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WWE NEWS: Road Dogg On Why He Left WWE SmackDown, NXT’s Future On USA

The legendary Bill Apter caught up with Road Dogg Jesse James while both were Legends Of The Ring Pro Wrestling Fanfest over the weekend.

 

 
The long-time WWE talent talked about his transition from being a producer on WWE SmackDown to jumping from there over NXT in a similar role with the black and gold brand. He also gives his initial impressions of NXT going live two hours each week on the USA Network. Quotes and video are below:

Road Dogg

Road Dogg on why he left WWE SmackDown:

“So the truth be told, It was kind of personal thing with me with some of my – the craziness of my past – not catching up to me, but just things that I deal with on a daily basis, it was a little stressful situation.

Road Dogg & team

“I have not lost my sobriety but the stress of the situation, producing live television every week is a stressful situation so I thought I’d gotten out of that by moving down to NXT and working with the younger guys and now every Wednesday on USA Network, we produce two hours of live television so I’m right back in the frying pan…”

On his thoughts on NXT’s first episode on USA Network:

Road Dogg speak

“Couldn’t have been happier, couldn’t have been more pleased. I’m so much more excited about the future than I was the day before that because our talent really stepped up and hit a home run so I think we did great.”

Road Dogg

He’s still known for his days as one of the “New Age Outlaws” but “Road Dogg” Jesse James (real name Brian Armstrong) has made his mark on the very demanding role of producer, writer, and so much more behind the scenes at WWE-NXT. In this exclusive Apter Chat Brian reveals why he left and why he is happy to be back in the fold again.

Road Dogg responds in epic fashion to all those #FireRoadDogg tweets
Road Dogg

It’s hard to believe that a guy who used to make veiled references to marijuana on live television and yell “suck it” all the time is the head creative mind of SmackDown Live. But Road Dogg is the top dog of WWE’s blue brand.

Road Dogg

After Sunday’s Battleground show a lot of people were left feeling unsatisfied, to say the least. The main event was panned and the finish to the AJ Styles/Kevin Owens match was totally screwed up. At the time we knew the US Title match didn’t end right, but in time we would really discover why.

AJ Styles

There were some fans out there who wanted to place all of the blame on the D-O-Double G. The ending of the Shinsuke Nakamura and Baron Corbin match might have been the straw to break the camel’s back as Road Dogg broke his silence and responded in full force.

Road Dogg fired back at critics that were saying he needs to be fired.

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WWE Legend Road Dogg On Why He Left WWE SmackDown, NXT’s Future On USA

The legendary Bill Apter caught up with Road Dogg Jesse James while both were Legends Of The Ring Pro Wrestling Fanfest over the weekend.

 

 
The long-time WWE talent talked about his transition from being a producer on WWE SmackDown to jumping from there over NXT in a similar role with the black and gold brand. He also gives his initial impressions of NXT going live two hours each week on the USA Network. Quotes and video are below:

Road Dogg

Road Dogg on why he left WWE SmackDown:

“So the truth be told, It was kind of personal thing with me with some of my – the craziness of my past – not catching up to me, but just things that I deal with on a daily basis, it was a little stressful situation.

Road Dogg & team

“I have not lost my sobriety but the stress of the situation, producing live television every week is a stressful situation so I thought I’d gotten out of that by moving down to NXT and working with the younger guys and now every Wednesday on USA Network, we produce two hours of live television so I’m right back in the frying pan…”

On his thoughts on NXT’s first episode on USA Network:

Road Dogg speak

“Couldn’t have been happier, couldn’t have been more pleased. I’m so much more excited about the future than I was the day before that because our talent really stepped up and hit a home run so I think we did great.”

Road Dogg

He’s still known for his days as one of the “New Age Outlaws” but “Road Dogg” Jesse James (real name Brian Armstrong) has made his mark on the very demanding role of producer, writer, and so much more behind the scenes at WWE-NXT. In this exclusive Apter Chat Brian reveals why he left and why he is happy to be back in the fold again.

Road Dogg responds in epic fashion to all those #FireRoadDogg tweets
Road Dogg

It’s hard to believe that a guy who used to make veiled references to marijuana on live television and yell “suck it” all the time is the head creative mind of SmackDown Live. But Road Dogg is the top dog of WWE’s blue brand.

Road Dogg

After Sunday’s Battleground show a lot of people were left feeling unsatisfied, to say the least. The main event was panned and the finish to the AJ Styles/Kevin Owens match was totally screwed up. At the time we knew the US Title match didn’t end right, but in time we would really discover why.

AJ Styles

There were some fans out there who wanted to place all of the blame on the D-O-Double G. The ending of the Shinsuke Nakamura and Baron Corbin match might have been the straw to break the camel’s back as Road Dogg broke his silence and responded in full force.

