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Jacob Novak Says He Was Released Due To Injury, Comments On Low Pay To Developmental Talent

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WWE NXT Rookie Jacob Novak has resurfaced talking about how much WWE developmental workers are paid. Below is an excerpt from an interview he did with

“Wrestlers get paid way less than people think,” he explained. “I started out making only 500 dollars a week for the FCW. It’s just kind of weird to have thousands and thousands of twitter followers, and to get fan mail daily, yet receive tiny paychecks.” Novak was always hoping for that next big break.

Novak noted he was released from WWE when it was indefinite how long rehabilitation from a hip injury would take. You can read the full interview at this link.

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