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AEW star released from the company after their contract expires

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A recent update has emerged regarding the status of Brian Pillman Jr. in All Elite Wrestling (AEW), and whether he has left the company.

Pillman, who was a notable figure in the AEW roster, has been removed from the company’s official website. This development has sparked discussions among fans and industry insiders alike.

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Brian Pillman Jr AEW: Inactivity and Departure

Pillman has not been actively wrestling in AEW since May of this year, with his last appearance on AEW Rampage dating back to February.

Pillman’s last appearance on Dynamite was almost a year ago in August 2022, so it’s not a massive shock that he has been let go.

PWInsider confirmed that Pillman’s AEW contract had expired, marking his official departure from the company and move onto the next stage of his career.

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A String of Contract Expirations

This news follows a recent string of AEW contract expirations, with some other names that have been appearing on television sporadically getting the boot. Trench of the Mogul Affiliates and Fuego Del Sol are just two names that have been let go recently.

These contract expirations have led to significant changes in the All Elite roster, with fans eagerly waiting to see how the company will adapt.

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Pillman’s AEW Journey

Pillman was best known in AEW as a member of the Varsity Blonds, alongside Griff Garrison.

However, in the later stages of his time with the company, he had been teaming more with Brock Anderson, as Garrison had been out due to injury.

Pillman also had a brief singles run on TV, which included a significant match against MJF at Dynamite Grand Slam in New York in September 2021.

However, this match was primarily to build up MJF, and Pillman was never pushed beyond that.

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The Next Chapter for Pillman

While Pillman has not made any official comments on his departure, he did post a photo on Instagram with the caption, “Stay tuned for the next chapter’¦ #takearideonthewildside”. This cryptic message has left fans speculating about his future in the wrestling industry.

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