Davey Richards' return to the ring has been confirmed.
Global Syndicate Wrestling announced Davey Richards will compete on May 22 at GSW Catalyst. No opponent was announced.
In September 2017, Richards underwent knee surgery, putting him on the sidelines for the rest of the year. In 2018, he walked away from wrestling to pursue his studies, saying he would be back in 2019. Richards never returned to wrestling, working his last match at CZW EVILution in July 2017.
Richards opened up about his retirement and started to sound hopeful for a return in November 2020. You can find his full comments by clicking here.
For the last few days, fans all over the internet have been talking about the return of "The Lone Wolf" Davey Richards.— Global Syndicate Wrestling (@gsw_pro) April 9, 2021
We can now confirm that the rumors are true!@RichardsWesley will make his long awaited return to pro wrestling on May 22nd at #GSWCatalyst live on @FiteTV pic.twitter.com/I4oVvQ31I6
Before his retirement, Richards was a five-time TNA World Tag Team Champion with Eddie Edwards, a two-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion with Rocky Romero, and former ROH and PWG World Champion.