In the last two years, as you well know, WWE has decided to put a serious and important hand on its rosters, firing dozens and dozens of wrestlers, both men and women, for a budget cut policy that is literally changing. the face of the number one company in the pro-wrestling world.
Among the many fired by Vince McMahon and associates, there were also very important names such as those of Braun Strowman, Bray Wyatt, Lana, Nia Jax, Aleister Black and many many others, with the layoffs going on from the first quarter of the year.
2020, or since the world pandemic wanted to unleash all its hell in the world. Fortunately, many of these athletes have found shelter and refuge in the rings of other companies, with IMPACT Wrestling and All Elite Wrestling hiring several former WWE ring stars, such as all those who have been granted release.
at their express request from the number one company in the world. Several talents, in fact, have asked for their release or have waited for their contract to expire, to make the big leap from WWE to AEW, such as Daniel Bryan, Adam Cole, Andrade or several others.
Serena Deeb took part in the inaugural Mae Young Classic in August. She advanced to the second round after defeating Vanessa Bourne but was then defeated by Piper Niven. She had a previous run in the WWE when she debuted in January of 2010 as part of CM Punk's Straight Edge Society.
The WWE released Deeb in August of the same year for not living up to her straight-edge persona in public.
Vanessa Bourne appears in AEW
Meanwhile, the latest ex-WWE wrestler to appear in the AEW rings, in the tapings recorded of the company's Dark program, was Vanessa Bourne, a thick-haired athlete seen several months at NXT, only to disappear into thin air.
like many other colleagues. She the athlete appeared in her first televised match outside WWE, against former colleague Marina Shafir, also a former NXT athlete. At the moment, Vanessa has gone back to being called by her real name, Danielle Kamela, no longer being able to use the name she bought the rights to WWE on.
After being signed by the WWE in 2016 and after having also taken part in an important match during the weekend of Wrestlemania 35, in the Axxess of the McMahon-owned company, for her there was nothing more either on a creative level, or in level of great in-ring performance, with the dismissal that was therefore already in the air for some time, until it then came along with one of the many waves of releases carried out and wanted mainly by Nick Khan, co-president of WWE.