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There was a story posted over the weekend by Ryan Frederick from The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that said that Bobby Fish was trying to convince Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly to ask for their AEW release so that they could all go to WWE.

Frederick reported that both Cole and O'Reilly told Fish that they would not do that. Frederick added, "It’s possible Cole may have clued Tony in. If he did, I doubt he was the only one. I’m sure Swerve was one of them who did so."

Fightful Selected reported today that this story was "vehemently denied" by AEW sources and WWE sources say that they have not had talks with Fish.

Fish, who recently debuted for Impact Wrestling, seems very open to the idea of working for Triple H again. Last month he said the following during an interview on the Two Man Power Trip of Wrestling podcast:

"I do remember the first time I was at NXT, he gave the post show talk to the group, I remember it was at Full Sail. He laid out some things and the vision and the way that he saw certain things, etc, etc. By the time he was done talking, I don't know if it was, you know, 20 minutes or 30 minutes, but by the time he was done talking, I just remember thinking to myself, like as a pro wrestling fan, pro wrestling guy, pro wrestler, whatever you want to call it, if you could listen to that speech and not support this guy, like, lose my number. We can't be friends because his way he saw the whole thing was just awesome. Number one, I'm a fan of the way he sees the business. But two, he really wants the business itself to thrive and to go on to have uncharted success. Then after being there with him for the better part of three or four years or whatever, and being the Undisputed Era, going through the WarGames and all that stuff, I would go to war for that man, hands down. If he tells me, 'Listen, I need you to run through that wall', I'm gonna try. If he tells me he thinks I can do it, like, alright. I will try."

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At this point, it does not look like a WWE return is on the table for Fish. Of course, that can always change. As for Cole and O'Reilly, they have several years left on their deals with AEW.