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    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    GFW Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron Suspended Indefinitely

    Mexico's Greatest Export or Mexico's Greatest Car Crash? Alberto El Patron could just be both.

    With the internet buzzing over the reported airport altercation between the reigning GFW Champion and his wife, WWE Superstar Paige, the company has stepped in and suspended its standard bearer indefinitely.

    This was a decisive step forward by GFW management, who had previously promised to cooperate fully with authorities as well as conduct their own private investigation by initially saying:

    Global Force Wrestling takes all legal situations very seriously and is looking into this matter. GFW is a privately-held company and will thoroughly investigate this incident and fully cooperate with law enforcement.

    The following statement was published on the promotion's official website, putting to rest the speculation on whether or not it would act on all the negative PR spouting from the much-publicized controversy.

    Global Force Wrestling has indefinitely suspended Alberto El Patron, effective immediately, until the investigation is resolved following a recent incident in Orlando, Florida.

    It's the latest twist to the ongoing drama between the pro wrestling couple, whose turbulent relationship has the IWC looking like a TMZ battlefield sometimes. The timing couldn't be more unfortunate, considering El Patron had just unified both the old Impact Wrestling and GFW Heavyweight Championships after defeating Bobby Lashley at Slammiversary last July 2nd.

    Of course, the catch to this is that GFW doesn't resume tapings until mid-August, making this suspension an effectively lame duck gesture.

    What do you think of GFW's actions, Henrinites? Is Alberto El Patron out of control, or do you think this is going to be enough to turn him around? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
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