Kevin Owens may be leaving WWE for AEW sooner than expected

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WWE Superstar Kevin Owens may reportedly be leaving the company sooner than expected. It was recently reported by Fightful Select that Owens may be leaving for AEW around January 2022.

“Fightful has been made aware that one WWE contract expires much sooner than originally thought by the public. Kevin Owens did an interview in May of 2018 with TVA Sports where he’d stated that he’d signed a new 5-year contract that would carry him into 2023. However, as it turns out, that deal is actually now up in January 2022, according to WWE sources.

We’ve learned from a WWE official that WWE restructured several contracts ahead of the pandemic, and for whatever reason, Kevin Owens’ deal was changed to expire in January 2022. We were not told of any additional terms of the deal or specifically why it was shortened. We’ll work to find out if any other deals were adjusted.”

It is not confirmed in Owens will definitely be leaving the promotion at the end of the year, but his recent activity on social media, such as posting the co-ordinates to Mount Rushmore, and writing “almost there” on his Twitter account indicate that he would like to join All Elite Wrestling.

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Here’s the current and updated card for this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite; which will be available on TNT Network in the United States and on FITE TV in Europe and the United Kingdom.

  • Venue – Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, US
  • Adam Cole vs Frankie Kazarian – This will be the debut match in All Elite for the former NXT Champion and new Elite member, Adam Cole
  • Darby Allin w/Sting vs Shawn Spears w/Tully Blanchard – After being attacked on AEW Rampage, Allin will be looking to get his revenge on the ‘Chairman’ of The Pinnacle and Blanchard
  • Jade Cargill vs Leyla Hirsch – Cargill is looking to keep her singles winning streak going with a match against recent NWA competitor Leyla Hirsch