Dolph Ziggler Shoots Down Claims Of $1.5 Million Contract

It seems like every few months, Dolph Ziggler's WWE contract status becomes a topic, whether on-screen or off of it. He was quick to dispel rumors that he's the $1.5 million man.

In February, Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso (who also reported that John Cena was slated to face Rey Mysterio at WresleMania) reported that the former World Heavyweight Champion in Ziggler had signed a new long-term deal worth $1.5 million per year. However, Ziggler himself denied those claims in a new interview with WSVN's Chris Van Vliet, and even opened up about how he heard the rumors

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"My father called me to congratulate me on my deal that I had re-signed and I said 'What are you talking about?' It's fun to have Internet rumors out there, but even if and when I do re-sign I won't be like 'Hey everybody, here's the details of this contract'. There's a short amount of time left on this contract, we're negotiating and we'll see what happens," said Ziggler.

Ziggler has been with WWE for well over a decade, dating back to a brief 2005 run alongside Chavo Guerrero. The 

You can keep up with outside WWE rumors with Fightful.com's rumor tracker.  Be sure to check out Van Vliet's full interview with Ziggler above. Van Vliet also had The Rock confirming he wouldn't be at this year's WrestleMania

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