Road Dogg fired back at critics that were saying he needs to be fired.

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Road Dogg On Why He Left WWE SmackDown, NXT’s Future On USA

The legendary Bill Apter caught up with Road Dogg Jesse James while both were Legends Of The Ring Pro Wrestling Fanfest over the weekend.

 

 

The long-time WWE talent talked about his transition from being a producer on WWE SmackDown to jumping from there over NXT in a similar role with the black and gold brand. He also gives his initial impressions of NXT going live two hours each week on the USA Network. Quotes and video are below:

Road Dogg

Road Dogg on why he left WWE SmackDown:

“So the truth be told, It was kind of personal thing with me with some of my – the craziness of my past – not catching up to me, but just things that I deal with on a daily basis, it was a little stressful situation.

Road Dogg & team

“I have not lost my sobriety but the stress of the situation, producing live television every week is a stressful situation so I thought I’d gotten out of that by moving down to NXT and working with the younger guys and now every Wednesday on USA Network, we produce two hours of live television so I’m right back in the frying pan…”

On his thoughts on NXT’s first episode on USA Network:

Road Dogg speak

“Couldn’t have been happier, couldn’t have been more pleased. I’m so much more excited about the future than I was the day before that because our talent really stepped up and hit a home run so I think we did great.”

Road Dogg

He’s still known for his days as one of the “New Age Outlaws” but “Road Dogg” Jesse James (real name Brian Armstrong) has made his mark on the very demanding role of producer, writer, and so much more behind the scenes at WWE-NXT. In this exclusive Apter Chat Brian reveals why he left and why he is happy to be back in the fold again.

Road Dogg responds in epic fashion to all those #FireRoadDogg tweets
Road Dogg

It’s hard to believe that a guy who used to make veiled references to marijuana on live television and yell “suck it” all the time is the head creative mind of SmackDown Live. But Road Dogg is the top dog of WWE’s blue brand.

Road Dogg

After Sunday’s Battleground show a lot of people were left feeling unsatisfied, to say the least. The main event was panned and the finish to the AJ Styles/Kevin Owens match was totally screwed up. At the time we knew the US Title match didn’t end right, but in time we would really discover why.

AJ Styles

There were some fans out there who wanted to place all of the blame on the D-O-Double G. The ending of the Shinsuke Nakamura and Baron Corbin match might have been the straw to break the camel’s back as Road Dogg broke his silence and responded in full force.

Road Dogg fired back at critics that were saying he needs to be fired.

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Every Top Male WWE Superstar: See Who They Are Dating/Relationship Photos

Finna Balor, Roman Reigns and Kevin OwenIn the era of social media and the internet, the private lives of WWE superstars have never been more exposed to the spotlight. Today, it is not just the in-ring and storyline aspects of their character which fascinate fans, but what happens behind the curtain too.

Finding love and holding down a relationship and a family can be difficult for performers who are on the road for most of the year. While some get around this by dating – or marrying – someone with the same lifestyle and having their relationship woven into their work, others keep their private lives more private. Here is a look at the love lives of WWE’s top male stars.

17 WWE stars Zelina Vega and Aleister Black Are Now Married

WWE stars Zelina Vega and Aleister Black
WWE stars Zelina Vega and Aleister Black

WWE stars Zelina Vega and Aleister Black have shocked the wrestling world by reportedly tying the knot…despite fans having no idea they were even dating!

Wrestling Inc reports the other WWE starts were told this past week about the nuptials but it’s unclear where or when they occurred.

Little is known about when the two wrestlers became linked but the two were first seen on screen together in an NTX Championship angle between Andrade Cien Almas and Black.

The Dutch Destroyer won the NXT title in April when he defeated Vega’s client Almas for the gold but he lost the strap to Tommaso Ciampa over the summer.

The WWE stars were first rumoured after a photo of the two together emerged online and then Black fuelled speculation by appearing in an Instagram training video alongside Vega recently.

The couple clearly did such a stellar job concealing news of their relationship that wrestling twitter was stunned by news of their marriage.

Zelina Vega and Aleister Black got married!! 😱🙀 I didn’t even know they were dating! 😳

Why am I always the last to know stuff?

16 John Cena Is Dating Shay Shariatzadeh

John Cena was spotted making out with his new GF Shay Shariatzadeh
Cena was spotted making out with his new GF, Shay Shariatzadeh, on a steamy date in Tampa over the weekend

The leader of the Cenation was married from 2009 to 2012 and was then involved in a very high-profile relationship with Nikki Bella, which culminated in him proposing to her in the middle of the ring at Wrestlemania. But the pair went their separate ways in 2018, one month before they were due to marry.

