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Dark Order's Alan '5' Angels' AEW contract expires

The Dark Order member had been in the company since early-2020.
Alan Angels

AEW's Dark Order took another hit this year as Alan "5" Angels' contract has expired.

A Reddit thread noted that Angels had removed all references to AEW in his Twitter profile and made his profile image all black. Bryan Alvarez confirmed that his contract did expire. However, he is expected to work in AEW on a per-date deal.

On Monday night, Angels tweeted the following:

Stu Grayson, an early AEW roster member and original Dark Order member, could not come to terms on a new deal earlier this year and also departed. It's unknown if there were any such negotiations with Angels on a contract.

The 24-year-old debuted during the early pandemic era Norcross, Georgia, TV tapings in 2020. That included his much-discussed and debated match with Kenny Omega due to the amount of offense the relative unknown got in. He would join Dark Order in May and remained with the group through the end, wearing a mask for part of his run and then dropping it.

His last AEW match was a Pure Rules bout against Daniel Garcia during the most recent Universal Studios TV tapings that has yet to air.

Angels has continued to work indies and just made his NJPW Strong debut in the Openweight Tag Team title tournament along with Dark Order member Evil Uno.