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Swerve Strickland Responds To Grayson Waller Taking A Shot At AEW

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Below are a couple of top WWE & AEW news stories of the day, involving Swerve Strickland, Grayson Waller and The Undertaker.

• WWE Tag Team Champion Grayson Waller recently said that he’s excited to bring good wrestling back to Jacksonville after years, as SmackDown is going to be held there.

AEW’s Headquarters is in Jacksonville, so this was an obvious shot at All Elite Wrestling.

New AEW World Champion Swerve Strickland responded to Waller’s comments during an interview with News4Jax:

“Obviously (a dig at AEW). I love the subtleties. This person (Grayson Waller) that said that, congratulations on their championship gold. Amazing. You were awesome when you were watching me in the seats when I was being a champion over where you were as well.

Happy to see where you progressed to, but let’s be real, we are the best wrestling. Not just in Jacksonville but anywhere on the globe. In the world. I stand on business on that.”

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• PWInsider reports that The Undertaker has officially inked a new Legends Contract with WWE. Talks were wrapped up around WrestleMania 40, cementing his continued ties with the company.

Mark Calaway, known worldwide as The Undertaker, retired from in-ring competition in 2020. Since then, he’s been making occasional appearances, lending his presence to WWE events and tours.

His captivating 1 deadMAN SHOW tours have been a hit with fans, offering unique insights into his legendary career. Moreover, Calaway has ventured into podcasting with his show, “Six Feet Under With Mark Calaway”.

The Undertaker’s latest appearance on WWE programming was at WrestleMania 40 – Night 2, where he chokeslammed The Rock during the main event match between Roman Reigns and Cody Rhodes for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship.

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