As noted, The Dudley Boyz signed a new deal with the company, but WWE had yet to officially execute the deal, and both sides parted ways. The legendary tag team finished up with WWE on the post-SummerSlam edition of RAW.
The new deal would see The Dudley Boyz remain with the company for 1-2 more years, and both sides agreed on it, which included financial terms, according to PWinsider.com. However, WWE made the decision to not execute the new deal and both sides parted ways. Both sides are said to be happy when it comes to the departure.