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Mike & Maria Kanellis re-sign with WWE

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Mike and Maria Kanellis have re-signed with WWE, confirmed by our Dave Meltzer.

Pro Wrestling Sheet was first to report the deals, while Fightful reported the contract will extend their WWE run by five years which Meltzer also confirmed.

Maria's second run with the company, and Mike's first, kicked off at Money in the Bank in June 2017. September of that year saw the couple announce that they were expecting their first child. 

Maria took a leave of absence after the August 29, 2017, SmackDown and Mike went from an undercard act to largely absent from television. Maria made a special appearance at the Raw 25th Anniversary show in January 2018, and the couple welcomed the birth of their daughter in April 2018. 

Mike saw his television drought end end later that month as he became a regular on Main Event after being shifted to the Raw brand in the first Superstar Shake-up. Maria returned to television as Mike's manager in October 2018, and their act moved to 205 Live.