Last Friday evening, the wrestling world was abuzz as Edge, the beloved 49-year-old wrestling icon, competed in what could be his final match under his existing WWE contract. This memorable face-off occurred on "SmackDown," where Edge triumphed over Sheamus in a match that will go down in the annals as a television classic.
This emotional victory was even more poignant as it unfolded before a sea of fervent fans in Edge's hometown of Toronto, Canada. Edge took a moment to connect with the audience as the dust settled. With an air of vulnerability, he acknowledged the uncertainty clouding his future.
Confirming speculations, he revealed that his longstanding contract with WWE, the premier sports entertainment powerhouse, is slated to lapse in September.
"Edge's Potential Move to AEW?"
The wrestling community's online chatter has since gravitated towards Edge's possibility of shifting to All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
Adding fuel to the fire is that Christian, Edge's cherished friend and former tag team partner, currently holds a prominent position with AEW. Could this be an enticing factor? Weighing in on this topic, Bully Ray, Edge's one-time adversary, shared his insights on a recent segment of "Busted Open." He mused, "If this marks the end of Edge's chapter in WWE due to his contract concluding, the question remains: Does Tony Khan possess the financial might to entice Edge to AEW? Absolutely.
This could spark an intense bidding war." Despite this, Ray expressed skepticism about Edge's departure from WWE, saying, "It's hard to fathom that WWE is letting go of such an integral, homegrown talent like Edge. Many fans may yearn to see him in AEW, but I view Edge as someone intrinsically linked with WWE for life." Edge's association with WWE stretches back over two decades.
His triumphant return in 2020, after a hiatus of nine years, further solidified his status as a linchpin of the brand. However, it's worth noting the surprising transitions of seasoned WWE stalwarts like Paul Wight (formerly known as The Big Show) and Mark Henry to AEW, a point highlighted by Bully Ray. Only time will unveil Edge's next chapter.
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