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Former IC Champion Refuses To Come Out Of Retirement To Face Gunther

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Gunther officially became the longest reigning Intercontinental Champion of all time this past Friday.

Former Nexus leader Wade Barrett retired from active professional wrestling after having his last official match in April 2016.

He has since returned as a color commentator and is currently working on the WWE RAW brand.

Recently, there has been some speculation about an upcoming return to the ring for Barrett.

Here’s what Wade had to say in an interview for the ‘Even Stronger’ podcast:

“No, no surgeries on the horizon. I’m feeling pretty good. Now, of course, this is when people start messaging me ‘Hey when are you getting back in the ring? How about Gunther?’.

Hell no! I’m not getting in the ring with Gunther I can promise you that.”

Former Bare-knuckle-fighter Wade Barrett wrestled for WWE from 2010 until 2016 and returned in 2020 to do commentary.

He was the leader of the Nexus and Corre factions and was later known as ‘Bad News Barrett’ and ‘King Barrett’.

Wade’s biggest accomplishments were winning the WWE Intercontinental Championship on 5 occasions, as well as becoming the 2015 King of the Ring.

He also won the inaugural season of NXT.

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