Could Gran Metalik’s days as a WWE superstar be numbered? It has recently been reported that the Lucha House Party member has asked for his release from the company.This has been cited as a ‘lack of opprotunties in the company’. Should Gran Metalik not be granted his request he would have to wait a little longer for his contract to expire as the experation date for Gran Metalik’s WWE contract is set to expire in 2023. Is thos top Raw star ‘permanently leaving’ Monday nights?
While Gran Metalik is seemingly frustrated over his place currently in WWE he doesn’t seem to be alone. WWE have let go several big names over the past twelve months including former WWE Universial Champions Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman – just to name a few, notable names. During a recent interview on Le Batard and Friends – South Beach Sessions, AEW President Tony Khan discussed the mass firings that have been commonplace toward his competition in WWE. Credit to EssentiallySports [h/t: WrestlingInc] for the below quote used in this article.
Well, they had a really big roster, and they’ve chosen to try to maximize their profit margins by letting talent go to reduce the amount of cost they have due to talent,” Khan explained. “They had a lot of really good people, and they’re making choices about why people have value to them,”