Over the past couple of years, WWE has had to do without several of its Superstars, even those who demanded a very lucrative salary, but who at the same time called many more fans to follow the adventures of the WWE crew, such as Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Cain Velasquez or Ronda Rousey.
At this moment, the only one who seems to be still under contract with the McMahons, seems to be the new mother, who is absent from the ring of the company for her first pregnancy, while all the other colleagues have all been fired, one at the time, from 2020 onwards, including former MMA colleague Cain Velasquez.
The former UFC world champion, who had had a huge rivalry with Brock Lesnar already in the octagon of the number one company of MMA, had also managed to arrive in the McMahon-owned wrestling rings, in a storyline that saw Rey Mysterio go to attack Lesnar, after the latter had destroyed both him and his son Dominik, when the boy was not yet even a Superstar of the company.
Cain Velasquez returns to fight in AAA
Cain Velasquez's promising WWE story sadly didn't amount to much as the former UFC Heavyweight Champion was released in April 2020 as part of the budget cuts. After literally blowing him to the Mexican company, WWE had signed the former MMA fighter, to throw him on his rings against Lesnar, but after only seeing two matches on the McMahon square, Cain was released along with a myriad of other Superstars, due to the problems that have arisen for the WWE and for the rest of the pro-wrestling world, with the worldwide pandemic.
Now, more than a year has passed since his release, Cain Velasquez will return to perform in the rings of the AAA, an important Mexican company, which had first signed him, when the fighter had gone to join Cody Rhodes and Psycho Clown, in 2019.
, in Mexico City, in the event called TripleMania XXVII, or the Wrestlemania of Mexico. After staging a match against Lesnar in Crown Jewel, Saudi Arabia and another tag team match in a live event, Cain has been released by WWE, but will return to show up in a wrestling ring in December this year.
year, when he returns in front of the AAA cameras, for his first in-ring challenge after almost two years of hiatus. Savinovich claimed that the fans have barely seen twenty percent of Cain Velasquez's wrestling abilities, and the 38-year-old star would thrive in the right storyline and against the perfect opponent.