Matt Hardy Reveals Scrapped WWE Pitch For Fiend-Broken Hardys Alliance

A pitch that went nowhere for The Fiend and The Hardys

The Fiend and The Broken Hardys almost united on WWE TV.

Speaking about Bray Wyatt on The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy podcast, Matt revealed WWE pitched for The Fiend to ally himself with Broken Matt and Willow when the company were trying to convince the former Woken one to re-sign in early 2020. Hardy didn't think the storyline would last, though, and he had already decided to join All Elite Wrestling.

"There was a pitch to get me to try and re-sign my contract, or whenever I was doing that angle with Randy. They were also going to do something besides the angle with Randy Orton. They said a big match with Bray at WrestleMania and they said, 'What if we did something now where Bray is doing something as The Fiend, and people are trying to stop them. Then all of a sudden, there's an appearance of a very hardcore Matt Hardy that shows up and then like this Willow The Wisp or just a hardcore Jeff Hardy this shows up. Then they like squash these guys out and run them off whatever, like save 'The Fiend', but they're very serious characters,'" Matt said.

"'But then we see the talk show where Bray is the Mr Rogers character and he's talking to all the kids and he's having the show. Then you see Broken Matt, he shows up, and then Willow The Wisp shows up and they're part of the show as well. So you guys are like him. But you work as a tag team, you have like a Fiend type of character versions of yourself. Then you have a Broken Matt and a Willow and then you're also doing the deal,' which sounded very cool and awesome, but I also knew at the time, that would probably last six or seven weeks, and then it would be done. So I was already mentally checked out and AEW-bound." 

Both Matt and Jeff Hardy have since signed with All Elite Wrestling, while Bray Wyatt remains a free agent following his WWE release in July of 2021. 

H/T to Fightful 

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