Cena then kept his love life quiet for a while, but has now gone public with his relationship with Shay Shariatzadeh, who works for Avigilon in Vancouver.

15 AJ Styles Is Married To Wendy

AJ Styles is married to Wendy

The Phenomenal One has been married to Wendy since 2000 and the pair have three sons and a daughter together.

Styles’ family have made appearances on WWE TV. In 2018 Styles was seen in a backstage segment apologizing to his wife after losing his cool during the show. But for the most part, AJ keeps his family life away from his WWE character.

14 Roman Reigns Is Married To Galina Becker

Roman Reigns And wife Galina Becker
Roman Reigns And wife Galina Becker

Galina Becker is a fitness model and former collegiate athlete who has been married to the scion of the Anoa’I family since 2014. The pair met at the Georgia Institute of Technology while they were both studying there and got engaged in 2012. They have one daughter.

13 Seth Rollins Is Dating Becky Lynch

Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins

The WWE’s top male and female champions revealed their relationship earlier this year after reportedly keeping it quiet for a while. After Lynch hinted at the pairing during a Twitter exchange with Beth Phoenix, Rollins posted a picture of them kissing on Instagram.

It remains to be seen whether the WWE looks to cash in on the pairing, but considering the number of backstage photos which have surfaced recently, we could be looking at the company’s new power couple.

12 Kofi Kingston Is Married To Kori Campfield

Kofi Kingston Is Married To Kori Campfield
Kofi Kingston Is Married To Kori Campfield

WWE Champion Kofi Kingston married Kori Campfield in 2010. The pair have two sons, one born in 2013 and one in 2016.

11 Brock Lesnar Is Married To Sable

Brock Lesnar Is Married To Sable
Brock Lesnar Is Married To Sable

Lesnar and Sable met in WWE in 2003, while Sable was still married to former husband Marc Mero. The two went public with their relationship in 2004, following Sable and Mero’s divorce and now have two sons. They were married in 2006.

Since Sable left the company in 2004, she has stayed out of the spotlight and the couple have kept their private lives away from the public.

10 Samoa Joe Is Married To Jessica

Samoa Joe Is Married To Jessica
Samoa Joe Is Married To Jessica

Samoa Joe reportedly met his future wife Jessica while he was in TNA. The couple married in 2007. Like many top WWE stars, Joe works hard to keep his family life away from the cameras. Jessica does not appear at her husband’s side on WWE TV very often and they rarely appear on social media.

9 Randy Orton Is Married To Kimberley Kessler

Randy Orton Is Married To Kimberley Kessler
Randy Orton Is Married To Kimberley Kessler

Orton was originally married to Samantha Speno from 2007 to 2013, and the couple have one daughter. He married Kimberley Kessler in 2015 and they have a daughter together too.

Orton was previously linked to former WWE Diva Kelly Kelly during her time with the company.

8 The Undertaker Is Married To Michelle McCool

The Undertaker Is Married To Michelle McCool
The Undertaker Is Married To Michelle McCool

The Undertaker had been married twice before he wed former WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool in 2010.

McCool left WWE the year after the pair were married after saying people’s attitude towards her changed once their relationship went public. She has been seen at Undertaker’s side since, and he greeted her in the crowd after his loss to Roman Reigns at Wrestlemania 33.

7 Triple H Is Married To Stephanie McMahon

Triple h Stephanie Mcmahon

Easily the most famous couple in WWE, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon have been married since 2003 having begun dating during their scripted romance in 2000. Triple H had previously dated WWE star Chyna.

Triple H and Stephanie couple have three daughters and have been seen on-screen together multiple times, most recently as The Authority.

6 Kevin Owens Is Married To Karina

Kevin Owens Is Married To Karina
Kevin Owens Is Married To Karina

The man once known as Kevin Steen married Karina Elias in 2007. The couple have one son together, named Owen.

He was the inspiration for the new ring name Owens took when he joined WWE.

5 Braun Strowman Is Dating Kamilla Kaine

Braun Strowman Is Dating Kamilla Kaine
Braun Strowman Is Dating Kamilla Kaine

The Monster Among Men is currently going out with former independent wrestler Kamilla Kaine. She has wrestled for independent companies including IWR, USWA, and AWE and was a PPW Diamond Division Starlight Title holder.

More recently, Kaine has been seen on the NWA circuit appearing alongside NWA World Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis as he defended his title against Cody Rhodes.

4 Shinsuke Nakamura Is Married To Harumi Maekawa

Shinsuke Nakamura Is Married To Harumi Maekawa
Shinsuke Nakamura Is Married To Harumi Maekawa

Shinsuke Nakamura has talked about how he moved his family to the US to join WWE. He met his future wife at Aoyama Gakuin University in around the year 2000 and they were married in 2007, while The King of Strong Style was out of action with an injury.

