Killer Kross is officially WWE bound.
It was reported on WWE Backstage by Ryan Satin that Killer Kross has signed with WWE. Kross was released from his IMPACT Wrestling contract on December 18 after being iced by the promotion over a contract dispute, making him a free agent. Fightful Select reported in January to not expect Kross to be available for bookings during WrestleMania week. He recently wrestled at MLW Fightland.
Kross' girlfriend Scarlett Bordeaux is also signed with WWE and is currently at the WWE Performance Center. Kross sent out the following tweet after news of his signing was announced.
It was also confirmed on WWE Backstage that Timothy Thatcher has signed with WWE. It was reported early on Tuesday by Squared Circle Sirens that Thatcher had allegedly signed with WWE. PWInsider later confirmed the report.
Shortly after the announcement, WWE released a rundown on both of the wrestlers.
Timothy Thatcher is a world-renowned mat wrestler widely regarded as one of the toughest grapplers inside the squared circle, and has competed against the likes of Drew McIntyre, NXT North American Champion Keith Lee and Matt Riddle, among others. Thatcher is a former EVOLVE Champion and WXW Unified World Champion. He’s also been a frequent tag team partner of NXT United Kingdom Champion WALTER.
Kevin Kesar, better known as Killer Kross, is a towering competitor at 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, and has a background in catch wrestling and sambo. Kesar has competed in India and Mexico, and was recognized as a rising star of the squared circle by the revered Cauliflower Alley Club in 2018.
Terms of the deals were not disclosed.