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Wade Barrett confirmed for next week's NXT commentary team


Wade Barrett is officially set for his third straight week of NXT commentary.

On Twitter today, Barrett confirmed that he'll again be part of the commentary team for next Tuesday's episode of NXT: "There’s no way I’m missing this one. This is fast becoming a habit.. see you next week for another #NXTSuperTuesday! #WWENXT"

PWInsider reported earlier this week that Barrett was in negotiations with WWE to return to the promotion full-time as a commentator. He's called the past two NXT episodes with Vic Joseph and Beth Phoenix.

It was announced this Monday that Mauro Ranallo and WWE have "mutually and amicably agreed to part ways."

Barrett's in-ring run with WWE ended when he departed the company in 2016. Using his real name (Stu Bennett), he joined the commentary team for the NWA this past December.

NXT is again airing on Tuesday next week due to the NHL playoffs. After this week's four-way Iron Man match for the vacant NXT Championship ended in a two-way tie, Finn Balor and Adam Cole will face off in a singles match for the title next Tuesday. Rhea Ripley vs. Mercedes Martinez in a steel cage match is also set for the episode.