Brian Pillman Jr had a nice spot in AEW as 1/2 of the Varsity Blondes, but that team is no more. Now, Pillman Jr is a free agent, and a run in WWE might be in the cards after all.
The pro wrestling community has been buzzing about one of the hottest free agents, and it seems he’s now found his destination. Brian Pillman Jr, son of WWE legend Brian Pillman, could have a lot more to his story.
Brian Pillman Jr. became a free agent after his AEW contract expired earlier this month. Soon after, reports emerged that he had been training at the WWE Performance Center on July 13th. WWE showed immediate interest in the talented wrestler following his departure from AEW, leading to a “get to know you” meeting at the Performance Center.
Bodyslam.net reports that WWE might not hold off on signing Brian Pillman Jr. until their merger with UFC is completed. It was further reported that Brian Pillman Jr’s deal is in place, and it is in process.
In an update to the situation surrounding Brian Pillman Jr. and his WWE status, sources have told me that a deal is in place, or is in the process of being finalized before it can officially be signed. Sources have also indicated that Pillman Jr. will be moving to Orlando, Florida by the end of August where he will report to NXT and begin training at the WWE Performance Center full-time.
During a Captain’s Corner Virtual Signing event, Brian Pillman Jr. teased an exciting opportunity in the works, hinting at big things on the horizon. Fans are eagerly awaiting the official announcement of his next move.
“It’s a tough business and it’s a long road to the top if you want to rock n roll. Being here today and getting to reminisce about some of the past moments of my career has really cheered me up and put me in a position to where I’m excited for the future. There is a lot to come, I can’t speak on it right now, it’s kind of in the works. I have a huge moment, a huge opportunity coming up in my career to continue making memories, to continue coming up with new gear ideas and sharing my version of pro wrestling with you all. Thank you for supporting me.”
We will have to see what Brian Pillman Jr does next in his career. It appears that Triple H will finally have an opportunity to book Brian Pillman’s son. Hopefully, this move turns out to be a fruitful one.
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