There was a report Edge got cleared by an independent doctor and spoke to AEW before he signed his new deal with WWE. It’s a smart negotiating ploy.
Another report says it worked.
TalkSPORT’s Alex McCarthy has some details on the Hall of Famer’s contract.
- 3 years
- $3 million per year
- Gets paid in full as long as he wrestles three times a year
- Committed to five matches per year (and Sunday’s Rumble counts as one)
- 25 appearances in addition to the matches
One of McCarthy’s sources told him that “Edge and Beth [Phoenix, Edge’s wife] were smiling ear-to-ear” about his deal.
You don’t need to be an insider to know that.
Working off these numbers, we know we’re getting at least one match with Randy Orton - possibly two if they do one at Super ShowDown in Riyadh next month and one at WrestleMania 36 in April. That would leave three or four more Edge matches in 2020.
Who do you want to see the Ultimate Opportunist face this year?