We noted last week that Impact Wrestling is phasing out the ‘GFW’ name, as the company never completed the deal with Jeff Jarrett to own the rights to owning it. The belief is that Jarrett will be back with the company, but privately and no one is certain of anything.
Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer reports that the long-term goal is to make Impact a Canadian company because Anthem is based in Toronto and they believe they can have some economic advantages there. There had been some sentiment against another re-branding and continuing to use the ‘GFW’ name but it appears that is no longer an issue moving forward.
The feeling is that the company wants to get away from the negativity associated with the “TNA” name and as long as they are based in Orlando, that will never change.