Sooner than later? There have been a lot of wrestlers leaving WWE this year, with only a handful of them leaving by their own request. WWE has released several wrestlers from their contracts and that means that things are going to get a little more interesting for the other promotions. It turns out that we might be seeing those changes a lot sooner than expected.
According to Fightful Select, some released WWE wrestlers have requested that their ninety day no compete clauses be dropped, allowing them to appear for other promotions earlier. The lengths of the requests vary, though WWE has been receptive to granting them. It is not clear how much the WWE wrestlers would still be paid if they get out of their clauses early. There is no word on which wrestlers are attempting to get out of their clauses.
You might see them sooner or later. Check out some of the released wrestlers:
Opinion: I can see both sides of this, as the wrestlers may have agreed to the contracts, but at the same time, how much of a difference is it going to make if someone has been gone from WWE for 85 days or 90 days before they appear elsewhere? WWE allowing something them to go somewhere else is not going to matter that much, especially if it is a wrestler that WWE did not think enough to keep them around. The wrestlers are going somewhere else one way or another, so why not let them get there a bit earlier?
What do you think of the move? Will it hurt the company? 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 kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.
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