Followers and fellow wrestlers have expressed frustration after Bronson Reed confirmed that World Wrestling Leisure (WWE) had launched him.
Reed was one among a number of wrestlers reportedly launched by the wrestling promotion’s NXT roster this week.
A number of WWE stars took to Twitter to precise remorse at Reed’s launch but in addition provided phrases of encouragement to the 32-year-old, who hinted on the subsequent steps in his profession.
Reed, a former NXT North American champion, tweeted on Friday: “Simply obtained launched from @WWE.
“This monster is again on the unfastened … you do not know WHAT you have simply accomplished.”
Reed additionally tagged 4 different wrestling promotions—All Elite Wrestling (AEW), Impression Wrestling, New Japan Professional-Wrestling and Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling—suggesting he intends to remain within the sport.
Reed was trending on Twitter on Saturday morning following his announcement. His submit has greater than 20,000 likes and greater than 2,900 retweets at time of writing.
Responding to his submit, Canadian skilled wrestler Chelsea Inexperienced instructed Reed: “It would not matter the place you find yourself, you will achieve success!!!! You are a god rattling star.”
Former WWE star JTG prompt a match with Reed, tweeting: “The MONSTER is now on the LOOSE!!!!!! JAY THA GAWD VS BRONSON REED Any individual BOOK IT !”
Reed replied to JTG’s tweet with an eyes emoji, a response certain to be of curiosity to followers.
“#BronsonReed is such a plausible badass athletic large dude! Hope to see extra of him on television,” tweeted former WWE wrestler James Ellsworth.
Former WWE tag workforce champion and fellow Australian Cassie Lee said of Reed: “J Rock is so proficient. He deserves the world man.”
Reed started his wrestling profession performing underneath the ring names Jonah Rock and J-Rock.
Australian wrestler Rhea Rhipley reacted to Bronson’s launch by sharing a damaged coronary heart emoji, whereas WWE SmackDown star Tegan Nox and Japanese wrestler Io Shirai additionally tweeted damaged hearts that seemed to be a commentary on the launched wrestlers.
Robbie Eagles, an Australian wrestler with New Japan Professional-Wrestling and the present IWGP Junior Heavyweight champion, tweeted: “I noticed how arduous you labored for this, however I understand how arduous you are already working for the long run. King of f***ing Monsters, my brother and really among the best. Cannot anticipate what’s subsequent! #G3 #JonahRock #BronsonReed.”
Sean Ross, managing editor of Fightful, tweeted that in whole 13 wrestlers had been launched.
After detailing the releases, Ross later tweeted: “It has been a foul day, not all the things means extra dangerous stuff is impending. Not all the things is a veiled wrestling clue yall.”
Newsweek has requested WWE for remark.