Darby Allin Says There’ll Never Be A Bidding War For Him

Darby Allin scratching Christian Cage's eyes

Darby Allin is not interested in playing “childish games” when it comes to his future.

Darby Allin was in the first AEW pay-per-view main event of his career at WrestleDream when he challenged Christian Cage for the TNT Championship in his hometown of Seattle.

Ultimately, Allin lost out thanks to Nick Wayne turning on him and smashing the TNT Title belt into his face. After the match, Cage and Wayne continued the attack which drew out Sting and Luchasaurus in turn before Adam Copeland made his explosive AEW debut.

Darby Allin reflected on a “very special” night

Speaking at the post-WrestleDream media scrum, Darby Allin appeared in an arm sling and explained how grateful he was to be part of the show’s main event and said he doesn’t expect to be anywhere else other than AEW:

“Main eventing this show, I can’t put into words what that meant to me. It was the perfect storm of being in Seattle, having Nick here and everything. I have sacrificed so much to get to this point and literally, there’s no words to put to it, I’m so grateful to have AEW here and I don’t take anything for granted. Anything.

“I’ll say it for the millionth time, there’s never gonna be a bidding war for Darby Allin because I’m gonna live and die in AEW and I mean that. Life’s too f*cking short to play these childish games and I’m being real here. I love this place and to put me in a spot like the main event in a building that I’ve been coming to – it’s like a full circle moment, it was very special.”

Allin noted at the end of his appearance at the press conference that he was due to get an x-ray on his arm before leaving early to continue planning his trip to climb Mount Everest.

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