Report: Jeff Jarrett Back With TNA

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Ahead of tonight’s “live” Impact Wrestling tapings from Orlando, PWInsider reports that TNA co-founder Jeff Jarrett has come to terms with Anthem Sports & Entertainment to return to the company. Jeff and wife Karen are scheduled to attend this week’s tapings.

Anthem announced on Thursday that it has acquired a majority stake in TNA Wrestling, with Anthem Executive Vice President Ed Nordholm assuming the role as President of the newly formed Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions, LLC. Dixie Carter is out as Chairman of Impact Ventures and join the Advisory Board of Fight Media Group.

Dutch Mantell, a longtime Jarrett lieutenant, is also in Orlando and will also be helping out with this week’s tapings. He previously worked on TNA’s creative team from 2003-2009.

As for Jarrett’s upstart Global Force Wrestling, that project is still alive and Jarrett will continue shopping around their taped shows in hopes of landing a TV deal.

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