Fri. Jan 21st, 2022

UPDATE: Several other backstage talent and wrestlers from the NXT roster have now been released as well. These include Allison Danger, Danny Burch, Timothy Thatcher, and Hideki Suzuki.

WWE releases continue to come at a rapid pace, this time targeting veteran backstage personnel such as William Regal and Road Dogg. Other WWE NXT releases include Scott Armstrong, Dave Kappor (also known as Ranjin Singh), Ace Steel, George Carroll, and Ryan Katz.

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The news comes from Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp with WWE confirming each of the releases. Regal, who retired from wrestling matches in 2013, had been the on-creen NXT General Manager figurehead since 2014. He also had a backstage role recruiting talent as he was the WWE Director of Talent Development and Head of Global Recruiting.

Meanwhile, Road Dogg, who was one half of The New Age Outlaws, had been a prominent writer and producer since 2014. Road Dogg was the head writer of WWE SmackDown for a year and then began teaching classes at the WWE Performance Center where he taught classes on cutting promos and developing characters.

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“With the continued evolution of NXT 2.0, we’ve decided to part ways with some of the staff based in our Performance Center,” said WWE of the releases. “We thank them for their many contributions throughout the years and wish them the best.”

We’ll make sure to update the article if any other WWE releases come in.

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