Backstage Update On Why WWE Released Troy ‘Two Dimes’ Donovan


As previously reported here on eWn, former WWE NXT 2.0 Superstar Troy ‘Two Dimes’ Donovan was released by the company less than a week ago. It was initially reported that Donovan’s release was due to a “policy issue.”

In today’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer clarified that Donovan was fired because of a failed drug test.

Donovan was told by WWE Head of Talent Relations John Laurinaitis that if everything’s clear in a year then he should apply for a job to return.

Donovan’s Statement

“Thank you to everyone who’s reached out. Mistakes happen and lessons are learned. A bump in the road doesn’t define me though. I’ll be back.”

Donovan was booked as a member of Tony D’Angelo’s ‘family’ alongside Channing ‘Stacks’ Lorenzo on NXT 2.0 TV.

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