It's always a newsworthy day in the world of wrestling when a WWE talent gets their walking papers from their employer and wished well in their "future endeavors." Last year, wrestling new sites and the social media timelines of wrestling fans worldwide were bombarded with news of major WWE releases, such as Samoa Joe, Shane McMahon, Cesaro, Mandy Rose, and a bunch of other notable male/female superstars. While the change in regime and power structure within WWE has led to massive rehirings (which is such a rarity in the company's usual talent scouting process!), there have still been some shocking releases that have caught plenty of fans off guard at their announcements. So let's get right into it and recount the WWE releases of 2023.
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