Three days after Ryback announced it himself, the WWE confirmed that the former Intercontinental champion is done with the company.
WWE wished Ryback well in his future endeavors after announcing that they'd split with the longtime employee. You can see the statement below.
Effective today, Aug. 8, 2016, WWE has parted ways with Ryback and he is no longer under contract. WWE wishes Ryback the best in all his future endeavors.
On Friday, Ryback touted his upcoming website, FeedMeMore.com, as well as a clothing line and several other projects.
"The Big Guy, Ryback would like to wish the WWE well in their future endeavors. From this point forth, the WWE and I will no longer be doing business together. I'd like to personally say thank you to all of the WWE performers I've had the pleasure of being in the ring with. Successful people are always hungry, what are you?," Ryback said in the post.
Ryback, real name Ryan Reeves, first appeared for WWE in 2004 as a part of the season of Tough Enough that produced WWE Champion The Miz, Tag Team Champion Nick Mitchell, WrestleMania performer The Boogeyman, American Gladiator Justice Smith, and undefeated MMA fighter Daniel Puder.