WWE Superstar Elias Shoots on the Controversial Firing of Bray Wyatt

Published 10/24/2021, 3:46 PM EDT


WWE shockingly released one of their greatest creations in the recent memories, Bray Wyatt, aka The Fiend. The WWE Universe was really interested and invested in the Fiend’s character and WWE was reaping off significant benefits from it as well, in terms of merchandise sales.

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However, when the wrestler was released in July this year, it was reported that it was because the WWE creative team didn’t have any plans for the Fiend’s character and hence Bray was let go.

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Ever since Wyatt’s firing, multiple WWE and former WWE superstars weighed their opinions on this matter, However, not one personality ever questioned the in-ring abilities and work ethic of Wyatt.

Professional Wrestling: WWE SummerSlam: Bray Wyatt (top) in action vs Finn Balor during a match at Barclays Center.Brooklyn, NY 8/20/2017CREDIT: Chad Matthew Carlson (Photo by Chadd Matthew Carlson /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (Set Number: X161332 TK1 )

Similarly, WWE superstar, Elias recently talked about Wyatt’s untimely departure from WWE and how he was surprised by this decision.

Elias is still confused why Bray Wyatt was released

In an interview with Brandon Kravitz’s show, Elias mentioned Wyatt’s firing and said “just a sad part of the business”. However, he confessed he is still shocked by this decision.

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“Bray Wyatt, he is a great guy and I’m absolutely certain whatever he wants to do and put his mind to, the guy’s mind for wrestling is — he’s incredible and I think everybody knows that with The Fiend and Bray Wyatt, everything he’s been through so, yeah, it caught me off guard but I don’t know what the personal situation was going on.”

“But you know, it’s a crazy time in the wrestling world and I am sure that Bray Wyatt, whatever he puts his mind to is gonna be a success,” Elias said. [h/t: Wrestling Edge]

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The pro-wrestling fans are expecting to see Bray Wyatt at Tony Khan’s AEW; however, AEW President has mentioned that he is not in touch with Wyatt.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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