Members of the wrestling stable, The Elite (Cody, The Young Bucks,
Hangman Page, The Villain, and Kenny Omega) have begun to transform
the wrestling industry. Fighting for wrestlers to have character creative
freedom, cross-promotional events, and more money from merchandise
Rumors have swirled for the past four months that The Elite had
partnered with Jacksonville Jaguars co-owner Tony Khan, son of
billionaire Shahid Khan to create their own, revolutionary, wrestling
At 12:01 am on January 1 st The Elite: Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks,
Adam “Hangman” Page announced via their YouTube Channel Being The
Elite Officially announced All Elite Wrestling!
The video also included the announcement of the sequel to the super
successful All IN that took place four months ago and sold ten thousand
tickets in 29 minutes. Although details are sparse at the time of this
article they have announced a rally for January 8 th at 5pm in
Jacksonville, Florida to promote the All Elite Wrestling and the
aforementioned sequel “Double or Nothing”.
Dave Metlzer is reporting via Wrestling Observer Radio that there are
currently “multiple offers” from different television networks, the
success of ALL IN playing a large role in signing a deal.
Although only Cody has officially signed with AEW The Young Bucks are
expected to do so in the next few days (their Ring of Honor contracts
expired at midnight December 31 st ). Hangman is also expected to sign in
the coming days. The Villain, Marty Scrull, contract situation is a little
more complicated and many cannot wait for the The Cleaner Kenny
Omega to make his move.
It is worth mentioning that January 8 th in Jacksonville, Florida there is
another event taking place a few blocks from the rally. WWE’s
Smackdown Live. Will The Elite invade?!
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Article by Brandon Pyle