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By Mike Johnson on 2021-08-02 10:51:00

For those asking about the status of Adam Cole and WWE, has independently confirmed the story first reported overnight by, that Cole's current deal with WWE is set to expire this summer.   

That realization took a number of WWE execs by surprise as the belief was Cole was locked in through January 2022.  Multiple sources within WWE confirmed the story, admitting frustration that it had become public.

 Cole, currently the #2 heel on the WWE NXT roster internally (Raw bound Karrion Kross is #1) is now in the amazing position of being able to attempt to negotiate the best deal possible for himself going forward with WWE, AEW, etc. can also confirm that the timing of the company learning of the Cole contract issue very much lines up with the timing of the departure of Canyon Ceman. 

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