FORBES: A Major Star Is Leaving WWE And Could Soon Be AEW Bound

BY BLAKE OESTRIECHER – JAN 14, 2020


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All Elite Wrestling already features a slew of former WWE stars, including Chris Jericho, Jon Moxley and Cody Rhodes, and the upstart promotion could soon add another one.

In just two months, the contract of Matt Hardy, one half of arguably the greatest tag team in history, will expire, and according to the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t SEScoops), he “is expected to leave WWE in March.”

Indeed, there have been more and more signs that the former tag team, United States and ECW Champion is on the outs with WWE and will be headed elsewhere, with AEW as the most likely option. In early 2019 when his previous contract was on the verge of expiring, Hardy said he was “comfortable” wrestling outside of WWE, and though he ultimately re-signed with the company for another year, he spent much of 2019 being either poorly used or off TV altogether. In 2018, Matt’s in-ring career looked like it could be over as he began working as a backstage producer while dealing with a potential career-threatening injury.

Hardy was ultimately able to return to the ring, and following an appearance in the battle Royal at Super Showdown in June 2019, he was largely absent from TV until he returned to action… Read More HERE

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