B-Fab Clarifies Hit Row's WWE Non-Compete Clause Status
All four members of Hit Row were released in November
Former Hit Row member B-Fab has clarified her non-compete clause status with WWE and opened up on her departure from the company.
B-Fab was one of a number of names released by WWE in early November which left Hit Row as a three-man group, until the remaining trio were released two weeks later.
Some reports had suggested that B-Fab was tied to a 90-day non-compete due to signing a new deal not long before her departure, but she has now confirmed she only had a 30-day non-compete clause tied to her WWE deal.
Speaking during a K&S WrestleFest signing, she said: "They still have some time left on their contracts. (I was on) 30 days, (they were on) 90 days. All three, for sure."
When asked further about the reason behind her release, B-Fab continued: "I have no clue at all. They released me along with 18 other people. The thing that they said was budget cuts, that's the most detail I know. There was really no reason.
"They were saying that the boys were deemed to be okay without me because they could all talk. I really wasn't a manager because I was going to be wrestling, I just hadn't been doing it yet. They could all talk so [WWE] felt like, why do they need me? They've had Shield and New Day and most guys do well, so they probably felt 'they will be fine without her because other groups have survived'.
"It goes along with the disconnect from NXT and the main roster. If you're paying attention to NXT like our fans were, they saw how we impacted the field as a unit. They got to see us every week and knew how we worked together and gelled and they loved to see it. Maybe the main roster didn't see everything we did and only saw a few things.
"I feel like the disconnect was always there between NXT and the main roster, they don't really know what's going on in NXT always to fully understand an act when it goes to the main roster. If you saw us in NXT, you would have known we were perfectly fine as a unit."