Shawn Michaels Addresses WWE Stars Who Recently Requested Release

2 weeks ago by Dave Adamson

Shawn Michaels Addresses WWE Stars Who Recently Requested Release WWE

Shawn Michaels has addressed the position of two WWE stars who recently requested their release from the company.

During the NXT Battleground media call, Shawn Michaels was asked about the team of Jagger Reid and Rip Fowler, known as The Dyad in NXT but previously knows as James Drake and Zack Gibson of Grizzled Young Vets.

It had previously been reported that the pair had asked for their release from WWE but that the release hadn’t been granted.

Shawn Michaels addressed the WWE stars asking for their release, saying that the pair were talents that he wanted to bring over from the UK.

He wanted everyone who came to WWE to have success, no matter who comes through the door, and wants them to have success in the business overall.

Michaels admitted that he’s fortunate to have had the success in his career that he has had and that there are opportunities for others to have success, too.

He also stated that he understands how they both feel but that there’s “no hard feelings” and wants them to be in a prominent role.

He also noted that as long as they want to continue to work, he would continue to use them on NXT.

The media call for NXT Battleground took place on Thursday May 25 with the show itself set for Sunday May 28.

The card for NXT Battleground on Sunday, May 28 is as follows:

NXT Championship – Carmelo Hayes (c) vs. Bron Breakker

NXT Women’s Championship – Lyra Valkyria vs. Tiffany Stratton

Heritage Cup Championship – Noam Dar (c) vs. Dragon Lee

NXT Tag Team Championship – Mark Coffey & Wolfgang (c) vs. Brutus & Julius Creed

North American Championship – Wes Lee (c) vs. Joe Gacy vs. Tyler Bate

Last Man Standing – Dijak vs. Ilja Dragunov

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