Impact Wrestling Severs Ties With Jeff Jarrett, GFW

Another major shake-up behind the scenes is taking place in Impact Wrestling, as the promotion announced on Monday it was ending its business relationship with both Jeff Jarrett and Global Force Wrestling.

Impact made the announcement Monday afternoon on Twitter:

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The news comes less than two weeks before Impact's signature pay-per-view of the year, Bound For Glory, taking place November 5 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Jarrett, who co-founded Impact with his father Jerry Jarrett under the branding of Total Nonstop Action, made his return to the company early this year after Anthem Sports assumed control of the promotion almost a year ago. Jarrett returned as the head of creative, overseeing a re-branding that included dropping the TNA moniker and solely going with Impact Wrestling, while also merging all current Impact championships with those of Jarrett's own promotion, Global Force Wrestling.

Impact re-branded entirely as Global Force, but that was short-lived, as Jarrett took an announced leave of absence from the promotion starting in September.

This wasn't the first controversy surrounding Jarrett this week. RCW Wrestling announced that Jarrett had been pulled from a scheduled appearance on their show. As former Fightful Podcast co-host Rob McCarron noted, Jarrett had already flown into town. 

John Gaburick, Scott D'Amore and Sonjay Dutt have been running TNA's creative team since Jarrett's leave of absence began.

Fightful.com will have more on this story as it develops. You can see Sean Ross Sapp's breaking report video above. 

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