Jay and Mark Briscoe worked for a long time in Game Changer Wrestling as of late. With Ring Of Honor having released all of their stars, the two no longer have a permanent home.
According to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio, the Briscoes do not have a good chance of making their way to WWE.
“I don’t think WWE would take The Briscoes, perhaps they would at this point. They wouldn’t years ago, because Jay Briscoe once tweeted a homophobic remark, very homophobic remark which wouldn’t be a good thing, but I don’t know if you hold that against him for the rest of his life.”
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.