Matt Hardy Drops Massive Hint as Bray Wyatt’s WWE No-Compete Comes to an End

Published 10/29/2021, 8:15 AM EDT


Since the starting of this week, the former WWE Universal Champion, Bray Wyatt, aka The Fiend, and his acquaintances have teased a return for his in-ring action; which means that his WWE non-compete clause is over.

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Vince McMahon’s shockingly released Wyatt from the company in July earlier this year citing ‘budgetary’ problems and no creative direction for his character. However, it looks like gloomy days for ‘The Fiend’ are now behind him.

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WWE legend and current AEW star, Matt Hardy took to his Twitter and dropped the biggest teaser for Wyatt coming to the land of The Elite at AEW.

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In his recent tweet, Hardy uploaded his old pictures with Wyatt during their time in the WWE when they won the Raw Tag Team Champions and were put as tag team partners.

“#TBT 2018 It’s almost time to DELETE the dastardly NO-COMPETE.” Hardy wrote.

Bray Wyatt has removed ‘WWE’ from his Twitter handle

Since his release in July, Wyatt couldn’t wrestle because of WWE’s 90 days non-compete clause, which would restrict wrestlers to wrestle again inside the squared circle for a certain time period.

Professional Wrestling: WWE SummerSlam: Bray Wyatt (top) in action vs Finn Balor during a match at Barclays Center. Brooklyn, NY 8/20/2017 CREDIT: Chad Matthew Carlson (Photo by Chad Matthew Carlson /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (Set Number: X161332 TK1 )

However, now with the non-compete clause is over, Wyatt has changed his Twitter username from ‘WWEWyatt’ to ‘Windham6’ which is his birth name.

Recently, Wyatt took to his Twitter and wrote ‘2 more days‘ which could hint at his AEW debut at the AEW Rampage event this Friday.

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However, AEW President Tomy Khan once confessed that he hasn’t been in touch with the former WWE Champion and will connect with him when the time is right, and it looks like this is the best time to get in touch with him.

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Moving to AEW makes more sense for the former world champion, as there are multiple former WWE superstars; however, he can also face different wrestlers like Lance Archer and Darby Allin.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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