Former WWE Star Potentially Returning In Backstage Role

Former WWE Star Potentially Returning In Backstage Role WWE

A former WCW and WWE star is potentially making a return to the latter company in a new backstage position.

Despite many outgoings from WWE recently, it sounds like there could be a former star travelling in the opposite direction and heading back in.

As reported by Mike Johnson of PWInsider, there has been talk of Dave Taylor being backstage at recent WWE shows, including NXT and even SmackDown.

While not yet confirmed, it appears he could be in for some kind of producer tryout or something similar.

Johnson’s comments on PWInsider Elite, including a word of warning that it’s not 100% certain that Taylor is back in WWE, were as follows:

“A very interesting name has been popping up of late. I am told that British star David Taylor, who of course worked for World Championship Wrestling and then later was Drew McIntyre’s first partner in WWE, is back with the company.

“He’s been seen in some fashion at some WWE NXT tapings and at the Performance Center. I’m also told he’s been at some SmackDowns on the road.

“One person told me they believe he might be getting a tryout as a producer. However, I have not seen him listed as a producer on any sort of lists that we get about who’s working behind the scenes on the show. So it could be that he’s there kind of feeling out the process.

“I do wanna caution this – some people have told me they’ve seen him, and some people have told me they haven’t seen him at all. And it’s people who are at the same shows.

“So I’m not sure what’s going on there, but that’s one to continue to follow as we go further into the summer, but it appears to be that Dave Taylor is back in some way, shape or form with the company.

“Whether it’s just a tryout or he’s back full-time I can’t tell you, or he’s just… maybe the two sides are just feeling each other out. But I have heard his name bounced around quite a bit in the last couple of weeks actually. So it’s not even a couple of days, it’s a couple of weeks.”

As well as being Drew McIntyre’s tag team partner for McIntyre’s first WWE main roster run in 2007, Dave Taylor was also notably a multiple-year tag team partner of William Regal, who of course now works backstage in WWE.

It was reported back in March that Taylor was at the WWE Performance Center as a guest coach.

We’ll keep you posted with any further updates.

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3 weeks ago by Liam Winnard

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