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Backstage Rumor on Issues Bray Wyatt Was Dealing With Before His Release

October 14, 2021 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Andrew Zarian of The Mat Men Podcast via (GiveMeSport) reported this week on issues Bray Wyatt was having in WWE before he was released. As noted, WWE released Bray Wyatt (aka Windham Rotunda) in late July.

According to the report, before his release, Wyatt was having performance issues in the ring, along with issues due to his weight. However, it was noted by Zarian that these were not the reasons for his release. Wyatt and others in the company were told his release was due to budget cuts. Zarian stated the following:

“Bray was being difficult. And I’m gonna fill in a lot, I’m not even gonna quote. Because I have the quote, (but) I don’t wanna quote it. He was a little difficult, he had some performance issues in the ring, and he had some weight issues. I’m not saying that that’s the reason, I’m not gonna say that’s the reason, but you can kind of piece things together as to the things – when you evaluate a talent and you’re like, ‘Okay we need this and we need that and this is the plan moving forward,’ you need someone… sometimes the decision is easier to make if you make it more difficult for them to make that decision.”

Andrew Zarian added while there were “numerous reasons” as to why Wyatt was released by WWE, there was a “financial issue” that played into the former WWE Champion being cut. Also, Zarian speculated that Wyatt was unhappy in the company. Zarian continued:

“So, there is no one reason, by the way, let me just put it out there. Financial, yes. There was a financial issue, there were plenty of other scenarios here. I don’t think he was happy. And I would tell you that these decisions are not cut and dry. It’s not like, ‘Oh it was a money thing and that’s it’. Obviously they’re gonna say that, that’ll be the public answer. Because most likely, it played a part in money, because you can only like some guys so much when you’re losing money. I’m not saying they were losing money but I’m just putting it out there like that. There were numerous reasons. Not one.”

Impact Wrestling is rumored to be interested in signing Bray Wyatt to its roster. AEW President Tony Khan recently stated earlier this week that he hasn’t had any talks with Wyatt on possibly joining AEW.

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