Several AEW names revealed that were allegedly contacted by WWE

As previously noted, a wrestler under contract to AEW reported to the company that a representative from WWE contacted them in regards to a possible return. AEW sent an e-mail to WWE’s Nick Khan and Stephanie McMahon warning them ‘not to tamper’ with their talent.”

It was later reported that additional names from AEW were contacted by WWE. Fightful Select confirmed’s story that Malakai Black was one of the AEW stars that WWE reached out to and in addition to him, FTR (Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler) and Swerve Strickland were believed to have been contacted by WWE. Fightful also noted the following…

“While we don’t have a name, an AEW source also said WWE had reached out in August to an AEW name who had been with the company since the start, but that even we’d be surprised to learn they reached out to.”