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RELEASED WWE Superstar actually ASKED to LEAVE the company

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In a surprising turn of events, Yulisa Leon, a recently released WWE NXT star, has revealed that she voluntarily asked to be released from her contract with the company.

This revelation comes amidst a series of layoffs by WWE, which saw many talents being let go.

Yulisa Leon was among the wrestlers released by WWE on the 21st of September. Her last appearance in the ring was on the 1st August episode of NXT, where she partnered with Valentina Feroz.

Unfortunately, the duo faced defeat against Elektra Lopez and Lola Vice. While many assumed that her release was a result of the company’s restructuring, Leon took to social media to clarify her position.

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WWE Release: A Personal Decision

In a heartfelt message to her fans and the general public, Leon expressed her gratitude to the WWE & NXT Universe. She proudly mentioned her honour of being the first Mexican woman under contract as a wrestler with the company.

Her journey with WWE was filled with learning, enjoyment, memorable experiences, and forging incredible friendships. However, due to personal reasons, she decided to ask for her release from the contract.

While she hasn’t disclosed the exact reasons for her decision, she assured her fans that she would reveal them in due time. Leon also expressed her gratitude to WWE for understanding her situation and leaving the doors open for potential future collaborations.

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What Lies Ahead for Yulisa Leon?

Leon’s decision to part ways with WWE doesn’t mean the end of her wrestling journey. She hinted at upcoming projects and urged her fans to stay tuned for updates.

With her talent and passion for the sport, there’s no doubt that she has a promising future ahead.

Whether she decides to join another wrestling promotion or venture into a different field altogether remains to be seen.

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WWE: Recent Layoffs

Leon’s departure comes at a time when WWE has been making headlines for releasing a significant number of its talents.

Just a week before Leon’s release, the company let go of many individuals, following over 100 corporate-level firings the previous week.

While some of these releases were unexpected and left many talents disappointed, Leon’s case stands out as a unique one, where the wrestler herself chose to walk away.

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