In latest months there was lots of hypothesis that Davey Boy Smith Jr. could possibly be headed again to WWE.
His first run with the corporate got here from 2006-2011 after which went to work for numerous promotions similar to NJPW and MLW. It’s been beforehand reported that Smith Jr. had curiosity from a number of different promotions similar to AEW, WWE, All Japan, Impact, and MLW.
This previous February, he confirmed in an interview that he’s had talks with WWE and the plan would see him work on the NXT UK model.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that a sign Smith might signal with WWE is because of him not working the following Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport occasion.
Meltzer wote, “Smith not being on the Bloodsport show on 4/8 seems like a give away that he’s signed here. We’d been told it was likely some time back.”
Meltzer added that he doesn’t know if AEW has made a proposal to Smith. Of course, Jim Ross has been a giant supporter of Smith, who did meet with AEW President Tony Khan final yr at a celebration.
Although there was curiosity from WWE for a very long time now, a hurdle in the best way of that taking place was him being beneath contract with MLW. That’s not a difficulty because the deal expired on the finish of 2020.
He will induct his father into the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame class, which was taped this week, however received’t air on Peacock till subsequent Tuesday.