• Why Top Free Agent Signed With AEW Despite Interest From WWE
On the September 28th episode of AEW Dynamite, Bandido made his debut in All Elite Wrestling and faced Chris Jericho for the ROH World Championship, and lost.
After this match, WWE was interested in signing Bandido (as he was a Free Agent), but he decided to sign with AEW.
His deal with AEW is for 3 years with the maximum number of dates. He’ll be working more matches in a year than majority of AEW’s wrestlers.
According to the Wrestling Observer, Bandido chose AEW over WWE because of his family:
“In the end, he realized he couldn’t sign with WWE because he’s got a child in Mexico and his significant other doesn’t want to move from Mexico and he doesn’t want to not see his child all the time.”
Bandido is a former ROH World Champion and a former ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion.
On Friday night’s episode of AEW Rampage, Bandido defeated Rush to advance to the next round of the AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 13, 1994) – WWF Wrestling Challenge
On this day in 1994, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Wrestling Challenge’.
It was broadcasted from the Knickerbocker Arena in Albany, New York and featured pre-taped matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1994’ PPV.
The card can be found right here:
Bam Bam Bigelow & King Kong Bundy vs. Todd Mata & Phil Apollo
Doink The Clown vs. Richie Rich
IRS vs. Mike Bell
Jim Neidhart vs. Scott Taylor
Smoking Gunns vs. Nick Barberry & Jeremy Cutter
Survivor Series Report
Lex Luger vs. HD Ryder