Darren Young Excited For First Match Since WWE And Will Use His Real Name

Darren Young is stepping back into the ring. 

Fred Rosser (formerly known as Darren Young) left WWE last October after over eight years with the company. He spent time on the early iterations of NXT, became WWE Tag Team Champion, and was the first openly gay wrestler in WWE history. Since leaving WWE, he has not appeared in any wrestling matches but that will change on March 9th. 

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In an interview with Cerrito Live, Rosser said he has a match planned in his home state of New Jersey at Wrestle Pro.

"I'm excited for my first match back in the ring since October. I'm going to be in Union, New Jersey where that is home for me for Wrestle Pro Online. I'm so excited to get down and dirty again because this is something I've always wanted to do since I was a child. I make my return to the ring March 9th," said Rosser. 

Wrestle Pro tweeted this announcement earlier this month. 

Also during the interview, Rosser revealed he will be using his "government name" when he returns to professional wrestling. Even though he said he will be using his real name, Wrestle Pro has been advertising him as "former WWE Superstar Darren Young." Rosser tweeted the following to express his feelings going into his match. 

The rest of the interview can be heard at CerritoLive.com.

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