The pair were married in Tokyo but, as is often the case with Japanese celebrities, Nakamura keeps his wife and his family out of the spotlight to preserve their peace and privacy.

3 The Miz Is Married To Maryse

The Miz Is Married To Maryse
The Miz Is Married To Maryse

Another of WWE’s high-profile couples, The Miz and Maryse met while working for the company and were engaged in 2013 before getting married in The Bahamas the next year. They have one child and are expecting another later this year.

The duo have become a pop culture item in their own right too, with the success of Miz & Mrs, which debuted on USA network last year.

2 Daniel Bryan Is Married To Brie Bella

Daniel Bryan Is Married To Brie Bella
Daniel Bryan Is Married To Brie Bella

Daniel Bryan married Brie Bella in 2014 after dating for about three years. Bella stepped away from the ring after Bryan’ forced retirement through injury in 2016, to start a family. The pair have one daughter.

1 Finn Balor Is Married Veronica Rodriguez

Finn Balor Is Married Veronica Rodriguez
Finn Balor Is Married Veronica Rodriguez

Finn Balor was previously linked to WWE’s Cathy Kelly, but he recently revealed he is dating Fox Sports host Veronica Rodriguez. During an interview which Rodriguez was conducting with Balor at the recent UEFA Champions League Final, the Irishman turned the tables on the host asking: “The question on everyone’s lips is, Finn Balor and Vero Rockstar (Rodriguez’s social media handle) are actually dating for a long time, is it true?” She confirmed it is.

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GOODBYE: SmackDown Live Star FINALLY Leaving The Company… “Counting The Days” For WWE Contract To End — See FULL Departure’s Remark

Nia Jax and Vince McMahon as WWE Officials Angry It was recently reported by the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer that former United States champion has not been on WWE television of late because he asked for some time off.

Speaking on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Meltzer provided more information on the three-time United States champion’s current situation in WWE.

Following a three-month rivalry with Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev joined forces with his former opponent in January 2019 to form a tag team.

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The unlikely allies won their first match together, defeating The Club on SmackDown Live, with Lana by their side. However, they failed to win any of their next eight matches as a duo, including a Fatal 4-Way match at WrestleMania 35 for the SmackDown Tag Team titles.

Since losing a six-man tag match with Nakamura & Cesaro against The New Day on the April 16 episode of SmackDown Live, Rusev’s only televised match came at WWE Super ShowDown on June 7 when he participated in the 50-man Battle Royal.

Charlotte Flair Cries To Much

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Two weeks later, Dave Meltzer wrote that Rusev had been granted a leave of absence by WWE – something that “The Bulgarian Brute” appeared to deny on Twitter.

Elaborating on his initial report about Rusev’s WWE status, Dave Meltzer said that the SmackDown Live Superstar is unhappy and there is a possibility that WWE could freeze his contract during his leave of absence.

“I think his deal is up relatively soon, I heard. Nothing confirmed. We know he’s not happy because he’s not there and he asked for a leave of absence. That may mean that they’re going to freeze him [his contract] while he does that [takes time off]. Him leaving would not surprise me at all.”

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Conclusion:

Hardly being utilized, Lana and Rusev have been rather snarky with their comments on social media.

We don’t blame them and believe that they’ll both want out as soon as they can.

Rusev was not involved in a meaningful rivalry before his run with Shinsuke Nakamura as a tag team seemingly came to an end in April 2019.

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but there are plenty of possible opponents and never-before-seen matches waiting for him on Raw and SmackDown Live if he returns.

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GOODBYE: Former United States Champion FINALLY Leaving The Company In FEW DAY’S TIME As WWE Contract Expires

Nia Jax and Vince McMahon as WWE Officials Angry It was recently reported by the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer that former United States champion has not been on WWE television of late because he asked for some time off.

Speaking on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Meltzer provided more information on the three-time United States champion’s current situation in WWE.

Following a three-month rivalry with Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev joined forces with his former opponent in January 2019 to form a tag team.

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The unlikely allies won their first match together, defeating The Club on SmackDown Live, with Lana by their side. However, they failed to win any of their next eight matches as a duo, including a Fatal 4-Way match at WrestleMania 35 for the SmackDown Tag Team titles.

Since losing a six-man tag match with Nakamura & Cesaro against The New Day on the April 16 episode of SmackDown Live, Rusev’s only televised match came at WWE Super ShowDown on June 7 when he participated in the 50-man Battle Royal.

