Rumor On What Led To Mustafa Ali Asking For His Release


Earlier today, we reported that Mustafa Ali requested his release from WWE.

In an update, Fightful reported that Ali did ask for a paternity leave for the birth of his son, but it was just one day off and he has not been used ever since.

While one source was surprised that Ali wasn’t at SmackDown when the show was held in his hometown of Chicago, IL, the report also noted that a new gimmick was pitched by Vince McMahon and was “something that Mustafa Ali would have never done”, which led to a disagreement between Vince McMahon and the wrestler.

Below you can see a post that Ali made on Twitter about the nixed gimmick:

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