Former World Champion Jeff Hardy has revealed that he is open to a WWE return, even noting that he would like to return for a Hell in a Cell match.
The Charismatic Enigma was last seen in WWE when he lost a loser loves WWE match to CM Punk back in 2009, but the actual story was the fact that Hardy had once again failed a drug test with WWE.
Given that this was his third violation of WWE's drug policy they had no choice but to let the superstar go.
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Since then Jeff has become just as much of a crowd favourite in TNA where he has performed as Willow, a character he created when he was younger.
Many superstars are currently hoping to leave TNA because of the current move over to Destination America and the fact that it doesn't seem to be doing as well as was first planned.
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The one issue with a WWE return for the rainbow haired warrior would be whether or not WWE would be willing to allow Jeff back given the violations, plus the fact that the wrestler is now not allowed on UK soil due to the same issues so wouldn't be available for any UK tour that WWE go on.
Given that WWE currently have a policy in NXT where they are allowing former superstars to return for a match and perhaps a run in the development product, Jeff could fit in well in that environment and then prove that he has been healthy and sober for a while and that he could handle the pressure of being back on the road with the company after the lighter schedule that TNA allow.
WWE have been reliant on past superstars for a while and bringing back someone like Jeff Hardy would definitely add attention to the product following WrestleMania and heading to the Hell in a Cell later in the year.
A big match that has been mentioned would be for Seth Rollins to take on Jeff Hardy, the two are of similar styles and it would be a fantasy match of sorts for fans of the product who consider Rollins very similar in the ring to the master of the Swanton Bomb.
This for now is just Jeff Hardy stating his interest in returning to the company where he found fame, there has been no response from WWE stating that they wouldn't rehire Hardy. After all it has been six years since Jeff left and since then he has been a popular addition to TNA and has had a stint of being fully sober and a committed family man.
This could be a changing point for Jeff if WWE are willing to take another risk on the superstar, if only as stated for one last match at a Hell in a Cell event, Hardy is still a draw and WWE know that, so it will be interesting to see if Hardy can be released from his TNA contract and see how WWE do respond.