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Former Champion Released Due To Being Unvaccinated, WWE Issues Statement

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• Former Champion Released Due To Being Unvaccinated, WWE Issues Statement

As we all know by now, the following 18 wrestlers were released from WWE during the latest round of budget cuts:

– 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, 4 wrestlers from the above list were released due to being unvaccinated.

The New York Post later provided an update that one of the reasons Nia Jax was released is because she is unvaccinated.

Fightful Select then reported that at least 5 wrestlers from the above list are open about not taking the COVID-19 vaccine, including some ‘very surprising names’. However, being vaccinated was one of the reasons behind their release, not the main reason.

The New York Post reached out to WWE for a statement regarding this situation and received the following:

“We wish them the best in their future endeavors.”

Also Read: Ember Moon, Scarlett & Others React To Their WWE Release

WATCH: Nia Jax Secretly Records Alexa Bliss’ Fine Buns:

• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (November 4, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Wheeling, West Virginia and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1989’ PPV.

Here’s the match-card:

Dusty Rhodes vs. George South

The Powers of Pain vs. Tim Horner & Mike Powell

Rick Martel vs. Reno Riggins

Jim Duggan vs. Barry Horowitz

WWF Tag Team Titles: Brain Busters (c) vs. Demolition

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