Johnny Gargano Explains Why He Chose to Return to WWE
Johnny Gargano’s decision to allow his WWE to contract lapse last December left fans speculating for quite a long time about where “Johnny Wrestling” could wind up straightaway. The answer ended up being right back with the WWE, just this time it would be as an individual from the Monday Night Crude roster. Speculation that the previous NXT Champion could return was gotten going when Vince McMahon declared his takeoff in late July and Paul “Triple H” Levesque took over WWE Imaginative. Gargano affirmed in a new interview on the Bizarre Podcast this week that Levesque’s advancement was the deciding factor.
“There were conversations, without a doubt. We’d be imbecilic not to have those conversations, isn’t that so? Especially given everything that was going on, the uncertainty around everything, who can say for sure what could occur. That’s the insane thing about the wrestling business. In a real sense, everything can change in the blink of an eye The way that I was ready to be incredibly persistent and be in no rush to do everything, that’s the large gain I had in this. I could sit back and survey the landscape and go with my choice on an opportune basis. I didn’t need to be like, ‘I want a task the present moment, where am I going to go?’ I accept everything happens for a reason,” Gargano said.
“The way that I was ready to have my agreement terminate in December, have the child in February, and spend as much time with him as possible and not being in a rush to get things done and connect or say, ‘I want to return now.’ From December (2021) to December (2022), I was fine not doing anything. Totally satisfied not doing anything,” he continued. “Fortunately, I have individuals around me to have conversations, so I didn’t need to think about business or wrestling, they can discuss that stuff, and all I can stress over is father life. I watch everything, I really love wrestling, and for my purposes, I need to go to the spot that not exclusively could use me best, yet where I as of now have a relationship with Tracker and a many individuals backstage. That was a major thing for me, I’m about relationships and commonality. As soon as the change occurred, there was just a single choice in my head.”
Gargano returned to the ring on this week’s Crude and beat Chad Peak. He was then gone after from behind by Austin Theory with the Money in the Bank briefcase.