WWE officials have reportedly contacted Malakai Black.
A new report from the Wrestling Observer notes that Black is one of the AEW talents to have reached WWE, despite Black signing a 5-year deal with AEW at the time.
When WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H took over after the retirement of former chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, the company reportedly reached out to a number of former WWE talents. AEW recently contacted WWE to warn them of contract manipulation.
The Observer’s new report also confirms that Black was not the only person in AEW to ask for his release at the time.
When he got out of All Out, it was reported that Black was given parole by AEW for wanting to take time off to resolve personal issues. There had been talk that Black might be done with the company, but he responded to the rumors after a Prestige Wrestling indie event on September 17, promising he wouldn’t say goodbye. Black then released a lengthy Instagram statement about his status and future.
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