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Ricochet’s Potential TNA Wrestling Signing Would Be ‘Kick Up The Ass’ For X-Division, Says Leon Slater

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With Ricochet’s WWE exit looming, TNA Wrestling star Leon Slater believes the highflier joining the company would be a ‘kick up the ass’ for the X-Division.

Key Points

  • Ricochet has reportedly given notice to WWE ahead of his contract expiry this summer
  • WWE expects Ricochet to join AEW, but Slater would like to see him in TNA Wrestling
  • Slater grew up watching Ricochet and believes working with him would be ‘extremely cool’
  • Slater sees Ricochet’s potential arrival as a challenge to ‘up the game’ in the X-Division

Slater’s Thoughts

In an exclusive interview with Cultaholic’s Tom Campbell, Leon Slater shared his perspective on Ricochet potentially joining TNA Wrestling:

“I think it’d be a real kick up the ass for us all in the X Division to really up our game because Ricochet… he’s one of the greatest high-fliers of all-time and one of the greatest to ever do this style that we do.”

Slater’s TNA Wrestling Journey

  • Signed a “long-term contract” with TNA Wrestling in October 2023
  • Faced Mustafa Ali at the May 18 tapings, aired on TNA iMPACT on May 30, 2024
  • Continues to work across the independent scene, particularly in the United Kingdom
  • Current NORTH Wrestling Champion

Why It Matters

Ricochet’s potential move to TNA Wrestling could significantly impact the X-Division, injecting fresh competition and pushing the current roster to elevate their performances. As a highly respected and influential high-flyer, Ricochet’s presence would undoubtedly generate excitement among fans and wrestlers alike.

Moreover, with the ongoing partnership between WWE and TNA Wrestling, Slater’s name has been mentioned as a talent the WWE would like to work with, further highlighting the opportunities and exposure that TNA Wrestling can provide for its roster.

What do you think about the possibility of Ricochet joining TNA Wrestling? How do you think he would fare in the X-Division? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts!

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