Jeff Hardy remains one of the most respected and beloved pro wrestlers in the history of WWE. Since his return in 2017, he was one of the mainstays of the company and competed in various feuds. It turns out that WWE wanted to induct him as a Hall of Famer, but Hardy wasn’t about it.
Unfortunately, he was recently released from WWE. To add to that, Jeff Hardy even turned down rehab prior to his firing. News of his release has truly shocked the pro wrestling world to its core and many people reacted to it.
According to the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis contacted Jeff Hardy about an offer to be inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame a few weeks ago. However, Hardy rejected the offer.
John Laurinaitis called Jeff Hardy to get him back a few weeks ago, including an offer to put him in the 2022 Hall of Fame class. Hardy turned it down and asked for his drug test results because he knew he wasn’t going to test positive for recreational drugs. It took Hardy and his wife six weeks to get the results back
Jeff Hardy decided to do what he felt was best and that is what matters in the end. Hardy is also set to team up with his brother Matt and compete at a Big Time Wrestling event on March 12, 2022.