Sam Gradwell confirms release, will be a free agent on Sept. 23

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Sam Gradwell issued a statement confirming his release from WWE among the NXT UK cuts.

Gradwell began wrestling in 2009 and was part of the inaugural 16-man tournament to crown the first NXT UK champion in January 2017. Gradwell beat Saxon Huxley on the first night and lost to Pete Dunne on the second night.

On Friday he posted a statement acknowledging his release and when his free agency begins:

Honestly, you should SEE what I’ve become.

Abnormal intelligence, maximum testosterone, high bone density.

September 23rd, I’m a free agent.

— Sam Gradwell 强大的海豚 (@sam_gradwell) August 19, 2022