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Dax Harwood Was Hopeful The Usos Would Depart WWE With Them Before They Re-signed In 2019

Dax Harwood thought there was a chance in 2019 that FTR and The Usos would leave WWE together, but things didn’t work out that way.

On the latest episode of FTR with Dax Harwood, the All Elite Wrestling star spoke about his time with The Usos in WWE and how at one point, he had hoped Jimmy and Jey would depart with them when their contracts expired before they ended up re-signing in 2019.


“Yeah, I remember when they re-signed, and we were pretty open about the contract statuses and stuff of each team,” Dax Harwood recalled. “At that time, we knew what we were going to do, we weren’t going to sign the contract they had offered us a really good amount of money there, and we were turning it down. They would eventually offer us even more, and that’s the one where I had to start thinking, but we kind of had an idea at that point of what we were going to do. And it was exciting to us before they signed, thinking that maybe they would follow us to what became AEW or whatever.

“Because if we went to AEW, and AEW had The Young Bucks, had The Usos, and had us, that would have been the three top tag teams in the world being able to finally work together and being able to finally, without any kind of training wheels on we’d be able to go full bore, and it was an exciting time for me. But they did what’s best for them and their families. And they do owe WWE and Vince [McMahon] at the time they owed them a lot for giving them a chance, and they have absolutely made the most of all the chances they’ve been given.”

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What do you make of Dax Harwood’s comments? How different would the wrestling industry be right now if The Usos were in All Elite Wrestling instead of WWE? Let us know your thoughts by sounding off in the comments section below.

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