Jun 4, 2021 01:08 GMT
The company announced that it was bidding farewell to wrestlers such as Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Ruby Riott, Murphy and Santana Jarrett.
On Wednesday, WWE announced a new round of haircuts for several of its wrestlers.Among them are some of her great stars-, what or what This caused an uproar in the wrestling world and sparked rumors of an early sale to the US sports entertainment company.
“It’s WWE release agreement De Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Murphy, Ruby Riott e Santana Garrett”, Communication On her website, she wished them all “good luck in all their future endeavours.”
One of the biggest surprises was the dismissal Strowman, who has established himself as a first-class star over the past five years. During WrestleMania 36, in 2020, he defeated Bill Goldberg and won the WWE World Championship, while in this year’s edition he starred in a very rookie match against Shane McMahon.
Strowman then said on his Twitter account, “What a chapter in life. Thank you!”
What a chapter in life. Thank you!!!!!
– Braun Strowman June 2, 2021
Similarly, the expulsion of the former NXT Champion was surprising Aleister Black, also known as Tommy End, who was promoted to WWE’s main roster in 2019. The Dutch wrestler – who has returned after a long absence from the company’s shows in recent weeks and has appeared in several videos – thanks On social media “to the world of WWE to allow him to create and present small parts of himself.”
Also dismissed was Australian Buddy Murphy, who was the WWE Cruiserweight Champion, the third longest reigning champion in its history, and star of multiple scenarios with former multi-champion Seth Rollins. “So my day Eight years with WWE. What a crazy trip! Higher than high, lower than lowest, but whether I had three minutes or if I had 20, I put all my effort into performing,” chirp“He was fortunate enough to work with some of the best talent in the world,” he added.
So far I’m excited to see what the next adventure holds. I was fortunate enough to work with some of the best talent in the world and I learned a huge amount. But trust me…the whole world will know what I meant by “best kept secret” Thank you all! 🙏 pic.twitter.com/WijweDBfCp
– Buddy Murphy (@WWE_Murphy) June 2, 2021
Reactions in the world of wrestling
Important wrestling pros – like Sasha Banks, Billy Kay, Seth Rollins, and Ricochet, among others – didn’t take long to respond to the news and took to social networks.
Thus, Rollins confirmed that he is deeply saddened by the decision of WWE, which he is currently working with.
Nine-time Women’s Champion Sasha Banks, and former Women’s Tag Team Champion Billy Kay – who with his partner Peyton Royce was one of the stars to have been fired from the company in recent months – also spoke about the issue and expressed their support for Ruby Riott, who was also left out.
“You can’t fly with eagles if you’re with turkeys”, He said Commenting bitterly on the news, the Bulgarian fighter Miro, Lana’s husband, known to fans as “Russeff”, said he was kicked out of WWE last year. Meanwhile, Renee Paquette, who has told WWE about her SmackDown brand, critical Talented mismanagement.
Instant Sale Rumors
This isn’t the first time this year that WWE has released multiple wrestlers from their contracts. Last April, the company decided shooting For former tag team champions Peyton Royce and Billy Kay, the former multi-champion Mickey Jamesand Kalisto, Chelsea Green, Samoa Joe, Bo Dallas and Tucker, along with more than 60 employees, according to a report from fight it an appointment Ringside News.
The wave of layoffs has fueled rumors that WWE Chairman Nick Kahn is preparing the company for sale.
Former company writer Dave Schilling, who worked with his creative team in early 2019, claimed On his Twitter account, layoffs of superstars often happen if the company tries to “Maximize profits before selling“.
Fighter and journalist Brian Alvarez also male newly, In Wrestling Observer Live, that “everyone thinks Nick Kahn is setting up this company for sale”. “How do they say it’s budgetary reasons, if they bring a lot of benefits? Well, they say it’s budget reasons when they’re deciding how much money they’re going to spend on talent,” he said.
However, this isn’t the first time rumors of a possible sale to WWE have surfaced. At the moment, this speculation lacks any support for confirmation.
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