Well, this is certainly coming out of nowhere. After a marquee feud with Daniel Bryan, it looked like Big Cass was on the verge of a big push. Alas, the direct opposite occurred. WWE released William Morrissey (aka Big Cass).
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The statement regarding the release tells us a lot by saying nothing.
“WWE has come to terms on the release of William Morrissey (Big Cass).”
According to Dave Meltzer, here’s how it went down.
Per @davemeltzerWON, Vince McMahon called a meeting at SmackDown in Toledo today and fired Cass. https://t.co/bOmcFPoqzO
— Wrestling Observer (@WONF4W) June 19, 2018
If a release is cordial, WWE drops a “wish them luck in their future endeavors.” Fans instantly made note of the curtness of the statement
A few people made a joke about his rumored push at the expense of Daniel Bryan
This can’t be true because I’ve been told Vince was madly in love with him and that Daniel Bryan’s career, value and life were being subordinated to the project of making Cass a star. https://t.co/fqvSPmYvx3
— Dylan Hales (@DylanWaco) June 19, 2018
We aren’t sure why Cass was released. He had been dealing with a few injuries. We will update this story as soon as we learn more and why.
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