Jeffrey Leonard "Jeff" Jarrett (1967-) is a rather divisive pro wrestler, active in WCW and WWF, and the co-founder of both TNA and Global Force Wrestling, he's a career heel known for his smarmy, cowardly nature.Oh, and he's an Eleven Time World Champion. That Other Wiki has a page documenting his career and life. He has served as a pro wrestler since 1986.
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Author Appeal: In WCW and TNA, he makes it clear that he is a massive Tennessee Titans fan. He once taunted the Buffalo Bills right after the Music City Miracle (while wearing a Titans jersey, no less), he had Frank Wycheck on TNA shows in the past, and actually got Adam "Pac-Man" Jones signed to TNA, as well.
Didnt THINK This Through: So at the 2009 Slammiversery, Jeff Jarret states he has no desire to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and just wants Mick Foley to lose the belt in the night's King Of The Mountain match. So what does Jarret do? Ruin other AJ Style's chances to win the belt even though Mick Foley was in no position to stop them and would have lost if AJ won. Jeff himself had no desire to win so why bother?
Dirty Coward: Through his heel runs, such as sending Tony Falk to try and convince Big Van Vader to go after someone else in USAW. Though in TNA he was uncharacteristically valiant, willingly standing up to Kevin Nash when it was clear he was not going to listen to reason.
Early Installment Weirdness: He actually had been a popular, hardworking Face in the USWA in Dallas around 1989-1990, and bore zero resemblance to the character he's been since 1994.
Evil Is Petty: In 2008 he could have just fired Kurt Angle but Jeff Jarret decided to keep him around, hurt Angle and make him look bad to make sure Vince McMahon would not hire him back.
Joker Immunity: Jim Cornette's managed to somewhat reign in valets, even after it was ruled they couldn't be attacked by male wrestlers. He fired Earl Hebner for being a crooked referee. He broke up the largest and most evil version of team Canada wrestling had ever seen. He put LAX back to work. But he couldn't take the NWA World Heavyweight Championship from Jeff Jarrett, which is what people really wanted to see.
During his 2010-2011 feuds with Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle, Jarrett started to hype himself up as a prolific MMA fighter and held MMA "training" sessions in the ring where he'd basically use simple MMA holds to torture whatever poor sap was dumb enough to become his lackey. Any real competition from men like Joe or Kurt and Jeff was doing everything possible to worm his way out.
(in his second WCW run): Vince Russo's the Powers That Be, the final version of the NWO, the New Blood (led by Russo and Eric Bischoff with Jarrett as the Centerpiece before the group fell apart), Ric Flair's The Magnificent Seven
(in TNA): Planet Jarrett, the Kings of Wrestling (with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall), the TNA Front Line, Immortal
Signature Move: The Jarrett Strut. It's similar to Ric Flair's strut except he smoothly swings his arms with two fingers extended and cross-walks his legs while finally raising his arms in an "I've got it!" motion. And it is so awesome that even Flair's strut is child's play compared to Jarrett's.
Smug Snake: He's a very old school, cowardly sneaky heel.
Unperson: He is one of the few wrestlers who's currently been Unpersoned in the WWF/E. The story behind it goes like this: Jeff's contract was set to expire a day before the pay-per-view on which he was booked to lose the Intercontinental Title to Chyna. Under no obligation to work the show and feeling that losing to Chyna would make him look bad, Jeff gave Vince an ultimatum: either he would get paid more money for doing the job, or he would leave the company without dropping the title. McMahon paid him what he asked, but has held a grudge against Jarrett for it ever since. His father, Jerry Jarrett, is a different story; he has a strong relationship with the McMahons, and he revealed in a 2010 interview that Vince McMahon gave his condolences to him after his wife died.
Weapon of Choice: The Guitar, he got really scared when he went to hit AJ Styles, who proceeded to kick it in half.
Would Hit a Girl: Hit several with a guitar and hit Chyna with about everything that was not nailed down. Also beat the crap out of Alexis Laree during his feud with Raven's Gathering in TNA.
Writer on Board: In the early days of TNA, Jarrett hogged the NWA title like there was no tomorrow. Fans, annoyed that Jarrett was essentially abusing his power as owner of TNA, screamed "DROP THE TITLE" at him. Even Jim Cornette, who at the time had was all sunshine and roses about every other part of NWA-TNA said he and Jarret were going to butt heads over his constant title pushes. Since TNA defected from the NWA and built their own world championship, Jarrett's stayed away from the title scene.