Top Raw Superstar Re-Signs Multi-Year Deal with WWE

Published 12/16/2021, 7:30 AM EST


Former WWE Universal champion, Kevin Owens has never disappointed a single soul in the WWE Universe ever since he started wrestling under Vince McMahon’s umbrella.

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And trusting his gut, Kevin Owens re-signed with the WWE and ended all the speculation regarding him moving to AEW after his contract was supposed to expire in January 2022.

Currently, the Prizefighter is feuding with Big E for the world title and he is scheduled to have a fatal-4-way match for the WWE Championship at the Day 1 pay-per-view on January 1st, 2022.

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NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: Kevin Owens celebrates his victory over Cesaro at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

As per Fightful Select, Kevin Owens has re-signed with WWE after the company made him an “excellent offer”. WWE are reportedly ecstatic that KO deciding to stay with Vince McMahon‘s company, with the Canadian’s previous contract reportedly due to expire at the end of January 2022.

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Kevin Owens is here to stay

Supposedly, this deal looks like a multi-year deal, and it looks like the WWE creative team has something in their mind regarding Owen’s future in the company.

However, his current feud for the WWE title against Big E saw him turning heel and putting on some of his best backstage segments with former WWE Universal champion, Seth Rollins.

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Since the start of this year, Owens has been flirting around the world championships of WWE. At first, he feuded with the reigning WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns, putting on some classic matches with him. Now, the former United States champion is feuding with Big E for his title.

The former ROH World Champion has made an immense impact, since signing with WWE in 2014 and it is reported that if Owens would have not re-signed the deal with WWE, AEW would offer Owens a contract.

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However, it looks like AEW didn’t quite match up the ‘budget’ that WWE must’ve offered the 37-year-old athlete.

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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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