William Regal Released By WWE

WWE has released William Regal.

Fightful reports that William Regal has been let go by the company as part of multiple releases of Performance Center staff as WWE "continues the evolution of NXT 2.0."

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 labeled 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.

WWE gave the following statement regarding changes to the Performance Center staff:

"With the continued evolution of NXT 2.0, we've decided to part ways with some of the staff based in our Performance Center. We thank them for their many contributions throughout the years and wish them the best."

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

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