The WWE Releases Have Started… (Six Total As Of 4:30 PM)

NXT roster members Derrick Bateman, Briley Pierce and Sakamoto have all confirmed their releases via Twitter.

Bateman: “NOW AVAILABLE FOR INDY BOOKINGS!! Welp see ya later @wwe @WWEUniverse #itsfine.”

Briley Pierce (the brother of World Heavyweight Champion, Dolph Ziggler): “I guarantee that was the funniest and most entertaining ‘You’re released’ phone call in WWE history. Bye, everybody!”

Sakamoto: “#WWE #NXT my friend thank you for everything SAYONARA.”

Brandon Traven: Trained under Harley Race but lost in developmental.

Anya: Signed last summer but never really broke out before an arm injury sidelined her.

Percy Watson: A part of the 5th season of NXT, Watson worked numerous dark matches and a few Superstars matches before disappearing from TV.

Audrey Marie: NXT Diva who never really got out of the blocks.

Dolph Ziggler chimed in on his brother’s release, tweeting: “countless @wwe peeps personally told me how hard @hotyoungbriley worked & how he was the most entertaining guy in NXT#WeirdBiz”


There’s expected to more releases today so be sure to check back here for updates.


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Source: PWInsider

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