Carlito turned out for Backlash, and everyone was happy to see him, except for the heels that he laid out. He also looked great, and the rumor mill was churning at full steam for his return. Now, there is even more momentum in that direciton.
According to PW Insider, Carlito was spotted in Orlando on Thursday, leading to speculation about the purpose of his visit. This is very interesting, and could point toward his WWE return.
Carlito was spotted in Orlando, Florida yesterday. In asking around, we are told that he was in town for WWE, but haven’t confirmed in what capacity. Carlito recently made a cameo at WWE Backlash in Puerto Rico, getting a massive reaction.
Following his return at Backlash, Carlito expressed his interest in potentially collaborating further with WWE. That hasn’t translated into anything yet.
WWE officials were delighted with Carlito’s Backlash return. Several backstage staffers noted his significant personal growth since his last notable stint in 2010. Over the years, there have been multiple proposals to bring Carlito back for short-term or even full-time engagements. Although initial reports suggested that Carlito’s appearance at Backlash was a one-time occurrence, there was also speculation that this could change in the future.
Carlito popped fans big time when he showed up at Backlash in Puerto Rico. That being said, it appears that he won’t make any shows, unless things change.
You never know what can happen in WWE, and Carlito could find himself in a couple of situations on WWE television. Obviously, he has to make the choice to take WWE up on the offer first.
What’s your take on WWE bringing Carlito back? Do you think that he would move the needle for the company? Sound off in the comments!