William Regal has been released by WWE, as first reported by Fightful.
Regal’s release is shocking only because he is beloved by everyone backstage and he’s been with the company for more than 20 years. Regal is also a close friend of Triple H and many thought that he would be with the company forever.
Regal is the latest cut confirmed today. Fightful previously reported that Road Dogg has also been let go. There are more cuts that have yet to be announced.
Other names confirmed include Ace Steel (Chris Guy), who was working as a coach at the Performance Center. Ranjin Singh (Dave Kapoor) is also gone. He first started as the manager of The Great Khali and has been working full-time backstage at NXT.
Also, NXT Creative Producer Ryan Katz has also been let go.
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