Konnan said on his new MLW podcast Sunday night that Jeff Jarrett told him he's going to make an announcement this week on his new project. He revealed that Jarrett said TNA Wrestling is in really bad shape and he doesn't know or care if they see the year. The former WCW star basically said that Jarrett would be starting a new promotion with country music singer Toby Keith.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 3:00 PM EST Update: Please allow me to clarify my paraphrase. Konnan said if he had to guess, that would be his guess. He did not speak of it as a definitive fact. I apologize if that's how it was taken. End update.
Another element to this is Jim Ross. After teasing he was meeting with a "major sports concern" last week, he Tweeted the following:
— Jim Ross (@JRsBBQ) January 1, 2014
We reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium on Christmas Eve that Jarrett might be looking to start a new promotion with Toby Keith, who was the lead financial backer in a group looking to purchase TNA Wrestling.
You can listen to Konnan's latest podcast at this link.