Even though most people normally don't pay attention wrestlers past as a lot of fans don't necessarily pay attention or care about where they came from and that's why I am going to teach you where certain people from it doesn't matter if it's TNA, ROH, or even WWE. Looking back to where talent began allows you to see if the talent always had the potential they achieved.
For our first part of this series we give Bobby Roode's past a look and we find if the man has always been the IT Factor or was able to develop it over time. See for yourselves with the videos below.
There is no way anyone fan or non fan of Global Force Wrestling can say that things have never been worse for this company. Though it seems that things have cooled down recently for the company and I can't tell you how happy I am for that as it could finally cool things down and move forward. I know I do make jokes about the company but it's just that some things get so frustrating especially when it feels like the easy answer is clear. However, this doesn't just come with "mistakes" that this company makes but also issues that come from WWE & ROH too.
Though I would like to say that since the name change things have cooled down but just looking back in this section you can see that's not the case. I have more than once expressed my opinion on how I would've changed then TNA but I knew that it wasn't realistic and wouldn't work. Keeping that in mind I sort of knew that this re-launch wouldn't have worked, but I knew it wouldn't due to the idea that it felt more spontaneous and didn't feel different enough. Also instead of announcing that the company would become GFW they first changed the name to Impact Wrestling.
Even if the company choosing to go "dark" for a few weeks and build anticipation to the re-launch of the company wasn't something that could or would happen; there is another way they could've set the company up to start a new. This idea is that the company should've went dark for a week and promoted that the following week TNA would become Global Force Wrestling. In my opinion this could've lead to talent like James Storm putting over the history of the company and a new face running down the company and embracing the future. Basically what I am saying is that those in charge should've picked to become GFW first and built to the unifications at Slammiversary over a longer period of time instead of how they did.
I will say I do understand that they may have just wanted to distance themselves from the TNA asap, but starting the re-launch on the foot really didn't help things. I hope the best for the company and really want them to just hit gold with something and start moving into a period like they had between 2007 and 2008 where the company at it's peak. However, at this point I think it's fair to say all they can hope to do is stabilize the company and I don't think it will ever become a "Global Force."
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