The Young Bucks were set to become the hottest free agents in the business in 2018 when their contracts with ROH expired.
Matt & Nick Jackson were negotiating with multiple companies at the time and had an offer on the table from WWE.
Speaking on Talk N Shop, Matt Jackson revealed just how much WWE was offering him and his brother, recalling a phone call with Triple H while he was in Hawaii.
"I knew [Good Brothers] money. Everyone else was getting [$150,000] to start. He's already offering us $500,000 each guaranteed. I'm going, 'what!' Right then, we knew our street value. That was the first offer. Basically, he said, 'by the end of your trip, I would love an answer.' The whole trip, I'm [stressed]. I kept dragging it out," said Matt.
Matt noted that Triple H wanted the Young Bucks and Kenny Omega as a package deal, but they hadn't talked to Kenny and didn't know where his head was at. Matt also said he got a text from Triple H before All In saying "good luck."
Matt's wife Dana Massie recalled her husband saying, "I think we're going to WWE" while on the Hawaii trip. You can find her full comments by clicking here.
Nick also discussed the offer they got from ROH, saying, "They couldn't afford it. We told them, 'we know we can make a million and that's our goal, to make seven digits this year.' They knew they couldn't come close to that."
The Good Brothers asked, "did you?" and the Young Bucks replied, "Are you kidding?"
The Young Bucks told Fightful in December that they had passed on "four or five" offers from WWE. You can find their full comments by clicking here.
The Young Bucks decided to join Tony Khan and All Elite Wrestling, signing on at wrestlers and co-Executive Vice Presidents.
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