Bobby Fish On Leaving AEW: We Couldn't Find Common Ground On Contract Numbers

On August 31, Fightful Select reported that Fish's contract with AEW was coming up and that it would not be renewed. Fish last appeared on the August 3 episode of AEW Dynamite when he, Kyle O'Reilly & Adam Cole turned on The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson).

Fightful Select reported on September 8, "Bobby Fish and AEW had entered discussions about possibly renewing his deal, and there was said to be some interest on both sides about continuing the relationship. However, the two sides couldn't come to terms financially and parted ways."

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Speaking to Steve Fall of NBC Sports Boston, Fish confirmed that the two sides couldn't agree on numbers when negotiating.

"Contract was coming up for potential renewal and we couldn't find common ground on the numbers that we needed for both sides to be happy. So yeah, I'm a free agent," he said.

Before joining AEW, Fish was part of WWE and had a prominent role for years in NXT as part of Undisputed ERA.

When asked if there was interest in a WWE return, Fish said, "I don't know. I'm open to all options and offers at the moment. I do know that there have been quite a few people who have gone back through those doors. I'm happy for the people that I know who left there after I had left, a lot of friendships, and things were weird there for a bit. For them to be back in the direction of some normalcy and positivity, and working for Hunter, I know I enjoyed. I'm just happy for the people that I know that remained and the people that have come back to work there and it's a good place to be again."

Fish previously praised the leadership of Triple H in relation to him taking over WWE creative. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

Elsewhere during the interview, Fish discussed his issues with CM Punk. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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