- Despite quitting WWE in 2016, Ryback has kept himself busy since then. The 6-foot-2, 290-pound juggernaut was once billed as the “second coming of Goldberg,” but he walked away from a lucrative deal three years later. On the independent wrestling scene, Ryback, 36, has remained a free agent for the past many years.
What is WWE Ryback doing now?
Despite quitting WWE in 2016, Ryback has kept himself busy since then. The 6-foot-2, 290-pound juggernaut was once heralded as the “second coming of Goldberg” but walked away from a lucrative deal three years later. Ryback, 36, has remained a free agent on the independent wrestling circuit for the past many months.
Is Ryback coming back to WWE?
Ryback has stated that he would be open to re-signing with WWE if Vince McMahon decides to sell the company. In 2016, the former Intercontinental Champion turned down a new contract offer and opted to depart the promotion when his contract ended the following year. ‘If WWE is sold, I would be quite interested in returning to the company.’
Why did Ryback retire?
Ryback has been destroying the WWE since he retired from the sport. In spite of several attempts, audiences never embraced him as an important part of the main event. A contract disagreement over compensation and creative differences caused him to leave WWE shortly after winning the Intercontinental Championship for the first time in his career. He described how he felt “free” when he returned home at the time.
Why did Ryback get banned from WWE?
The Big Guy has been taken from WWE television indefinitely, according to PWInsider Elite (via Greg Beck of Wrestling News), due to an ongoing contract issue with the company. The No. 1 position was advertised for Ryback.
Does Ryback own his name?
According to the former WWE Intercontinental Champion on his Ryback TV show, “Shooting Blanks Wrestling Report With Raj Giri,” a clause in his former WWE contract stated that the promotion owned the wrestler’s ring name, real name, likeness, signature, props, gestures, and routines and that the promotion owned the wrestler’s ring name, real name, likeness, signature, and props, gestures, and routines.
How old is Ryback?
On August 5, Reeves posted an Instagram message announcing that he and WWE had ended their relationship. Ryback was dismissed by WWE three days later.