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WWE SmackDown Superstar who QUIT is BACKSTAGE at WWE Payback

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In a surprising turn of events, Jey Uso, the WWE SmackDown superstar who made headlines last month by announcing his departure from the company, has been spotted backstage at WWE Payback 2023.

Jey Uso’s exit from WWE came as a shock to many. The dramatic sequence of events began when he lost the Tribal Combat match to Roman Reigns, a match that saw interference from Jimmy Uso at SummerSlam.

Following this loss, Jey Uso made a bold move on the August 11th edition of SmackDown by attacking both Roman and his brother Jimmy Uso.

The wrestling world was then left in disbelief when Jey announced that he was leaving the Bloodline and, more significantly, quitting WWE. Since that announcement, Jey Uso has been conspicuously absent from WWE television, and his profile was subsequently moved to the alumni section of

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Speculations and Updates on Jey Uso’s WWE Status

The wrestling community has been rife with speculation regarding Jey Uso’s next steps. Many wondered if his exit was a storyline or if he genuinely intended to leave the company.

Adding fuel to the fire of speculation, a recent report from PWInsider Elite confirmed that Jey Uso is indeed in Pittsburgh for WWE Payback 2023. However, the exact reason for his presence remains shrouded in mystery.

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WWE Teases and Developments

Interestingly, Jey Uso’s exit was a topic of discussion during a promo segment on the September 1st edition of SmackDown. In this segment, John Cena addressed Jimmy Uso, suggesting that the wrong Uso had left WWE.

This comment has led to further speculation about potential storylines and developments.

Additionally, the company has been teasing the introduction of new members to the Bloodline faction, which could indicate a significant shift in the group’s dynamics.

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What Lies Ahead?

With Jey Uso’s unexpected appearance backstage at Payback 2023, fans are eagerly awaiting to see if he will make a return to the ring or if his presence signifies something else entirely.

His previous actions and the recent teases by WWE suggest that there might be more to this story than meets the eye.

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