Jeff Jarrett's Global Force Wrestling promotion is scheduled to tour the United Kingdom in October. Advertised names on the tour in addition to Jeff and his wife Karen include Magnus, Mickie James, Doug Williams and Marty Scurll. Below is the official press release:
Global Force Wrestling announces first UK dates, matches will include Nick Aldis, Doug Williams
For Immediate Release
July 20, 2015
NASHVILLE – Global Force Wrestling is following up its #GFWGrandSlamTour and its TV tapings at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with its first events outside of the United States, in October in the United Kingdom.
GFW invades the Grimsby Auditorium in Grimbsy, Lincolnshire, on Oct. 28 and the Lynnsport and Leisure Park in King's Lynn, Norfolk, on Oct. 30. Promotion co-founders Jeff and Karen Jarrett will appear, as will former heavyweight champion Nick Aldis, legendary women's champion Mickie James, British wrestling star Doug Williams and host of WrestleTalk TV Marty Scurll.
"I'm thrilled to be heading to the UK to share the GFW brand with the incredible fans across the pond," Jeff Jarrett said. "Since day one no fan base has inundated us with more requests to bring a show to them than those in the United Kingdom.
"What's unique about this is we wanted to bring high-caliber shows to towns that haven't previously had access to them, with most touring companies staying exclusively in major cities like London, Manchester and Glasgow. We decided to give new towns an opportunity to experience a great live wrestling event."
Aldis, who recently made a successful debut in GFW, is from King's Lynn.
"I'm excited and proud to be part of GFW's first UK shows," said Aldis. "It will be great to finally appear on a major show in my hometown. I hope the fans feel as excited as I do."
For Tickets and Information:
Global Force Wrestling: globalforcewrestling.com
Grimsby Auditorium: grimsbyauditorium.org.uk TEL: +44 (0) 844 871 3016
LynnSport: aliveleisure.co.uk/alive-lynnsport TEL: +44 (0) 1553 818001.
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