Bray Wyatt’s departure left a void in WWE, but fans will always remember him. However, it’s clear that the Stamford-based promotion had to shelve numerous creative plans for Bray Wyatt when he left leaving many untold stories.
Prior to Bray Wyatt‘s illness earlier this year, WWE’s Chief Content Officer, Triple H, appeared to be establishing the foundation for a new ‘Wyatt Family’ faction, commonly known as ‘The Wyatt 6’. The renaming was observed on Bray Wyatt’s X account the previous year.
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His last televised match took place at this year’s Royal Rumble, concluding a brief rivalry with LA Knight before he needed time off for health reasons.
In an interview with Developmentally Speaking, Dutch was asked about plans for him, and Vincent to be a part of the Wyatt6 faction. It was said that the stable was a “real possibility”.
— WYATT 6 (@Windham6) July 20, 2023
Throughout Bray Wyatt’s final return to WWE, there were hints suggesting he wasn’t acting alone. Bray Wyatt’s X handle change to “WYATT 6” indicated WWE’s plans for a new faction inspired by the Wyatt Family gimmick. Moreover, as per reports a character known as ‘Uncle Howdy’ began stalking Bray. With speculation that it was portrayed by his real-life brother and former WWE Superstar, Bo Dallas.
Was WWE planning on bringing back The Wyatt Family?
At Extreme Rules 2022, Wyatt made a dramatic comeback after building anticipation among fans for several weeks. When he returned, he brought to life his Firefly Fun House characters and introduced a new mask, finally unveiling himself as the mysterious figure behind the intriguing “White Rabbit” teases.
The introduction of live-action versions of his Firefly Fun House characters in the ring generated significant buzz among fans. This ignited rumors and speculation about the identities of the superstars donning these costumes and whether they would join The Wyatt6 faction.
However, prior to WrestleMania 39, plans for Bray Wyatt had to be put on hold due to health concerns, prompting a pause in his creative direction.
— Ringside News (@ringsidenews_) September 6, 2023
Ringside News reached out to confirm this story about the nixed plans for a Bray Wyatt stable. A veteran member of the creative team described the plans for the Wyatt 6 faction as not having progressed very far. Furthermore, there was uncertainty regarding whether or when he would be able to make a return.
Tragically, The Eater of Worlds succumbed to illness, passing away following a heart attack. His untimely departure has left an immense void in the world of professional wrestling, as Wyatt was renowned for his exceptional creativity and contributions to WWE.