We reported on Friday that AEW reportedly made a contract offer to Adam Cole. We also noted that several sources were reporting that Cole’s WWE NXT contract is set to expire after SummerSlam Weekend.
Fightful Select, and several other media outlets are reporting that Cole had a meeting with Vince McMahon at Friday’s WWE SmackDown in Orlando, Florida.
It is being said that the meeting happened a few hours before the show, and was said to have appeared to be a “high priority” by McMahon. Reports also have stated that staff in WWE said the meeting went well and McMahon seemed to have taken a liking to Cole on a personal level.
As of now the plan is for Cole is square-off with Kyle O’Reilly at the NXT Takeover 36 event during SummerSlam Weekend. The event will be held at the Capitol Wrestling Center at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
We will have more on Adam Cole’s WWE contract status as information becomes available.