In his first action since September, Bray Wyatt returned to the ring on Saturday at WWE Starrcade in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Acting Raw General Manager Baron Corbin issued an open challenge and Wyatt answered that call. After Wyatt won the first match with a roll-up, Corbin used his authority to restart the match under No Disqualification rules.
Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre immediately appeared on the scene and attacked Wyatt. Elias and Finn Balor tried to save Wyatt but got beat down. McIntyre accidentally nailed Corbin with a Claymore Kick and the babyfaces beat him down. Wyatt then pinned Corbin for the win.
— Podcast Wrestling Society (@PodWresSociety) November 25, 2018
Bray Wyatt has returned at #WWEStarrcade.
I hope WWE uses him correctly. I’m personally feeling a baby face Wyatt run. pic.twitter.com/uSKkjQXqpu
— Riz. (@johncenaAm) November 25, 2018
Wyatt could return to television tonight on Raw as PWInsider has confirmed that he is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the show at the Fiserv Forum.
Wyatt had been teaming with Matt Hardy, who revealed in September that he was taking a sabbatical from wrestling due to his back fusing with his pelvis. Despite teasing retirement, Hardy denied rumors of retirement last month during an interview with Jim Ross on The Jim Ross Report.
Wyatt last appeared on television on Raw on August 13, teaming with Hardy in a loss to then-Raw Tag Team Champions The B-Team. Wyatt and Hardy continued teaming at live events through September 15 since Hardy wanted to appear at all the live events he was scheduled for. Wyatt hasn’t wrestled at all since then.
Dave Meltzer reported last month in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that there was talk of repackaging Wyatt. There was a pitch to have Wyatt reunite with Harper but Harper is currently recovering from wrist surgery.