SLAM! Wrestling reports that independent wrestler Devon Nicholson has
filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against WWE, claiming that they
wrongfully cut him from his developmental deal. Nicholson is the same
wrestler thats been in the news this year after claiming that WWE
Hall of Famer Abdullah the Butcher gave him Hepatitis C.
Nicholson filed the lawsuit back on August 26th in Canada, and it was
served to WWE on September 26th. He is seeking damages from WWE for
Wrongful dismissal and/or breach of contract at $600,000, aggravated
and punitive damages at $5 million and damages for injury to dignity
and self-respect at $250,000.
Nicholson was released from his developmental deal back in August of
2009, after being signed in June of that year. WWE claimed his release
was due to licensing situations but he believes its because of his