Bobby Roode and Eric Young are two of the best free agents in the world of professional wrestling and they could possibly sign with the WWE. The two former TNA world champions left the Nashville-based company on March 19 after 12 years of service.
As mentioned in a previous report, Roode and Young are free to join any promotion including WWE and New Japan Pro Wrestling. If they choose to sign with the WWE, they will be united with other former TNA world champions like A.J. Styles, Austin Aries, Bubba Ray Dudley, Samoa Joe and Sting.
12 years ago we signed our first contract side by side. Today we step into the open market again! pic.twitter.com/v8hW2vtqob
— Eric Young (@TheEricYoung) March 20, 2016
But are they interested in joining WWE and possibly wrestle in the biggest wrestling company in the world? Both superstars commented on that possibility in two separate interviews.
Bobby Roode spoke with the Peterborough Examiner in his hometown of Ontario, Canada. The 39-year-old wrestler noted that he’s open to all possibilities including the WWE and other organizations in Europe, Japan and South America.
“I haven’t really dug deep into anything, yet. There have been a few phone calls put out to me and I’ve talked to a lot of friends in the business so we’ll see what happens. I’m certainly not in any rush. One thing I have learned in this business is that timing is everything,” Roode said.
On the other hand, Eric Young spoke to Doug Mortman and Dave LaGreca of Busted Open radio show. The 36-year-old Ontario-native mentioned that he’s excited for the new chapter of his career in professional wrestling whether with the WWE or not.
“Obviously, it’s a definite possibility. From the second that something was put up, of course, the parallels are being drawn and it’s something that’s definitely an option for me. The book is wide open and never in my career have I had that,” Young said.
Roode and Young are scheduled to face each other in the main event of Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore 14 on May 7 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
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