It’s all about the details. There have been several surprise returns to WWE this year, some of which have been almost shocking. It means a lot when a former star makes a return to WWE, and another one happened this week. Another former NXT champion made a surprise return, albeit this time on the main roster, and now we know a bit more about how everything went down.
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This week on Monday Night Raw, Bronson Reed made a surprise return to Wwe, helping Miz defeat Dexter Lumis in a ladder match. According to Fightful Select, Reed was a “priority hire” for WWE under the Triple H regime, with Reed leaving New Japan, where he had been working as Jonah, to return. While Reed has not wrestled since October, he has been talking about New Japan’s January 4 Wrestle Kingdom event to hide a potential WWE return. Reed is a former NXT North American Champion but was released from WWE in August 2021.
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Opinion: Having Reed back is a smart move as he is someone who never had a chance to show what he could do on the main roster. He was a monster in NXT and that Tsunami splash of his is something else, but at some point he has to be able to try his luck against top WWE competition. At least he seems to be getting a chance here, and things are off to a nice start.
What do you think of Reed? How will he do in WWE? Let us know in the comments below.
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