Former WCW star The Stro (Maestro) confirmed WWE has signed KC McKnight to a developmental contract. The Stro posted the following on Facebook:
Congradulations to one of my finest students K.c. McKnight for signing a WWE contract recently. Very proud of him. He has worked hard in the US and Japan. So much heart and dedication to the business. It is his time now to show that and much more to the world. Show them what you’re made of brother! You deserve the best! God bless you always.