WCW legend Juventud Guerrera, who just lately wrestled in his first match in AEW, acknowledged that older professional wrestling stars “can nonetheless go” within the ring.
He additionally mirrored on a time when WWE now not believed in superstars effectively previous their prime. He added that the corporate now holds a distinct perspective, citing Bobby Lashley and Rey Mysterio as prime examples:
“AEW has been doing an excellent job of mixing youth with expertise. I feel it’s the proper mixture.” Guerrera continued, “For years, different firms didn’t do it. They didn’t even belief guys who’re over 35 or 40, till a couple of years in the past. Lastly, you see now in WWE – a man like Bobby Lashley who’s 45 and appears nice. A variety of us [older guys] can nonetheless go. Even Rey Mysterio, who’s my age, remains to be doing nice.”
Juventud Guerrera’s assertion could not have been extra agreeable as AEW hasn’t proven any reluctance to signal legendary stars, be it Mark Henry or Sting, who’re at the moment 50 and 62 years previous, respectively.
In the meantime, a few of WWE’s well-established legends left as a consequence of poor reserving from administration. For years, followers have witnessed WWE utilizing the star credibility of aged wrestlers to pave the way in which for the youthful technology to come back.
Elevating rising expertise was by no means a problem, however many veterans felt that their legacies had been being sacrificed.
However, the latest push for WWE Champion Bobby Lashley has been a wonderful growth within the eyes of many followers.
Daniel Bryan and Ric Aptitude may grow to be AEW’s subsequent blockbuster signees
AEW signing a number of ex-WWE superstars has been the story of 2021. If present rumors are to be believed, this pattern may proceed with Daniel Bryan’s debut on the All Out occasion on September fifth.
In the meantime, Ric Aptitude can also be anticipated to signal with the promotion, given how Andrade El Idolo reportedly needs the Aptitude household in Tony Khan’s firm.
Whereas Aptitude is at the moment 72 years previous, Bryan turned 40 a couple of months in the past.
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