Drew McIntyre back in WWE roster? Exploring reason for long in-ring absence of former champ

The former WWE Champion, Scottish warrior Drew McIntyre, has been absent from WWE since WrestleMania 39. The Scottish Warrior competed against Sheamus and Gunther in a triple-threat match for the Intercontinental Championship. where The Ring General had retained his title.

The absence of Drew Mcintyre has also led to multiple rumors regarding his current status within WWE. As of now, Mcintyre’s WWE contract is rumored to expire by the end of this year. Even Reports also stated that Drew Mcintyre and WWE haven’t reached any conclusion regarding the former Champion’s new contract. Now the question arises actually when Mcintyre is returning back to WWE? 

When will Drew McIntyre make his next appearance?

WWE hasn’t advertised the Scottish Warrior yet for any future premium live event or WWE RAW & SmackDown but yesterday WWE announces that Drew Mcintyre will be attending Special Olympics World Games 2023 as the Brand Ambassador of the same.

With this announcement, the WWE Universe is at least pleased to know that there is no conflict between Mcintyre & WWE regarding their rumored WWE contract situation. Being the Brand Ambassador of the Special Olympics World Games, the Scottish Warrior will be attending the games from June 17 to 25 in Berlin.

Drew McintyreBeing the Brand Ambassador of  Special Olympics is a special opportunity for Mcintyre to attend one of the biggest leagues of sports amid his WWE absence.

Why was Drew McIntyre out of the WWE roster?

The main reason why Drew Mcintyre is out of WWE reason is still unclear. As many believe that Mcintyre contractual situation with WWE is the reason behind his absence. While many reports stated that Belief is until McIntyre & WWE come to an agreement on how he will be used going forward, the Scottish Warrior won’t be back.

Drew McIntyre was also spotted earlier this week flying out of New York City, but no confirmation on whether he was up in the Northeast to meet with WWE officials. The upcoming premium live event Money in the Bank 2023 is going to be held in London, UK which is the hometown of the former WWE Champion. Fans also speculated the return of Mcintyre for the upcoming show in London. 

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Rumors of Drew McIntyre undergoing a heel turn upon his WWE return have also been circulating, adding anticipation to his upcoming return. It remains to be seen how McIntyre’s character and storylines will develop following his return, and fans are eagerly awaiting the Scottish Warrior’s return.


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