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, who was on Monday Night RAW, 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.
According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, pro wrestling fans in Canada will have a choice on Wednesday nights as fans can either watch AEW Dynamite live or they can also decide to tune into Sportsnet 360 and watch a re-run of WWE RAW’s show that week.
Sportsnet 360 in Canada, the home of WWE, is now airing a Raw replay on Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. head-to-head with Dynamite on TSN