WWE considers legal action again AEW, Funk receives lifetime achievement award, Purrazzo note

Mar 6, 2022 - by Steve Gerweck

– Congratulations to Terry Funk….

– While speaking on the Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer has revealed that WWE may be looking to take legal action against AEW after Tony Khan entered into contract talks with Jeff Hardy whilst he is still under his 90-day no compete clause. He said “Hardy, today, is under contract to WWE. If you say that, it’s like, it’s frickin’ admission to tampering. Even though Hardy was released back in December, he still hasn’t worked through his 90-day non-compete clause with WWE. Until that is over, he isn’t officially allowed to enter into contract talks with another company. Admitting that has happened with AEW may well give WWE grounds to take legal action against Tony Khan’s company.”

– Just announced…

5 Responses

  1. Alan Maynor says:

    Its not like that its not common knowledge that hardy is under contract until March 9th, khan saying that doesn’t mean anything illegal has happened, he is stating public knowledge

  2. Pisto75666 says:

    Did you miss the part where he also said Jeff wasn’t allowed to enter into contract talks with another company? Considering Tony Khan practically invented pro wrestling (/s) you’d think he’d know better.

  3. Mackdeezy says:

    From the get go, i felt like Jeff personally sabotaged his WWE career that night so he can go to AEW. It’s starting to seem to me like this was all a big con.

  4. Disgruntled Jobber says:

    I say bring the lawsuit. If I’m Tony Kahn’s attorney, I counter with the legality of the no-compete clause since the WWE has publicly acknowledged that the wrestlers they have under contract are not employees of the WWE, but “independent contractors”. Same with the WWE’s adding to contracts if a wrestler misses time due to injury.

  5. Kenny Koolaid says:

    A WWE lawsuit against AEW for contract tampering will go equally as well as MLW’s lawsuit against WWE for contract tampering.

    People keep putting these clauses into contracts where everybody damn well knows every company is also breaking them for their own benefits. Who cares if it’s “official” reaching out or second hand. Everybody still does it. If they ain’t gonna settle out of court, save your money.

Leave a Reply