WWE officials want James Ellsworth to sign a professional contract.
Yes, you've read that correctly, and no we are not joking.
According to PWInsider.com, there are a lot of officials backstage that actually want the SmackDown LIVE competitor signed down to a professional contract with the company.
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Ellsworth has come from nowhere in recent months, making his name on a Monday Night Raw episode where he was brutally dismantled by Braun Strowman.
However, since that single episode on Raw, he has become a household name on the blue brand of SmackDown LIVE.
He was initially set to be AJ Styles' tag team partner in a match alongside John Cena and Dean Ambrose. However, he was jumped on the ramp by The Miz and replaced in the main event.
That wasn't the last we saw of the former jobber, however, as he returned to face Styles a couple of weeks ago.
Not only did he main event SmackDown LIVE with the WWE Champion, he also beat him. Okay, Ambrose played a huge part in that victory, but it was a victory nonetheless.
Due to that win, Styles was then forced to defend his title on last week's episode of SmackDown LIVE against none other than James Ellsworth.
Once again, Ellsworth won, but because it was due to disqualification, he didn't win the title.
He may not have won the title, but he's won over the hearts of the WWE Universe, who are rushing to buy his new t-shirt in WWE shops, and he's also won over officials backstage.
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