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AEW Dark wrestlers attended WWE tryouts this week

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WWE held tryouts this week in Orlando, Florida at the Performance Center that was for male talent.

Fightful Select learned of some of the names that were there with a few wrestlers mentioned who have all appeared on AEW Dark, which is one of All Elite Wrestling’s developmental shows.

Tyson Maddux was there and is known for teaming with Shawn Dean on Dark. Ray Jax has appeared on multiple episodes of AEW Dark in addition to his work in the Northeast.

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Brady Pierce worked seven dates for AEW in 2020 where he was usually booked in tag team matches.

Will Allday made four appearances for All Elite Wrestling in April. He also won a match on WWE Raw against Curt Hawkins by DQ in June 2018.

David Ali was booked in 11 matches for AEW between June 2020 and April 2021. Ariel Levy appeared in a few episodes of Dark in December 2020. EJ Risk/Eric James is best known to WWE fans as Lana's first husband from the wedding angle with Bobby Lashley but also worked Dark dates in February.

Most notable from these tryouts is John Skyler who has worked for AEW 14 times over the course of a year in addition to appearing on Raw, SmackDown, Main Event, and NXT. He also worked for ROH and TNA.

Jason Cade has worked matches on 205 Live, ROH, Dark, Raw, MLW, Impact, and EVOLVE. Finally, Jake Logan was trained by Dory Funk Jr. and last appeared on Dark in April. He’s also the youngest NWA National Champion in history.