After months of hypothesis, former WWE celebrity Tye Dillinger – now going by his earlier wrestling persona Shawn Spears – is coming to All Elite Wrestling.
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The corporate revealed in a video on Twitter that Spears will likely be one of many individuals within the 21-man On line casino Battle Royal at this Saturday’s AEW Double or Nothing occasion. He was dealt a card for his entry quantity and, as you’d count on, “The Perfect 10” drew a ten of diamonds.
The battle royal will air throughout the free kickoff present titled The Purchase In, airing totally free on AEW’s social media channels. The winner of the bout will likely be awarded a future shot on the AEW World Championship.
AEW’s Double or Nothing will air dwell on pay-per-view in the USA on B/R Reside as a part of its new take care of WarnerMedia. The present will likely be out there elsewhere around the globe on pay-per-view through the FITE TV app.
Spears initially signed with WWE in 2006 however left in 2009 after which returned in 2013 as a part of the NXT model. Throughout that point, he rose up the ranks as a fan favourite as “The Perfect 10,” making his first look on the WWE most important roster on the 2017 Royal Rumble. A few months later, he was formally known as up however spent the subsequent few years misplaced within the shuffle and barely used on tv.
The 38-year-old took to social media earlier this yr asking for his release and was formally granted it on Feb. 22.
Spears lately introduced that he’s partnering with present WWE celebrity Tyler Breeze in opening a wrestling college known as Flatbacks in Apopka, Fla., which is simply exterior of Orlando.
🔥BREAKING🔥@mmmgorgeous and I are joyful to announce that we’ll be opening a wrestling college in Apopka, FL!
Our FIRST eight week coaching class will start July 1st, 2019! NOW accepting functions and questions at:
*Additional particulars coming quickly!! pic.twitter.com/R9juNwRn2a
– Shawn Spears (@Perfec10n) May 16, 2019