Pat McAfee issues statement on his future with WWE following comments made by Wade Barrett

As previously noted, Wade Barrett commented on how him and Michael Cole will be the permanent WWE Smackdown commentary team for the foreseeable future as Pat McAfee “has a lot on his plate” at the moment. In response to the situation, McAfee tweeted the following statement to fans along with a GIF of Steve Austin…

“A lot of wrestling chatter about me right now.. I think about wrestling everyday..that dream isn’t done. My business is currently rather active and exigent…+ baby on the way…timing is everything. I still have MASSIVE plans for my journey to the WWE HOF someday. Believe that.”

In July of 2022, WWE announced that McAfee signed a multi-year contract extension with WWE.