While we know about the releases of Kurt Angle, Lio Rush, Rusev and others from WWE last month, it has emerged that a Hall of Famer and wrestling legend may have been quietly let go from the company without anyone realising.
It has emerged that former TNA and WCW star Sting , who was previously signed to a legends contract with WWE had been let go by the company. The news first emerged after Mattel announced that for reasons out of their control, they had to stop producing a Sting action figure.
In the days that have followed, there have been rumours that Sting is heading to AEW, especially considering the legend has been tweeting about watching their shows. Many have speculated that the former WWE star may be appearing at Double or Nothing this weekend.
It appears as if “Sting to AEW” may be more than a rumour, as Dave Meltzer has speculated that we may be seeing Sting inside an AEW ring before too long:
“But with Sting, I’ve got to think there is smoke to the fire, number one, because he’s tweeting about AEW, and Sting’s not going to do that because he’s not paying attention to anything unless he’s got an interest in it, and that they’re kind of acknowledging it, and also, when I ask about it, I get no answer. If there was nothing to it, I’m sure they would say there’s nothing to it. So I think there’s something to it. If they already have a deal, they’re going to announce it on their terms because sometimes they’ll wait a couple of weeks. And if they don’t have a deal, it’s probably something they’re at least contemplating.”
Of course, it is incredibly important to note that this is not a report from Meltzer, and it is pure speculation on his part that we may see Sting debut for AEW. For the latest on this interesting story, make sure you stay tuned to WrestleTalk.com.
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