The WWE logo hangs on a wall at a media conference announcing the all-star lineup of WWE WrestleMania XIX at ESPN Zone in Times Square in New York City, March 18, 2003. Mark Mainz/Getty Images

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) could be in danger of losing one of its best tag team pairings to All Elite Wrestling (AEW). The newly formed promotion continues to pose a threat to the established company, with multiple athletes looking its way for a fresh start.

AEW is yet to air its first show, with the inaugural ‘Double or Nothing’ scheduled to take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 25. Tickets for the event were sold out in under five minutes, which indicates it is a genuine threat to WWE’s superiority in North America.

The new promotion is unlikely to take over market share from WWE anytime soon, especially since the latter is the world’s most popular pro-wrestling franchise with fans across the globe. But AEW's moves in the market have ensured it has been noticed by wrestlers all over the world.

AEW signed Chris Jericho to a long-term deal, which the WWE legend said was the biggest contract of his career, proving the new promotion is willing to match or even surpass the lucrative deals being offered by WWE. This has made heads turn and WWE chairman Vince McMahon has asked his company’s management team to ensure athletes do not jump ship.

WWE stars nearing the end of their deals are being offered new long-term contracts, with certain athletes even offered double-your-money deals to sign new contracts on the spot. Recent reports claim there are plenty of stars yet to commit and willing to wait until their contract expires to decide their next destination.

The Revival – currently the Raw tag team champions – are said to be among the wrestlers unhappy with their roles in the company at the moment. There have been rumors since earlier in 2019 that they were looking for a way out of the company, and according to Wrestling Inc., gave the clearest indication at a WWE live event in New York this past weekend.

Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder – who make up the Revival – are said to have picked one specific fan to take a picture with before heading into the locker room. The fan’s t-shirt had “AEW” emblazoned in big, bold gold and white letters.

The fan who posted the photo is also said to have posted the comment “I’ll see you in May,” words said by the Revival before they exited the arena. Could they be talking about a potential appearance at AEW’s first show ‘Double or Nothing’ taking place in May? Or was it just a jibe at WWE, which they have been doing for some weeks now?

Either way, their future is in the hands of WWE and they will not be able to switch brands unless they are released from their contract, which reportedly expires only in April 2020. The Raw tag team champions’ next big assignment will be at WrestleMania 35, which takes place April 7 at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.