Many WWE fans left March 29's WWE Raw disappointed that the company split up.
They weren't the only ones, and Vince McMahon is said to have been solely responsible for the split. Fightful Select reported that members of the Hurt Business even went directly to McMahon to try to change it, so that Cedrix Alexander and Shelton Benjamin didn't get kicked out of the group.
If you were shocked or unhappy about the split of The Hurt Business, you weren't alone. According to WWE sources, so were the members of the group.
Fightful was told that Vince McMahon alone made the decision to split up the Hurt Business last week on Raw, much to the chagrin of those in the group. We're told that he was set in his choice to fracture the group, even after MVP and Bobby Lashley were vocal about not being in support of the move. Sources indicated that both MVP and Lashley met with Vince McMahon about the idea, but the latter dug his heels in even more.
Based on several wrestlers that we spoke to, the decision, and McMahon's insistence to continue down that road was a blow to morale.
The breakup was further accelerated by WWE booking a series of matches with Lashley on the Raw episodes leading to WrestleMania. Several members of the roster we've spoken with were frustrated by the split as well.
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