John Morrison returns to WWE eight-years on from quitting after signing multi-year deal.

JOHN MORRISON has returned to WWE for the first time in eight years.

The American wrestler left Vince McMahon’s stable in 2011 and had stints on the independent scene.

 John Morrison will return to the WWE eight-years on from quitting after signing a multi-year deal

John Morrison will return to the WWE eight-years on from quitting after signing a multi-year dealCredit: WWE

But on this week's episode of WWE Backstage, the company's talk show on their United States broadcaster Fox, it was confirmed Morrison will come back to the WWE.

He later tweeted: "Confirmed. I have signed with @WWE.

“I've never been as good at anything as I am at wrestling & I can't wait to stand again in a #WWE ring opposite the most talented people in the business is still fondly remembered by the WWE Universe for his unique and exciting in-ring style, which was influenced by his extensive background in parkour."

Morrison shot to prominence by winning the third season of Tough Enough, spending time with WWE’s developmental in OVW.

He made his main roster debut in 2005 and enjoyed numerous title reigns, including three with the IC belt and holding Tag Team gold with The Miz.

Hennigan has also proved to be just as much as a hit on the screen away from the wrestling ring.

He has enjoyed a successful TV career and appeared in series such as GLOW and Shameless.

And he has also appeared on reality show Survivor.

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