WWE despatched Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn house from the corporate’s United Kingdom tour, Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin reported Wednesday.
According to Satin, the precise cause for Owens and Zayn’s abrupt departure is unclear, however WWE eliminated them from the tour “as some form of disciplinary transfer.”
Sports Illustrated‘s Justin Barrbado reported WWE chairman Vince McMahon authorized sending Zayn and Owens house and that the pair of wrestlers had been responsible of “conduct deemed detrimental to the WWE.” Barrbado spoke to sources who stated the wrestlers had been “going into enterprise for themselves” throughout SmackDown Live on Tuesday evening.
Satin adopted up with an identical report, including that sources stated Owens and Zayn had been purported to be on the receiving finish of a post-match badault from The New Day. Instead, they left the ring, which induced confusion for The New Day and WWE’s manufacturing crew.
Zayn misplaced a singles match to Kofi Kingston. Owens attacked Kingston after the match earlier than he and Zayn made a hasty exit.
Satin additionally spoke to sources who stated Zayn and Owens “have been barely troublesome to work with currently and appear sad backstage.”
Once bitter enemies, Zayn and Owens moved previous their variations after Zayn aided Owens in his victory over Shane McMahon at Hell in a Cell on Oct. eight.
Zayn pulled Owens off the announce desk as McMahon was falling off the highest of the cell. Zayn then put Owens on prime of McMahon and demanded the referee rely the pinfall.
Zayn and Owens have but to be added to the Survivor Series card. Owens misplaced to Shinsuke Nakamura in a match the place the winner was added to Team SmackDown Live within the five-on-five elimination match towards Team Raw. Zayn additionally fell to Randy Orton in a Survivor Series qualifier.