Jeff Hardy is a veteran star in the world of pro-wrestling. He has competed in top promotions during his legendary career. Now that he has been reportedly released by WWE, the fans have been wondering if he would be making a move to AEW. Ric Flair also opened up on the possibility of Hardy joining AEW. It turns out there is a major issue which might prevent him from signing with AEW.
Jeff Hardy might not be signing with AEW
According to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Newsletter, AEW might hesitate in signing Hardy because of Hardy’s refusal to get help for his personal problems. For AEW, that is something that they can’t tolerate under any circumstances.
“Given his name value, one would think most companies would have interest in him, but for AEW, there has to be a question regarding signing him due to the nature of refusing rehab. A revitalized Hardy Brothers, something nobody expected to happen again given that Jeff had signed a new long-term deal with WWE, in that tag team picture would be hard to turn down. It would have to be on a zero-tolerance deal.
Jeff’s fans had been concerned about the veteran star after he showed some health issues. There have been several speculations about his health. He was reportedly sent home from the road and was absent from WWE’s live event on Sunday, December 5, which took place in Corpus Christi, Texas. Fans were concerned about Hardy, who was chased by security at a live show after he abruptly left the ring during the match.
Hardy was reportedly sluggish as the match went on. He was replaced by Rey Mysterio in the six-man tag team bout against The Bloodline (Roman Reigns & The Usos) on Sunday. Previously, Jeff’s brother and AEW star Matt Hardy recently stated that he spoke with Jeff and stated that he was at home and doing okay.
Matt Hardy’s wife, Reby Hardy and Jeff’s wife Beth Hardy had commented on the former WWE Champion. The former WWE star Sean Waltman, better known as X-Pac also broke his silence on the Charismatic Enigma. We will have to see what is next for Hardy moving forward.