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Former WWE Superstar and NWA World Champion talks potential WWE RETURN

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In a recent interview on the Insight podcast with Chris Van Vliet, former WWE Superstar and current NWA World Champion EC3 opened up about the possibility of making a comeback to WWE.

His career in WWE, which saw a stint from 2009-2013 and a return in 2018, ended in 2020. Since then, EC3 has been a prominent figure in the NWA, now holding the prestigious NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship.

WWE News: EC3’s Journey and Current Role in NWA

EC3’s journey in professional wrestling has been marked by significant highs and lows. After an underwhelming initial run in WWE, he made a name for himself in Impact Wrestling, which led to his re-signing with WWE as a top NXT star in 2018.

However, his potential remained largely untapped in WWE, leading to his departure in 2020.

Currently, as the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion, EC3 plays a crucial role in the promotion, not just as a champion but also as a locker room leader, helping to shape the future of NWA.

WWE News: The Possibility of a WWE Comeback

During the podcast, EC3 discussed his contentment with his current role in NWA. He expressed a strong belief in the vision of NWA and his desire to be a catalyst in building something sustainable for the future.

His focus is on contributing to a growing promotion rather than being a small part of a larger entity like WWE.

However, he did not completely rule out a return to WWE, indicating that the decision would depend on various factors, including the direction of his career and the opportunities presented by WWE.

Impact of EC3’s Decision on the Wrestling World

EC3’s decision to stay with NWA or potentially return to WWE could have significant implications for both promotions. His experience, skill, and leadership are invaluable, and his choice will be closely watched by fans and industry insiders alike.

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  • Who is EC3?
    • EC3 is a professional wrestler, currently the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion, and a former WWE Superstar.
  • What did EC3 say about returning to WWE?
    • EC3 expressed contentment with his role in NWA but did not completely rule out a WWE return, stating it would depend on various factors.
  • Why did EC3 leave WWE?
    • EC3 left WWE due to underutilization and a lack of significant opportunities on the main roster.
  • What is EC3’s role in NWA?
    • EC3 is the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion and plays a role as a locker room leader, contributing to the growth and future of NWA.
  • How would EC3’s return impact WWE?
    • EC3’s return to WWE could bring his experience and star power back to the promotion, potentially influencing storylines and matchups.
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Jack Anderson