Tuesday, February 4, 2020

WWE Confirms Killer Kross And Timothy Thatcher Signings

WWE Confirms Killer Kross And Timothy Thatcher Signings
WWE confirmed Timothy Thatcher and Killer Kross have signed with the company.

Throughout this month it was rumored Kross was expected to join up with WWE after he requested his release from Impact Wrestling in May of last year over financial and creative differences. He was granted his release in December.

As for Thatcher, it was reported earlier today that he had joined up with WWE and began training this week. The top indie talent had previously wrestled for EVOLVE, MLW, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, wXw, Revolution Pro, and others.

There's no word yet on when Kross and Thatcher will begin on WWE NXT, but stay tuned as we will keep you updated.

Below is WWE's full announcement on the signing, along with photos from the Performance Center:
Killer Kross and Timothy Thatcher report to WWE Performance Center

The newest recruits to report to the WWE Performance Center include two highly touted in-ring competitors.

Timothy Thatcher is a world-renowned mat wrestler widely regarded as one of the toughest grapplers inside the squared circle, and has competed against the likes of Drew McIntyre, NXT North American Champion Keith Lee and Matt Riddle, among others. Thatcher is a former EVOLVE Champion and WXW Unified World Champion. He's also been a frequent tag team partner of NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER.

Kevin Kesar, better known as Killer Kross, is a towering competitor at 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, and has a background in catch wrestling and sambo. Kesar has competed in India and Mexico, and was recognized as a rising star of the squared circle by the revered Cauliflower Alley Club in 2018.

For more info on the WWE PC, visit WWEPerformanceCenter.com.


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