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Former WWE Free Agents who can now head to AEW

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WWE released a number of Superstars at the beginning of the year, with waves of names across the main roster, NXT and 205 Live having lost their jobs unexpectedly, thus becoming Free Agents.

Buddy Murphy, Braun Strowman, Lana, Ruby Riott, Santana Garrett and Aleister Black were all released back on June 2 of this year. This means that their 90-day non-competes have now ceased.

Braun Strowman has teased that he will be confirming his next move at some point this week, although it is rumored that he is being considered for a return to WWE.

Ruby Riott, now Ruby Soho, will likely be debuting for AEW this Sunday as part of the Casino Battle Royale match at the AEW All Out PPV.

Buddy Murphy, now Buddy Matthews, will be part of the IMPACT Wrestling roster going forward, although the former WWE Cruiserweight Champion will also likely be appearing for some independent promotions as well.

Free Agents who could now head to AEW

Here’s the current and updated card for AEW All Out 2021, which will be available on Bleacher Report PPV in the United States and on FITE TV in Europe and the United Kingdom.

  • AEW World Title Match ’“ Impact World Champion Christian Cage vs. Kenny Omega (c)
  • AEW Women’s World Title Match ’“ Kris Statlander vs. Britt Baker (c)
  • Steel Cage Match for the AEW World Tag Team Titles ’“ Lucha Bros vs. The Young Bucks (c)
  • Chris Jericho vs. MJF ’“ Jericho’s AEW in-ring career will be on the line.
  • CM Punk vs. Darby Allin
  • PAC vs. Andrade El Idolo
  • Paul Wight vs. QT Marshall
  • Jon Moxley vs. Satoshi Kojima
  • The Buy In Pre-show: Women’s Casino Battle Royale: Nyla Rose, Julia Hart, Big Swole, The Bunny, Red Velvet, Thunder Rosa, Tay Conti, Penelope Ford, Diamante, 12 more competitors TBC ’“ Winner earns a future shot at the AEW Women’s World Title.
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