Former WWE superstar Big Cass debuted at IMPACT Wrestling Rebellion as part of Violent By Design.
The towering wrestler – who has recently appeared as CaZXL on the independent scene – stepped out under the name W. Morrissey and looked to be in fantastic shape.
Eric Young had a replacement in mind for himself in VBD’s huge eight man tag match pitting his teammates Rhino, Deaner and Joe Doering against Chris Sabin, James Storm, Willie Mack and Eddie Edwards.
The group’s leader – who sat at the top of the stage for the physical contest – waited until everyone had made their way to the ring before bringing out Morrissey.
He even picked up the win for his team, attacking Mack after the bell to make a point and posed as VBD celebrated over his shoulder on the entrance way.
This match was his first major pay-per-view appearance since September 2019, and comes off the heels of his headline-making return at a Lariato Pro Wrestling event on Saturday night.
IMPACT’s Doc Gallows shared a clip of the special moment, while Cass and former tag team partner Enzo Amore – now nZo – saved Hernandez from a beatdown.
Not surprisingly, his return sparked a standing ovation from those in attendance, and it’s safe to say the huge wrestler is looking his absolute best.
Back in September 2019, Cass stepped away from wrestling following an incident involving Joey Janela and Pat Buck at a WrestlePro event.
He apologised for what went down, and revealed his plans to get help for his personal demons while revealing how inspirational Tyson Fury has been for him.
He said in a statement: ‘I will work my absolute hardest to right the wrongs of Saturday night and apologize to Kevin Mathews, Pat Buck, Joey Janela, the entire WrestlePro locker room and all parties involved from the bottom of my heart.
‘I’m getting help from family and friends as we speak and will be getting professional help in the near future and ask all to please respect my privacy in the meantime.
‘When & if I reemerge as a public figure it will be in good faith and I hope to inspire those who struggle with the same mental health issues I do to seek the help they need.
‘If Tyson Fury can do it….so can I. Remember…I ain’t dead yet. And neither are you.’
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