Mance Warner is one of the most popular wrestlers in the independent scene right now. He won the Bunkhouse Stampede Battle Royal last Sunday Night as part of Ric Flair’s Last Match during Starrcast Weekend. This helped him get an opportunity to face Jon Moxley for his Interim AEW World Title.
Mance Warner challenged Jon Moxley for the title on AEW Rampage this week, where he certainly had a solid performance. In the end, he was not able to win the match.
According to Bodyslam, it was reported that AEW officials were so happy with Warner’s performance and attitude on Wednesday, that he was invited back for Rampage before Dynamite ended.
Sources indicated to me that AEW officials were so happy with Warner’s performance and attitude on Wednesday, that he was invited back for Rampage before Dynamite had ended. Additionally, Mancer was placed in a featured spot with Moxley to open the broadcast, which is considered a coveted position, to keep viewers coming out of SmackDown. Mance was also promoted heavily including featuring his promo on their social media.
It was further said that Warner was not offered any AEW contract after his match against Moxley. Other pro wrestling companies have certainly shown interest in him as well. We’ll have to see whether he will sign with AEW or not in the end.
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