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Former WWE Superstar confirms RETURN MATCH after 3-year hiatus

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Chris Hero, a name that resonates with wrestling enthusiasts worldwide, has confirmed his in-ring return after a three-year hiatus, which began after he left WWE in 2020.

This announcement has sent shockwaves throughout the wrestling community, given Hero’s illustrious career and the anticipation surrounding his comeback.

Chris Hero’s journey in the wrestling world is nothing short of legendary. He carved a niche for himself in the independent circuit before making waves in bigger pro wrestling promotions.

His prowess isn’t limited to just wrestling; he’s also showcased his skills behind the scenes, producing matches for shows like AEW Collision.

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Chris Hero: The WWE Chapter

Hero’s association with WWE is noteworthy. He had two stints with the company, showcasing his talent and versatility.

However, his journey with WWE came to an abrupt end in April 2020, when he was released as part of widespread budget cuts.

Despite this setback, Hero’s passion for the sport remained undeterred.

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The Announcement

The wrestling world was abuzz with excitement during the recent West Coast Pro Wrestling event. The event saw Timothy Thatcher and JT Thorne face off in a gripping match.

Post-match, Thatcher’s attack on Thorne was interrupted by none other than Chris Hero, who came to Thorne’s rescue.

The highlight of the evening was when Hero threw down the gauntlet, challenging Thatcher for a match on November 17th at West Coast Pro’s Whiplash event.

This marked the official announcement of Hero’s return to the ring after over three years.

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A Look Back at his WWE Career

To understand the significance of this return, one needs to rewind a bit. Chris Hero’s last in-ring appearance was during an NXT UK battle royale in March 2020.

His singles match against Kenny Williams at an NXT UK taping that same month was a testament to his in-ring capabilities.

AEW’s Tony Khan has expressed interest in having Hero back in the ring, and fans are eagerly waiting to see how Hero performs after such a long break.

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The Anticipation

The wrestling community is buzzing with excitement and anticipation. Chris Hero’s return is not just about a wrestler making a comeback; it’s about a legend stepping back into the squared circle.

The question on everyone’s mind is, how will Hero fare in his first match after such a long hiatus?


  • Who is Chris Hero?
    • Chris Hero is a veteran professional wrestler known for his stints in WWE and his contributions to the independent circuit.
  • When did Chris Hero last wrestle?
    • Hero’s last match was during an NXT UK battle royale in March 2020.
  • When is Chris Hero’s return match scheduled?
    • Chris Hero has confirmed his in-ring return for November 17 at West Coast Pro’s Whiplash event.
  • Who challenged Chris Hero for his return match?
    • Chris Hero challenged Timothy Thatcher for a match during the recent West Coast Pro Wrestling event.
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