Andrade admitted he ‘hated sitting in catering’ in direction of the top of his time with WWE.
Vince McMahon’s firm granted the previous United States champion his launch final weekend after months of inactivity.
And former WWE star Epico has claimed Andrade, who was final seen on WWE tv in October, hated the concept of not wrestling week in, week out.
He advised the ‘UnSKripted’ podcast: “I’ve been speaking to [Andrade].
“I noticed him in Orlando two weeks in the past and he was like, ‘They don’t seem to be doing something with me and it’s not a matter of the cash however me following my desires. I hate sitting in catering each week’.
“It’s fairly poisonous whenever you have a look at it that method. You’ve obtained the very best performers on this planet over there. Simply have a look at the locker room.”
Andrade doesn’t have a 90-day non-compete clause as a part of his launch from WWE, one thing which he confirmed on Friday.
He tweeted: “Begin my new targets and we’re in talks, no ready for 90 days.”
Epico, whose 10-year spell with WWE ended final yr, has known as Andrade ‘among the finest’ wrestling on this planet.
He added: “I’m blissful for him. He’s put in his time there, he’s put in his time exterior of WWE, he deserved a greater spot and now he’s doing his personal factor.
“No one can lower his wings off and he can fly excessive and do what he is aware of to do greatest.
“Proper now he’s among the finest on this planet, second to none. On high of that, he’s considered one of my good mates.
“I used to be simply speaking to him at the moment, cracking some jokes and simply speaking about his future and the longer term seems vivid for him.”