AEW Tag Crew Champions Matt & Nick Jackson, the Younger Bucks, have been visitors lately on Discuss N Store. Through the dialog, the brothers revealed that WWE supplied them $500,000 to signal with them in 2018.
“I knew [Good Brothers] cash. Everybody else was getting [$150,000] to start out. He’s already providing us $500,000 every assured. I’m going, ‘what!’ Proper then, we knew our road worth. That was the primary supply. Mainly, he stated, ‘by the top of your journey, I might love a solution.’ The entire journey, I’m [stressed]. I stored dragging it out,” stated Matt (transcriptions through Fightful).
The Bucks additionally spoke about negotiations they’d with Ring of Honor to stick with them. In accordance with feedback by Nick Jackson, they knew ROH could be unable to afford what they have been in search of.
“They couldn’t afford it. We advised them, ‘we all know we will make 1,000,000 and that’s our purpose, to make seven digits this 12 months.’ They knew they couldn’t come near that,” Nick Jackson stated.
Throughout an interview with Chris Van Vliet in 2019, Matt Jackson opened up about how shut they have been to signing with WWE.
“We talked to [WWE] endlessly. At one level, I keep in mind me, Nick, and Kenny have been in a room as a result of all of our offers have been up on the identical time. We acquired off the telephone in the future and we checked out one another, and we stated, ‘I believe we’re all going to WWE.’ It was that shut.”