Silas Young recently announced that he is re-signing with Ring of Honor, and will be part of the company’s future plans for the next three years. While many speculated that he would be on his way to NXT, Young explained that “there’s only so many spots” in the company while appearing as a guest on Busted Open Radio on SiriusXM.
“I have a few friends that work with WWE, and I had a friend who works there call and ask if I would be interested when my contract was up [to work there],” explained Young. “I think wrestling is absolutely one of those businesses where you have to have an open mind and consider all the options. At the time I definitely considered the option. All these rumors started to pop up about me signing with WWE, but at that point all I had was a few phone conversations and texts. Then a few weeks back I had heard from the guy that [manages contracts at Ring of Honor], and he was under the assumption that I had already signed with WWE. The internet and wrestling fans can really take a little bit of information and run wild with it.”
He went on to state that his hesitancy to go to WWE was due to a combination of reasons. Namely the roster was so huge, and that he was loyal to ROH for their years of support. “WWE is arguably at the top of the game, where everyone wants to be, but there’s only so many spots there and they have so many guys under contract. Then with the fact that Ring of Honor has had my back for so long, I went with the sure thing.”
Listen to the full clip below:
"There's only so many spots there [WWE]. They have so many guys under contract…I wanted to go with the sure bet and the team that has backed me forever." @lastrealmanROH on why he re-signed with @ringofhonor ahead of #ROHFinalBattle pic.twitter.com/shiz7GCOw1
— SiriusXM Busted Open (@BustedOpenRadio) December 3, 2018
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