Former NXT North American Champion Leon Ruff wrestled during the tapings for AEW Dark on Sunday. Dark was taped at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL.
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Ruff had signed with WWE in 2020, considered a Triple H hire for the black and gold brand. He was part of the budget cut releases in August 2021.
Former Impact Wrestling star Jake Something is also slated to be working AEW Dark. Something’s deal with Impact expired in February; and, Something last worked for the organization on March 5th for their Sacrifice event.