No Motion On New AEW Contracts For The Elite, However Sources Anticipate Them To Re-Signal


The Elite could also be within the throes of battle with the Blackpool Fight Membership, Don Callis, and Konosuke Takeshita proper now, however behind the scenes, they’ve some massive selections to make concerning their future, with “Hangman” Adam Web page, Kenny Omega, and the Younger Bucks all set to have their AEW contracts expire later this yr. Motion in negotiations between AEW and The Elite has been minimal, however up to now, that seems to be factor.

Fightful Choose is reporting that there are nonetheless no offers between the 2 sides, and that not a lot has modified over the previous few months. Nonetheless, Fightful’s sources say that they’ve come shut a number of instances lately, with AEW feeling very assured they will retain the group. The report signifies that “most individuals in AEW” consider Omega, Web page, and the Jacksons will likely be staying with the corporate, with every member receiving a major increase.

That confidence is outwardly mirrored by the thought course of in WWE’s camp, as properly. Whereas admitting they might have curiosity if The Elite grew to become accessible, WWE are reportedly additionally below the idea that Web page, Omega, and the Bucks will finally re-sign with AEW, and representatives of Vince McMahon’s promotion are “nowhere close to being legally allowed to speak to any of them.”

For these questioning if the return of CM Punk, who has well-documented points with a number of members of The Elite, might have an effect on members of the group re-signing, AEW is below the idea that Punk’s return won’t be an element within the negotiations. As of this writing, it is unclear if any Elite members have modified their stance on working with Punk, and solely that inventive has been deliberate for all events properly prematurely.


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