Neville could be staying with the WWE after all.
It’s been well documented that the former Cruiserweight Champion was initially scheduled to lose to Enzo Amore in the main event lumberjack match on Raw in mid-October.
However, plans changed to Kalisto wrestling Amore when Neville never showed up to TV that week. WWE has officially denied that he quit the promotion.
At the time, it was reported that Neville was frustrated by the direction of his character, the lack of pay-offs and the rough WWE life on the road.
The former WWE Cruiserweight Champion has reportedly been "miserable in WWE" since January of this year. It’s been reported that Neville had pushed for his WWE release with the idea of working the indies and making a name for himself there.
In an update, PWinsider is reporting that there have been recent positive discussions between Neville and the sports entertainment company.
There is a belief among some that Neville could actually be returning to action for WWE before the end of the month. It's also possible that he could return as soon as this week.
Former WWE/WCW/TNA star Sean Waltman recently spoke about various topics on the latest edition of his podcast, X-Pac12360, including Neville staying with the sports entertainment company. Here is what he had to say:
“I’m very happy to know that they have ironed everything out… Here’s the thing, it’s not about how much money you can make on the indies it’s about your sanity.
It’s about when you get back there (WWE) and they start F’ing with you and burying you. You can go, crazy dude. Creative satisfaction is highly underrated. Highly, it’s right up there with money. Pretty close.”
He signed with WWE in 2012 and was placed in WWE's developmental territory NXT. While in NXT, he is one of three men (the other two men being The Revival's Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder) to win the NXT Tag Team Championship twice with his first reign being one-half of the inaugural champions with Oliver Grey and the other reign with Corey Graves.
He is also a one-time NXT Champion, thus making him the first (and only) man to have held both the NXT Championship and the NXT Tag Team Championship. Fast forward to 2015, he was called up to the main roster was later drafted to Raw in the 2016 draft. He is a two-time Cruiserweight Champion.
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