Despite reports that Johnny Gargano could be a free agent by December, it seems Candice LeRae would not be able to leave the company with her husband if he chose not to re-sign.
According to Fightful Select, LeRae's contract doesn't end at the same time as her husband's. Her current contract with WWE is set to end sometime in 2022, and the disparity between her and Johnny Gargano's contract end dates reportedly has nothing to do with her pregnancy, with their first child reportedly due in February 2022.
Sources also revealed that Poison Pixie wanted to stay on as an on-screen character for as long as she could. NXT is reportedly very pleased with LeRae's work both on-screen and in the ring. Losing her as a character would be a massive blow to the women's division of NXT.
However, NXT 2.0's main event ending with the marriage of Indi Hartwell and Dexter Lumis might make fans feel confident that LeRae will be staying. It would make little sense for WWE to place her in a prominent storyline if she did not plan to remain with the company.
Johnny Gargano's WWE contract is set to expire soon
As first reported by Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select, Johnny Gargano's time in NXT is set to end before the end of the year. As of now, his current deal is set to end on December 3rd.
WWE has been reviewing all current contracts of superstars in both NXT and the main roster. This is to avoid recent similar situations with Pete Dunne and Adam Cole, where contract expirations sneaked upon them.
Rumors have been circulating that Gargano may be thinking about joining AEW but there are no concrete reports yet.
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