Zelina was released by WWE last week for breaching her contract in connection to Twitch and Onlyfans accounts. Almost immediately, the wrestling world reached out to Fightful.
Zelina herself immediately took to Twitch and thanked WWE. We heard from several wrestlers and personalities, who were hungry for info themselves on one of the biggest news stories in the wrestling world this year.
As reported on Fightful Select:
We've gained reactions from all across the wrestling world, from every major company in America on the Zelina/WWE split.
Most were looking for information themselves, as details are few and far between. Most everyone is shocked, but one person on Smackdown did tell us that if one person was going to stand their ground on the third party situation, they felt like it would be Zelina. However, we aren't sure that she actually did that.
Several AEW talent were surprised about the move, with one even noting that WWE doesn't realize what they have in Zelina, and they'd "lost their minds."
An IMPACT wrestler told us they would push for her to come back to the company as she has history there,
Since then, at least one Smackdown wrestler said that Zelina did make attempts to "fairly accomodate" WWE, as opposed to brashly continuing her activities. By then, WWE's mind was made up on the matter.
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