The wrestling world has been buzzing ever since it was revealed that the former WWE Champion Jeff Hardy has been released. The news comes days after an incident was reported in which Hardy’s behavior during a live event was found to be unusual. It is reported that Hardy was released after refusing to go to rehab.
During a match against The Usos at a live event in Edinburg, TX, Hardy rolled off the ring and disappeared into the crowd. He was sent home by WWE and was substituted for the next night’s live event program in Corpus Christi.
Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter It was revealed that WWE had asked Hardy to go to rehab following the incident. He also said that the former world champion knew he would be let go if he decided to turn down their request.
According to WWE sources, Hardy was asked to enter rehab after the incident at the show, and then declined. They say Hardy is fully aware that if he refuses, WWE will have to act. ”
WWE has no choice but to release Jeff Hardy
Dave Meltzer noted that the company had little choice but to release the veteran due to his track record and struggles with addiction. He also stated that the company would not have let Jeff Hardy go if it weren’t for the incident that happened.
” They had to ask him to go to rehab between his performance and his decline in a main event match. When he refused the request, there was no choice but to let him go. ”
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Jeff Hardy will have to serve a 90-day non-compete clause after his release. He will be paid by WWE until September 3, after which he will become a free agent. While there’s speculation about where Hardy will land, it’s more important for him to focus on his health right now.
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