Backstage Update – El Generico’s WWE Future


— According to sources, El Generico has not officially signed with WWE. Word is that he us undergoing his physical testing and upon passing, he will be signed. In the past there have been issues with the medical testing that caused delays in signing talents like Daniel Bryan and Kassius Ohno, and also led to WWE pulling Nigel McGuinness’ deal.

— El Generico will work Sunday’s Battle War show in his hometown of Montreal. This is likely Generico’s last Independent appearance. The promotion announced the following regarding the match…

“Almost 24 hours ago, the Internet exploded with talk and rumors of El Generico signing a WWE contract. We can neither confirm nor deny these rumors. What we can confirm is that El Generico will be in action at BATTLEWAR 7

We can also confirm that El Generico will be taking on ‘The Kentucky Gentleman’ Chuck Taylor. These two competitors have a long-standing rivalry that has seen them do battle throughout promotions in North America that include PWG, Dragon Gate USA, CHIKARA, and it appears that the rivalry will continue on Sunday.

With that being said, if these rumors do in fact prove to be true, then this may very well be El Generico’s final match in Montreal. The city where his career began over ten years ago. Therefore, we cordially invite all Montreal wrestling fans as well as fans of El Generico to attend BATTLEWAR 7, this Sunday night at Les Foufounes Electrique.”

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