Jungle Boy is officially headed to All Elite Wrestling.
The announcement was made on the first episode of Road to Double or Nothing. In the video, Cody Rhodes is FaceTiming with Matt Jackson, who wants Cody's opinion on Jungle Boy. Cody states, "I love Jungle Boy." Moments later, Cody is on the phone with Jungle Boy, making him an official offer. Jungle Boy says, "That sounds like a dream come true." No further details were given.
News of Jungle Boy signing with AEW was first reported by Wrestling News World on Jan. 16. WNW reported that Jungle Boy's father, actor Luke Perry, and his legal team thought it would be best if he did not sign a deal for more than two years, but the actual length of the deal was not reported.
Jungle Boy appeared at Bar Wrestling's The Best City I've Ever Been To event on Jan. 16, losing to Ray Rosas. The event made headlines as it was invaded by All Elite Wrestling. He recently competed at PWG's Hand of Doom event on Jan. 18, losing to Brody King in a singles bout.
Cody recently stated that AEW would be looking for "fresh" talent to round out their roster. You can view Cody's full comments here.