“WWE Has Lost a True Visionary” – Mick Foley Comments on the Shocking Release of Bray Wyatt

Published 08/01/2021, 2:23 AM EDT


We humans like surprises, but not the kind which WWE is giving us for more than a year now. Vince McMahon’s company came to terms with their hottest wrestlers in recent times – Bray Wyatt aka The Fiend.

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Reportedly, the reason for his abrupt and untimely release is that the creative team did not have any further plans or storyline for his character, which absolutely is unfathomable. WWE had to change Alexa Bliss‘ gimmick just because of Wyatt and they had nothing planned for Wyatt himself.

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Ever since the news surfaced on the internet, wrestlers ’round the globe are sharing their disbelief on the matter. Many WWE legends have also stepped in by saying this is an enormous loss for the company.

WWE legend and Hall of Famer, Mick Foley turned to Twitter and shared his displeasure in this matter. He said that Vince McMahon has truly lost a “visionary” and one-of-a-kind wrestler, he further added that he was an innovative wrestler in the pro-wrestling business.

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Bray Wyatt was always one step ahead in WWE

Foley is right when he said that WWE has lost a visionary; Bray was truly a visionary, ever since he made his debut in WWE as the leader of the legendary – Wyatt Family, his gimmick was fresh and unseen for the WWE Universe.

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With his mind-numbing promos to his exceptional athleticism inside the ring, ‘The eater of the Worlds’ would become a legitimate threat for wrestlers in the company.

He won the WWE Championship and was tag-team champion with Matt Hardy as well. But once he saw that his original gimmick is going stale for the audience, he came back as ‘The Fiend’, a masked demon who just won’t go down.

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Surely, WWE must have tied Wyatt with their 90-day non-compete clause, the crowd will be keen on knowing what is he planning next.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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