Disappointment swept through the wrestling world as news of Bray Wyatt's reported return plans emerged. Fans were left eager for his comeback ever since his hiatus from WWE following the cancellation of his scheduled match at WrestleMania 39.
However, their hopes were dampened when they learned that Wyatt's return would allegedly take place at SummerSlam, where he is slated to become Cody Rhodes' next rival. The anticipation for SummerSlam 2023 had already been heightened with the highly-anticipated third clash between Brock Lesnar and Cody Rhodes scheduled to take place.
Lesnar's recent humiliation of "The American Nightmare" on Monday Night RAW had only fueled the excitement further. However, it now appears that the post-Lesnar feud for Rhodes will involve none other than Bray Wyatt, a prospect that left fans disheartened.
Bray Wyatt's Imminent SummerSlam Return
According to reliable sources at Xero News, Bray Wyatt's return to the company is imminent, and it is expected that he will make his presence felt at SummerSlam, setting the stage for the forthcoming rivalry with Rhodes.
Although both superstars have a loyal fan base eager to witness their individual successes, the news of an imminent feud between them has raised concerns among the WWE Universe. Many believe that a clash between Wyatt and Rhodes at this juncture may potentially undermine their momentum and potential for stronger booking in the future.
Looking back at Wyatt's recent WWE journey, the enigmatic wrestler returned to the company with great fanfare at Extreme Rules in 2022. His subsequent stint on Friday Night SmackDown saw him embroiled in a gripping feud with LA Knight and Uncle Howdy.
Eventually, Wyatt and Uncle Howdy united to take on "The Megastar" on SmackDown, and later, Wyatt teamed up with The Undertaker at RAW is XXX to confront LA Knight ahead of Royal Rumble 2023. At the event, Wyatt unveiled a new persona to the delight of the WWE Universe and secured a victory against LA Knight.
Since his last appearance on February 24, 2023, Wyatt has remained absent from weekly television, leaving fans eager to see him back in action. Speculations abound regarding whom he will feud with upon his return, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the situation.
As the wrestling world eagerly awaits Bray Wyatt's resurfacing, many hope that WWE's creative team will handle both Wyatt and Rhodes with care, ensuring that their talents are utilized to their fullest potential and that any potential feud will enhance, rather than diminish, their standing in the company.
Only time will tell what awaits the WWE Universe when the enigmatic Eater of Worlds makes his much-anticipated return to the squared circle.