Just because Nikki and Brie Bella retired from wrestling doesn’t mean they don’t miss it. In fact, the 35-year-old twins seriously considered heading back into the ring for the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship at Wrestlemania 35, which took place in April.
“I feel like, our whole career, you and I always wanted the tag titles,” Brie told her Nikki during their appearance on Total Divas, which aired on November 19. Nikki agreed and said it’s a goal she’s always hoped to accomplish with her sister.
However, Brie has other things to consider first, such as her husband, Daniel Bryan, and their daughter, Birdie. On top of that, the married couple wants to try to have another baby, which complicates the timing of things. “I also have to think about Bryan, because I have been trying for a baby. My husband is super excited,” she said. “So, if he says no because of trying for baby number two, I’m gonna respect that.”
If Brie were to come back to the WWE, she worries about managing her career and personal life. “Nikki and I always talk about, ‘Oh! It’d be fun to make a comeback,'” Brie said during a confessional. “But, I kind of get anxiety when I think about if a comeback was really real for me. Like, how would I balance it all?”
On the other hand, Nikki seems to be super into the idea. The brunette beauty believes becoming a tag team champion would be monumental for the sisters. “They just really want us to help make the tag team championships mean something,” she told her sis. “Retirement in the WWE means you have a great story when you come out of it.”
The sisters announced their retirement from the WWE in March 2019. Brie wanted to focus on her family, while Nikki left because of health issues. “They found a cyst on my brain, which thank God, it’s benign,” Nikki told Jimmy Fallon during an interview in June. “I’m so grateful for my health.”
Nikki confessed that she was advised by doctors to quit wrestling. “Then it came back that I herniated the disc above where I had surgery, I have all this inflammation around the metal, and then I have a cyst on my brain. So they were like, ‘You’re done, no more, you’re out.'”
We’re glad she’s OK. As for wrestling, who knows what the future holds!