Tully Blanchard joined AEW back in 2019 and was introduced as Shawn Spears’ manager before he also started managing FTR. That all changed after FTR turned face on AEW television.
Last night during the pre-show for ROH Death Before Dishonor, it was announced that Prince Nana bought out the contracts of the wrestlers in Tully Blanchard Enterprises. Nana then renamed the faction The Embassy, the name of the long-time ROH faction that he led since 2003.
Fightful Select reports that Blanchard was not backstage at the pay-per-view last night and there were mixed messages sent on whether he missed his flight or if there was confusion about his travel itinerary. It was said he missed the show as he runs a prison ministry group.
It was also said that talent and staff were told that Blanchard is basically gone from the company. Blanchard’s exit is surprising because he was just moved to ROH a few months ago. Regardless, we will have to wait and see what Tully Blanchard will do next now that he is no longer part of AEW/ROH.