Update On Bray Wyatt's Wrestling Future

New details on Bray Wyatt, his non-compete clause, and more.

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People close to Bray Wyatt believe that the former WWE wrestler is currently bound to a standard 90-day non-compete clause.

While the aforementioned Wyatt associates aren't completely sure on the matter - and it's entirely possible that the situation could change - Fightful Select have sourced this assumption.

Wyatt was released from his WWE contract on 31 July. A 90-day non-compete clause (which is standard for main roster wrestlers) would expire on 29 October, preventing him from signing with or appearing for another promotion prior to that date.

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Though Bray had been heavily linked with an AEW debut on last night's Rochester, New York show, a 90-day non-compete would have made this legally impossible. Nonetheless, Wyatt's connection to the late Brodie Lee made it an easy line for speculative minds to draw, with the 34-year-old showing up in Lee's hometown to reunite the squabbling Dark Order a popular fantasy booking scenario.

The Wrestling Observer's Dave Meltzer reported on 21 August that Wyatt was "most likely" heading to AEW upon his non-compete's expiration. Yesterday, Meltzer dismissed the possibility of Bray showing up in Rochester, which couldn't have happened anyway.

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