Based on reports, the reason Kane has been off WWE TV is becuase he’s asked for time off in order to run for Mayor of Knox County in 2018. In addition Kane along with his wife are planning to work more for his own insurance company, The Jacob Agency.
Kane has a safe contract with WWE throughout many years of negotiations and extensions. At this time Kane is making an estimated $905,000 low-ball, and has first class travel & accommodations included. Kane’s current contract is set to expire next year.
It is believed that Kane will not renew his contract and is preparing to retire from in-ring competition.