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WWE has ‘interest’ in recently released AEW star

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WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has seemingly set its sights on a recently released star from AEW (All Elite Wrestling), Brian Pillman Jr.

This development has sparked a wave of speculation and anticipation among fans and industry insiders alike.

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Brian Pillman Jr.’s Journey in AEW

Brian Pillman Jr., a prominent figure in AEW, recently saw his contract with the organisation expire. This termination was confirmed when his profile was removed from the company’s official website.

Pillman had been a part of AEW for two years, during which he showcased his skills and charisma, earning a dedicated fan base.

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WWE: Interest in Pillman

Following his departure from AEW, Pillman was spotted training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. This sighting has fueled rumours of a potential signing with WWE.

While no official contract has been signed yet, sources within WWE have confirmed that Pillman’s presence at the training facility was more than just a casual visit.

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A “Get to Know You” Meeting with WWE

The nature of Pillman’s activities at the WWE Performance Center has been described as a “get to know you” meeting, according to a new report from Fightful Select.

This suggests that WWE is taking the time to assess Pillman’s potential fit within their organisation. It’s a common practice in the industry, allowing both parties to gauge their compatibility before making any formal commitments.

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WWE’s Immediate Interest

The WWE’s interest in Pillman was reportedly immediate upon his availability. This quick response indicates the organisation’s recognition of Pillman’s talent and potential contribution to its roster:

When we asked WWE sources, they confirmed that as of now, Pillman had not been signed, but was working out at the facility. We’re told that what he’s doing resembles a bit of a “get to know you” meeting and that WWE had immediate interest when he became available. We’re told that things regarding a lot of the people they bring in are being kept close to the vest, but that Pillman was in plain sight of many others at the PC” Fightful reported.

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Pillman’s Visibility at the Performance Center

Despite the secretive nature of these proceedings, Pillman’s presence at the WWE Performance Center was not hidden.

He was in plain sight of many others at the facility, further reinforcing the speculation of his potential signing with WWE.

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