NXT Tag Team Champion Nash Carter Released by WWE

Nash Carter Released by WWE

Per Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, NXT Tag Team Champion Nash Carter has been released by WWE. The initial news came out earlier this afternoon, with Sapp following up later to confirm the release. From there, other publications corroborated the story. This is among the more surprising releases in recent memory given that, as mentioned earlier, he is one-half of the current NXT Tag Team Champions alongside Wes Lee as MSK. They recently won the titles for the second time at NXT Stand & Deliver earlier this month. The status of the titles, as of this writing, is unknown.

MSK NXT Tag Team Championship

Nash Carter Released by WWE

What to Know Following Recent Release

Those that have been following wrestling on social media may have seen Nash Carter’s personal life come into light. Keep in mind that Carter has not responded to the following allegations. He had been accused of was accused of domestic violence by Kimber Lee, who is not only a wrestler as well but his wife. Additionally, a photo of him allegedly imitating Hitler surfaced.

In December of 2020, Carter signed a contract with WWE before being positioned on the NXT brand. It was here where he saw tag team success with Wes Lee. As MSK, they became 2x NXT Tag Team Champions, not to mention Men’s Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners. Prior to signing with WWE, Carter was known as Zachary Wentz, teaming with Dezmond Xavier (Lee), Myron Reed, and Trey Miguel as The Rascalz. Together, they competed in IMPACT Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, and numerous independent organizations.

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