The Revival asked for their release this past Monday on RAW after their match against The Lucha House Party.
According to Dave Meltzer, they duo did attempt to do it prior to the program starting, but couldn’t due to Vince McMahon being too busy to speak to anyone.
Vince McMahon and Paul Heyman were behind Braun Strowman’s limousine flipping segment, and reportedly were too busy to be bothered by anyone prior to RAW airing.
The limousine flipping angle involving Braun Strowman was pre-taped, so it could be edited prior to airing during the live program.
The Revival attempted to speak to McMahon prior to the show, but couldn’t, so they waited until after their match to to request their release.
The Revival are back on the road for this weekend’s WWE live events. They faced Bobby Roode and Chad Gable tonight in San Antonio, TX
WWE Files Trademark For Possible New Characters
WWE filed three new trademarks on July 15, 2019.
As first reported by PWInsider, WWE filed trademarks for “Smackville”, “The O.C”, and “Shorty G”.
The only confirmed usage is the Smackville name, which is an up-coming WWE Network special on July 27, 2019.
Although not confirmed, several are speculating The O.C could stand for “Original Club”, in reference to Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, and AJ Styles.
Below are the trademark filings from the United States Trademark Office.
Former Shane Strickland To Make 205 Live Debut This Tuesday
Isiah “Swerve” Scott, fka Shane Strickland is set to make his 205 Live debut this Tuesday against Drew Gulak.
— 205 Live (@WWE205Live) July 19, 2019
Scott signed with WWE earlier this year following a battle with Lucha Underground to be released from his contract. He had a successful run with MLW, as well as the independent scene.
Since debuting with NXT, he underwent a name change from Shane Strickland to Isiah “Swerve” Scott.
MJF Signs Multi-Year Deal With All Elite Wrestling
MJF has extended his current contract with All Elite Wrestling, converting it into a multi-year deal.
The company posted a video today on social media which shows MJF signing the new deal. MJF was initially signed to a short-team deal with the company in January.
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) July 19, 2019
MJF also has a contract with Major League Wrestling, where he debuted in 2017. His MLW contract allows him to work outside the company.
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