Wrestlers from NXT UK have taken to social media to reveal that WWE has released them from their contracts.
The announcements of the releases were made public on the same day that WWE made public their intention to establish NXT Europe.
Flash Morgan Webster made the announcement of his release on Twitter with the following statement: “As of today, WWE and I have come to an agreement with the terms of my release.”
“I would like to express my gratitude to them for all of the possibilities they have provided to me over the past five years, as well as for their care while I was injured. I can’t wait to find out what happens next. See you all shortly.”
Mark Andrews penned in a letter that he had written: “After six wonderful years with WWE, my tenure with the company has now come to an end. “Can’t wait to find out what comes next!”
While Ashton Smith commented on his Twitter account, “One hell of a trip,” Millie McKenzie responded, “Thanks for the memories @WWE.”
Other artists, such as Dani Luna, Dave Mastiff, Primate, Nina Samuels, Sha Samuels, Jack Starz, and Wild Boar, have also publicised their release via social media.
As of today WWE and I have come to terms with the terms of my release.
I want to thank them for all the opportunities they gave me over last 5 years and looking after me through injury.
Excited to see what’s next
See you all soon.
— Flash Morgan Webster (@Flash_Morgan) August 18, 2022
— Millie Mckenzie (@MMckenzieWWE) August 18, 2022
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WWE stated that it was redesigning the NXT UK brand and its talent pipeline with a ‘pan European focus’ when it made the announcement regarding NXT Europe today (August 18). The launch is scheduled for the following year.
In a statement, WWE Vice President of Talent Development Creative Shawn Michaels said, “Following the success of our live events and talent identification efforts throughout all of Europe, we believe that this is the perfect time to expand NXT beyond the UK.” NXT stands for WWE’s developmental brand for up-and-coming wrestlers.
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