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“They’re running a promo about The Fiend” – WWE play Bray Wyatt Promo on RAW despite releasing him last week

Archie Blade

WWE play Bray Wyatt Promo on RAW despite releasing him last week

WWE play Bray Wyatt Promo on RAW despite releasing him last week. The former WWE and Universal Champion was reportedly let go due to budget cuts.

Bray Wyatt is no longer part of the WWE Universe. The former WWE Champion was released from the promotion last weekend as part of their ongoing budget cuts. That however, hasn’t stopped them from selling his merchandise or talking about him on their shows.

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On tonight’s episode of Monday Night RAW, the WWE reportedly aired a promo involving Mick Foley and Stone Cold Steve Austin talking about The Fiend and how awesome the character was. Reputed journalist Jon Alba, who was in attendance at the show from Orlando, posted about it on social media.

WWE play Bray Wyatt Promo on RAW despite releasing him last week

“They’re running a promo in the arena with Mick Foley and Steve Austin talking about how awesome The Fiend is…”

Earlier reports have suggested that before his eventual release Wyatt was scheduled to return from his absence on tonight’s episode. The promo could have been leading into his very return later in the show.

Interestingly, this promo was only played for fans who were in attendance at The Amway Center.

Earlier in the night, the crowd hijacked the event once again with “We Want Wyatt” chants. They seemed to have reserved it however, until Alexa Bliss’ match against Doudrop.

Fans did the same last week as well. They have been very vocal about their dissapointment with the WWE. It seems unlikely however, that this will result in WWE bringing Wyatt back.

Instead, it seems that the heat towards the promotion has wrongly been transferred unto Alexa Bliss.

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Archie Blade

Archie Blade


Archie is a WWE and UFC Editor/Author at the SportsRush. Like most combat sports enthusiasts, his passion for watching people fight began with WWE when he witnessed a young Brock Lesnar massacre Hulk Hogan back in 2002. This very passion soon branched out to boxing and mixed martial arts. Over the years he fell in love with the theatrics that preceded the bell and the poetic carnage that followed after. Each bruise a story to tell, each wound a song of struggle, his greatest desire is to be there to witness it all. His favorite wrestler is Shawn Michaels and he believes that GSP is the greatest to ever step foot inside the octagon. Apart from wrestling, he is also fond of poetry and music.

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