Keith Lee, Karrion Kross, Nia Jax among surprise WWE releases

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Keith Lee WWE Ex- NXT titleholder Keith Lee was released by WWE connected Thursday. WWE

WWE continued the restructuring of its operations, a fig of wrestlers person been released from the institution connected Thursday.

The Post confirmed the outfit is moving connected from Ember Moon, Keith Lee, Karrion Kross, Mia Yim, Gran Metalik, Nia Jax, Lince Dorado, Jeet Rama, Katrina Cortez, Trey Baxter, Zayda Ramier, Jessi Kamea, B-Fab, Oney Lorcan, Franky Monet, Eva Marie and Scarlett Bordeaux.

“We privation them the champion successful their aboriginal endeavors,” WWE said successful a connection to The Post.

Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful was archetypal with the news.

A fig of these wrestlers are salient performers. Ember Moon, whose existent sanction is Adrienne Palmer, was a erstwhile women’s champion and tag-team champion for NXT, WWE’s developmental brand. She besides spent clip connected the main roster. Keith Lee and Karrion Kross were besides champions successful NXT. Nia Jax is simply a erstwhile WWE Raw women’s champion.

Nia Jax was among the WWE's agelong  database  of released wrestlers connected  Thursday.Nia Jax was among the WWE’s agelong database of released wrestlers connected Thursday.Kristina Bumphrey/Starpix

WWE has undergone a fig of fund cuts affecting some wrestling talents and behind-the-scenes employees. Big names person not been spared. Bray Wyatt was released from the institution successful July, and Braun Strowman and Aleister Black were released successful June.