Brian Cage's time in AEW could be coming to an end.
Recently we reported that Brian Cage's AEW deal was set to expire imminently. However, there were some hiccups to that Fightful Select has learned that AEW had hoped to extend his deal due to injury time that would keep him with the company until at least the end of June. However, Cage pushed back on that and was interested in exploring free agency, and for good reason.
Fightful Select has been told that WWE has maintained interest in Cage in the event he becomes a free agent, and are open to having conversations with the ROH Six-Man Tag Team Champion. That period won't have to wait long, as we're told AEW and Cage agreed to work together through the end of March, specifically the ROH Supercard of Honor PPV.
We're told that some of the time that was supposed added to Cage's contract is actually because Cage was signed while injured after leaving IMPACT Wrestling years ago. Those familiar with the situation claim that AEW offered Cage a contract extension comparable to his current deal, which hasn't been ruled out.
Originally, Cage's AEW contract was set to expire between late January and mid-February. We're told that Cage has had some "heavy hitters" within AEW in his corner of late. Chris Jericho specifically spoke publicly, saying he hopes that Cage re-signs with AEW, and putting over his work.
Those that we've spoken to say that Brian Cage hasn't closed the door on a potential AEW re-signing, but haven't heard where things stand on AEW's side. Brian Cage does have several connections within WWE pushing for him, as well.
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