People are going to have opinions. The biggest wrestling story of the year has been WWE’s rapid fire releases. Dozens of wrestlers and WWE names have been released from the company over the course of the year and even more were let go this week. Some of the names were surprising choices and now the reactions to those releases have started to come in.

WWE released fourteen names from the company on Friday, including Tyler Breeze, Fandango, August Grey, Marina Shafir, Killian Dain, Tino Sabbatelli, Tony Nese, Ariya Daivari, Chase Parker, Matt Martel, Samir Singh, Sunil Singh, Curt Stallion and Arturo Ruas. These names were mainly from NXT and 205 Live with some of them having several years of experience. Following their releases, several in the wrestling industry have given their opinions on the situation.

A lot of talent was let go. Check out some of it in action:

Killian Dain vs. Isaiah “Swerve” Scott: WWE NXT, June 8, 2021

Bollywood Boyz vs. Tony Nese & Ariya Daivari: WWE 205 Live, April 23, 2021

Opinion: I can understand why WWE has released a bunch of people like this after not really doing so for years, though it can be a lot to take. It is a shame for the wrestlers that they are being let go and hopefully all of them land on their feet. These releases can be quite devastating for the wrestlers and it is easy to see why so many other wrestlers are feeling the pain.

What do you think of the releases? Where will the wrestlers wind up? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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