Wade Barrett announced on Twitter that he would be returning to commentate on NXT for the third straight week.
— Stu Bennett (@StuBennett) September 2, 2020
It was reported earlier this week that Barrett was in the process of negotiating a full-time return to WWE as a commentator. The past two episodes of NXT that he commentated alongside Beth Phoenix and Vic Joseph were considered a trial run.
On Monday, NXT’s main play-by-play commentator Mauro Ranallo was announced as “mutually and amicably” parting ways with WWE.
Bennett last appeared for WWE as a performer in 2016. Since that time he has worked on his acting career. In December 2019, he was made a commentator for NWA Powerrr.
NXT will air on Tuesday next week due to the NHL Playoffs taking place in its normal time slot. We will have full coverage beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 Central.