• Braun Strowman Comments On His WWE Release, Backstage News On His Salary
Out of the 6 wrestlers that WWE released today, the most shocking one was “The Monster Among Men” Braun Strowman.
Strowman wrote the following on his WWE release:
“What a chapter in life!!! #ThankYou”
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According to Fightful Select, Strowman signed his last WWE contract in 2019 and it was said to be a “monster contract”, where he was getting paid over $1 million per year.
While fans were surprised the most by Strowman’s release, some WWE talent didn’t think it was the most surprising departure due to his contract.
Below are Strowman’s accomplishments in WWE:
– 1x Universal Champion (won by defeating WWE Hall Of Famer Goldberg at WrestleMania 36)
– 1x Intercontinental Champion
– 2x RAW Tag Team Champion
– Greatest Royal Rumble Winner
– Men’s Money In The Bank 2018 Winner
– Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal Winner (2019 – WrestleMania 35)
Strowman was last seen at the WrestleMania Backlash PPV last month, where he was pinned by Bobby Lashley in the Triple Threat WWE Championship match.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (June 2, 1990) – NWA World Wide Wrestling
On this day in 1990, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘NWA World Wide Wrestling’.
This episode featured pre-taped matches & storyline segments on the road to the “WCW The Great American Bash 1990” PPV.
The card can be found below:
Green Shadow & Pat Rose vs. Rock ‘n’ Roll Express
Lee Scott vs. Arn Anderson
Barry Horowitz vs. Brian Pillman
Tim Parker vs. Mean Mark
Joe Cazana & Rick Fargo vs. Steiner Brothers
Robbie Idol vs. Stan Hansen