– 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.
– 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.
– 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.
– In an interview with Busted Open, Damien Sandow was asked if Rhodes would be able to make it to Survivor Series this Sunday following the injuries he suffered on WWE Main Event this week.
“He is recovering quite nicely. I assure you that the appropriate actions are being taken to promote the best interests of both Cody Rhodes and Team Ziggler.”