BLEACHER REPORT: UFC Legend Cain Velasquez in Contract Talks with WWE and AEW

BY JAMES DUDKO – SEPTEMBER 29, 2019


VELASQUEZ_CAIN_LCain Velasquez is seemingly exploring his options in professional wrestling after a report emerged Sunday that the UFC legend met with officials from WWE and All Elite Wrestling.

Dave Meltzer told Wrestling Observer Radio Velasquez has entered into “serious” discussions with WWE (h/t Wrestling Inc’s Joshua Gagnon). The 37-year-old is also reportedly seeing what AEW and New Japan Pro-Wrestling have to say.

Velasquez has been competing in lucha libre promotion AAA, and he is expected to appear on the card for AAA’s Invading LA show in October, per the reports.

Meltzer discussed Velasquez still being under contract with UFC and what this agreement allows him to do while he pursues a career in the squared circle. While Velasquez has been competing in Mexico, the journalist thinks there may be issues of what wrestling activity the former UFC heavyweight champion is allowed to undertake… Read More HERE




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