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Braun Strowman, Aleister Black react after WWE release

WWE announced another round of cuts that includes some shocking names including Braun Strowman.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: June 3, 2021 5:13:21 pm
Braun Strowman is among WWE latest releases. (WWE)

Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Murphy, Ruby Riott, and Santana Garrett were all released by WWE on Wednesday.

“WWE has come to terms on the releases of Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Murphy, Ruby Riott, and Santana Garrett. WWE wishes them the best in all of their future endeavors,” the company said in a statement released.

Strowman’s inclusion is shocking as he beat Goldberg at last year’s WrestleMania to become Universal Champion. He fought and beat Shane McMahon in a steel cage match at this year’s Mania and was in a WWE Title match on PPV last month.

According to the latest reports from Fightful Select, Strowman’s release was due to his massive contract agreement of 2019 by virtue of which he reportedly earned more than $1 million a year

The Monster Among Men released a statement on Twitter early on Thursday morning, where he wrote: ‘What a chapter in life!!! #ThankYou’

Earlier, Aleister Black had also issued the following statement about his release on Wednesday night:

Here are some other reactions from the wrestling world:

This is story is developing and will be updated soon.

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