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Arn Anderson: WWE Wanted To ‘Pull The Trigger’ With Nexus But Never Did

AEW on-screen Coach and former WWE Agent Arn Anderson recently discussed the Nexus faction on his ARN podcast. This week's episode is focused on the TLC 2010 event, which saw John Cena defeat Wade Barrett in the main event of the show. At the time the Nexus were one of...

Wade Barrett On How Long It Will Take Him To Get Back In The Ring Shape

Wade Barrett has shown interest in making an in-ring return after joining the NXT brand as a commentator and he has also exchanged words with the current WWE Champion Drew McIntyre in recent times. However one of the biggest hurdles in the former Nexus Leader's way back to in-ring action...

Drew McIntyre Responds To Wade Barrett Threatening To Batter & Humiliate Him

NXT announcer Wade Barrett continues to talk trash about WWE Champion Drew McIntyre. Barrett told Digital Spy last week that he could be lured out of retirement by the prospect of challenging McIntyre for the WWE Championship. "The only thing I didn’t achieve in WWE that I always wanted...

Wade Barrett Reveals The Match Which Could Tempt Him To Make In Ring Return

The recent NXT return of Wade Barrett as a commentator has made fans wonder about a possible in-ring return for the former wrestler and the WWE star himself has not declined the possibility. During his recent interview with DigitalSpy, the former Nexus leader talked about a number of things and...

Wade Barrett Signs Full-Time Deal With WWE

Wade Barrett has officially signed with WWE to remain on the NXT broadcast team.  The news was first reported by Sports Illustrated and later confirmed by WWE. He has been part of the announce team in recent weeks alongside Vic Joseph and Beth Phoenix after being away from the company...

Jim Cornette Talks Wade Barrett ‘Replacing’ Mauro Ranallo on NXT

Former WWE on screen personality and NWA commentator Jim Cornette recently commented on Mauro Ranallo leaving WWE and NXT. Mauro Ranallo recently parted ways with the company reportedly to focus on his mental health work and other projects. During the Jim Cornette Experience, the outspoken Cornette would comment on Ranallo...

Wade Barrett Negotiating With WWE For Full-Time Return

Wade Barrett returned to WWE recently to work at the NXT commentary booth last week. Mauro Ranallo is out dealing with a family issue at the moment. According to multiple sources, WWE and Barrett are currently negotiating an agreement that would see him return to the promotion full-time as...

Wade Barrett Reportedly Set To Return To WWE This Wednesday

Former WWE Superstar Wade Barrett (real name Stu Bennett) is set to return to the promotion for this week's episode of NXT. According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, Barrett will be appearing on NXT to provide commentary. This will mark his first appearance on WWE programming since 2016. Sources state...

Stu Bennett Teases In-ring Return: “I Need To Go Back & Rewrite The Ending”

Former WWE Superstar and NWA Commentator Stu Bennett recently appeared on Ryback’s Conversation With The Big Guy podcast. The former Bad News Barrett discussed a number of topics during the interview, including his recent discussions with WWE and when he plans on getting back into the ring to wrestle. "I will...

Wade Barrett Says He Hasn’t Retired From Wrestling, Open To In-Ring Return

Wade Barrett is keeping the possibility of a return to in-ring action open.  The former WWE star recently did an interview for the Wrestling Inc. Daily Podcast where he noted that while he has put more of a focus on his acting career, he still has the ambition to perform...

Stu Bennett on WWE Departure – “I Need To Leave, I F*cking Hate It”

Former WWE Superstar Stu Bennett/Wade Barrett recently appeared on Colt Cabana's Art of Wrestling podcast. The former 'Bad News' giver would discuss a plethora of topics from his career. Including when he 'knew' he had to leave WWE. "2016 is when I left. I think it was April or May...

Wade Barrett To Replace Jim Cornette On NWA Announce Team

The NWA has found its new color commentator as Jim Cornette is out and replacing him will be none other than Stu Benett aka Wade Barrett.  It was revealed at the end of the latest episode of Powerrr that Bennett will be joining the NWA commentary team at Into the...

Wade Barrett Shares What Brock Lesnar Was Like Backstage, Recalls Story Between Lesnar and Fan

The former "Bad News" Barrett, Wade Barrett, recently appeared onInside The Ropes. During their conversation, Barrett would recall how WWE Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar, carried himself backstage, behind the scenes. "Brock was a strange one because, first of all, he never really did the live events," Barrett said. "I know...

Wade Barrett Was “Miserable” For A While In WWE

Wade Barrett was miserable for a long while before leaving WWE. Barrett had begun his professional wrestling career back in 2004. WWE signed him to a deal in 2006 and he'd subsequently go through two of their developmental territories. Those two territories being Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) and Florida...

Stu Bennett Wants Neville for WoS, Broadcast Time Changed by ITV

WoS General Manager Stu Bennett recently called out a former WWE Superstar to appear on the show. We reported over the weekend that Neville is no longer contracted to WWE. The former Cruiserweight Champion now appears to be a free agent and everyone wants the Geordie, including NJPW's Will Ospreay. You...