Braun Strowman Reveals What Angered Him About WWE Release

WWE have released Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Ruby Riott, Santana Garrett, and Buddy Murphy. The reason cited was part of budget cuts, and Strowman was being paid $1.2 million per year according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. The former WWE Universal Champion signed a new contract in October 2019, so the budget cut regarding Strowman is the WWE’s biggest saving financially from all of the talent cuts in the last year plus during the pandemic. Braun Strowman was fired by WWE for a very surprising reason as well. 



Previously, more details regarding WWE’s decision to release Braun Strowman from his contract had been revealed. Braun Strowman’s contract definitely played a role in him getting fired. On top of that, Braun Strowman was viewed as an ‘obsolete’ WWE Superstar and ‘two years past his prime.

Braun Strowman recently spoke with “Control Your Narrative,” where he revealed what he was upset about regarding his release from WWE.

“In all honesty that’s the one thing, that’s the only thing I’ll say that I’m mad about my career ending with WWE, was that being taken away from the kids,” said Strowman. “The money, yeah don’t get me wrong it’s great. It’s given me life, things in life that I could have never imagined. Fame, I could absolutely 100% do without.”

“Other than that the fact, the fame, to those kids, I’ve always been a sucker, I had a soft spot for children,” Strowman continued. “It’s just, that’s the future and they’re so pressured, they should be so protected.”

Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter
Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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