Arn Anderson announces that he is leaving AEW

Arn Anderson, who has been working for AEW in various roles since 2019, announced during his podcast that he will be departing the company…

“Well, I haven’t been just blowing my horn or blowing anybody’s horn or blowing this out of the water trying to make a bigger deal out of it than what it is, but one thing people know that I am very appreciative to have been in this business for 42 years. I have often said that this business does not owe me anything, I owe it everything. Here on the tail end of my career, I have been very fortunate to work for AEW and Tony Khan for the last four years, and I have been under contract. He’s a great, great human being. He has taken the wrestling business and given it another option and another whole different category of what professional wrestling is perceived to be or can be or will be or has been. So I just wanted to say thank you to everyone that worked there. They were all exceptionally great. Tony, we appreciate everything that you’ve done for the business.”

“The limited time that I have left I want to spend with Brock, because I think Brock has aptitude and attitude. I think he will be A big player for somebody. I just got to get him some experience and that’s where I’m gonna devote my time is to helping develop Brock and teaching him and if he comes along like I think and hope he will, it will be sooner than later. So I just wanted to say thank you to Tony. Believe it or not, on doubleshot day, the 31st is the last day on my contract. I just want to say thank you. I appreciate everything. That goes to everybody that works there. All my friends, Tony Schiavone, JR, all those guys, all the talent. [Dean Malenko], obviously, Billy Gunn, all that crew. [Jerry Lynn]. Everybody was great. So I just want to say thank you and see you down the road.” (quotes courtesy of