Wade Barrett signs with WWE

Wade Barrett (Stu Bennett) has signed with WWE to remain on the NXT commentary team.

Barrett, who took over the NXT commentating duties on an interim basis after Mauro Ranallo left WWE, has reportedly been in negotiations with WWE to come back as a fulltime commentator.

The commentary team of Barrett, Vic Joseph, and Beth Phoenix will head the broadcasts moving forward.

Barrett 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.

You can view the full release below:

Wade Barrett officially signs with NXT to remain on commentary team

The former Intercontinental Champion has been part of the announce team in recent weeks alongside Vic Joseph and Beth Phoenix.

As first reported by Sports Illustrated, Barrett will now remain an official member of the announce team. The former King of the Ring returned as a color analyst for the black-and-gold brand after several years away from WWE.

Don’t miss Barrett and all the black-and-gold action tonight on NXT at 8/7 C on the USA Network.