For months, Nikki & Brie Bella have teased doing one last run in WWE, saying it will happen in the next couple of years. Ultimately, their goal is to challenge for the WWE Women's Tag Team Championships.
On the latest episode of The Bellas Podcast, Nikki & Brie discussed the logistics of the potential return.
"I really want to do a WWE return with Brie and go after the tag titles. That's one thing I really want to do before I hang up the Nikes for good. I want to do one last run. The desire and passion I used to have, all put into that run. When I went back and had the run with Ronda [Rousey], it was a difficult time with the break up and being back there so quick," said Nikki.
Brie added, "It was hard for me and I wasn't much help because I was going through separation anxiety with Birdie and we were so busy. We couldn't even keep up with time."
One potential hold up would be Nikki wanting a second child. She delivered her baby boy Matteo in July 2020 and discussed wanting a second child in the near future.
"I want to go back and have my last run be everything I want it to be and you want it to be. So that means I get pregnant in 2023? I don't want to be pregnant at 40. So, I'm having a tough time," she said.
Nikki is currently 37 years old.
Brie followed up by asking about another potential hold up; Nikki's neck, "I know you want to do a WWE run before pregnancy. I think everyone wants to know, if this WWE run is going to happen, and in our hearts we want it to happen. We know, in the next year or two it's going to happen because we'll make sure, but everyone wants to know about your neck."
Nikki replied by saying, "I guess I have been talking about this run as if I'm cleared, which I'm not cleared to wrestle. I saw a doctor last week who is starting to help me with neck strengthening exercises. I'm working on doing everything I can to increase bone growth with bone fusion and helping herniation. Since I haven't done any hardcore impact since my match with Ronda, hopefully the herniation that happened above my bone fusion has gotten better. I hope that somehow, all these things that I'm doing, if I want to do this run, I have to get MRIs and scans and they have to discuss things. They will see this incredible growth and say, 'You're strong, here are your limits, but this is what you can do.' I need to start that a year out. We'll see what a year does, how good the bone grows, how strong my neck can get. Say prayers for me."
Nikki said she will continue to work on strengthening her neck in hopes that she can get cleared at some point next year for one final run.
The Bella Twins are set to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2020, which will stream on Peacock on April 6. You can find more details by clicking here.
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