AEW Star Returning For WWE SmackDown?

Fans have been speculating regarding William Regal’s AEW status and a potential return to WWE. Reports have emerged regarding his future.



William Regal might return to WWE

As previously reported, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter has stated that there is “something going on” with Regal and also “something is in play.” However, Regal is still under a three-year contract with AEW through 2025 unless AEW President Tony Khan lets him out of the deal early.

Regal was written off AEW programming during Wednesday’s Dynamite episode when World Heavyweight Champion MJF attacked him with brass knuckles from behind. This was after Regal turned on Jon Moxley by costing him the title by helping MJF win it from him at Full Gear. reported today Regal may be back in WWE ahead of SmackDown:

“All signs are that William Regal, 54, will be World Wrestling Entertainment-bound shortly.” The report added that while the company has made nothing official, “there have been rumblings within WWE of late about Regal returning in a backstage role.”

Jon Moxley defended his AEW World Title against MJF at Full Gear pay-per-view. Moxley failed to retain the title as fans were shocked with the developments. The Blackpool Combat Club manager William Regal turned on Jon Moxley and assisted MJF to defeat Moxley to become the new champion. Following the match, Moxley was furious with the way things turn out.  Moxley was visibly irate after learning of William Regal’s betrayal. Regal had tossed a pair of brass knuckles as MJF used it to win the contest.

Barry Russell
Barry Russell
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