Former TNA World Champions Bobby Roode and Eric Young have been released from the company and if speculation is to be believed, they could be heading to WWE.
It seems Young was negotiating a deal to stay with TNA for a while longer but after contract talks broke down, he decided to ask for his release instead.
It is an interesting note that neither superstar had a no-compete clause in their contract given that TNA often allows superstars who are still under contract to travel and perform elsewhere, even their current World Champion Drew Galloway has taken the World title on the road and is set to defend it at many other promotions.
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Both men lost their last matches in TNA to drop their titles as Eric Young lose his King of the Mountain title match to Bram and Beer Money (Which includes former NXT talent James Storm) took on Abyss and Crazzy Steve for the TNA Tag Team Championships, with Beer Money dropping the titles to the two members of The Decay.
This means that both men have been successfully written off TNA TV and don't look set to be returning anytime soon, which means that WWE could easily approach the talented duo.
NXT continues to offer many superstars the chance to perform under WWE's banner without the restrictions that the main roster provides.
Blue Pants was one example of a superstar who was still allowed to perform on the independent circuit whilst she was a part of NXT.
Bobby and Eric will be used to TNA's less than hectic travel schedule so they wouldn't want to be tied down to 300 plus days a year on the road, but NXT could offer them more than WWE.
NXT doesn't do as many live shows and their TV tapings happen in four-hour slots, some of which they wouldn't be needed for. Which means they could easily be a part of NXT and maintain the same kind of schedule.
Eric Young has been in TNA for more than 12 years and proved that he is a different pedigree of superstar, whilst Bobby Roode has also been a part of their roster for over a decade, both men will be big misses for the company and wouldn't ask fro their releases if they didn't have a backup plan.
It is currently unclear if either man has been contacted by WWE or NXT or whether this is where their future lies, but it is early days since their TNA release and WWE would be fools to pass up the opportunity to have either man as part of their programming.
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