Charlotte Flair Cries To Much

Charlotte Flair In TEARS Over PAINFUL DEATH: See Who Just Passed AWay

Two weeks later, Dave Meltzer wrote that Rusev had been granted a leave of absence by WWE – something that “The Bulgarian Brute” appeared to deny on Twitter.

Elaborating on his initial report about Rusev’s WWE status, Dave Meltzer said that the SmackDown Live Superstar is unhappy and there is a possibility that WWE could freeze his contract during his leave of absence.

“I think his deal is up relatively soon, I heard. Nothing confirmed. We know he’s not happy because he’s not there and he asked for a leave of absence. That may mean that they’re going to freeze him [his contract] while he does that [takes time off]. Him leaving would not surprise me at all.”

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Conclusion:

Hardly being utilized, Lana and Rusev have been rather snarky with their comments on social media.

We don’t blame them and believe that they’ll both want out as soon as they can.

Rusev was not involved in a meaningful rivalry before his run with Shinsuke Nakamura as a tag team seemingly came to an end in April 2019.

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but there are plenty of possible opponents and never-before-seen matches waiting for him on Raw and SmackDown Live if he returns.

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GOODBYE: Former United States Champion FINALLY Leaving The Company In FEW DAY’S TIME As WWE Contract Expires — See His Departure’s Remark

Nia Jax and Vince McMahon as WWE Officials Angry It was recently reported by the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer that former United States champion has not been on WWE television of late because he asked for some time off.

Speaking on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Meltzer provided more information on the three-time United States champion’s current situation in WWE.

Following a three-month rivalry with Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev joined forces with his former opponent in January 2019 to form a tag team.

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The unlikely allies won their first match together, defeating The Club on SmackDown Live, with Lana by their side. However, they failed to win any of their next eight matches as a duo, including a Fatal 4-Way match at WrestleMania 35 for the SmackDown Tag Team titles.

Since losing a six-man tag match with Nakamura & Cesaro against The New Day on the April 16 episode of SmackDown Live, Rusev’s only televised match came at WWE Super ShowDown on June 7 when he participated in the 50-man Battle Royal.

Charlotte Flair Cries To Much

Charlotte Flair In TEARS Over PAINFUL DEATH: See Who Just Passed AWay

Two weeks later, Dave Meltzer wrote that Rusev had been granted a leave of absence by WWE – something that “The Bulgarian Brute” appeared to deny on Twitter.

Elaborating on his initial report about Rusev’s WWE status, Dave Meltzer said that the SmackDown Live Superstar is unhappy and there is a possibility that WWE could freeze his contract during his leave of absence.

“I think his deal is up relatively soon, I heard. Nothing confirmed. We know he’s not happy because he’s not there and he asked for a leave of absence. That may mean that they’re going to freeze him [his contract] while he does that [takes time off]. Him leaving would not surprise me at all.”

WWE star Nia Jax Dating

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Conclusion:

Hardly being utilized, Lana and Rusev have been rather snarky with their comments on social media.

We don’t blame them and believe that they’ll both want out as soon as they can.

Rusev was not involved in a meaningful rivalry before his run with Shinsuke Nakamura as a tag team seemingly came to an end in April 2019.

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but there are plenty of possible opponents and never-before-seen matches waiting for him on Raw and SmackDown Live if he returns.

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GOODBYE: See Names Of Five MAJOR WWE Stars Who Could Leave Vince McMahon’s Company VERY SOON — 5 Major Stars Leaving WWE

RAW and SMACKDOWN LIVE stars 1 See Names Of WWE Stars Who Could Leave Vince McMahon’s Company In 2019.

WWE did release stars like Enzo Amore and Big Cass in 2018, but fans didn’t see the company’s usual “spring cleaning” firing spree or the departure of any major main event caliber stars during the course of the year.

Rather, the company signed Ronda Rousey and brought back notable names like Bobby Lashley and Rey Mysterio to add even more star power to one of the most star-studded rosters in its history.

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Likewise, WWE scooped up many of the top stars on pro wrestling’s independent scene in an effort to revamp NXT, a list that includes but is certainly not limited to Ricochet, Matt Riddle, Chelsea Green and Keith Lee.

But this year, that could certainly change. With the continued success of non-WWE promotions like New Japan Pro-Wrestling and Ring of Honor (and the launch of the billionaire-funded All Elite Wrestling) giving pro wrestling’s biggest superstars more places to make big money than ever before and with the careers of several top superstars winding down, chances are we will see more than just one or two substantial stars leave WWE in the near future.

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Here are top stars who could bolt WWE in 2019.

Shinsuke Nakamura

Shinsuke Nakamura

A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Shinsuke Nakamura was one of a handful of WWE stars whose contracts were expiring in early 2019. Nakamura was recently interviewed by Inside the Ropes were he commented on these rumors. Below is a highlight.

