MJF has once again hinted at a potential signing with WWE, saying a top official at the multi-billion conglomerate is a huge fan of the AEW star and has known him since his MLW days.

Speaking on the latest episode of the Barstool Rasslin’ podcast, the 25-year-old talked about his current contract status with AEW, revealing that it would expire “in the beginning of 2024”. He also made a subtle reference to WWE as one of the options he might consider following the expiry of his contract.

“I might go over there. I might go to Impact. I might go to Ring of Honor. I can go wherever I want because I’m the hottest commodity in professional wrestling, and I’m a businessman.

“Bruce Prichard, we go way back to my Major League Wrestling days, absolutely. He’s a huge fan of mine. I’ve been in this business for a long time since 2014, riding the roads. It’s up to Tony Khan to decide what happens there, and that’s why I don’t get into ratings talk.”

“The Salt of The Earth” added that he doesn’t like to bring ratings to the conversation table and that he’s good friends with Tony Khan, but won’t mind jumping ship if the AEW owner “doesn’t fork up the right amount of money” after his contract expires in 2024.

“My issue and the reason why I don’t get into ratings talk, and I’ll let everybody else do it, is because someday, if Tony Khan, again good friend of mine, love him, doesn’t fork up the right amount of money, when my contract goes up in the beginning of 2024, I might go to the other place.”

MJF is currently signed to AEW and he’s under a multi-year deal. He is currently the leader and mouthpiece for The Pinnacle; a heel stable consisting of him, Wardlow, FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler), Shawn Spears, and former Horseman Tully Blanchard.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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