The story ended at the end of AEW Worlds 2023.
AEW made its final show of 2023 from Long Island as MJF defended his world title against Samoa Joe in the main event of the evening. MJF wanted to win this match in front of his hometown fans and he had his great friend Adam Cole to support him at ringside.
Unfortunately for him, Samoa Joe was able to beat him into submission when he no longer responded to the referee's requests. Joe celebrated his victory, and surprisingly, the Devil's group appeared in the ring! While MJF wanted to protect his friend Adam Cole, the lights went out and then came back on and Adam Cole was standing in front of the group!
Thus Adam Cole revealed that he was the leader of the masked group: and therefore he is Satan ! A group consisting of Roderick Strong, Matt Taven, Mike Bennett and Wardlow. The show ended with a clan celebration after the attack on MJF:
Adam Cole was the devil all along?!
– All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) December 31, 2023
What does this story mean for MJF's future in AEW?
As noted in Catch-Newz, MJF's initial contract with AEW expires on January 1, 2024. However, several sources have announced that he has already re-signed with AEW. The insider also said that he had not negotiated with WWE, so he was going to sign again directly with AEW.
After the conclusion of AEW Worlds 2023, Fightful evaluated MJF's future and according to their information MJF will be taking an indefinite leave of absence. MJF suffered some injuries after Full Gear 2023 as we mentioned in our previous articles and he still has not recovered.
Losing the title would be the perfect opportunity to give him a well-deserved break, but nothing is certain. The situation is worth observing as the former champion has a certain creative control and can change his future according to his desires.
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