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Paige says she’s excited to get back to WWE, hopes to return ‘sooner rather than later’

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After fielding questions about her relationship with Alberto El Patron and the highly publicized altercation the two were in at an Orlando airport, the folks at Busted Open Radio on SiriusXM Rush 93 got around to asking about her status within pro wrestling. To that end, she was excited to give an update on her recovery from neck surgery:

"I just had my CT scan today and I do my last checkup on Monday with my good friend and doctor, Dr. Uribe, in Arizona. Hopefully I'll be back sooner rather than later but I don't know at this point, I don't know where it is. But I can't wait to get back to work. It's been since Oct. 19 that I had my surgery, so it's been a while. So I'm like 'just get me back, I want to be wrestling again.' It feels so weird not to be wrestling for so long. I got to travel a little bit with Alberto but it's not the same when you're not in the ring yourself. I'm excited to get back to WWE."

It’s unclear where WWE stands with Paige and all the recent developments, as the company never weighed in on it publicly, but Paige has been an integral part of the women’s division for a number of years. It’s been doing just fine without her, with a number of talented wrestlers coming up.

She’s noticed, and can’t wait to get back in and mix it up with them:

"I'm excited to see the girls again, all the female athletes that have all been texting me. I'm just really, really happy and I'm excited to see people, I'm excited to see the fans again, I'm just excited to be in the ring. ... I'm excited to see Alexa Bliss, I hope to see Nikki Bella back soon, all the new girls, Nia Jax, Carmella... just to see all the new girls. Bayley, I'm so happy she's doing so well. The same girls, Becky, Sasha, Charlotte, Nattie, everyone, I'm just so excited to see them all. Naomi, I'm so happy she's champ right now and I'm really excited for her."

Here’s to hoping future Paige stories are about her work in the ring and not about her personal relationships.

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