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Former AEW star reportedly has ‘deal in place’ with WWE

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In a recent development, Brian Pillman Jr, a former star of All Elite Wrestling (AEW), is reportedly on the brink of a significant career shift to WWE.

BodySlam’s Cassidy Haynes recently suggested that Pillman Jr. has a ‘deal in place’ with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), marking a new chapter in his professional wrestling journey.

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Pillman’s Journey from AEW to WWE

Pillman Jr.’s contract with AEW came to an end earlier this month. Following his departure, he was seen at the WWE Performance Center on July 13th, sparking speculation about his future.

WWE reportedly expressed immediate interest in Pillman Jr., and the meeting at the Performance Center was described as a ‘get to know you’ type of interaction.

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Teasing a ‘Huge Opportunity’

Pillman Jr. has since hinted at a significant turning point in his career. During a virtual signing, he expressed his excitement for the future, stating that he couldn’t reveal much at the moment but assured fans of a ‘huge opportunity’ on the horizon.

He thanked his supporters and promised to continue sharing his unique take on professional wrestling.

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Relocation and Training

In addition to the deal, sources also revealed that Pillman Jr. is planning to relocate to Orlando, Florida, by the end of August.

Once there, he will join NXT and commence full-time training at the Performance Center. This move signifies his commitment to the new venture and his readiness to embrace the challenges that come with it.

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