Bray Wyatt to AEW? Tony Khan weighs in on The Fiend’s next move after shock WWE release

Is Bray next through the Forbidden Door? (Picture: WWE)

AEW boss Tony Khan has weighed in on the possibility of Bray Wyatt going All Elite.

The former world champion was shockingly released by WWE over the summer with many fans baffled by the move, and everyone has been wondering where the star – who last appeared on screen as The Fiend and his Firefly Fun House alter ego – will end up next.

Now, Tony has told WFAN: ‘He’s a great wrestler and I have to be honest, we haven’t really talked at all.

‘I’ve known him in personal life and have gotten to spend a little bit of time with him, but as far as that, we haven’t talked.

‘I saw lots of rumours, but that isn’t something anyone has really talked about, but you never know.’

Although the AEW boss seems to have shrugged off speculation linking Wyatt to his company, the last comment at least leaves the door somewhat open in the future.

Cody Rhodes previously addressed the rumours too, and he was full of praise for him as a performer and ‘creative individual’.

He said: ‘The Rotunda family and the Rhodes family certainly go way back. I can’t comment on if I see a spot for him. But I can tell you [he’s] an incredibly creative individual and an incredibly creative man…

‘I can’t comment on if he fits in with us, but I can say if he has an ounce of passion for this, that guy can fit in anywhere because he’s a very special, special talent.’

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Bray, who has dropped some subtle teases about his future in recent weeks, has also been linked to IMPACT Wrestling alongside his former Wyatt Family teammate Braun Strowman, although fans are having to simply wait and see.

Meanwhile, Seth Rollins previously admitted he ‘misses’ having him around after his surprising exit from the company while being asked about his own creative influences.

He exclusively told Metro.co.uk: ‘Bray Wyatt – God, I miss him. But I wouldn’t say that I drew much inspiration from him. He was way out there with the stuff he wanted to do character-wise – and it worked for him.

‘For me, not so much. That’s not really where I sit when it comes to characters in wrestling. but it worked well for him.’

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