WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett has been added to the line-up for this weekend’s Wrestling MediaCon in Manchester.
The multi-time NWA, WCW and TNA World Champion and six-time WWE Intercontinental Champion will induct Martin Goldsmith into the Wrestling MediaCon Hall of Fame as part of wrestling’s biggest ever media convention on Saturday night.
Goldsmith, boss of Event Merchandising, was instrumental in persuading the WWF to run live events in the UK in the late 80s and helped promote Summerslam 1992 at Wembley Stadium alongside his brother Harvey.
Jarrett worked closely with Goldsmith during his time with Impact Wrestling.
The American wrestling legend said he was “very very honored to be asked to induct Martin Goldsmith! A true pioneer in our industry!”
Very, very honored to be asked to induct @MartinGoldsmith ! A true pioneer in our industry!
— Jeff Jarrett (@RealJeffJarrett) September 3, 2018
The newly-inducted WWE Hall of Famer will also be co-broadcasting the live stream of Wrestling MediaCon on Fite TV.
And Double J will also be part of the meet-and-greets at the convention, which is being held at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester on Saturday and Sunday.
Mr Goldsmith is one of four men to be inducted into the first ever Wrestling Mediacon Hall of Fame.
The event was set up specifically to honour the names who have worked tirelessly for years, often with little acclaim, to change the face of wrestling in the media.
The other inductees will be Dave Meltzer, founder, editor and publisher of The Wrestling Observer newsletter, Colt Cabana, independent wrestler and pioneer of wrestler online broadcasting through his acclaimed The Art of Wrestling podcast, and Findlay Martin, for 20 years the editor and lead writer of Power Slam magazine in the UK.
The ceremony will be hosted by So Cal Val and Joe Hendry and starts at 8pm.
If you are unfamiliar with the Event Merchandising chairman’s achievements you can find out about his background in this story by The Metro Newspaper.
Other star names appearing at Wrestling MediaCon this weekend include Pat Patterson, Sean ‘X-Pac’ Waltman, Jushin ‘Thunder’ Liger, Nick Aldis, Doug Williams, Moose, Eddie Edwards, Rich Swann, WOS Wrestling Champion Rampage, Adam ‘Flex’ Maxted, Justin Sysum, Nathan Cruz, Don Callis, Dave Lagana, El Phantasmo, Roppongi 3K (Sho and Yoh), Kyle Fletcher, Rocky Romero, Ryusuke Taguchi, Tiger Mask, Chris Ridgeway, Kurtis Chapman, LAX, Bandido, Matt Sydal, Su Yung, Eli Drake, Sami Callihan, Trevor Lee, KUSHIDA, Flamita, David Starr, Dean Allmark, Alex Shane and more!
Don’t forget WrestleTalk will also be a major part of Wrestling MediaCon as the team will be part of the Internet Darlings 2: UK Boogaloo panel show alongside Cultaholic and Wrestling With Wregret on Saturday at 2pm, then will engage in the ultimate YouTuber showdown in WrestleTalk vs Cultaholic at 4pm on Sunday.
A full line up of the main events at Wrestling MediaCon can be found HERE.
Tickets are available from HERE.