You have to give someone a chance. AEW is on the brink of breaking onto the mainstream wrestling stage and becoming the second biggest wrestling company in the United States. They already have their core group of people but that still leaves room for a lot more names to be added to the list. However, it seems that one name is near the top of the pile for a potential mega push.

According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Shawn Spears, formerly known as Tye Dillinger, could be in line for a major push in AEW when the company debuts on TNT in October. Spears is considered to be something of a player coach as he is thirty eight years old and has been in wrestling for eighteen years now, with two long stints in WWE. The move could be done to show WWE what they are missing.

Here’s what they could be missing. Check out Dillinger’s main roster debut in 2017:


Opinion: This is where things could get interesting as we get to see what AEW can do with a WWE talent who was said to never have received a real chance in WWE. Spears was around for a long time and was little more than an introduction. It should be interesting to see what AEW can do with him, as the track record of talents leaving WWE has been hit or miss at best.

How will Spears do in AEW? Who else should get a major push there? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.

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