Nakamura on his WWE contract expiring:

“That is a big decision. Florida’s waves are better than Japan, it’s just an hour drive to the beach but just once a week I’m able to go to the surfing. But in Japan, if there’s a hurricane so I lived across from the beach, just a ten-minute walk. It’s hard to choose.”

Percentage of Shinsuke Nakamura Leaving WWE: 68 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Dolph Ziggler WWE Contract expiration

Dolph Ziggler WWE Champion

Dolph Ziggler was a guest on E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness hosted by Edge and Christian. During the interview, Ziggler opened up about his current position in WWE and also shared some insight into his future after his WWE contract expires.

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Now he teases that he has a very ‘short amount of time’ left to decide what he wants to do again:

“I have a very short amount of time left to figure out if I want to do that again or if there is something to reach for. All I can reach for is having fun ass matches and tearing it down on the weekend because it doesn’t seem to be a specific, great prize to be reaching for here that I can attain. You can be patted on the back and told: “You’re our guy, You’re our Shawn Michaels, you’re so good at this, we can’t do this without you”, but then watch a bunch of people not in that position coast right by. There are no feelings hurt, this is a show business thing, I love it and in a very short time, I have to decide if I need to go away, or go do my own thing or find a different role here”

Percentage of Dolph Ziggler Leaving WWE: 72 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Brock Lesnar WWE Contract Expiration

Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar’s current WWE contract expires soon, and though he’s expected to return to the UFC, it’s still very possible that Vince McMahon decides to retain him. But owing to the fact that he’s one of the most dominant superstars in the world, it’s quite possible that he’ll have some steep competition.

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According to Felix Upton of Ringside News, it’s possible that All Elite Wrestling reaches out to Lesnar about possibly signing with them. Upton notes it could just be a “clever tactic,” if Lesnar does indeed negotiate with AEW.

In this case, WWE would have to offer Lesnar far more money in order to prevent him from leaving for AEW. Upton notes that The Beast Incarnate did this before when talking contract with UFC.

Percentage of Brock Lesnar Leaving WWE: 55 percent sure he’s leaving this year

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Matt And Jeff Hardy WWE Contract Expiration

Matt Hardy vs. Jeff Hardy Wrestlemania XXV

When responding to a fan on Twitter who thought that he was “threatening” to leave WWE, tag team legend Matt Hardy revealed that he wasn’t threatening, but simply stating a fact, and that he had just 11 days left on his WWE contract.

As of this writing, he has just 10 days left.

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While he wasn’t lying to fans, he did leave some information out.

According to PW Insider, there was a clause in both Matt and Jeff Hardy’s contracts that allowed WWE to extend it to a third year if they wanted.

Percentage of Matt And Jeff Hardy Leaving WWE: 62 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Alicia Fox WWE Release

Alicia Fox WWE Star

Alicia Fox showed up intoxicated to a WWE live event and Arn Anderson let her wrestle anyway. However, only Arn Anderson was fired for this offense.

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From multiple reports, the WWE Universe wants Alicia Fox to leave: everybody seems to be fed up with her.

Percentage of Alicia Fox Leaving WWE: 90 percent sure she’s leaving this year

# Luke Harper Requests His Release From WWE Contract

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Luke Harper has asked for his release from the company but it was declined owing to some funny, incredulous reasons.

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However, most of the attention is on the absence of Sasha Banks, who is said to have been given time off after she asked for a release.

Percentage of Luke Harper Leaving WWE: 72 percent Certainty he’s leaving this year

# Sasha Banks WWE Departure

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As pointed out by Reddit user RunThisRing, Sasha Banks recently liked the following tweet:-

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With every passing Raw and Smackdown I grow less and less interested in the product. I’m starting to realize that I’m supporting a shitty company for its past greatness rather than critiquing it’s current bullshit. I can’t even sit through Raw or Smackdown anymore.

Percentage of Sasha Banks Leaving WWE: 65 percent sure she’s leaving this year

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5 Major Stars Who Could Leave WWE Very SOON– See Names Of Five WWE Stars Who Could Leave Vince McMahon’s Company Very Soon

RAW and SMACKDOWN LIVE stars 1 See Names Of WWE Stars Who Could Leave Vince McMahon’s Company In 2019.

WWE did release stars like Enzo Amore and Big Cass in 2018, but fans didn’t see the company’s usual “spring cleaning” firing spree or the departure of any major main event caliber stars during the course of the year.

Rather, the company signed Ronda Rousey and brought back notable names like Bobby Lashley and Rey Mysterio to add even more star power to one of the most star-studded rosters in its history.

