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WWE Superstar appearance at WrestleMania 40 might be CANCELLED after AEW match

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Rob Van Dam, popularly known as RVD, a former WWE superstar, has recently raised concerns regarding the potential cancellation of his scheduled appearance at WWE’s WrestleMania 40.

The reason? His recent involvement with AEW (All Elite Wrestling).

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Hints from RVD’s Podcast

During a recent episode of his podcast, 1 of a Kind, RVD hinted that his appearance at WrestleMania 40 might be on the chopping block.

The reason is his recent participation in AEW events. He was quoted saying, “Maybe I’d show you if I was doing a WWE tour WrestleMania weekend, but I have good reason to believe that might be cancelled because of a recent appearance I might have done, with permission, for a different company.”

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RVD’s AEW Involvement affecting WWE WrestleMania appearance?

RVD’s involvement with AEW wasn’t just a one-off. He had a match against Jack Perry under the AEW banner.

This association with a rival wrestling promotion seems to have cast a shadow over his planned participation in WWE’s WrestleMania 40 celebrations.

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Implications for WWE and AEW

The potential cancellation of RVD’s appearance at WrestleMania 40 highlights the underlying tensions between WWE and AEW.

With both promotions vying for the top spot in the wrestling world, such incidents underline the competitive nature of the industry.

Wrestlers, like RVD, who have footprints in both promotions, often find themselves in tricky situations, having to navigate the complex dynamics of the wrestling business.

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Fans Await Official Confirmation

As of now, fans are eagerly waiting for an official statement from WWE regarding RVD’s appearance at WrestleMania 40.

The potential cancellation has certainly added an element of suspense to the already electrifying atmosphere leading up to the grand event.

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