Backstage news regarding William Regal’s return to WWE from AEW

As previously noted, William Regal issued a public statement that confirmed his departure from AEW. Regal reportedly started back with WWE in early January and according to Mike Johnson of, Regal’s official title has been revealed as the Vice President of Global Talent Development. Johnson also noted the following…

“Regal’s new position requires him to be at all Raw and Smackdown tapings going forward it appears. He was at a number of the recent TV tapings. He was not at WWE NXT this past Tuesday in Orlando.”

Regal will not be able to appear on WWE television in 2023 as a condition for being able to leave AEW.

Regal has been the subject of internet memes following the news of Vince McMahon’s return to WWE