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WWE NXT UK star released after allegations surface

WWE has decided to release NXT UK star Ligero.

Fans first noticed that Ligero’s profile on was deleted and not moved to the Alumni section. It was then reported by that Ligero has been released by WWE.

Prior to his release, there were accusations made against Ligero as part of the #SpeakingOut movement. The same thing happened with Jack Gallagher, who has also been accused of sexual assault.

Ligero, real name Simon Musk, signed with WWE in 2018 where he worked on 205 Live as part of the cruiserweight division.

Earlier this month, Ligero issued statements regarding recent allegations. Violet O’Hara/Claire-Michelle Oldfield, Laura, and pro wrestler Natalie Sykes came forward with accusations.

Sykes said she was sexually harassed by Ligero after he started training her. She started training under him at age 17. For more on the allegations and his statements, click here.


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