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Dijak’s WWE Exit: From NXT Star to Main Event Death Sentence

One big thing

Former NXT standout Dijak has confirmed his departure from WWE, describing his transition to WWE Main Event as “a death sentence” for his wrestling career.

Why it matters

Dijak’s experience highlights the challenges wrestlers face when transitioning from NXT to the main roster, and the impact of being relegated to less prominent shows.

By the numbers

• Dijak was drafted to Monday Night RAW in the 2024 WWE Draft
• He made his last NXT appearance on April 16th
• His only main roster match was on the May 30th episode of Main Event

The details

• Dijak was initially told creative wanted to use him weekly on RAW
• He received a text on a Saturday informing him of his Main Event booking
• Dijak viewed this as a “death sentence” rather than an opportunity

Key quote

“The second I saw that, I’m like, ‘F***.’ I know what that means. That’s not an opportunity, that’s a death sentence,” Dijak told Fightful.

Behind the scenes

• Dijak credits Paragon Talent Agency for helping him stay positive
• He expressed skepticism about WWE’s intentions based on his seven years with the company
• Dijak has teased a potential appearance in TNA Wrestling

The big question

Could WWE have utilized Dijak’s talents more effectively on the main roster? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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