WALTER is one of the biggest free agents on the independent wrestling scene so it makes sense that WWE would be interested in him. It’s been reported several times over the last few months that WWE would like to sign him. However, WALTER is not interested in Raw or Smackdown Live.
“I don’t know if I mentioned this but being a part of the Raw or SmackDown roster is nothing I am interested in,” WALTER said during an interview with The Mirror. “I don’t want to live in the US. I really like NXT though, I think it’s a great product, filled with the best talent in the world and is focused on competition in the ring, which is something I enjoy. I don’t want to say it will never happen because in wrestling things change so quick.”
2 weeks ago, Dave Meltzer reported that WALTER’s name has come up in WWE and talks got serious. The idea is for him to sign a UK-type of deal instead of the standard NXT/WWE deal. The UK-type of deal would allow him to continue working for wXw and European independent companies.
Basically, WWE would like to use him similar to how they use Tyler Bate and Pete Dunne. They are usually flown in for some NXT TV tapings and some major NXT shows.
There is no word yet on if WALTER is close to signing a deal.