Full List Of WWE Talent Released

WWE announced a host of business related changes due to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic during a business call with company talent. Among the changes announced during the call was that WWE will furlough some employees they hope to bring back when the crisis is over, along with some permanent roster cuts. The company will reportedly save $703,000 a month from the talent cuts.

Among those released include twenty-two wrestlers, ten producers, three coaches and six other members of talent or creative. Here is a rundown of those released along with some background information on each.

Wrestlers Released

  • Rusev
  • Kurt Angle
  • Zack Ryder
  • Erick Rowan
  • Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson
  • Sarah Logan
  • EC3
  • Drake Maverick
  • Curt Hawkins
  • Mike and Maria Kanellis
  • Heath Slater
  • No Way Jose
  • Eric Young
  • Lio Rush
  • Primo and Epico
  • Deonna Purrazzo
  • Dan Matha
  • MJ Jenkins
  • Alyssa Marino
  • Aleksandar Jaksic

Producers Furloughed

  • Fit Finley
  • Shane Helms
  • Billy Kidman
  • Mike Rotunda
  • Pat Buck
  • Shawn Daivari
  • Scott Armstrong
  • Sarah Stock
  • Lance Storm


  • Serena Deeb
  • Kendo Kashin
  • Chris Guy, known by the ring name Ace Steel


  • Aiden English
  • Jerry Soto


  • Mike Chioda


  • Andrea Listenberger

Other On-Air Talent

Josiah Williams is better known as the rapper Wrestle & Flow, the name he posted WWE theme remixes under on YouTube.

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Source: Wrestling Inc.