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Ex-WWE Star Dijak Clarifies Death Sentence Comments

One big thing: Former WWE star Dijak responds to fan reactions over his “death sentence” comments about WWE’s Main Event show.

• Dijak’s WWE contract expired on June 28, 2023.
• In a recent interview, he referred to being booked on Main Event as a “death sentence” for his career.
• Fans reacted strongly to this comment, prompting Dijak to clarify his statement on social media.

Dijak’s clarification:

• “Guys I’m not saying the show is a death sentence. I’m saying for ME in THIS SPECIFIC SCENARIO, I knew what it meant.”
• “WWE isn’t bad. That quote is literally my own internal thoughts and feelings about my situation that ended up being 100% correct.”

Why it matters:

Dijak’s comments and subsequent clarification shed light on the perceived hierarchy of WWE programming and how wrestlers view their positioning within the company. It also highlights the challenges faced by talent in expressing their career concerns publicly.

What’s next for Dijak:

• First post-WWE match scheduled for July 4 at Beyond Wrestling’s Americanrana show in Worcester, MA.
• Has made appearances on the independent scene and was backstage at AEW x NJPW Forbidden Door.

The bigger picture:

Dijak’s situation reflects the ongoing shifts in the professional wrestling landscape, with talent movement between major promotions and the independent scene becoming increasingly fluid.

What do you think about Dijak’s comments and his future prospects outside of WWE? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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