Another Former WWE NXT Wrestler Under Contract With AEW

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AEW President Tony Khan has signed different talent, and that’s Blake Christian. 

Fightful Select reported contiguous that sources told them this past play that Christian “Christian is nether an statement with All Elite Wrestling, tied to the Ring of Honor promotion.” It’s inactive unclear whether the woody is full-time oregon tiered. 

Christian broke into the concern successful 2017 erstwhile helium worked for respective autarkic wrestling promotions, including Game Changer Wrestling, wherever helium spent a three-year stint from 2019 to 2021.

He made appearances successful Impact Wrestling successful 2019 and 2021, including his pay-per-view debut astatine Genesis, wherever helium competed successful the 2021 Super X Cup Tournament and lost the tourney last to Ace Austin. He finished his Impact tally astatine No Surrender, wherever helium mislaid an X Division Championship Number One Contender gauntlet lucifer won by Josh Alexander.

He archetypal appeared for WWE successful a tryout alongside wrestlers Colby Corino and Anthony Henry successful October 2020. He aboriginal signed a developmental declaration and would study to the NXT brand. Christian made his NXT debut successful June 2020 successful an unfastened situation rubric lucifer against KUSHIDA for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship but came up short. He besides worked the NXT Breakout Tournament, eliminating Joe Gacy. He was utilized connected respective episodes of 205 Live and NXT earlier being released by WWE past November. 

Since his WWE departure, Christian has been moving for assorted promotions, including AEW, ROH, NJPW, GCW, and Jim Crockett Promotions.