- Chad Baxter indicated on Twitter Wednesday and Thursday that he has been released from his developmental contract with WWE.
"Good luck with your future endeavours," he wrote in a message yesterday before stating he's a free agent.
He then posted multiple fan messages offering encouragement, including one saying he can "always make an impact."
Baxter, whose real name is Derek Foore, was a Notre Dame collegiate wrestling champion WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco recruited last year. He sparingly competed for NXT until the summer, and then was primarily relegated to non-televised events.
- Former WWE Diva Maxine stated on Twitter Thursday that she is a spokesmodel for Artix Entertainment, a video game developer. She shot material for the company today.
- Brad Maddox is featured in this week's "Outside the Ring" as he prepares for his $1 million WWE contract match with Ryback. "Get inside Maddox's head as his dream to compete in a WWE ring came true against an unstoppable juggernaut," WWE states.