Johnny Gargano took time away from wrestling in December after his WWE contract expired, wanting to spend time with his wife Candice LeRae as the two prepared to welcome a new baby into the world.
Gargano did everything he could in NXT, but only had a short run on the main roster before heading back down to NXT.
Speaking to What Culture at WrestleCon, Gargano was asked about potentially returning to the main roster for a run.
"WWE, at the end of the day, was always the company I watched growing up. It was my dream to be there. It was my dream to wrestle for that company and I had a hell of a run there. There is a big part of me that still feels a little unfulfilled," he said. "I felt like, towards the end of my NXT run, I felt complete. I feel I did everything I possibly could in NXT, but for me, I'm always this underdog looking for different mountains to climb and hills to topple over. I just want a new mountain to climb. The time period worked out to where I could take a little bit of a break, reset, reassess things, figure out what I want out of this thing, but I'd be lying if I didn't say that there is a little part of me that says, 'you could wrestle at WrestleMania one day.'"
He continued by saying, "It was a dream come true to wrestle there and I still dream of one day being Intercontinental Champion, being WWE Champion, wrestling at WrestleMania. Those are still goals I haven't hit. I'm only 34, I have a long way to go. I've accomplished a lot of things and I'm far from done. Shawn Michaels came back at 38 and had a hell of a run. You never know what could happen in the future."
Gargano once again said that he only plans on wrestling until he is 40.
As of now, Gargano remains a free agent and it is unknown when he will return to the ring.
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