Bray Wyatt is likely one of the greatest stars in WWE, and it’s no shock when his colleagues reward him. Nonetheless, it was somewhat stunning to see LA Knight, who’s a heel, reward his upcoming opponent.
The Eater of the Worlds returned to WWE in October 2022 on the finish of the Excessive Guidelines 2022 Premium Dwell Occasion. Just a few weeks later, he interrupted LA Knight throughout a backstage interview and headbutted him to ignite his first rivalry since his return.
The 2 are actually set to sq. off within the first-ever Mountain Dew Pitch Black match on the Royal Rumble 2023 premium dwell occasion. Forward of the bout, LA Knight appeared on Corey Graves’ After The Bell podcast.
The previous IMPACT World Champion just lately broke his heel character to offer his respect to the previous world champion.
“All credit score and respect as a result of man [Bray Wyatt]. He is an enormous title. He is performed a whole lot of issues. He is been round and been a mainstay within the WWE. So you realize it is wonderful that he is coming in on my turf primarily as a result of right here I used to be speaking and he is available in on my factor. So I’ve clearly, made some noise, ruffled some feathers in a brief period of time to make that occur,” stated LA Knight.
The 40-year-old continued:
“However on the identical time I can acknowledge that it is a hell of a spot to be in, once more, simply to get to be in such a excessive profile factor with Bray Wyatt like that and you’ll inform that I’ll make the very best of it.” [From 19:23 to 20:11]
Bray Wyatt teased the return of his previous characters on WWE SmackDown
Bray Wyatt was scheduled to have a promo phase on the most recent episode of SmackDown. Earlier than his promo, a QR code flashed on the display screen. It led viewers to a hyperlink on the corporate’s web site containing a video of the previous Wyatt Household chief within the Firefly Funhouse. The Fiend confirmed up momentarily as properly.
This was a significant tease relating to the attainable return of the Fiend. However that wasn’t the only tease. As soon as contained in the ring, the previous RAW Tag Crew Champion made a number of references to his former Eater of the Worlds gimmick, together with sitting in his previous rocking chair.
Followers are understandably enthusiastic about what the longer term holds for the three-time world champion.