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Likewise, WWE scooped up many of the top stars on pro wrestling’s independent scene in an effort to revamp NXT, a list that includes but is certainly not limited to Ricochet, Matt Riddle, Chelsea Green and Keith Lee.

But this year, that could certainly change. With the continued success of non-WWE promotions like New Japan Pro-Wrestling and Ring of Honor (and the launch of the billionaire-funded All Elite Wrestling) giving pro wrestling’s biggest superstars more places to make big money than ever before and with the careers of several top superstars winding down, chances are we will see more than just one or two substantial stars leave WWE in the near future.

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Here are top stars who could bolt WWE in 2019.

Shinsuke Nakamura

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A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Shinsuke Nakamura was one of a handful of WWE stars whose contracts were expiring in early 2019. Nakamura was recently interviewed by Inside the Ropes were he commented on these rumors. Below is a highlight.

Nakamura on his WWE contract expiring:

“That is a big decision. Florida’s waves are better than Japan, it’s just an hour drive to the beach but just once a week I’m able to go to the surfing. But in Japan, if there’s a hurricane so I lived across from the beach, just a ten-minute walk. It’s hard to choose.”

Percentage of Shinsuke Nakamura Leaving WWE: 68 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Dolph Ziggler WWE Contract expiration

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Dolph Ziggler was a guest on E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness hosted by Edge and Christian. During the interview, Ziggler opened up about his current position in WWE and also shared some insight into his future after his WWE contract expires.

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Now he teases that he has a very ‘short amount of time’ left to decide what he wants to do again:

“I have a very short amount of time left to figure out if I want to do that again or if there is something to reach for. All I can reach for is having fun ass matches and tearing it down on the weekend because it doesn’t seem to be a specific, great prize to be reaching for here that I can attain. You can be patted on the back and told: “You’re our guy, You’re our Shawn Michaels, you’re so good at this, we can’t do this without you”, but then watch a bunch of people not in that position coast right by. There are no feelings hurt, this is a show business thing, I love it and in a very short time, I have to decide if I need to go away, or go do my own thing or find a different role here”

Percentage of Dolph Ziggler Leaving WWE: 72 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Brock Lesnar WWE Contract Expiration

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Brock Lesnar’s current WWE contract expires soon, and though he’s expected to return to the UFC, it’s still very possible that Vince McMahon decides to retain him. But owing to the fact that he’s one of the most dominant superstars in the world, it’s quite possible that he’ll have some steep competition.

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According to Felix Upton of Ringside News, it’s possible that All Elite Wrestling reaches out to Lesnar about possibly signing with them. Upton notes it could just be a “clever tactic,” if Lesnar does indeed negotiate with AEW.

In this case, WWE would have to offer Lesnar far more money in order to prevent him from leaving for AEW. Upton notes that The Beast Incarnate did this before when talking contract with UFC.

Percentage of Brock Lesnar Leaving WWE: 55 percent sure he’s leaving this year

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Matt And Jeff Hardy WWE Contract Expiration

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When responding to a fan on Twitter who thought that he was “threatening” to leave WWE, tag team legend Matt Hardy revealed that he wasn’t threatening, but simply stating a fact, and that he had just 11 days left on his WWE contract.

As of this writing, he has just 10 days left.

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While he wasn’t lying to fans, he did leave some information out.

According to PW Insider, there was a clause in both Matt and Jeff Hardy’s contracts that allowed WWE to extend it to a third year if they wanted.

Percentage of Matt And Jeff Hardy Leaving WWE: 62 percent sure he’s leaving this year

Alicia Fox WWE Release

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Alicia Fox showed up intoxicated to a WWE live event and Arn Anderson let her wrestle anyway. However, only Arn Anderson was fired for this offense.

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From multiple reports, the WWE Universe wants Alicia Fox to leave: everybody seems to be fed up with her.

Percentage of Alicia Fox Leaving WWE: 90 percent sure she’s leaving this year

# Luke Harper Requests His Release From WWE Contract

Luke Harper

Luke Harper has asked for his release from the company but it was declined owing to some funny, incredulous reasons.

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However, most of the attention is on the absence of Sasha Banks, who is said to have been given time off after she asked for a release.

Percentage of Luke Harper Leaving WWE: 72 percent Certainty he’s leaving this year

# Sasha Banks WWE Departure

Sasha Banks and Vince Mcmahon

As pointed out by Reddit user RunThisRing, Sasha Banks recently liked the following tweet:-

Alexa Bliss meets Paige Mandy Rose Sonya Backstage WWE RAW

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With every passing Raw and Smackdown I grow less and less interested in the product. I’m starting to realize that I’m supporting a shitty company for its past greatness rather than critiquing it’s current bullshit. I can’t even sit through Raw or Smackdown anymore.

