Maven recalls travelling to Orlando to meet with Triple H prior to the pandemic.
After winning the inaugural season of WWE Tough Enough in 2001, Maven would spend the next four years with the company before his release in July 2005. After a couple of years in TNA, Maven would step away from wrestling, only returning for a few matches between 2015 and 2016.
Now, with word that he may be stepping back in the ring, Maven told That 90's Wrestling Podcast that he spoke with Triple H about doing some announcing work before the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down in America.
"Before the world was shut down, before the pandemic, I actually travelled to Orlando and met with Hunter, met with Albert, who's running the developmental down there now. I was talking to them about maybe doing some announcing stuff. I went there on March 11 of 2020, and if you remember, in America, that's the day that everything got shut down. I never want to turn my back or say it will never happen because I don't know. I still and will always have wrestling in my blood. I still have wrestling dreams every week. I still have the dream where I'm either putting my boots on or I'm in the ring or I'm getting ready to wrestle somebody. My love for the business is never going to leave. I tell people all the time, the WWE is like the girl who broke up with me but I wasn't done with. It's kind of hard to see her. She's moved on and is dating a better-looking guy now. I would definitely entertain any opportunity to be back in wrestling in any capacity and so my return to the ring is just me scratching that itch a little bit," Maven said.
Now working in finance on Wall Street, Maven recently made a cameo appearance at FWF Live! in April, performing his signature dropkick.
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