Here we go again. The biggest wrestling story of 2021 was the amount of releases taking place over the course of the year, as over 100 names left WWE in one way or another. The vast majority of those people were released from the company, with several of those releases coming out of nowhere. Now it is a new year and it seems that we are seeing it happen again.

Several names have been released from NXT, according to These names include:

William Regal
Road Dogg
Dave Kapoor (aka Runjin Singh)
Ryan Katz (creative producer)
Scott Armstrong
George Caroll (writer)

In addition to the NXT releases, Senior Vice President of Consumer Products Sarah Cummins has left the company, though it is not clear what led to her departure. This is the first batch of releases of the new year and it is not clear if any more releases will be coming at the moment.

There are a lot of talented people leaving. Check out who is out the door:

Opinion: This is the kind of thing that you almost have to live with in WWE these days and that is not a good thing. I understand that there are some people that do not offer as much to WWE as others, but I find it very hard to believe that someone like Regal has no place in the company. This feels like a bunch of backstage politics and if that is the case, I’m not sure I would be the slightest bit surprised.

What do these releases mean to WWE? Which is the biggest loss? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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