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Possible reason why talks broke down between AEW and former WWE Superstar Killer Kross

Kross almost found his way into All Elite Wrestling.
Kross almost found his way into All Elite Wrestling.
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Former WWE Superstar Killer Kross (FKA Karrion Kross) almost worked a match for All Elite Wrestling this month.

IMPACT Wrestling star W. Morrissey (the former Big Cass) worked a match against Wardlow on the May 4 episode of AEW Dynamite. But it appears the promotion had different plans initially.

According to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select, AEW "pitched and even approached" Killer Kross to be in that spot instead. Sapp reports that "the two sides couldn't come to terms for the appearance and decided against it."

This mainly came down to the fact that Kross would be presented in the match without Scarlett, and he was worried this would feel more like his run on the WWE main roster and less like how he was presented in NXT. Through it all, Kross and All Elite Wrestling are on good terms, and there's a chance that the two will work together at some point in the future.

Fightful Select has learned that Killer Kross was in talks with AEW to make an appearance for the brand earlier this month.The full story on FightfulSelect.com details the plans and what went wrong during the talks. https://t.co/iVi808LXiE

Killer Kross is currently making waves in Major League Wrestling

While Killer Kross hasn't appeared for AEW, it hasn't stopped him from being busy elsewhere.

Kross has been involved with Major League Wrestling in recent months and has been announced for the 40-man Battle Riot IV match. A match that will see the winner have a title opportunity at the MLW World Championship any time, any place.

Oddly enough, Scarlett has yet to appear alongside Kross at Major League Wrestling, but that could change in the future if he continues to rise up the ranks of the company.

With Killer Kross entering the 40-man fight, who do you think will win #BattleRiotIVπŸ—½? #TickTock[ @realKILLERkross | June 23 | 🎟️ MLWNYC.com ] https://t.co/YB35kXzBjb

Do you think we'll see the former Karrion Kross in All Elite Wrestling at some point in the future? If he does appear, it will be interesting to see how he is presented and if he'll be more like the NXT black and gold era of Kross. Only time will tell.


Did you know a major backstage fight erupted during WrestleMania 32? More details right here.

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Edited by Brandon Nell

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