Keep them around. The amount of wrestlers who have departed WWE, either on their own or because of WWE letting them go, in the last year and a half is astounding. The company has released well over 100 wrestlers in that time and there is still the chance that more will be released at any time. Now though, WWE is trying to keep some of them from joining the list.

According to Fightful Select, WWE has been making an effort to re-sign both NXT’s Kyle O’Reilly and Johnny Gargano, whose contracts expire soon. Negotiations with Gargano began back in October, as WWE was impressed with how Gargano built new stars. His contract is set to expire shortly after this weekend’s WarGames event. O’Reilly’s deal is up before the end of the year and WWE is working to re-sign him as well. There is no word on whether the two are interested in staying with WWE or going elsewhere.

They are some talented people. Check out why WWE wants to keep them:

Opinion: At some point, WWE is going to have to keep some of these wrestlers and hopefully they get these two. I’m not entirely sure who is going to stay where, but it would be almost hard to fathom O’Reilly not heading over to AEW as the third member of the Undisputed Era to show up. I could certainly see Gargano sticking around NXT though, and hopefully the main roster one day.

What do you think of the two of them? Where do you see them signing next? 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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