Despite former WWE NXT star Kassius Ohno, aka Chris Hero, claiming in an interview that WWE had released Richie Steamboat, son of Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, it's being reported Richie remains under contract with WWE.
Richie is currently sidelined with a very serious, potentially career ending back injury, and there is said to be no word on when or if he might be able to return to the ring.
When Will Heath Slater Return to TV?
As we previously reported, Heath Slater is currently off WWE TV as the company has granted him time off to deal with a personal issue. It's being said that Slater is expected back on the road with WWE shortly into the new year.