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Jeff Jarrett signs partnership deal with FITE to develop wrestling events

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Jeff Jarrett has not given up on his Global Force brand, recently renamed to Global Force Entertainment from Global Force Wrestling. Today, Jarrett and FITE TV announced a new partnership for Jarrett, through his GFE company, to develop sports and entertainment programming for the FITE combat sports platform. FITE is the premium digital network for live streaming of combat sports on a global basis.

GFE will be developing and acquiring wrestling events and ancillary wrestling programming for the FITE digital television platform. Additionally, GFE is working with Flipps Media Inc, (FITE’s parent company) to develop non-combat sports programming for a to-be-determined digital platform using the “best in class” streaming technology developed by Flipps.

“FITE has a long standing relationship with Jeff Jarrett dating back to the first-ever live PPV event on the digital platform, NJPW WrestleKingdom 9,” said Michael Weber, FITE COO. “Currently we are working with Jeff on some very exciting programming for FITE that we will be announcing over the summer that help us to continue to be the number one digital platform for combat sports”

“Currently FITE airs programming originating from over 30 different countries in the world for over 300 different live event promotions,” said Global Force Entertainment CEO Jeff Jarrett. “FITE TV is the future of how fans will be watching their favorite combat sports programming. This is the right place for GFE programming.”

FITE currently has over 750,000 registered users and is available as mobile app on iOS and Android mobile devices, on the web at www.FITE.tv and on the Roku, Apple TV and Android boxes.

Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

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