In latest months there was numerous 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 varied promotions akin to NJPW and MLW. It’s been beforehand reported that Smith Jr. had curiosity from a number of different promotions akin to AEW, WWE, All Japan, Influence, 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 E-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 present on four/eight looks like a give away that he’s signed right here. We’d been informed it was doubtless a while again.”
Meltzer added that he doesn’t know if AEW has made a proposal to Smith. In fact, Jim Ross has been a giant supporter of Smith, who did meet with AEW President Tony Khan final 12 months at a celebration.
Though there was curiosity from WWE for a very long time now, a hurdle in the way in which of that occuring was him being beneath contract with MLW. That’s now not a problem because the deal expired on the finish of 2020.
He’ll induct his father into the 2020 WWE Corridor of Fame class, which was taped this week, however received’t air on Peacock till subsequent Tuesday.