Backstage News on WWE Perceiving That AEW Had Interest in Heyman & Bischoff

— According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE decided to offer Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff long-term lucrative contracts to commit to the company as a way to keep either or both them away from AEW. While Heyman was already under contract, his deal was concurrent with Brock Lesnar’s and expected to expire just after WrestleMania next year.

— Meanwhile AEW sources have suggested that the promotion was not interested in either Heyman or Bischoff but it didn’t matter as Vince McMahon didn’t want to risk anyone who he perceived as a valuable asset to WWE.