WWE released Bray Wyatt from his contract and that was a big shock for a lot of fans. The company let him go just after he was cleared for a return after being sidelined for a physical ailment.

Ringside News exclusively reported that he was out for “medial” reasons as listed on the company roster. Now he is gone and that meant that WWE needed to contact their third party partners.

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter noted that Bray Wyatt’s release was a shock to their third party partners as well. They needed to pull him from upcoming licensed projects such as video games, action figures, and other merchandise.

It was reported that pulling Bray Wyatt from their situation was a bit of a shock and some frustration surrounds the scene as well. They had no advanced notice and were simply told that Wyatt is no longer in the picture.

Companies WWE does business with noted being shocked because he was both a major merchandise seller and companies that license WWE merchandise noted he was one of the best sellers there as well. Those who do business with WWE get no advance notice of these things, but when talent is released they have to pull them from their line, whether it be merchandise, toys, action figures or the video game and it can be frustrating with the characters that are movers, which he was.

Windham Rotunda has already teased a new character path after he was released from WWE. He will get to start from scratch, because Vince McMahon’s company owns the Bray Wyatt name and all of the Firefly Fun House creations as well. This cold be a very exciting time for the pro wrestling world as we finally see what Bray Wyatt is capable of without any creative restraints.

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Felix Upton

Felix Upton has been writing professionally since 1989. His first writing job was penning advertisements for local newspapers around New York. After selling his grandfather’s pinball repair shop back in 2017, he was hired on for publish news for Ringside News.

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