Tommy Dreamer Says He Rejected WWE's Contract Offer

When WWE started offering contracts to former talents around the brand split, many were surprised that Tommy Dreamer was one of them. As it turns out, he won't be signing with the company.

Dreamer confirmed the rumors of a contract offer from WWE. Recently, MVP, Carlito, Steven Richards and others have been linked to the company, with Jinder Mahal, Shelton Benjamin and Curt Hawkins all-resigning with the company. Tommy Dreamer spoke to Busted Open Radio about the situation.

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"Rumors are true. They kind of grouped a bunch of people together and, so far, a lot of those rumors have come out. Yes, WWE has reached out to me. I was actually scheduled to be at the Draft and then, Dreamer’s travel subject to change, they switched it on me. The week before, I was there. They were in Michigan. I was visiting my family in Michigan. On a lovely 23 days on the road, I got to see my family for half­a­second in Michigan," Dreamer said.

Dreamer expanded on the news, and said that he actually rejected WWE's contract offer. Among the primary reasons was his company, House of Hardcore. Dreamer hasn't ruled out a non-contracted return, though.

"They’ve offered me a contract and I really have so many commitments to my own company as well as the charities and to other shows, I can’t sign a contract," said Dreamer. "And I told them I will do just like I did with the Wyatts, in the sense of I was not under contract when I wrestled that whole time back in WWE. I love WWE, but I just can’t sign a contract right now. My life, and I can’t give up on my own company, so I basically had to say ‘Thank you. If you want me to come in, then I will do the best to my abilities in all that I do, but if not, that’s cool. Hope we can still be friends’. So that’s where we’re at."


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