On the March 18 episode of AEW Dynamite, Brodie Lee made his much-anticipated debut as The Dark Order's Exalted One. Within days, he proved to be a crowd-puller and was able to attract a huge crowd to this week’s show. Brodie Lee, who was working in WWE for the past few years, recently appeared on the latest edition of ‘Talk Is Jericho’ where he spoke about his WWE career.
Brodie Lee talked about the day he requested his release from WWE and revealed the advice Triple H gave him which would have changed his future. Brodie Lee said that Triple H had called him after hearing about his release and offered to send him to the New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) while under a WWE contract. At first, Brodie Lee accepted the offer because he wanted to do what he loves, which is wrestling.
“Hunter (Triple H) had called me like 'what do you want to do?' I was like 'I want to wrestle.' He goes 'do you want to go to New Japan?' And I was like 'yes, 100 per cent,’” said Brodie Lee.
However, Brodie Lee had his doubts about the offer because he was still under contract with WWE. During the podcast, Brodie Lee also accepted that at one point he thought WWE was going to buy NJPW to launch NXT Japan which would again put him under the WWE Network. Ultimately, Brodie Lee never went to NJPW and WWE never bought New Japan. Current AEW star Brodie Lee returned to WWE in October 2019 before being released by WWE in December 2019.
After his match with @realmmarshall1 - The #ExaltedOne @ThisBrodieLee offered QT an opportunity to #JoinDarkOrder.— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) March 27, 2020
The question remains - Will he? Or won't he?
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