Sting has now put an end date on his iconic career and his former boss Eric Bischoff couldn’t be happier for the star.
Sting was advertised to address the crowd on the 18th of October edition of Dynamite and by the time he was done, everyone knew that the WWE Hall of Famer was pulling the curtain down on his career at Revolution in 2024.
No date has been announced as of yet for that event but in the last three years Revolution has taken place in the first week of March. Sting made his AEW debut at that event in 2021 when he teamed with Darby Allin to defeat Brian Cage and Ricky Starks in a cinematic Street Fight.
Eric Bischoff happy for Sting
Speaking on his 83 Weeks podcast, Eric Bischoff gave his thoughts on Sting’s retirement announcement and said he’s happy for the star and hopes it all plays out very well on the road to Revolution:
“I’m happy for him. You know, I think anytime somebody that’s been in the public guy, even a career like professional wrestling, in particular, has an opportunity to kind of end their career the way they want to under their own terms. That’s always a great thing. So I’m happy. I’m happy for Steve Borden.
“I’m happy for the fans who’ve been a fan of the character Sting for how many years now? 48. Whatever. It’s been a long, long time. I’m happy for the fans and hope that it plays out really, really well. So that when it’s all over and said and done. And Steve Borden is sitting on a rocking chair somewhere in Dallas, Texas, watching the sunset, he can look back on this part of his career and smile, because that’s what it’s all about.”
Eric Bischoff had also floated an interesting name for Sting to face in his final bout, explaining how awesome it would be if The Icon could have one more match with his perennial rival Ric Flair.
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