Is he next? One of the most interesting string of changes over the last few weeks has been the amount of wrestlers whose contracts have expired in WWE. While that alone is a big deal, it is even bigger when they take their talents elsewhere. This usually means AEW, and now another fairly prominent WWE name may be heading over to the free agent list by the end of the year.

According to Fightful Select, Johnny Gargano’s WWE contract is expiring on December 3. At the moment, Gargano has not signed a new deal with WWE and it is not clear if he will. Gargano is an NXT Grand Slam winner and currently leads the Way, along with his wife Candice LeRae. WWE has known about the upcoming expiration date and will be discussing a new deal with Gargano in the fall.

Gargano has had an amazing NXT career. Check out some of his moments:

Johnny Gargano vs. LA Knight: WWE NXT, Aug. 31, 2021

FULL MATCH: Johnny Gargano vs. Andrade - NXT Championship Match: NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia

Gargano vs. Kushida - NXT North American Title Match: NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day (Full Match)

Opinion: I’m not sure what Gargano is going to do but the fact that there is at least a chance that he goes elsewhere makes things all the more interesting. You are seeing this happen more and more as of late and it has been a very interesting situation. I don’t know what Gargano is going to do but it could be fascinating to see how things change for him going forward.

What do you think Gargano will do? What do you want him to do? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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