WWE Referee Tom Castor Issues Statement After Breaking His Ankle During NXT Live Event Match

NXT official Tom Castor is grateful for all the well wishes he has received.

The main event of Thursday night's NXT live event in Omaha, Nebraska saw Velveteen Dream retain the NXT North American Championship by defeating Tyler Breeze. During the match, official Tom Castor broke his ankle but continued his duties as the referee and was able to make the three count. Castor was praised by the likes of Kassius Ohno, Kayla Braxton, Velveteen Dream, Tyler Breeze, Drake Wuertz and more talents and employees of WWE. Castor has issued a statement on the events that unfolded and he thanked everyone for their support and concluded his statement by noting that he cannot wait to heal up and return to his NXT family.

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I sincerely want to thank the WWE Universe and the NXT/WWE Superstars for their kind words and positive vibes. It’s been heartwarming and humbling to say the least. My utmost gratitude to the WWE Medical Staff and ER staff at Nebraska Medicine for your care and support. I’m ready to heal up and rejoin my NXT family doing what we all love to do. #wearenxt

Fightful also has results published from the Omaha, Nebraska live event which can be found over at our "results" section.

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