Lana Released By WWE
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Lana has been released by WWE.
Fightful is reporting Lana was released by WWE on Wednesday, June 2. WWE has since confirmed the move, issuing the following statement. Lana was one of the multiple names announced in today’s roster cuts.
WWE has come to terms on the releases of Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Murphy, Ruby Riott and Santana Garrett.
WWE wishes them the best in all of their future endeavors.
Lana first debuted as a manager for (her now real-life husband) Rusev on NXT TV in 2013. The pair later debuted on WWE TV on January 31, 2014, and largely worked as an on-screen pair until late 2019, when she aligned with Bobby Lashley. Lana has also competed as a wrestler, including a recent run at the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championship with Naomi. Her last match with WWE was on the May 31 episode of WWE RAW, a tag team loss to Dana Brooke & Mandy Rose.