WWE Seemingly Signing New Free Agent

WWE Seemingly Signing New Free Agent WWE

WWE are seemingly set to sign a top international star who has now officially entered free agency.

NEWEST UPDATE: Vaquer was reportedly spotted backstage at a recent WWE event ahead of her move to the company – click here for full details.

UPDATE: Record Mexico, who first reported that Vaquer had offers from both WWE and AEW a few days ago, now also reports Vaquer is heading to WWE.

Several days ago it was reported that Stephanie Vaquer was set to depart CMLL, with WWE and AEW both said to have made offers to secure her signature.

At the time it was unclear what Vaquer’s future in CMLL looked like, with the Chilean star currently holding both the CMLL World Women’s and World Tag Team Championships and said to have siginifcant time left on her CMLL deal according to Luchablog.

Despite that however, it has now been announced that Vaquer has indeed opted to depart CMLL before the end of her deal, with Vaquer being officially removed from the CMLL and NJPW rosters and stripped of her championships.

The following is a joint statement from both CMLL and NJPW on Vaquer’s departure, posted to social media:

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CMLL AND NJPW

Thank you for supporting Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).

Citing personal reasons, Stephanie Vaguer has elected to depart from the CMLL and NJPW rosters effective immediately.

As a result, Vaguer will not compete in her scheduled match against Lluvia at Fantasticamania July 13 in San Jose. Furthermore, CMLL hereby announces Vaguer is stripped of both the CMLL World Women’s and World Women’s Tag Team Championships.

Both CMLL and NJPW would like to apologize to our fans worldwide for the abrupt announcement.

This Saturday at FantasticaMania USA, a new CMLL World Women’s Champion will be crowned in a three way match: CMLL World Women’s Championship: Lluvia (CMLL) vs Viva Van (NJPW) vs Willow Nightingale (AEW)

Following the official announcement, Fightful Select have provided further details on Vaquer’s departure and potential next destination.

Vaquer has reportedly held talks with both AEW and WWE, with WWE said to have begun showing interest following Vaquer’s match against Mercedes Mone at AEW Forbidden Door on June 30.

Despite recently competing in AEW and the company carrying real interest in signing Vaquer, sources within the company believe that the 31-year-old was “likely headed to WWE”.

She is reportedly “not closing in on a deal” with AEW.

Luchablog, a reliable source for international pro-wrestling particularly in Mexico, tweeted:

To state the obvious, Vaquer leaving without working that CMLL/NJPW show suggests she’s going to WWE.

We’ll keep you posted with any further updates.

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2 weeks ago by Jamie Toolan

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