WWE is the place where every wrestler in the world wants to go. This may be because of the high-paying job or just because it offers a lot of popularity. Who wouldn't love the whole arena cheering your name at the top of their voices? That feeling is eternal!
But for some of these stars, this usually doesn't work out. They are often some released every year from the federation. The reasons behind these releases may be injuries, drug uses or misbehavior with the management. Here is a list of ten such superstars who were released from WWE in 2015. The list also includes some popular names from NXT.
He was training to compete in NXT. He was very strong and started becoming popular with his amazing skills in the ring. He used to follow each and every instruction of his coaches as well as the management. He was said to be an uprising star but met with an injury. He had three major operations in his shoulder which made him lag behind in the competition. Due to this, WWE made the difficult decision of releasing Cal on October 9th.
Devin has been usually seen backstage interviewing the NXT stars. But she was also preparing to become a wrestler. The reason for her release was that she did not want to learn. This made WWE release her on October 9th.
One of the popular names in the NXT was released this year. Parker spent a good amount of time in the company and was quite popular in the sport. This was one of the biggest releases in the year 2015. He was released on 31st March.
Zahra was released on August 31st. She was quite good in the ring but still this decision had to be made. It is said that this decision was the result of her leaked nude photos on twitter between her and Seth Rollins. This eventually led to her release.
Crowe initially worked as a hacker on the audio and visuals team in the NXT production. Later on, he debuted in the WWE and worked with some notable stars in the ring. After his release, he has started wrestling independently and is famous as the 'Death Machine'.
Brad Maddox was the former General Manager of RAW, but he was not being used by the company to his fullest potential. He was released from the company on November 24th and after that has made some appearances on other shows, but they have failed miserably.
Justin himself asked for a release from the company on January 25th. It is believed that he did not like his role in the Royal Rumble. So he wanted a release. Since then Justin has appeared in other events.
The superstar's contract was not renewed by the company after February 26th. Although he was the current tag-team champion but he had started to lose his skills due to his frequent injuries. But he was a big name in the company and does not deserve to go that easily.
Billy Gunn was a trainer in the NXT program and even appeared with the D-Generation-X recently. He was released from the company on November 13th because he was found using steroids which would enhance his performance in the ring.
A big name in the WWE industry was released on July 29th. This was because of a leaked video which showed him making racial comments. WWE made a fast decision and released Hulk Hogan as they support equality.