Several Talents Signed To New AEW Promotion
The wrestling landscape is changing, and All Elite Wrestling is official. The Elite announced their involvement in the new promotion today, and the first event for the company will be ‘Double or Nothing’.
On January 8th, Cody, The Young Bucks, Hangman Page, SCU, and more will be holding a rally at TIAA Field, which is home of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The event will be live-streamed as well. Streaming details are to be announced
The rally will be for more details on their next ALL IN event titled ‘Double Or Nothing’. The same night WWE will be at the Jacksonville Memorial Arena for Smackdown Live. It’s expected that the ‘Double Or Nothing’ event will take place sometime in the Spring.
Join us January 8th in JACKSONVILLE for more information on Double or Nothing…and AEW! pic.twitter.com/72gnO6fqOh
— Double or Nothing (@ALL_IN_2018) January 1, 2019
The promotion reportedly has several talents signed, including Cody Rhodes. According to Dave Meltzer, The Young Bucks have yet to sign an official deal, but are expected to sign soon. The signing of The Young Bucks seems to be a formality, due their contracts with Ring Of Honor just expiring, and the group being in Japan for Wrestle Kingdom 13.
Meltzer also states that there is several television outlets interested in the promotion, and they are confident a deal will be made.
The backing of Jacksonville Jaguars co-owner Tony Khan allows the company the negotiate deals with several top stars, including ones who participated at the first ALL IN according to Mike Johnson at PWInsider.
According to Johnson, the company is speaking with several wrestlers who appeared at last year’s ALL IN event.
The promotion has launched official clothing through Pro Wrestling Tees, which is available now.