Pro Wrestling Sheet reports that WWE has released NXT trainee Leo Gao from his contract today. WWE hired him after a tryout in China. Regarding why he was released, it’s being said that it was injury-related.
Gao hurt his neck during training back in August and while he was cleared for limited work in the ring, the injury is said to be very serious. While Goa never appeared on WWE television, he was one of the favorites at the WWE Performance Center.