WWE News: Drew McIntyre Says A Former Champion Is Coming Back And He’ll Be Brand New

The winner of the Royal Rumble says his former stablemate is coming back in a big way.

Drew McIntyre stands victorious at the "Royal Rumble."
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The winner of the Royal Rumble says his former stablemate is coming back in a big way.

This past Sunday, the WWE world watched in awe as Drew McIntyre won the big battle royal at the Royal Rumble to earn a title match at WrestleMania 36. Many fans couldn’t believe what they were seeing, but they were thrilled with the result and knew that McIntyre had earned it. As he’s now making the media rounds, McIntyre has revealed that a former WWE Champion will be coming back soon and in a whole new way.

McIntyre’s rise to the top of the ladder has been coming for a long time and it took a lot of hard work for him to do it. Viewers will remember his initial run with the company when he partnered two other superstars to form a faction known as 3MB, or the Three-Man Band.

As McIntyre sits in the driver’s seat to a WWE Championship match against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 36, he’s giving the spotlight to someone else. The “Modern Day Maharaja,” Jinder Mahal, has not been seen much in the last year or so, but that won’t be the case for much longer, as teased by McIntyre on the latest episode of The Bump.

On Twitter, Pro Wrestling Sheet‘s Ryan Satin shared a clip of the Scotsman, which had him talking about Mahal and how he’s going to return soon.

“He’s about to come back and you’re going to see a whole new Jinder Mahal as well. You saw the new Drew McIntyre win the Rumble, wait till you see the new Jinder Mahal that’s coming back.”

Mahal hasn’t had a single match in WWE since he appeared in the huge battle royal at Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia this past summer. Before that, he had appeared occasionally to battle R-Truth for the 24/7 Championship — which he even won twice — but he’s since totally disappeared.

It is known that Mahal suffered a knee injury in late June, which was set to keep him out for six months to a year. He was still drafted to Monday Night Raw in October, but his injury has kept him on the sidelines for a long time.

Jinder Mahal stands strong in the ring as the WWE Champion.
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After his shocking run as WWE Champion back in 2017, Mahal just kind of blended into the background. The Singh Brothers weren’t always with him any longer as they ventured out on their own, and he fell into the comedic role along with some other superstars.

It’s not yet known when Mahal will officially return to action from his injury, but McIntyre appears to believe it will be soon. Fans will have to be on the lookout to see if the “Modern Day Maharaja” ends up going after his onetime ally, who has since climbed up to the top.