Chris Hero likely heading back to WWE according to multiple reports, Hero reportedly not denying the story

Chris Hero, who was signed by WWE and worked under the name Kassius Ohno from 2012-2013 as part of FCW and later NXT, is reportedly heading back to the company.

According to multiple wrestling media reports on Sunday, Hero is expected to make a return to WWE in 2017. He was cut by WWE in 2013 and remained active on the independent wrestling scene ever since his release from the company.

A report by The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online stated that Hero (Chris Spradlin) would likely be undergoing medical testing in preparation for an offer from WWE to return. Hero had not been taking a lot of bookings in 2017 leading to speculation. He was not denying the story about a return to WWE, but not addressing it per PWInsider.com.