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WWE Releases: MAJOR wrestling company wants to sign THREE former Superstars

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The wrestling world is abuzz with the latest news surrounding the recent WWE releases. A major wrestling company, IMPACT Wrestling, has expressed its interest in signing three former WWE Superstars, making headlines in the wrestling community.

After the recent spate of WWE releases, whispers have emerged about IMPACT Wrestling’s keen interest in three specific wrestlers. These releases took place on September 21st, 2023, a mere nine days post the UFC/Endeavor merger that led to the formation of TKO. Notably, Matt Riddle’s name was added to the list the very next day.

In a recent podcast interview with Les Anti-Pods de la Lutte, IMPACT Wrestling’s PCO shed light on the matter. He mentioned that there had been discussions about certain names, with insiders close to the office dropping hints.

The three names that have been making the rounds are Matt Riddle, Dolph Ziggler, and Mustafa Ali. These are the wrestlers that IMPACT Wrestling is reportedly keen on signing.

Mustafa Ali’s Unexpected Release from WWE

One of the surprising releases was that of Mustafa Ali. He was initially scheduled to face Dominik Mysterio for the NXT North American Championship on September 30th.

Shawn Michaels, WWE’s Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative, expressed his shock at Ali’s release, admitting that it caught them off guard during a recent media call.

Dolph Ziggler’s Significant Contribution

Dolph Ziggler’s release from WWE also garnered significant attention. Several wrestling personalities, including AEW’s Shawn Spears and Austin Gunn, commented on Ziggler’s departure.

Even The Rock took a moment to acknowledge Ziggler’s valuable contributions to WWE over the years.

FAQ

  • Who are the three WWE Superstars that IMPACT Wrestling is interested in?
    • Matt Riddle, Dolph Ziggler, and Mustafa Ali.
  • When were these wrestlers released from WWE?
    • They were released on September 21, 2023.
  • What was the significant event that took place nine days before the WWE releases?
    • The UFC/Endeavor merger occurred, leading to the formation of TKO.
  • Who provided insights about IMPACT Wrestling’s interest in these wrestlers?
    • IMPACT Wrestling’s PCO, in an interview with Les Anti-Pods de la Lutte.
  • What was Mustafa Ali’s scheduled match after his release?
    • He was set to face Dominik Mysterio for the NXT North American Championship.
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