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Max Dupri: Another huge backstage update on LA Knight return

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WWE Superstar Max Dupri appeared to leave Maximum Male Models on this week’s episode of WWE SmackDown.

According to a new report from PWInsider, we now know that he will in fact be returning to WWE programming under his old NXT gimmick, LA Knight.

“ has confirmed that, as some of you may have suspected, he will indeed be back as L.A. Knight ASAP” the site began.

Max Dupri coming back as LA Knight?

“Internally, he is already back to being listed as such on the company’s internal roster.  So, he’ll be back in his former NXT gimmick going forward” PWI revealed.

“We are told that The Maximum Male Models group with Mace and Mansoor are currently slated to continue on with Maxxine Dupree” the site concluded.

We have seen a ton of rumors regarding LA Knight and his return to WWE programming for some time, with Xero News claiming back in September that he would be changing gimmicks.

It has also been rumored that LA Knight could be coming back as early as this week’s episode of WWE SmackDown, but that remains to be seen.

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