Adam Copeland On Multiple Viable Wrestling Companies Succeeding: “If you’re actually a fan of wrestling, and not acronyms, that should make you happy too. “
Adam Copeland addresses tribalism in wrestling.
Last night at the conclusion of AEW WrestleDream, Sting and Darby Allin were at the mercy of Christian, Luchasauras and Nick Wayne to conclude the show.
As they prepared a conchairto, Adam Copeland would make his AEW debut to make the save for Sting and Darby, shaking both men’s hands.
After the show, Copeland took to social media to address his WWE exit and subsequent AEW debut.
From The Desk of… As some of you may now know, I’m no longer with WWE. My new home is AEW. I’m excited. Whole new roster. Some familiar faces that I wanted to work with again and a whole set of first ever matches. New challenges, and if you’ve followed my career, you know that’s what I’ve always been driven by.
But first and foremost I want to address my 25 years with WWE. I love WWE and appreciate everything the company did for me. Always have, always will. They put me on the map, gave me amazing opportunities and through hard work on both ends, I’ve been supplied with a wonderful life. Hell, WWE helped me meet the woman I’d start my family with. Sometimes relationships just grow apart and I feel the WWE and I have just outgrown each other. I wanted to do more. They didn’t have much more for me to do. Simple as that. And that’s ok. I’ll still be watching and still be supporting all of my friends there.
I don’t buy into this odd mentality of one company or the other. It’s weird. If you took offense to that, take a walk, get some fresh air and soak up some sunshine. It’s wrestling. An amazing gig. But still, it’s wrestling. Relax. It’s supposed to be fun. And it’s just a segment of the fans, not most fans, and definitely not the performers. Within the industry we all know that more choices is better for everyone and pushes us all to be better. As a wrestling fan, which I still am, it’s exciting that there’s viable companies providing wrestling on national and worldwide platforms. If you’re actually a fan of wrestling, and not acronyms, that should make you happy too.
I guess what I’m trying to say is this, if you’ve appreciated my work, you still can, no matter what the initials are. Because I’ll still be bustin my ass everytime I’m out there. This ride isn’t over just yet. Just try to have fun, like it should be. Because trust me I’ll be having fun everytime I’m out there in an AEW ring. Let’s go!Adam Copeland
Copeland is scheduled to face Luchasauras in his AEW debut on Title Tuesday and will speak on this week’s AEW Dynamite.
Copeland is said to be looking to take over the role CM Punk served in the company prior to his firing, minus the drama.
Copeland also said his Metalingus theme song will be with him anywhere he goes.
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