Tye Dillinger Released by WWE


UPDATE: On Friday afternoon, WWE confirmed that Tye Dillinger has been released after requesting the termination of his contract. The sports entertainment company issued the following:

“WWE has come to terms on the release of Ron Arneill (Tye Dillinger).”


It’s interesting to note that there was no “We wish him the best in his future endeavors message” with the official release post.

He had been out of action since last year with an injury and was expected to make his return to in-ring action shortly. He worked under the WWE banner as recently as February 18 against EC3 at a live event.

ORIGINAL: Tye Dillinger tweeted the following on Tuesday night, confirming that he has requested his WWE release. He said,

Before rumors begin to spread, let me set things straight ahead of time:

This evening, I requested my release from WWE. In the past 5 and a half years with them, I have seen and done some wonderful things. Things that I am very proud of and will never forget. I have met and have worked with unquestionably, some of the greatest talent on this earth and the pleasure has been all mine.

I feel at this time this decision, as extremely difficult as it was, is what is best for myself and WWE. I wish to continue to grow as a performer and offer those paying hard earned money to watch I’m performing on, a little more of myself.

To the male and female locker rooms, coaches and producers, to the production/ring crew, all the way up to the very top of WWE and most of all the fans…I wish you all the very best and thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything.

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