Bray Wyatt’s dad drops big hint about his son’s wrestling future

The father of Bray Wyatt, Mike Rotunda, has dropped a big hint about his son’s future plans in wrestling.

Wyatt, whose final WWE days saw him go by the character name of ‘The Fiend’, was released by the company in July of last year.

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There have been various reports about the reason behind his release. Wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer claimed that Wyatt – real name Windham Rotunda – had been informed that budget cuts was the primary reason. He also added that the 34-year-old had been booked to appear on some WWE shows. After four months away, he was also preparing for a return to the company in August.

Wyatt has largely stayed quiet about his plans on social media. He did, however, post an Instagram photo from Dallas on WrestleMania weekend. That led fans to speculate on whether he would be returning, but nothing came of it.

‘The Fiend’ was a three-time world champion in WWE. Despite some questionable losses to the likes of Goldberg, and a no-result Hell in a Cell match against Seth Rollins, WWE fans still regarded Wyatt as one of the most popular performers in the industry.

Now, Wyatt’s father has shed some more light on Wyatt’s plans and the future of his brother, Bo Dallas (real name Taylor Rotunda), who was also released by WWE last year.

Mike Rotunda opens up on Bray Wyatt future

Mike Rotunda found significant success in WWE in the 1990s as Irwin R. Schyster (IRS). Fans are still clamouring for him to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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Speaking to the Stories with Brisco and Bradshaw podcast (quotes via Wrestling News), Rotunda explained: “Vince [McMahon] I don’t think gave my younger son Taylor a chance because Taylor is a hard worker. He really is. You can’t teach that timing and stuff.

“Windham had a great, great gimmick. He got over because he could talk, and it was a unique situation. So I’m proud of them both.

“They’re definitely not maybe done. I don’t know. They’ve kind of got their foot in and going with a couple of different things, trying to see what’s available.

“So, you know, maybe you’ll see them back. Maybe you won’t. I don’t know yet. But I don’t want to speak for them either because I know they’re trying to reach out and get some different things going.”

It appears, therefore, that Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas may not be done with wrestling just yet. With Wyatt not having appeared for a professional wrestling promotion since his WWE release, and his recent Instagram comments regarding a future match with WWE star Seth Rollins, fans will be hoping he can make a return to the company.

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