Does WWE's Machine Stop for Edge's Departure?


Does WWE's Machine Stop for Edge's Departure?
Does WWE's Machine Stop for Edge's Departure? © Shacknews Interviews/YouTube

In a pivotal moment that shifts the wrestling industry's landscape, Adam "Edge" Copeland embarks on a new journey, transitioning from WWE to All Elite Wrestling (AEW), stirring conversations and sentiments across the board.

Edge articulately expressed that both he and WWE have "outgrown" one another, precipitating his decision to explore a fresh wrestling environment and subsequently signing with AEW. In an insightful commentary during the WWE Fastlane press conference, WWE's Chief Creative Officer, Paul "Triple H" Levesque, rendered his views on Edge's departure with a tone of profound respect and understanding.

"The timing was apt – not just for Edge, but for us as well," voiced Levesque, praising Edge’s remarkable career and heralding his distinguished WWE farewell. "He accomplished astonishing feats here, but I believe he realized he had scaled the pinnacles that were available to him."

Levesque Expresses Support

Levesque’s demeanor radiated genuine goodwill as he added, "There are no hard feelings or animosity on this end.

Edge is choosing what's paramount for him and his family, and that's commendable. My message to him was clear: 'I'm thrilled for you.' We're all proud, and his happiness in this new chapter is something we collectively share." The WWE CCO emphasized that while wrestlers might choose different paths, the WWE "machine" perpetuates its momentum, unabating and always evolving.

Meanwhile, as Edge immerses himself into the AEW universe, he is set to amplify his in-ring appearances to a full-time engagement, contrasting his WWE contract that limited him to a sparse 10 matches annually. Anticipation burgeons as Edge is slated to make his AEW in-ring debut against Luchasaurus in a singles match on the special edition of "AEW Dynamite" this coming Tuesday.

As we embrace the captivating narrative of Edge's career metamorphosis, fans and fellow wrestlers alike shall witness the unraveling of a new chapter, potentially fraught with electrifying matches and narratives in the AEW domain.

Will this shift ignite new stories and rivalries that reverberate through the wrestling world? Only time will divulge the tales of Edge in AEW, but one certainty remains: the wrestling community will be watching, fervently and with bated breath.


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