William Regal was released by WWE earlier this year and he eventually made his way to AEW, where he founded the Blackpool Combat Club.
During Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer discussed William Regal’s situation. It turns out that Regal’s AEW contract is keeping him in AEW, but it might not be for as long as other deals with Tony Khan’s company.
“I would just say that when his contract is up, it would not surprise me. Tony Khan can make him a better offer, but it is certainly something that’s been discussed, I will say that.”
“His contract is not up for a long time. I mean, I think it was only a one-year deal, but it’s not. I don’t wanna give a date, I was told a date, and it might be wrong, but it was still several months away.”
“I’ll put it this way. He’s not going back this week unless Tony lets him out of his contract. I mean, and I suppose, I don’t know, that’s a bad precedent to set, but maybe for Regal he’d do it, because Regal’s not going to be a wrestler if he goes back there, and he may not even be on television, he’ll probably be an office person.”
“I’ll put it this way. It’s certainly something that’s up in the air. It’s not a non-story. That’s probably the best way to put it right now.”