Percentage of Sasha Banks Leaving WWE: 65 percent sure she’s leaving this year

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UPDATED: 6 WWE Major Superstars Leaving The Company Following Ronda Rousey WWE Departure– See Names Of Stars Leaving With Ronda Rousey

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Ronda Rousey, Sasha Banks, Dean Ambrose and four other WWE Major Superstars are said to be Leaving Vince McMahon’s Company to the displeasure of lots of WWE fans

# Luke Harper Requests His Release From WWE Contract

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is set to lose a couple of its superstars from the roster, while there are rumors of others asking for their release from the company. Luke Harper has asked for his release from the company but it was declined owing to some funny, incredulous reasons.

However, most of the attention is on the absence of Sasha Banks, who is said to have been given time off after she asked for a release.

# Sasha Banks WWE Departure

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Sasha Banks learning she and Bayley would be split in the Shake-up reportedly factored into her trying to quit WWE

Banks is said to have demanded her release from the company after WWE made the decision to make her and tag team partner Bayley lose their women’s tag team titles at WrestleMania. They were expecting to be given a long run with the belts but the decision was said to have upset both the wrestlers, the former more than the latter.

The ‘Legit Boss’ has not been seen at Monday Night Raw or SmackDown Live events in the last two weeks, which has raised speculation about her future with the company. John Pollock of Post Wrestling reported that WWE was hoping Banks returns after taking some time off and to have her back by the time the next pay-per-view rolls around – Money in the Bank on May 19.

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Banks has unfollowed WWE and Vince McMahon on social media platforms, and followed AEW and a number of wrestlers tied to the rival promotion. Even if she wants to make a switch, she will have to be first released by WWE, which is unlikely to happen owing to her popularity within the WWE Universe.

Percentage of Sasha Banks Leaving WWE: 65 percent sure she’s leaving

# Ronda Rousey WWE Exit Verified

WWE Superstar Ronda Rousey Exit Verified, Report Claims

Another big departure has been confirmed, but the WWE hoped it is just a small hiatus. Ronda Rousey confirmed via an Instagram post that she was looking to start a family with husband Travis Browne after she labeled a picture “#impregnationvacation”.

Rousey was expected to take a hiatus after WrestleMania, especially after it was revealed that she would undergo surgery for a broken hand. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne confirmed via a source she is indeed taking a break from pro-wrestling – it was unclear when she plans to return but she does have a contract with WWE until 2021.

Percentage of Ronda Rousey Leaving WWE: 97 percent Certainty She’s leaving

The Revival

The Revival requested its WWE release earlier this year, and though the talented duo has since become Raw Tag Team Champions, the booking of them on TV hasn’t changed much.

While WWE demonstrated with its massive financial offer to Dean Ambrose that it will shell out big bucks to prevent young, well-rounded stars from leaving, The Revival remains unsure of their WWE future.

See also: Former WWE Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss ANNOUNCES NEW Boyfriend — See Who Alexa Bliss Is Currently Dating

Percentage of The Revival Leaving WWE: 60 percent sure they’re leaving

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Shinsuke Nakamura WWE Release

Shinsuke Nakamura’s WWE contract expires at some point later this year, and NJPW is reportedly interested in bringing him back, though it’s not exactly clear how interested Nakamura is in returning to his home country.

#Percentage of Shinsuke Nakamura Leaving WWE: 52 percent sure he’s leaving

Alicia Fox WWE Release

Alicia Fox showed up intoxicated to a WWE live event and Arn Anderson let her wrestle anyway. However, only Arn Anderson was fired for this offense.

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From multiple reports, the WWE Universe wants Alicia Fox to leave: everybody seems to be fed up with her.

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Percentage of Alicia Fox Leaving WWE: 90 percent sure she’s leaving

# Dean Ambrose Offered Massive Deal to Leave WWE

Dean Ambrose is done with WWE. No twists, no last-minute swerves, nothing. All hopes of a change of mind were squashed on Raw and now, the attention shifts towards the former WWE Champion’s next move.

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According to Slice Wrestling, AEW have offered Ambrose an outrageously lucrative deal to the tune of $6 Million per year, which is more than what Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns earn in the WWE.

See also: Vince McMahon Officially Endorses WWE Superstars As Dean Ambrose Possible Replacement — See Names Of WWE Stars Endorsed To REPLACE Dean Ambrose

Additionally, the proposed deal is said to have lesser dates. Ambrose is reportedly keeping his options open and will make a decision in the next few months.

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All we can do now is wait and watch when it comes to Ambrose’s next move.

Percentage of Dean Ambrose Leaving WWE: 65 percent sure he’s leaving