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AJ Styles Signs “Last Contract”
WWE has re-signed A.J. Styles in what the superstar calls his “last contract”. Speaking to Newsweek (h/t CagesideSeats), Styles called the latest contract he signed in March the last contract he’ll sign as a professional wrestler. He mentioned being happy with the PG product and said he’s “in the best place for his career” with WWE.
The 41-year-old Styles started with WWE back in 2016, debuting at number three in that year’s Royal Rumble. Since then, Styles is a two-time WWE Champion and two-time United States Champion.
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Ashley Massaro Cause of Death Released
A cause of death has been announced for former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro. The cause of her death was suicide by hanging. Massaro, the 2005 WWE Diva Search winner, passed away on Thursday in her home in Smithtown, New York.
According to WrestlingInc.com, her death is considered non-criminal and foul play is not suspected. There is also the possibility that Massaro’s brain will be donated to science to further study CTE.
Tye Dillinger Going to AEW
Shawn Spears, real name Ronnie Arneill & f.k.a. Tye Dillinger in WWE, is heading to All Elite Wrestling. The promotion announced it through a video on their twitter account Tuesday. Spears will be competing in the Casino Battle Royale, taking place on the pre-show of Double or Nothing this Saturday.
And the next entrant to draw his #CasinoBattleRoyale card is……….
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) May 21, 2019
Spears was known as Tye Dillinger in WWE from 2013 until his release earlier this year. The Canadian wrestler also opened a wrestling school recently with WWE Superstar Tyler Breeze.
🔥BREAKING🔥@mmmgorgeous and I are happy to announce that we will be opening a wrestling school in Apopka, FL!
Our FIRST 8 week training class will begin July 1st, 2019! NOW accepting applications and questions at:
*Further details coming soon!! pic.twitter.com/R9juNwRn2a
— SHAWN SPEARS ™️ (@Perfec10n) May 16, 2019