All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is once again making headlines in the wrestling world with its latest talent acquisition. AEW President Tony Khan, known for his keen eye for wrestling talent, has announced the signing of a globally recognized wrestler, stirring excitement among the AEW fanbase.
This news comes as AEW prepares for its highly anticipated Full Gear pay-per-view event in Los Angeles this Saturday, 11/18. Tony Khan took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to share the exhilarating news, stating, "AEW has agreed to terms with one of the world's best wrestlers, a pro who is known + respected by virtually every @AEW fan.
They'll come to LA to sign their contract THIS SATURDAY 11/18 on ppv at #AEWFullGear! See you TONIGHT on TBS for the final #AEWDynamite before Full Gear!" This announcement follows the significant signings of WWE Hall of Famers Adam Copeland and Ric Flair in October, showcasing AEW's commitment to bringing top-tier talent to its roster.
The wrestling community is abuzz with speculation on who the new signee might be, especially given the current landscape of free agents. Among those in the spotlight is former WWE NXT Women's Champion Mandy Rose, who recently highlighted her free agent status.
Sami Callihan, a former Impact Wrestling Champion who entered free agency in October, is also a name being discussed in wrestling circles. The wrestling community is also keeping an eye on former IWGP Women's Champion Mercedes Mone, whose planned AEW debut was postponed due to an ankle injury sustained in May.
Additionally, IWGP United States/United Kingdom Heavyweight Champion Will Ospreay is a potential candidate, provided his obligations with NJPW, which are due to expire in February, are respected.
AEW's Intriguing Acquisition
Furthermore, the wrestling world is still reeling from WWE's September talent releases following its merger with UFC.
High-profile stars like Mustafa Ali and Dolph Ziggler, along with several others, were believed to be under non-compete clauses, adding another layer of intrigue to AEW's latest talent acquisition. As AEW continues to solidify its position as a powerhouse in professional wrestling, fans eagerly await the revelation of the new signee at the Full Gear event.
This latest development not only adds to the anticipation for the upcoming pay-per-view but also signals AEW's ongoing dedication to delivering a dynamic and competitive wrestling experience to its global audience.
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