Update on Sami Zayn’s status with WWE
As previously noted, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn reportedly had contracts that were set to expire in early 2022.
It was rumored that Zayn had signed a new WWE deal by the time he won a gauntlet battle royal to become #1 contender for the Intercontinental Title. Fightful Select was able to confirm that Zayn has re-signed with the company for several more years. The site also noted the following…
“One person we talked to around that time said Zayn was kind of private about the negotiations, but that WWE made it clear they wanted to retain his services.”
Zayn has been involved in a storyline with Jackass star Johnny Knoxville leading up to the Royal Rumble PLE.