• WWE Is Still Interested In AEW Champion
Wardlow isn’t the only AEW wrestler that WWE is interested in signing.
According to the Mat Men Pro Wrestling Podcast, WWE Officials are still interested in signing AEW’s TBS Women’s Champion Jade Cargill.
WWE previously offered Jade a contract, but she turned it down and signed with All Elite Wrestling.
She had the following to say about choosing AEW over WWE on Chris Jericho’s podcast:
“They wanted me. The problem they had mixed feelings about was, like I mentioned, I don’t need wrestling; I don’t need to do this.
A lot of people, especially at the tryout, they need this, this is how they feed their families. They’ve been doing this forever, and for them to get to this point, they would give any and everything to do it.
So they were like, ‘we want you, we are going to sign you. But we are kind of worried about how bad you want this, we are not just some reality show.’
He was like, ‘also, you have a child.’ And I was like, ‘yeah, I do,’ and they were like, ‘what are you going to do?’ Because at the time my daughter was 2. I was like, ‘well, thankfully, because I have money, we can pay a tutor to help tutor my child being that we have to relocate to Orlando.’ So I was like, ‘I can do that. I can have a 24-hour nanny.’
But they were grilling me about it, to which I was kind of put off. Because I was like, ‘my spouse can travel with me wherever we go, this could be easy for me. I have thought about all the precautions to this, I have been warned about the traveling. I get it.’
He was like, ‘yeah, yeah, yeah. I get what you’re saying, but this is your family now, I want you to know that.’ I was like, ‘I get it, I totally understand that, and I have thought about it, and I want it. I’ve been training for this, this is what I want.’
They sent the contract, they wanted me to do it, but then AEW came about. I came here, got the experience, and I felt calm. It made me feel at ease about the decision I wanted to make. I didn’t have to relocate, I felt at home.
I could call the owner of our company and talk to him, and he knew my name. He knew my purpose, he knew that I wanted to do this, and that mattered to me. I wasn’t just a number. He knew exactly who I was, and that made me feel comfortable.
And yes, the other company was pissed off that they sent me this 100-page contract. But I made the best decision for my family, and I made the best decision for myself. I mean, look at me. I don’t think I would be anywhere close. So, I just know I made the best decision coming to this company.”
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 13, 1997) – WWF Thursday RAW *SPECIAL EPISODE*
On this day in 1997, the World Wrestling Federation aired a special Thursday Night episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF RAW’.
It was broadcasted from the Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts and featured matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF In Your House 13: Final Four’ PPV.
Here’s the card:
– Intercontinental Title: Triple H (c) vs. Rocky Maivia
– The Headbangers vs. Aldo Montoya & Bob Holly
– Shawn Michaels vacates the WWF World Heavyweight Title
– The Undertaker vs. Savio Vega
– Psycho Sid vs. Steve Austin
– WWF Tag Team Champions Owen Hart & Davey Boy Smith vs. Farooq & Crush
– Bret Hart vs. Vader