Ariya Daivari is now just Ari, and he’s headed to AEW

No explanation for the name change was provided, but it seems the company has big plans for him after updating his character

Daivari was most recently working with WWE as a producer but the company stopped using him in early July

The five years Ariya Daivari spent working for WWE, from 2016 to 2021, during which he was a regular member of the 205 Live roster, are most remembered

This year, Daivari also competed for independent promotions like the NWA and New Japan Pro Wrestling

After being released by WWE, Daivari spoke with WrestleZone about his friendship with Tony Nese and noted how well they got along toward the end of their respective tenures with the organisation

Daivari has worked on several matches at the company’s most recent set of AEW Dark tapings in Orlando

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