Ex-WWE Intercontinental champion Carlito poised for SmackDown return as reports confirm new franchise deal

The former Intercontinental champion Carlito is heavily rumored these days to make his WWE return again. The last time he appeared on a WWE show is during Backlash 2023 when Bad Bunny faced Damian Priest in Puerto Rico. The return of the Ex-champion on the show has generated a massive pop.

The rumors of Carlito’s return to the company have increased when The Caribbean Bad Apple’s appearance got canceled by an independent wrestling promotion by stating that he signed recently with WWE. Fans voiced this as a reason behind the cancelation of his appearance.

Carlito possibly make his WWE comeback at SmackDown MSG

After the rumors of Carlito’s return to the company, reports emerged regarding his current status with Stamford-based promotion. The reports suggested that The former Intercontinental champion is currently rumored to make his WWE comeback at Madison Square Garden on 7th July during an episode of WWE SmackDown.

The Caribbean Bad Apple also fueled the rumors of his WWE comeback from a recent appearance in independent wrestling. After winning the match he took the mic and said that the Rumours are true.

Which three WWE Superstars Carlito may target after his comeback?

It seems like that now the return of the former Intercontinental champion is almost confirmed. After his anticipated comeback, Carlito may go against some of these superstars:- 


#1 Austin Theory to win the WWE United States Championship

The current United State Champion has already defeated names like:- John Cena during his current championship reign. The return of The Caribbean Bad Apple is a picture-perfect opportunity to have a feud with the A-Town Down. Also, the company can make the return of Carlito special by making him a champion as soon as he returns to the company.

#2 Rey Mysterio to betray the Latino World Order

Another storyline for which he can go is with having a feud against a heel Rey Mysterio. Rey is currently part of the Latino World Order consisting of face Legado Del Fantasma along with Zelina Vega. If in case, the company decided to the heel turn of Master of 619, then Carlito can make his comeback to target the luchador to support LWO.

#3 Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion

Having a feud with Roman Reigns is something everybody wants in the company right now. The return of Carlito can’t be more massive then this if he makes his return directly against The Tribal Chief. Currently, Roman Reigns & Solo Sikoa are set to face The Usos after their Bloodline Betrayal.

So WWE can bring Carlito to go straight against The Head of the Table for the Undisputed Universal Championship.

Let us know your thoughts on Carlito’s comeback targets in WWE in the comments section!


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