The following is a new NY Daily News article on Low Ki/Kaval:
Silvestry’s biggest moment as Kaval was besting seven other wrestlers to win the 13-week “WWE NXT” competition for up-and-coming superstars, which concluded in Albany in August. He nearly won another coveted WWE title at a major pay-per-view event in November.
It ended not long afterward, with a Dec. 23 phone call from a WWE official.
“That’s a hell of a [Christmas] present, isn’t it?” he said.
Silvestry, who stands 5-foot-8 and weighs in at 174 pounds, insists his WWE fate may have been sealed because he wasn’t one of the typical larger-than-life, trash-talking superstars that the company is known for.
“I’m not 6-foot-2, I’m not 250 pounds. I don’t talk all kinds of trash,” he said. “I just handle guys in the ring.”
Actually, both the wrestler and WWE say the breakup was amicable.
“It was a mutual parting of the ways,” said a WWE spokesman. “There is no bad blood between the WWE and Kaval. The door remains open for him to return.”
Silvestry, too, holds no hard feelings.
“I’m not going to dwell on it,” he said. “I gotta just plan ahead and move forward.”
For now, that means returning to performing for small independent promotions under his original ring name, “Low-Ki.”
Check out the complete article online at NYDailyNews.com.