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WWE releases another member of NXT’s Spring 2023 Rookie Class

Melanie Brzezinski’s Instagram

About four months ago, WWE introduced NXT’s Spring 2023 Rookie Class to the world.

During the post-Endeavor acquisition talent releases this week, they’d already parted ways with one of them: Alexis Gray. A second has now been confirmed, with Melanie Brzezinski posting in her Instagram Stories that she’s no longer with WWE:

Good morning everybody. I’m sure a lot of you have heard the news, and yes, it’s true. My time with WWE, aka ‘TKO’ is now over.

It was an amazing experience that I will forever be grateful for. I am taking this as a stepping stone to another dream of mine.

Thank you all for the support and kind words throughout this amazing experience with the company.

It’s time for me to go after what was truly meant for me.

Brzezinski, who went to the University of Tampa and is a bodybuilder, karate & CrossFit competitor, was reportedly offered her WWE Developmental deal in December of last year after a tryout run by Big E and others.

Here’s an updated list of talent cut since Thurs., Sept. 21:

  • Mustafa Ali
  • Emma
  • Elias
  • Top Dolla
  • Rick Boogs
  • Riddick Moss
  • Aliyah
  • Shelton Benjamin
  • Dolph Ziggler
  • MACE
  • Mansoor
  • Dana Brooke
  • Commander Azeez aka Dabba-Kato
  • Shanky
  • Quincy Elliott
  • Bryson Montana
  • Yulisa Leon
  • Daniel McArthur
  • Kevin Ventura-Cortez
  • Alexis Gray
  • Brooklyn Barlow
  • Ikemen Jiro
  • Melanie Brzezinski

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