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RELEASED WWE NXT Superstar BREAKS SILENCE following firing

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The world of professional wrestling was taken aback when WWE NXT superstar, Ikemen Jiro, was released from his contract.

This move came in the wake of the merger between WWE and UFC, which led to significant changes within the organisation.

Jiro didn’t remain silent for long. Taking to Twitter, he expressed his gratitude for the three years he spent with WWE.

In his heartfelt message, he mentioned, “Thank you @WWE and WWE universe. I was there just 3 years, There were so many special memories and great friends. What’s NEXT I WILL.”

The Shocking Release from WWE

The decision to release Ikemen Jiro left many baffled, especially those closely associated with NXT. Jiro’s talent and charisma were evident, and his departure has left a void that will be hard to fill.

The question on everyone’s mind now is where Jiro will head next. Given his skill set and popularity, it’s evident that any professional wrestling promotion would be lucky to have him.

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The Aftermath of the Merger

The merger between WWE and UFC was a significant event in the world of sports entertainment. Fans had anticipated changes, but the extent of those changes was unexpected.

In a short span, WWE released several superstars, including notable names like Mustafa Ali, Emma, Riddick Moss, Rock Boogs, Aliyah, Shelton Benjamin, and Elias.

The release of over 100 staff from their headquarters further highlighted the magnitude of the restructuring.

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