Eddie Kingston is in AEW now, but he could have signed with WWE. He revealed that WWE actually called him and offered a spot as a trainer after he appeared on Dynamite.
AEW Unrestricted recently had Eddie Kingston on as a guest. He revealed that the decision about which company to sign with came down to one very important person in his life: his mother.
“My mom. My mom told me. I’m a mama’s boy in the sense that what she says goes. Her opinion holds a lot of weight with me to the point where I’ve been with girls I thought I was in love with and my mother will be like, ‘I don’t think she is good’ and I would break up with them. It’s just the way it is.”
“My mother knows me better than anybody. I was contacted by WWE and it was humbling. It was nice that they contacted me. I was trying to think where I should go.”
“My mom said, look, ‘you won’t be happy in WWE. I know you and you won’t be happy. You will probably get fired three weeks in.’ I was like, ‘well, then I’m going to AEW’ and she said ‘good.’ She was the deciding factor. There were a lot of things going for AEW, but she was the deciding factor.”
Eddie Kingston has much more freedom in AEW than he ever would have in WWE. He was also given a chance to work with four people who he knows very well. We’ll have to see what’s next for Kingston’s new group, but The Lucha Bros and Butcher & The Blade are certainly a force to be reckoned with if he can get them on the same page.
It turns out that AEW fans have Eddie Kingston’s mom to thank for everything.
Thanks to Wrestling News for the quote