Ex-AEW Star Goes To WWE Before SmackDown?

Exciting news has emerged from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, indicating that the company may be interested in signing a familiar name to their roster. Brian Pillman Jr., whose contract with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) recently expired, was spotted training at the Performance Center, according to reports in the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter.



Pillman Jr. signed with AEW three years ago and made appearances on their programming, including Dynamite and Dark: Elevation. While he primarily competed on Dark, he had notable matches, such as his encounter with current AEW World Heavyweight Champion, MJF, in 2021. Pillman Jr. was part of the Varsity Blonds tag team alongside Griff Garrison, and he expressed frustration in the past about their utilization and the removal of Julia Hart from the group for The House of Black storyline.

The details surrounding Pillman Jr.’s training at the WWE Performance Center remain scarce, but the fact that the company has shown interest in having him there suggests that they are considering signing him. This development has undoubtedly sparked speculation and excitement among wrestling fans, eager to see what the future holds for the talented young performer.

As the wrestling world continues to evolve and rosters shuffle, the potential addition of Brian Pillman Jr. to the WWE family adds an intriguing dynamic to the landscape. Wrestling enthusiasts will be eagerly awaiting further updates on this exciting development and keeping a close eye on Pillman Jr.’s journey in the industry.

Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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