In a surprising turn of events, former WWE SmackDown star, Adam Copeland, popularly known as ‘Edge,’ has made his reputable debut at AEW. This drastic signing took place on the October 1 show, just days after his WWE contract came to a conclusion at September’s end.
Fresh off his outstanding appearance at WrestleDream, Copeland was seen confronting top-rated wrestlers Christian Cage, Luchasaurus, and Nick Wayne. This maneuver marks an intriguing shift in the professional wrestling landscape, where networks and talent interchange frequently.
Reflecting on this transformation, Grayson Waller, who was one of Copeland’s last WWE opponents, expressed his views on Twitter. Exhibiting his usual humility, Waller tweeted, “You’re welcome for the rub on the way out, kid.” This remark stems from Waller’s faceoff with ‘Edge’ on the July 7 edition of SmackDown at the famed Madison Square Garden.
Though Waller didn’t emerge victorious from the bout, his performance gained him significant acclaim. Acknowledging the young talent’s promising future, the Rated-R Superstar post-match comment praised Waller’s effort, stating he “swam and didn’t sink.”
Not just Waller, but other WWE names have also voiced their thoughts about Copeland’s shift to AEW. Sami Zayn took to social media to discuss the move, which has sparked a myriad of reactions within the WWE and beyond.
Delving deeper into the whirl of events around Copeland’s departure from the WWE provides an intriguing insight into the wrestling world’s backstage politics and drama – a narrative that continues to unfold with time.
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Stay tuned for more updates about Adam Copeland, Grayson Waller, and other happenings on the wrestling mat!