those who don't want anything to do with SPOILERS, this is your only warning.....turn back now, but for everyone else who has a vested interest in the direction TNA is heading, keep reading.....
When I woke up this morning, I checked my mailbox for anything good and positive for TNA's current status and honestly didn't expect to find anything of consequence, but what I found gave me goosebumps. In fact, the news coming down from a source I trust implicitly has given me the lowdown on some HUGE changes coming for TNA and they are HUGE.
A number of months ago, I wrote a column about Jeff Jarrett being a huge part of TNA's future moving forward. Little did I know that a few short months later, TNA and Jeff Jarrett would be sitting across from one another once more to discuss something monumental: a partnership and a potential merger.
A short time back, Papa Carter offered to allow Jarrett to buy the company with the condition of keeping Dixie as an on-air personality. When her character was taken out of continuity by Bully Ray, it seemed as though the wheels could finally begin to be put in motion. But GFW has a huge hurdle- no television contract. Enter the last 48 hours. Speculations are running rampant and it all stems from the rumor that Jeff Jarrett has bought all remaining shares of TNA Wrestling and if you look at the roster GFW has in tow, you'll see a couple of names that are hand in hand with TNA; Don West, Lance Hoyt, and Chris Sabin. Combine that with four names from the world renowned Bullet Club and you have something HUGE. Looking at the GFW roster, I am stunned. Shelton Benjamin, Chris Masters, Justin Gabriel, Rosita, Trent Baretta.....and even the potential of having a legendary commentator come back for an occasional match or two: Jim Ross.....I'm totally and completely speechless at this.
Think about it, folks...picture it: Bullet Club in TNA.
Imagine GFW being the new banner under which TNA flies.
What we're looking at right now is the added potential of a wrestling cooperative coming together in the coming months that could be a behemoth like nothing seen since WCW. Destination America already is expecting cooperation with Ring of Honor and that brings back Kazarian and Daniels, potentially.
So how does it go down?
A dream come true for me would be to see Jeff Jarrett to compete in his last Slammiversary King of the Mountain match and win for the World Heavyweight Title with the aid of the entire GFW roster, invading and leading into the greatest invasion story to ever happen. WWF's acquisition of WCW was done in one night, but GFW's would take a few months before TNA was finally annexed in the very first successful hostile takeover storyline that changed an entire organization's name outright. Excitement? No. Try absolutely out of my mind freaking out. There wouldn't be anything bigger on the wrestling landscape. Nothing.....well....
There is news coming out of the north that Dolph Ziggler's contract is coming up shortly and he's TNA bound. There is so much more to this than just the return of Jarrett to TNA and GFW and the like, which I will be covering at length in the coming days.......stay tuned.....