Heath Slater is teasing his return to professional wrestling at Impact's upcoming Slammiversary 2020 pay-per-view.
The promotion had previously teased a reunion between Slater and former WWE tag team partner Rhino, who recently claimed on air that he "already has a tag team partner and he's got kids" in a direct reference to their old storyline.
Slater has now released the following vignette on social media, suggesting something is "coming soon" on 18 July:-
18 July just happens to be the date of Slammiversary. Coincidence? Perhaps, this is wrestling after all, but we won't know until the show actually goes down.
Slater was one of the dozens of WWE independent contractors released or furloughed as part of the company's mass cuts on Black Wednesday (15 April). His 90-day non-compete clause will expire on 15 July, making a Slammiversary 2020 appearance a distinct possibility.
Though he hasn't been as visible as some of WWE's released wrestlers since departing the promotion, Slater's name was in the headlines in May, when AEW Executive Vice President Cody said that his company weren't interested in signing the former 3MB man. Slater responded, calling this a "bad business decision."
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