Ricochet is reportedly locked in to a WWE contract for a few more years.
The rumors on Ricochet possibly leaving WWE soon resurfaced this week after originally making the rounds back in September. It was reported, via Bryan Alvarez on Wrestling Observer Live, that the belief was Ricochet still had not signed a new WWE contract. The story was that he originally signed a 3 year contract back in 2018, and that deal was coming up.
In an update, the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that Ricochet’s contract does not expire until the summer of 2024.
Ricochet reportedly signed a new 5 year deal when he moved to the main roster in 2019, at a time when WWE was trying to prevent talents from signing with AEW, in the pre-COVID-19 era.
Ricochet debuted on RAW in February 2019 and ended up winning the WWE United States Title from Samoa Joe in June, but lost the title just 21 days later to AJ Styles. It looks like he would’ve signed the new 5 year contract around that time.
Ricochet defeated Drew Gulak on last Thursday’s WWE Main Event episode, but has not appeared on RAW since losing to Mustafa Ali on December 28. It was reported that he was backstage for this week’s RAW but obviously not used.
Stay tuned for more.
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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