Update: This list has been updated with every released WWE talent who got their walking papers in 2014.
Every year, World Wrestling Entertainment has the unfortunate job of releasing several of their wrestling/onscreen talents. Today (June 12, 2014) marks the latest instance where a number of talented athletes have been let go by the WWE. Check out the full list below to see who’s no longer a part of the Vince McMahon’s global wrestling empire:
• Drew McIntyre
• Alberto Del Rio
Thanks to @WWE for the amazing opportunity. Got a chance to see the world and do many amazing things. Excited to see what the future brings.
— Jinder Mahal (@JinderMahal) June 12, 2014
• Jinder Mahal
• Theodore Long
My worst nightmare has come true… I now have to start paying for my own wrist tape again! Shit.
— Brian Myers (@TheCurtHawkins) June 12, 2014
• Curt Hawkins
Thanks for the love friends! Thanks for the good times @WWE. Sorry to the fans for not getting back on RAW after breaking my foot.
— airbourne (@findevan) June 12, 2014
• Evan Bourne
Is it Better 2be held down, held back or let go I'm proud of all the obstacles I fought through wwe and now greatness is on me #MonsteousBC
— MonstrousBC (@BrodusClay) June 12, 2014
• Brodus Clay
— Yoshi (@YoshiTatsuWWE) June 12, 2014
• Yoshi Tatsu
Damn ! Why I pick up my phone !
— JTG (@Jtg1284) June 12, 2014
Thanks to all my fans and friends. Your truly awesome. Its impossible to hold me down. Watch what happens next 😊
— Marc Harris WWE (@WWE_Ref_MarcH) June 13, 2014
• Marc Harris (referee)
• Josh Matthews
I have come to terms with WWE on my release. I want to thank them for a great 4 years. But I miss wrestling
— Ricardo Rodriguez (@RRWWE) July 30, 2014
• Ricardo Rodriguez
• Justin Roberts
• Mark Yeaton
And as always, WWE wishes them all good luck in their future endeavors.