JR Gives WWE Contract Details, Roode On McIntyre’s Return, GFW Merging With TNA?
Latest On JR’s WWE Future
Jim Ross’s new WWE deal is for two years and will include a variety of projects. “It has a specific number of dates that I’m obligated to work, which I think is good for me,” the Hall of Famer told Fox Sports.
“I got my jersey back. I got brought back to my home team, and my opportunities back in WWE, I’m sure, will be multi-fold. They’ve got a lot of things that I can contribute (to), and I’ve been so blessed in the business that I’ve done so many different things. I’ve been an administrator and a syndicator, a marketing rep, a VP of broadcasting, a head of talent relations. But the fun part is what I did tonight.I hope to have more ‘fun part’ assignments in the future, but I’ve got my jersey back. So if the team needs me to play, to work more than they anticipated because they need it, I’m in.”
ESPN Video: Bobby Roode
ESPN interviewed Bobby Roode following NXT TakeOver: Orlando on Saturday. The NXT Champion addressed Drew McIntyre coming to the brand and his victory over Nakamura.
Speaking of McIntyre, he is working on a documentary about his journey on the independents and return to WWE:
TNA and GFW ‘Becoming One’
GFW owner and Impact Wrestling Executive Producer Jeff Jarrett said the two companies are gradually ‘becoming one’ in an interview with Hannibal TV.
“Can’t give you all the plans but yeah, we all as a team are very excited. Lot of guys coming back on board and we got a lot of things going on with Global Force Wrestling and Impact Wrestling as we sort of figure out how we’re going to put the pieces of the puzzle together so to speak … In the weeks, days, months, however that saying goes, more will come out. But yeah, Global Force and Impact are becoming one day-by-day.”