Within an hour of WWE holding a conference call with staff and talent to let them know that major cutbacks were coming, Names are already being released on WWE.com stating as to which performers are being released. If this is just the first run, there is a lot going on today.
As per WWE’s website:
WWE has come to terms on the release of Drake Maverick (James Curtin), Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers), Karl Anderson (Chad Allegra), Luke Gallows (Drew Hankinson), Heath Slater (Heath Miller), Eric Young (Jeremy Fritz), EC3 (Michael Hutter) and Lio Rush (Lionel Green). We wish them all the best in their future endeavors
We’ll keep you up to speed as more names get added to the list today. It’s a sad day for a lot of WWE stars.
**Update: Aiden English and Kurt Angle have been added to the list of released stars.