Released NXT Wrestler Complains About WWE, Manu Weighs In On Roman Reigns, “Tooth Fairy” Airing On Television

– Chad Baxter, a former collegiate wrestling champion WWE released last week from developmental, complained about the organization’s stagnant product on Twitter days later, writing, “Im sick of seeing the same matches on @WWE #Boring #Overplayed.”

When asked why WWE would release him, as well as fellow developmental wrestlers Chase Donovan and Nick Rogers, he wrote, “Its a mystery! Unfortunately I don’t know the answer why this happened.” He then re-tweeted a message stating, “WWE was stupid releasing you.”

Baxter added that he has plans to continue wrestling.

– The debut of Roman Reigns at Survivor Series has drawn comparisons to that of another Samoan wrestler who made a surprise debut at a WWE pay-per-view event: Manu. The two grapplers are close cousins, with Reigns being the son of WWE Hall of Famer Sika and Manu being the son of Afa—Sika and Afa were enshrined together in 2007. Manu, who continues to compete on the independent circuit as Afa Jr., weighed in on Reigns’ WWE debut via Twitter Monday, writing, “My Partner in crime growing up. My cousin Roman Reigns debuted last night. #Proud #ImTheOnlyOneMissingNow #SeeYaSoon #TryNstopMe.”

– The 2010 movie Tooth Fairy, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, airs on FX tomorrow at 2:00 p.m.

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  • pwnez

    Although Baxter is probably bitter about being released he has a point. How many times are we gonna see ADR vs Orton?

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  • Jeremy

    Always some nobody whining after their release. These people need to realize the business is bigger than them. Also, if the product is so bad, why the hell did you sign with WWE? Moron.

    • GodsLoyalSon

      Because they never got their shot, that’s all it is.

    • Craig DeBoard

      WELL SAID! Look at Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannety. They got released shortly after coming to WWE. Did they bitch and whine? No. They just kept doing what they love and eventually made their way back there. Online rants like this do absolutely NOTHING to further someone’s career.

    • JamieEvsxx

      they probably liked it before…it’s just them being bitter that it didn’t work out, but like Craig said online rants don’t help advance in your career…=/

  • JamieEvsxx

    yeah judging by what Orton said in this interview a few years ago…I doubt Manu will be coming back to the WWE (that’s unless he’s changed since then)…=P…and if you want to see what he said then just click on this link (might need to scroll down a bit)…=P…

  • Nicolai

    rogers and donovan both said the same thing. wwe called them all last wednesday and told them all they were being released. When asked why, brass said they had no idea why, and that they were just doing what they were told by talent relations. total mystery.