Chuck Taylor Has Been Training As Coach/Producer In AEW

Chuck Taylor's career may be over.

Recently, Trent split from Best Friends, and it was revealed that Chuck Taylor's injuries that have kept him sidelined may be career ending. On the Fightful Select discord, we revealed that this isn't just kayfabe, and there are no plans for Chuck Taylor to wrestle again at the moment. However, we've learned more.

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Taylor had his first match in six months on an April edition of AEW Rampage against Trent in a Parking Lot Brawl, and we're told he was well aware of the extent of his injuries at that point. Sources on the roster said that Chuck wanted to have the match, as it could have been his last. In addition, Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp has learned that Chuck Taylor has been training as a coach/producer for months.

Rocky Romero also spoke to us about Chuck and the domino effect with Trent, saying "He’s been good for so long. Some of my favorite work that he’s done was when he was in PWG. The Parking Lot Brawls the Best Friends have done have been iconic in AEW, but it’s unfortunate to not see Chuck be able to do even more, and I don’t know if we ever will. I really don’t know. It’s a pretty crappy situation overall. I am happy for Trent that he’s getting his opportunity to show out. He’s better as a heel and more comfortable. So far, it’s been great. The reaction he got in Winnipeg was amazing. Trent is such a good wrestler so it’s going to be cool to see where he can go with this and how far he can go. I don’t think I’ll be involved."

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