Report: WWE Looking To Release ‘Problematic Wrestlers’

3 years ago by Louis Dangoor

Report: WWE Looking To Release ‘Problematic Wrestlers’

Over the last week or so, several WWE stars have been accused of sexual, physical and emotional abuse as part of the wider #SpeakingOut movement on social media.

Travis Banks, Ligero and Jack Gallagher, all of whom were accused of abuse, have since been released by WWE and had their profiles wiped from

It seems like the releases are going to stop there, as Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp is reporting that WWE is serious about “cleaning up” its roster, with some of the more “problematic wrestlers” likely leaving.

While no names were mentioned, it has been rumoured that NXT star Velveteen Dream is going to be released by the company relatively soon after accusations of abuse.

These rumours have seemingly been confirmed by Sapp, who adds that he has also heard that Dream’s days in NXT are numbered.

Speaking of Dream, it also emerged yesterday that the 2015 Tough Enough contestant has involved in a car accident yesterday. Thankfully, he has since been released from the hospital.

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