Ex-WWE Star Set For In-Ring Return After Three Years Away

Ex-WWE Star Set For In-Ring Return After Three Years Away WWE

Former WWE NXT star and independent wrestling veteran Chris Hero is set to make an in-ring return after three years out of action.

The former ‘Kassius Ohno’ made an appearance at Saturday’s (October 14) West Coast Pro Wrestling event to save JT Thorne after he was attacked by Timothy Thatcher following their bout.

Thatcher then attacked Hero, which led Hero to issue a challenge to Thatcher for a match at the November 17 West Coast Pro Wrestling ‘Whiplash’ event.

This will be Hero’s first match in over three years, and his first since leaving WWE.

After four years with the company, Hero’s latest WWE run ended in April 2020, when he was released from his contract during the first round of COVID-19 pandemic-related cuts.

He last wrestled at the March 7, 2020 NXT UK taping, competing in an NXT UK Title #1 contender’s battle royal.

Since then, Hero has been working behind the scenes with several different promotions, with it being reported that he had been working as a producer/coach for AEW in July.

Ahead of reports that Hero has signed with AEW as a full-time producer, AEW President Tony Khan commented on the possibility of Hero wrestling for the company.

You can read Khan’s comments right here.

Via F4WOnline.

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8 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

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