WWE fans were met with the news today of several talent being released from their contracts. The releases come just nine days after Endeavor’s official acquisition of the company. The following superstars are no longer with the company:

  • Dolph Ziggler
  • Elias
  • Mustafa Ali
  • Shelton Benjamin
  • Top Dolla
  • Riddick Moss
  • Emma
  • Aliyah
  • Rick Boogs
  • Quincy Elliott
  • Bryson Montana
  • Dana Brooke
  • Mansoor (Mån.sôör)
  • Mace (Ma.çé)
  • Shanky
  • Dabba-Kato (AKA Babatunde and Commander Azeez)
  • Yulisa Leon
  • Daniel McArthur
  • Kevin Ventura-Cortez
  • Alexis Gray

The merger of WWE and Endeavor went through on September 12. Rumours swirled last week that WWE planned to carry out major cuts to the roster. Over 100 office employees were fired by WWE on Friday, September 15.  The WWE releases come on the same day the company announced that USA Network would be the new home of Friday Night SmackDown.