Wade Barrett is currently working as a commentator for WWE’s developmental brand, NXT. The former WWE Champion fought his last match in the year 2016. In an interview with BT Sport, Barrett confirmed the signing of a new contract. Fans reacted to the news through social media and it looks like he may hardly make an in-ring return.
Wade Barrett fought his last match as an in-ring performer in WWE in the year 2016. He is currently working as a commentator on NXT and Barrett has informed us that he has signed a new contract with the company.
Barrett confirmed the signing of a new contract
An active in-ring performer, Barrett was once the leader of The Nexus and a five-time IC Champion in his career. Now, in an interview with BT Sport, Barrett, confirming the signing of a new contract with the company, said,
My comeback will soon complete 2 years. My contract was actually about to expire, but now I have signed a new deal. 2 years have passed and I am happy about my work. I returned in August 2020 and
I am very happy with this news. I love his commentary work. Now a new deal has been signed. I am very happy to be associated with WWE and my work in NXT. I like the atmosphere here.
WWE fans react to Wade Barrett’s new deal
Although Barrett played most of the time in WWE as a heel superstar, he has grown his fanbase as a commentator and fans have appreciated his commentary work.
I am very happy with this news. I love his commentary work.
We can all agree that Barrett is doing pretty well in NXT.
Glad to have you in WWE.
Power of Toxic Attraction. No, I’m kidding, this is great news for me and his commentary work has been fantastic.
My advice is to give him a chance to work with Pat McAfee and Michael Cole after the draft.”
Right now it looks like the former NXT Champion is enjoying his commentary work more and may hardly make an in-ring return. Still, it will be interesting to see if WWE can bring him back in the ring.