Former WWE Star Reveals They Seriously Considered Joining AEW

Former WWE Star Reveals They Seriously Considered Joining AEW AEW

Former WWE Divas Champion Nikki Garcia (fka Nikki Bella) has revealed that she recently seriously considered joining AEW.

With Nikki being a Hall of Famer and the longest reigning Divas Champion of all-time, many fans at one point considered her a WWE-lifer.

Nikki and Brie Garcia’s WWE contracts expiring in March 2023 fuelled speculation about the duo potentially appearing for AEW, where Brie’s husband Bryan Danielson is currently signed.

Speaking on the Nikki & Brie Show, Nikki noted that she thought about contacting AEW following Mercedes Mone’s debut for the promotion in March.

The former Bella Twin explained:

“Since we’ve been lifting so much, we always say, we always start to get that wrestling mindset, ‘We’re going to go back and do this story and cut this promo.’ You get it, but how serious I got where I was like, ‘Okay, I think I can do maybe a year at AEW and I can do it every week.’

“When I saw Mercedes (Mercedes Mone) debut and cut her promo, that line stuck with me, ‘Here, we’re going to make the evolution worldwide.’ I was like, ‘They do.’ It goes into many leagues, is what she means, it doesn’t have to be at one place. It can be at all these places where all these women are wrestling at.

“I go, ‘Brie, I think I can do it for a year. I can do it here to here and go every week.’ Then, I thought of Matteo. I had a good week of like, ‘This is it. I’m going to call Tony Khan. I’m your girl. I will commit.’

“Then, I was like, ‘I can’t do that to my son right now. He needs me.'”

Another AEW star recently stated that they are going to ‘beat up’ Brie Garcia following Bryan Danielson’s comments, which you can read more about right here. 

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