WWE has reportedly despatched high SmackDown superstars Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn house from the corporate’s present European tour, for disciplinary causes. This comes simply weeks after Owens and Zayn acquired a brand new collective path on SmackDown, with Zayn turning heel and restarting his previous friendship with Owens. Owens turned on Zayn shortly after coming to NXT in 2014, and the 2 have been bitter enemies for many of the previous three years, rapidly selecting up their rivalry as soon as each had progressed to the WWE’s important roster.
Owens and Zayn are actual life greatest mates, and got here up within the wrestling enterprise collectively. The two males have labored collectively everywhere in the world, from tiny bingo halls and highschool gyms to the intense lights of WrestleMania. Whether as opponents or companions, the duo has at all times been intently linked within the minds of followers. Unfortunately, their names at the moment are arising collectively for a under no circumstances good purpose.
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As initially reported earlier in the present day by PW Insider, Owens and Zayn have been despatched house from WWE’s present European tour, shortly after taking part in final evening’s SmackDown taping. The episode noticed Owens and Zayn complain to Shane McMahon about being excluded from the Survivor Series card, adopted by Zayn dropping to New Day member Kofi Kingston in singles motion.
Sports Illustrated later up to date the story with the knowledge that Owens and Zayn had been despatched house for disciplinary causes, and that the choice had been personally permitted by WWE boss Vince McMahon. Pro Wrestling Sheet later added one other element to the story, saying that Owens and Zayn earned administration’s wrath by not following the script throughout SmackDown. After Sami’s loss, Owens bumped into the ring and attacked Kofi, then he and Sami rapidly bailed. The reported authentic plan was for The New Day to collectively beat down Owens and Sami, and the heels’ untimely exit left each New Day and the manufacturing crew confused, resulting in a clumsy ending to the dwell phase.
WWE has but to formally touch upon Owens and Zayn’s reported elimination from the tour in any respect, however one badumes that if Owens and Zayn weren’t at the very least gone from the tour, WWE might simply squash the story by saying that the 2 wrestlers have been nonetheless current backstage. Here’s hoping that Owens and Zayn – two of the most important names on the SmackDown roster – don’t find yourself following their previous buddy Neville’s lead and quitting WWE attributable to issues with their artistic path.