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By Mike Johnson on 2024-05-28 14:56:00

The internal reaction to Adam Copeland breaking his tibia and needing surgery among AEW staff and talent has been universal sadness and sympathy based on those has spoken with today.

Despite the obvious creative issues related to having to make a decision about the status of the AEW TNT Championship, which Copeland will obviously have to vacate, we are told that behind the scenes, Copeland has risen into being a great mentor and sounding board for talents.  Among those we've spoken with, they felt there would be a great void behind the scenes while he was gone recovering. has been asked over the last several days of AEW and Copeland using "The Brood" name as part of Double or Nothing.  We are told that Copeland now owns the rights and trademarks to the term, which was the name of the group he, Gangrel and Christian Cage were all part of in WWE in the late 1990s.

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