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Troy 'Two Dimes' Donovan on WWE release: 'Mistakes happen and lessons are learned'

Donovan had been part of the D'Angelo family in NXT.
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Troy "Two Dimes" Donovan has confirmed that he's no longer with WWE.

Dave Meltzer reported on Sunday night that Donovan, who had been part of the NXT roster, was released by WWE on June 11. Meltzer wrote that Donovan's release was due to a "policy issue," and that Donovan was told he "may be brought back in a year."

Donovan confirmed the release in a tweet on Monday morning: "Thank you to everyone who’s reached out. Mistakes happen and lessons are learned. A bump in the road doesn’t define me though. I’ll be back"

On NXT television, Donovan was a member of Tony D'Angelo's mob family. He was part of a tag team with Channing "Stacks" Lorenzo.

D'Angelo, Donovan & Lorenzo defeated Legado del Fantasma (Santos Escobar, Cruz Del Toro & Joaquin Wilde) at NXT In Your House earlier this month. The match had a stipulation where the losing team had to join the winning team's faction.

The next two weeks of NXT episodes were taped at the WWE Performance Center last week and included Donovan appearing.

Donovan (real name Cole McKinney) was part of the group of recruits that joined the WWE Performance Center this March. He used the in-ring name Cole Karter before signing with WWE, including appearing on several episodes of AEW Dark.