It was recently reported that former WWE Universal Champion Kevin Owens could potentially be AEW bound after a multitude of cryptic statuses and the revelation that his WWE contract comes up sooner than expected as per Fightful Select‘s report.
Kevin Owens was recently ‘rejected’ by this top WWE star In an update to this development, Jon Alba of the Living the Gimmick podcast is reporting that the former Universal Champion is fully expected to be leaving the leaving the company. Credit to BodySlam.net for the following transcription.
“In speaking with some WWE sources throughout the day, there is very much an internal belief Owens is gone at the end of his WWE deal. He has dropped multiple hints on social media in the last 24 hours that allude to him being AEW-bound.”
In other news regarding Kevin Owens during a recent interview with ComicBook.com, Owens discussed if he believed NXT should be included in future WWE drafts. Credit to the outlet for the following.
“They were able to draft people from an NXT, but you never saw a Raw or SmackDown superstar moved in a draft to NXT (in the past),” Owens said. “I think that should be the case. I think we should be able to take from NXT, and NXT should be able to take from Raw and SmackDown, because I think the level of competition is just as… It’s extraordinary over there. I don’t see why we wouldn’t be able to do that.”