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WWE releases Enzo Amore

Less than 24 hours after suspending him, WWE has announced the release of their now former Cruiserweight champion Enzo Amore:

“WWE has come to terms on the release of Eric Arndt (Enzo Amore).”

It’s important to note that WWE makes no reference to any cause or inciting incident for Amore’s release.

The New Jersey native rose to fame in NXT in a tag team with Big Cass and quickly gained a reputation as one of the best talkers in the company. His run has featured numerous issues even prior to news breaking on Jan. 22 of an ongoing police investigation into sexual assault allegations from October of last year, however.

He’s suffered injuries in matches which other performers indicated were due to his lack of skill as a wrestler. Reports circulated that Amore was difficult to work with due at least in part to his always being “on” and behaving similarly to the character we saw on television. There was talk of his being kicked off tour buses and made to change separately from other Superstars.

Regardless of whether his release is the result of one factor or a combination of several, his time with WWE is over.

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