Exclusive Update On Neville's Status With WWE

WWE's Cruiserweight division is in peril over the past nine months, as their roster has been decimated with injuries, releases, legal issues and more.

The belief among talent is that WWE has frozen Neville's contract as opposed to letting it expire. We've seen this in the past with injuries, such as Rey Mysterio and Daniel Bryan. Bryan was able to get his "service time" moving along by accepting a role as WWE Smackdown Live GM. However, we're told that Neville returned to the UK a while back, until he returns, or WWE changes their mind, it's not likely his contract time will run down.

Neville has been completely off social media since late September.

Former Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore had helped anchor the division for several months before being fired following rape allegations last week. Depending on who you believe, Austin Aries was either outright fired or wanted out of the company following his WrestleMania title match being moved to the kickoff show. Rich Swann had advanced in the late 2017 Cruiserweight title contender tourney before being arrested on kidnapping charges that were later dismissed.

In addition to the aforementioned names, Brian Kendrick and Noam Dar are both shelved with injuries.

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