It has been practically 17 months since CJ Perry, previously referred to as Lana in WWE, has donned wrestling boots and jumped within the squared circle. Although that hardly means she hasn’t been preserving busy — Perry has stayed energetic with modeling gigs and podcast appearances, and is even showing as one of many contributors within the return of “The Surreal Life” on VH1 alongside stars like Dennis Rodman and Frankie Muniz. Her capacity to transcend wrestling and keep related in popular culture is clear, however that does not essentially imply that Perry does not take into consideration a return to the ring. On a current version of “Busted Open Radio,” Perry echoed what she stated earlier this 12 months about desirous to make an eventual comeback, although when it happens, would she want AEW, the place her husband Miro is at the moment signed, or her earlier residence of WWE?
“I really feel I might like to [go to] AEW as a result of the hardcore followers watch AEW. It is not all of the business followers that is the informal fan, and, in fact, to be with my husband. There’s so many individuals over there that I really like and miss; if it is Renee, Paige, Goldust. And to expertise a unique promotion, for certain [would be interesting], however WWE, I imply, I really like the storytelling on the subject of the cleaning soap opera half, which, I really feel AEW actually focuses extra on the wrestling, and the matches, and the sports activities a part of all of it whereas WWE focuses on the sports activities half, on the wrestling, after which additionally the cleaning soap opera tales that entertain that.”
Lana was launched from WWE in June 2021. She was set to make a return to competitors on the inaugural WES present in opposition to Lina Fanene (Nia Jax) in June, however the occasion was rescheduled after which canceled, reportedly resulting from poor ticket gross sales.