William Regal Issues Statement On WWE Release

William Regal says thank you to WWE.

On January 5, Fightful reported that William Regal had been released by WWE. He was just one of multiple Performance Center staff members to be released as WWE "continues the evolution of NXT 2.0."

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Speaking for the first time since the news broke, Regal released a statement on Twitter in which he thanked WWE and said that he doesn't have a bad word to say about the 21 years he spent with the company.

Regal had been the on-screen General Manager of NXT from July 2014 until the NXT 2.0 relaunch in September 2021. Regal was also labelled as the WWE Director of Talent Development and Head of Global Recruiting, overseeing Performance Center tryouts and scouting various Independent shows to look for WWE talent.

Regal retired from in-ring competition in 2013, last wrestling Cesaro on the Christmas 2013 episode of the program.

You can find a list of other released personnel by clicking here.

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