WWE Releases Kalisto

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Kalisto has been released by WWE.

WWE released multiple Superstars on Thursday, announcing the roster moves with the following statement on the company’s website.

WWE has come to terms on the release of Billie Kay, Mickie James, Chelsea Green, Tucker, Kalisto and Wesley Blake as of today April 15, 2021.

We wish them the best in all of their future endeavors.

Previously known as “Samuray del Sol”, Kalisto signed with WWE in 2013. He is a former NXT Tag Team Champion and WWE Cruiserweight Champion, and a two-time WWE United States Champion.

His last match for WWE was the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal that took place on the April 1 episode of SmackDown; prior to that he last competed in a battle royal on the 2020 Survivor Series kick-off show.

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