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Former WWE Star Dijak Could Be AEW Forbidden Door Surprise

One big thing: Dijak’s WWE contract expired, opening door for AEW appearance

Former WWE superstar Dijak’s contract ended just before AEW’s Forbidden Door event, potentially setting the stage for a surprise appearance.

• Dijak was recently drafted to RAW in the 2024 WWE Draft as a supplemental pick.
• He revealed texting his wife and friends during the draft, acknowledging his uncertain future.
WWE had already pulled him from NXT, effectively removing him from television.

Why it matters

Dijak’s potential appearance at AEW’s Forbidden Door could signal a shift in the wrestling landscape, as more WWE talent becomes available due to contract changes.

By the numbers

• WWE’s contract strategy has changed following the merger with UFC under Endeavor.
• This has led to several notable contract expirations.

What’s happening

• Dijak made a surprise return to Blitzkrieg Pro Wrestling on Saturday night.
• During his promo, he revealed his WWE contract had expired the previous night.
• The promo contained profanities, contrasting with WWE’s scripted language.

What they’re saying

Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select discussed the possibility of Dijak appearing at AEW’s Forbidden Door, stating he could potentially make an appearance at the event.

The big picture

As Forbidden Door approaches, Tony Khan’s approach to signing new talent raises questions about how they will be utilized, including Dijak’s potential role.

How do you think Dijak would fit into AEW’s roster if he were to join? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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