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WWE Releases Two More Wrestlers Overnight, Sparking Conversations

One Big Thing

WWE’s decision to release Veer and Sanga from Indus Sher adds to the recent string of talent cuts, sparking significant conversation among fans and insiders about diversity within the company.

What Happened?

  • Veer and Sanga confirmed their WWE release on the X social media platform, following reports by Fightful Select.
  • The duo, alongside Jinder Mahal as Indus Sher, returned to WWE Raw in May 2023 and were prominently featured in the WWE Superstar Spectacle in India.
  • They were eliminated from the tag team championship qualifier match at WrestleMania 40 weekend in just over three minutes.

Key Quotes

“When it comes to the honor and respect of Indians, sacrifice comes first. Good Bye WWE,” Veer said. Sanga echoed a similar sentiment, emphasizing resilience and pride.

Why It Matters

The releases have ignited discussions regarding representation within WWE, especially as all recent departures have been of diverse backgrounds. This situation raises questions about the company’s commitment to diversity and how it impacts its international market strategy, particularly in countries like India and China.

Broader Context

  • Xia Li was the first Chinese woman to compete in WWE, making history in 2017.
  • Jinder Mahal broke ground as the first WWE Champion of Indian descent.
  • The focus on WWE’s diversity strategy comes at a time when the company has been expanding its global presence and seeking to build deeper connections with audiences around the world.


The recent wave of WWE releases underscores a larger conversation about diversity and representation in sports entertainment. As the company continues to evolve, the wrestling community will be watching closely to see how these values are reflected in their roster and storylines. What are your thoughts on the impact of these releases on WWE’s diversity and international strategy?

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