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WWE Legend REMOVED from SmackDown intro, AEW debut incoming?

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In a surprising turn of events, the iconic “Rated-R Superstar”, Edge, has been conspicuously removed from the WWE SmackDown introduction.

This development has sent shockwaves through the wrestling community, leading to intense speculation about his future in the wrestling world.

Edge’s contract with WWE is set to expire at midnight tonight. This revelation has added fuel to the fire of rumours surrounding his potential departure from WWE.

The fact that he was no longer part of the SmackDown intro during Friday night’s episode only intensified the speculation.

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Rumours of a Move to AEW for WWE SmackDown Legend

There’s been a whirlwind of rumours suggesting that Adam Copeland, famously known as Edge, might be making a move to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).

While these are still unconfirmed, the hints are hard to ignore. AEW President Tony Khan has been dropping teasers about a “new era” commencing at AEW WrestleDream.

Could this mean Edge’s debut with AEW is on the horizon?

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No Non-Compete Clause

It’s essential to note that when a WWE contract concludes, it doesn’t come with a non-compete clause.

This means that Edge is free to join any wrestling promotion as soon as his contract ends…which is believed to be this Sunday October 1st.

Given this freedom, the possibilities for Edge’s next move are endless.

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WWE’s Silent Confirmation with SmackDown removal?

A recent tweet showcased that Edge has been removed from the SmackDown opening, further fuelling the rumours of his departure.

The wrestling community is abuzz with discussions, with many fans eagerly waiting to see where the “Rated-R Superstar” will land next.

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FAQ

  • Has Edge’s contract with WWE ended?
    • Yes, Edge’s contract with WWE is set to expire at midnight tonight.
  • Is Edge moving to AEW?
    • While there are strong rumours about Edge moving to AEW, there is no official confirmation yet.
  • Was Edge removed from the WWE SmackDown intro?
    • Yes, Edge was notably absent from the SmackDown introduction during the recent Friday night episode.
  • Can Edge immediately join another wrestling promotion after his WWE contract ends?
    • Yes, since there’s no non-compete clause associated with a concluding WWE contract, Edge can join any wrestling promotion immediately.

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