More Backstage News On The WWE Release Of Timekeeper Mark Yeaton


As noted last night here on the website, WWE has released their
veteran timekeeper Mark Yeaton. He had been with the
company for over 30 years and the release caught many by surprise due to his
long tenure and the fact that he was well-liked. One source described his
departure as a sign that “no one is safe” from the ongoing budget cuts. In
addition to his timekeeper role, Yeaton was also responsible
for ordering & maintaining materials WWE used for their rings and other
logistics. He was also the guy who threw Steve Austin his

Speaking of Steve Austin, he tweeted the following regarding Yeaton’s WWE release:

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross also noted: “Very disappointed….sad.”

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