It was recently announced that former WWE women’s champion, Mickie James will be making her return to the company. Although her return would not be back into the WWE directly, she is expected to return to NXT programming for the NXT event from Toronto. She is currently scheduled to face the NXT Women’s champion, Asuka in a title match.
It was noted by Dave Meltzer on the Wrestling Observer Radio that the deal between Mickie James and the WWE was finalized in the last few days. She was not present for the recent episode of the NXT tapings, but we had a taped video message by James herself announcing her return to the company. Her match at NXT Takeover is expected to air on the NXT TV in the coming weeks.
Mickie James has been one superstar whose name has been constantly thrown about regarding an impending return to the WWE ever since the draft. It is good to see her back in the company. It would be a great boost to the women’s division. Also, there have been rumors that the Glamazon, Beth Phoenix is expected to make a return to the company sometime soon. The rumors were fueled after Natalya posted an image of Beth on her official social media page.
Speaking about superstars returning, more details about Bill Goldberg’s return. It was announced a while back that both Goldberg and Brock Lesnar are expected to make an appearance on the November 14th episode of RAW from Buffalo, NY. While Brock Lesnar is not advertised to wrestle on the episode, WWE is advertising that Goldberg would make his in ring return. He is currently scheduled to wrestle in a match on November 14th.
Apart from that, as of now he is scheduled to make an appearance on next week’s RAW to address Brock Lesnar’s challenge. Lesnar on the other hand is scheduled for the week after next episode of RAW. It seems the match between both has been set in stone for Survivor Series as of now. Stay tuned for more updates on the story