Alexa Bliss Pays Tribute to Bray Wyatt After His WWE Release on Raw

Published 08/03/2021, 7:30 AM EDT


WWE releasing Bray Wyatt was quite shocking for the WWE Universe. One of the Superstars who felt the impact of Wyatt’s release is Alexa Bliss.

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She was one of the first individuals to react to Wyatt’s release. However, that is not where she stopped looking for her former colleague. On Monday Night Raw: August 2nd, 2021, Miss Bliss paid a tribute to Wyatt’s The Fiend.

She anyway adopted several elements of the character and turned herself into his protege. During her segment, she held her face just the way The Fiend would hold his. It was subtle, but the WWE Universe caught it.

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Undoubtedly, Alexa Bliss misses Bray Wyatt considering her last major storyline involved both characters – Bray Wyatt in Firefly Fun House and The Fiend.

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Moreover, Alexa Bliss changed her character drastically after WWE booked her in a storyline with The Fiend. She adopted his characteristics, way of working segments, and other traits that made her quite the Superstar to follow in The Fiend’s footsteps.

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After releasing Wyatt, WWE released Ric Flair. However, The Nature Boy’s release came after the WWE Legend requested it. It’s possible Ric Flair did not want to continue working stressful promos and segments at his age. Nevertheless, he should continue doing interviews at intervals.

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What is next for the released Superstars?

It’s possible The Nature Boy has retired from the company for good. It’s doubtful he will come back to the squared circle in any capacity. He could come back for a promo or two on special occasions if WWE and he can come to an agreement, but otherwise he may be done with wrestling.

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On the other hand, Bray Wyatt has a bright future ahead. Currently, he will have to wait until the non-compete clause ends. After that, Wyatt can sign on with any promotion he likes. In fact, some of his fans have already started speculating that Wyatt will definitely join AEW.

What do you think? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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