June 13, 2024

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Dave Meltzer provides a backstage update on the status of Ricochet’s contract with WWE

Dave Meltzer provides a backstage update on the status of Ricochet’s contract with WWE

After a previous report indicated that Ricochet was looking to end his WWE career over the summer, it appears that the decision has not been made yet. PWInsider reported on Saturday that Ricochet has informed WWE of his intention to quit before the expiration of his contract, a five-year deal signed in 2019, and fans can expect the star to be cut from storylines in the near future. However, as documented before Figure IV onlineDave Meltzer has since reported that the situation remains up in the air, according to those close to the situation.

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A previous report indicated that WWE intended to begin negotiations with Ricochet on a new deal, although it was unclear when they would begin. There have also been calls, particularly from AEW’s Will Ospreay, for the former United States Champion to consider leaving at the next available opportunity. Richochet dropped the WWE Speed ​​Championship to Andrade at a taping before Friday night’s “WWE SmackDown” show, and that match is scheduled to air on social media platform

Ricochet first signed with WWE in 2016, joining the WWE NXT roster under current CCO Paul Levesque. Since then, he has captured the North American, Continental, and US Championships before the speed title. In his only match for the WWE World Title, he suffered a harsh loss to Brock Lesnar in less than two minutes at Super ShowDown 2020.

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