Candice LeRae was one of the mainstays of the women’s division in Triple H’s NXT. LeRae gave excellent matches and had a great rivalry with former NXT Women’s Champion Io Shirai. Her contract is running up and it’s unknown if she will join Johnny Gargano on the free agency market.

Candice became a parent when she gave birth to her and husband Johnny Gargano’s child last month. The two named their child Quill. She’s been out of active competition since then.

It seems that Candice will be parting ways with WWE as her contract is about to expire this Spring. Fightful Select reported that the two sides haven’t agreed to a new contract thus far. It is unknown if Candice decides to extend her contract.

Many fans took to Twitter where they voiced their opinion. A number of those fans wish for Candice LeRae’s AEW arrival. One particular fan tweeted out to say, “if aew loses Cody but gains swerve, Candice, Keith Lee, Johnny Gargano and Hardy I see that as an absolute win.”

Candice made her televised in-ring debut for WWE in 2017, A year later, she began working for the promotion full time as part of her deal with the multi-billion dollar conglomerate. She is a former NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion, a title she won with Indi Hartwell.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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