Just one day removed from his cameo appearance in the 2019 Royal Rumble match, PWInsiderhas revealed that WWE Hall of Famer, TNA/Impact Wrestling and Global Force Wrestling founder Jeff Jarrett has signed a contract to return to WWE.
Following his 2018 WWE Hall of Fame induction, Jeff Jarrett returned to WWE as the second entrant in the 2019 WWE Royal Rumble. And just 24 hours removed from that event, PWInsider has confirmed that Jeff Jarrett has signed a new contract with WWE.
According to PWInsider, Jeff Jarrett’s new contract will see him work behind the scenes with talent, but may also be used on WWE TV also. Although it is currently unknown if Jarrett will be a recurring TV character or just occasional appearances on special events.
Jeff Jarrett is currently backstage at WWE RAW in Phoenix, so is likely starting his backstage duties right away. We do not know when he may return to WWE TV, however.
It is also interesting to see where this leave Global Force Wrestling, as although they are not currently active for wrestling shows, they are still involved in other business ventures.
Jeff Jarrett joins WWE as a producer along with Shane Helms and TNA Impact originals Abyss and Sonjay Dutt.