For the previous seven years or so, Bray Wyatt has been probably the most heavily-featured stars on WWE programming. Wyatt has held the WWE Championship, the Universal Championship, and quite a few different titles throughout his time with the corporate. The final time followers noticed Wyatt was on the Raw after WrestleMania 37, the place he appeared in a Firefly Funhouse phase as his Mr. Rogers-esque persona whose alter-ego is the controversial character “The Fiend.” And evidently might be his final look with WWE for the foreseeable future, as Wyatt has been launched from his contract.
WWE made the surprising announcement right this moment, offering no different particulars as to why Wyatt was launched. WWE acknowledged that it needs Wyatt the very best in his future endeavors, however did not make clear if it was firing him or if Wyatt had requested his launch. Wyatt hasn’t made any assertion about his launch both, along with his final social media put up on May 18 the place he appeared to make enjoyable of WWE’s use of zombies in a phase.
No cause has been given for Wyatt’s prolonged absence, and his sudden launch is probably going going to make some WWE followers scratch their heads. After all, it appeared Bray Wyatt and his Fiend character had unfinished enterprise with Alexa Bliss, who value him his match towards Randy Orton at WrestleMania 37. Unfortunately, with Wyatt now gone from WWE, evidently storyline won’t ever get a correct conclusion.
Bray Wyatt’s WWE launch comes months after his brother was additionally let go from the corporate. Some WWE followers might not even notice this, however Bray Wyatt’s brother is Bo Dallas, who was let go as a part of some mass WWE releases this previous April.
Samoa Joe was additionally a part of these WWE releases in April, however he has since been introduced again to the corporate. Upon his return to WWE, Joe moved to the NXT model, first as an enforcer for William Regal, and now as an lively member of the NXT roster. Joe is embroiled in a feud with Karrion Kross, which is coming to a head on the subsequent NXT Takeover occasion with the NXT Championship on the road.
There’s precedent for launched WWE stars to make fast returns to the corporate. It occurred with Daniel Bryan a decade in the past, and there are numerous different examples that may be pointed to. However, with out figuring out the specifics or the circumstances behind Bray Wyatt’s launch, it is unclear if that’s one thing that is within the playing cards. And with AEW seemingly snatching up all of the big-name former WWE expertise it could possibly get its palms on, one has to marvel if Wyatt’s subsequent cease might be within the rival promotion.