• 4 Wrestlers Released From WWE For Not Being Vaccinated
The following 18 wrestlers were released from WWE today:
– Keith Lee
– Karrion Kross
– Nia Jax
– Harry Smith
– Eva Marie
– Mia Yim
– Scarlett Bordeaux
– Ember Moon
– Franky Monet
– Oney Lorcan
– B-Fab (new SmackDown wrestler from the Hit Row stable)
– Jessi Kamea
– Zayda Ramier
– Trey Baxter
– Katrina Kortez
– Jeet Rama
– Gran Metalik
– Lince Dorado
According to the Mat Men Pro Wrestling Podcast, some wrestlers (out of the above list) were released due to not being vaccinated:
“Spoke to a source regarding the WWE roster cuts. It’s believed that possibly 4 individuals were released due to not being vaccinated.”
Regarding the releases, John Laurinaitis (Head of Talent Relations in WWE) sent a company-wide email to announce that 18 wrestlers have been released due to budget cuts.
Most of the NXT wrestlers that got released have a 30-day non-compete clause, while the main roster wrestlers have a 90-day non-compete clause.
Due to these releases, tomorrow’s training classes at the WWE Performance Center have been canceled.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (November 4, 1999) – WCW Thunder
On this day in 1999, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Thunder’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Sports Arena in San Diego, California and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW Mayhem 1999’ PPV.
The match-card of the show can be found here:
1. Evan Karagias vs. Juventud Guerrera
2. Booker T vs. Kaz Hayashi
3. Eddie Guerrero vs. Buzz Stern
4. Buff Bagwell vs. La Parka
5. WCW World Tag Titles: Kidman & Konnan vs. Berlyn & Curly Bill
6. Lash LeRoux vs. Silver King
7. Dean Malenko vs. Van Hammer
8. Battle Royal
9. Chris Benoit & Rick Steiner vs. Perry Saturn & Sid Vicious