WWE Braun Strowman: Strowman committed a blunder that led to his release:The hard-to-digest news of Braun Strowman’s release is making all the possible headlines. The former Universal Champion was released by the company on June 2, along with five other superstars. His release was more than a shock, and the entire WWE Universe is still in disdain.
Earlier, budget cut was stated as the only reason behind his release, as Vince McMahon didn’t feel worthy of paying Strowman a hefty amount. However, Dave Meltzer of Wrestling News Observer has stated that Strowman’s current contract did play a part in his departure from the company.
Braun Strowman had become Obsolete!
Strowman was fetching $1.2 Million, and he was on a guaranteed deal. Meltzer reported that since the arrival of other giants on the main roster like Omos, Shanky, and Commander Azeez meant that Strowman was somehow obsolete to pay such a hefty amount. Further, the report also claimed that Strowman committed a mistake while negotiating his contract in 2019, a clause that would have prevented him from firing. Here is what Meltzer stated,
”With Strowman, who was on a $1.2 million guaranteed deal and had just a few weeks back denigrated all non-WWE wrestling and said he would never work anywhere else, the decision was made because of the feeling he was two years past his peak and he had become obsolete as the roster giant because of Omos on Raw, Commander Azeez on Smackdown, and perhaps Shanky on Raw, being on the main roster who were so much bigger than he is.”
As per WWE, Strowman was past his peak!
The aforementioned statement stated that Strowman was past his peak, and his salary was working against him. Also, the mistakes he made during the negotiations of his new contract led to his ouster.
”His salary worked against him and one person noted he made a huge mistake in negotiations because when he signed his new deal, he was considered a hot commodity and if he pushed for it, probably could have gotten a no-cut contract that a few of the bigger names have. But he didn’t push for it, and he probably never imagined they’d decide to cut him after signing him to such a strong long-term deal.” Meltzer mentioned.