D-Von Dudley has explained why he thinks All Elite Wrestling is the best fit for his sons, Terrell and Terrence Hughes.
The brothers made their pro wrestling debuts under the team name ‘TNT’ back in 2015. They worked on the independent scene for several years before unsuccessfully trying out for WWE in 2018.
In 2020, they began making appearances for AEW on Dark and Dark: Elevation, where they faced the likes of Proud & Powerful, SCU, and FTR.
While their last appearance for the promotion came in December 2022, D-Von still believes it is a better place for them to be than WWE.
D-Von Dudley thinks AEW is “the best fit” for his sons
During a recent interview with Chris Van Vliet on his Insight podcast, Dudley explained that TNT would risk being “lost in the shuffle” if they had gone to WWE or NXT.
“They’re doing their thing, they’re doing their thing, they’re still doing Dark in AEW. They’re having a good time. And, you know, they’re just enjoying themselves, which I’m very, very happy with.
“I’d rather them be with AEW right now, then probably go to NXT or WWE. I mean, you know, in my opinion there’s so much going on over there right now that I just feel like they might get lost in the shuffle somewhere. And things like that right now, I think AEW is the best fit for them.”
The Hall of Famer went on to say he thinks it was fate that Terrence and Terrell were unable to get to the Performance Centre.
“But I’m a very biblical person, to the point where I feel God does everything for a reason. And if they had a couple of tryouts, and they were told no.
“And, you know, they were told not right now, but you know, we’re definitely gonna be looking at you in the future, then there was a reason for that, because long and behold, look, what’s going on there now.”
By that, he means the recent changes behind the scenes at the company, with Vince McMahon retiring and then returning before going on to sell the promotion.
“You know, there’s so much disarray, I like to say that’s probably going on, because no one knows what’s going on. You know, is Vince back. Is he not back? Is Triple H in control. Is he not in control?
“I mean, it’s one thing for people to come out and say, ‘business as usual’. But is it really the case? I don’t know. I don’t think anybody knows, except for the people that are working within the company.”
During the same interview, D-Von addressed whether he would ever return to WWE, admitting that he’s “not interested.”
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