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By Mike Johnson on 2021-07-31 12:46:00

WWE just announced that they have come to terms on the release of former WWE Champion Bray Wyatt, 34.

The official statement:

WWE has come to terms on the release of Bray Wyatt. We wish him the best in all his future endeavors.

Wyatt has not appeared for the company since Wrestlemania 37 and the word internally had been that there was a "specific reason" he had not returned and that it was not a creative situation, implying perhaps that Wyatt had not been cleared to perform.  Prior to Wrestlemania, Wyatt last performed in January 2021 in a pre-taped bout against Randy Orton.  He was slated to defeat Orton at Wrestlemania but that finish was changed over the course of Mania weekend. is told Wyatt had disappeared from the company's internal roster weeks ago but there had been no official stance on his status with the company.

Wyatt has not commented much on social media in recent months beyond telling the audience he missed them. 

The grandson of WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Mulligan and the son of all time great Mike Rotunda, Wyatt, real name Windham Rotunda, had been with WWE since 2009 when he and his brother, who performed as Bo Dallas, signed WWE developmental deals and debuted for FCW, the WWE developmental territory at the time.   

The Wyatt and Fiend characters would remain under WWE's ownership.   During his time as The Fiend version of the Wyatt character, Bray Wyatt was among the top merchandise movers for the company, specifically in the action figure realm.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as necessary.

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