The WWE Hall Of Famer Who Is “Really Surprised” Jake Hager Left AEW

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After nearly five years with AEW, Jake Hager has become a free agent, sparking speculation about his next steps in the wrestling world.

His former AEW colleague and WWE Hall of Famer Jake Roberts has offered insights into Hager’s future, addressing the wrestler’s potential and career trajectory.

In an episode of his podcast “The Snake Pit,” Roberts discussed Hager’s departure from AEW and his prospects moving forward. He emphasised the importance of finding “the right direction” for Hager’s career, expressing regret that the wrestler hadn’t fully capitalised on his opportunities within AEW.

I think his gimmick is who he is. That’s something that can be worked with.

Roberts noted, pointing out the untapped potential in Hager’s wrestling persona. The veteran wrestler conveyed both surprise and disappointment at Hager’s exit from AEW, acknowledging the uncertainty of his next move but remaining hopeful for his future.

I hate to hear that he was gone [from AEW], really surprised me, really did. He hasn’t latched on with anybody, I don’t know, I hope he does.

Roberts remarked, highlighting the unexpected nature of Hager’s departure and the challenges ahead. Hager’s exit from AEW leaves him at a pivotal juncture in his career, with fans and industry insiders alike curious about where he will land next and speculating that he may return to WWE having been a former World Champion at the promotion.

What Problem Did Jake Hager Say He Had While With WWE?

Jake Hager revealed that he was “drinking way too much” while with WWE and when he left the company in 2017 his foray into the world of MMA helped him bounce back from this issue.

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