Former WWE Superstar Claims He’s Making More Money on the Indies Than He Did in WWE

Published 08/24/2021, 12:10 PM EDT


There have been several WWE Superstars who have left the brand and found something different and better somewhere. The wrestling world comprises different promotions, and WWE is certainly not the end for many. Wrestlers have found their momentum in different indie shows, which have helped them in many ways. Curt Stallion recently revealed how his life has changed since he departed from WWE.

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Ex-WWE Superstar Curt Stallion reveals he’s making more money on the indies

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Curt Stallion is not very popular among the WWE Universe. Stallion didn’t make it to the bigwig brands of WWE, but he was part of WWE’s developmental process. Curt Stallion signed for Vince’s company in 2020 and ended up in 205 Live show. The lone star had a good outing on 205 Live as he was paired with August Grey. The duo formed a decent tag team and even competed in the 2021 Dusty Rhodes Classic.

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Stallion also got the chance to feature in an NXT Cruiserweight Championship match, but didn’t last too long. After wrestling his last match against The Bollywood Boyz, Stallion was released by WWE recently. However, after his tenure, Stallion found some momentum in indie wrestling shows. The former WWE star recently took to Twitter to share his glee, stating that he has earned more money this weekend than ever in his career.

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Pay scale inequality in wrestling

Many superstars over the years have come out and spoke about the pay scale inequality that exists in wrestling. Former Superstars have revealed how the company usually treats their workers. WWE has always treated their home-grown talent much better, whereas the brand has shown harsh treatment on superstars with an indie background.

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Well, inequality also exists in the brand when it comes to paying female superstars. The superstars in the women’s roster are seriously underpaid when compared to the male superstars. These issues are an actual concern for budding wrestlers who have carried their dreams of joining the company all along. Therefore, it is incredible to hear the news of Stallion earning more than ever in his career. After all, the fans want to see these superstars have a stable and healthy life.

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Shijas Muhammed

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Shijas Muhammed is a WWE and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. Making his way into the final stage of his bachelor's degree, Shijas has been a lifelong WWE fan. He was captivated by the Attitude Era of WWE because of its star-studded locker room.

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