Recently, various news began to circulate online regarding some releases that WWE was making live on the NXT roster. Eventually, WWE actually went on to release several athletes of its third brand, from Dakota Kai to Malcolm Bivens, through Dexter Lumis, eventually, the company released ten athletes, all of whom join the myriad of Superstars, talents, road agents and employees the Stamford-based company has fired over the past two years.
By making a quick calculation, in fact, between office employees, managers, wrestlers, referees, workers and so on and so forth, WWE has fired over 300 employees since the outbreak of the global pandemic, initially hiding behind a budget cut due to the covid, but then continuing even when the world health situation had improved.
Apparently, however, at the moment the NXT roster could not yet breathe a sigh of relief, given that several online sources indicate that the internal situation of the company is still in constant turmoil, with several other names that could soon abandon ship WWE any moment, as happened with all the latest layoffs.
WWE may make other releases
In the last few hours, the well-known Dave Meltzer, from the microphones of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, wanted to make known how it is a common idea that NXT has not yet seen all the releases that WWE wants to opt for its roster.
Regarding this matter, Meltzer in fact stated: "There are people in the company who think (the ten names) aren't all. I've heard several rumors about something else, but who knows? Some of these, of course, fell from the pear tree as you can see from TV and shows, such as Dexter Lumis and Persia Pirotta and who else? Malcolm Bivens."
Basically, in his latest update, Meltzer meant that no one can expect their own sacking, as WWE has recently been shooting down everyone, with several major athletes being released although they were still part of the game.
of the company's current plans on the rings and on the television screens of the weekly shows and were therefore released overnight, without being able to expect such a thing. WWE booked a significant storyline change on SmackDown as Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre were added to RK-Bro and The Usos' tag team bout.
The WrestleMania Backlash match is now a non-title contest, and the company has stated that Reigns and the SmackDown Tag Team Champions will have a message for fans on next week's RAW.