WWE Suspension

Last Modified Jun 13, 2023 03:14 GMT

In 2006, the organization founded the Talent Wellness Program of the WWE, generally on account of the unexpected demise of Eddie Guerrero and the need to screen what substances the whizzes were taking. In any case, it has gone under a great deal of examination on the grounds that many wrestling fans and individuals inside the business feel that there are many escape clauses in the strategy and that it doesn't matter to the WWE's greatest stars. The Talent Wellness Program has gotten a few major or astonishing names and gotten them suspended subsequently.


Kurt Angle (2006)

Kurt Angle had dismantled his concerns with drug use throughout the long term, and those issues were never greater than in 2006 when he was suspended by the WWE after issues with both execution-improving medications and solution pain relievers. Kurt has gone on record saying that he was working while injured and wasn't getting the time for rest as he had mentioned. In this way, he requested his release and headed out in different directions from the WWE. The choice was likely a lifeline for Angle. But that sent shockwaves through the wrestling fans at that point. Kurt would sign an agreement with TNA Wrestling after his WWE contract lapsed.


Rob Van Dam (2006)

Maybe more than some other notable grappler, Rob Van Dam won't hesitate to communicate his adoration for a specific sporting medication. Yet, in July 2006, his propensity for partaking in pot got him very uncomfortable with the WWE and the police. Subsequent to being captured for drug ownership, RVD lost both the WWE and ECW Titles, had Paul Heyman turn on him (on-screen), and was suspended for 30 days generally within a matter of several days.


The Signature Pharmacy Scandal (2007)

The Signature Pharmacy scandal outrage shook the wrestling world in 2007. Various WWE stars were suspended in the wake of being recognized as clients of Signature Pharmacy in Orlando, an organization that was found to have circulated steroids and physician-recommended medications to clients who had not gotten medicines from genuine specialists. It's muddled with regards to who was really suspended on the grounds that somebody like Randy Orton never missed any television time, yet Chris Experts was mysteriously gone for some time. One way or another, however, the Signature Pharmacy outrage will constantly be recognized as one of the greatest scandals in WWE history. Chris Masters, Edge, Funaki, Gregory Helms, Charlie Haas, John Morrison, Booker T, Mr. Kennedy, Chavo Guerrero, Randy Orton, Umaga, Snitsky, and William Regal were the accused superstars.


Jeff Hardy (2008)

In mid-2008, Jeff Hardy was one of the quickest-rising geniuses in the WWE, an unimaginably well-known person who appeared to be bound for the headliner scene. In any case, Hardy has an irrefutable history of substance misuse, and that deferred his rising to the highest point of the organization. He was suspended for 60 days in March of that year for his second infringement of the Wellbeing System, making him drop the Intercontinental Title to Chris Jericho on RAW and miss WrestleMania. Hardy was planning to take part in the Money in the Bank match, and many had fixed him as the early number one to come out as a winner. That didn't occur, however, Hardy came out on top for the World Heavyweight Title not long after his return from suspension.


William Regal (2008)

In 2008, William Regal was amidst the greatest push of his profession when he was suspended for 60 days for his second infringement of the Wellbeing Strategy. It in a real sense could never have come at a more regrettable time for Regal. He was an immense heel on Monday Night RAW as the show's General Manager, and he had recently won the King of the Ring competition. However, the suspension constrained the WWE to compose Superb off of television by having him lose a "Loser gets fired" match to Mr. Kennedy. Regal would return as a "free agent" soon thereafter, however, his push had no effects.


Rey Mysterio (2009)

In mid-year 2009, one of the WWE's most famous hotshots, Rey Mysterio, was suspended for 30 days for disregarding the Wellbeing Strategy. He would later guarantee that he was involving a physician-recommended drug for wounds to his arm and knee, however, he couldn't submit the proof so as to try not to be suspended. However, Mysterio's suspension itself isn't actually what made this so important. Various internet-based reports express that Mysterio, the Intercontinental Champion at that point, allegedly wouldn't drop his title to Dolph Ziggler and on second thought convinced the administration to allow him to drop the title to John Morrison.


Umaga (2009)

The Talent Wellness Program of the WWE expressed that a grappler's agreement can be ended after his third drug test. Yet, in June 2009, Umaga was terminated by the WWE in the wake of being suspended for his second infringement of the policy. Since, similar to Carlito, he would not enter a recovery program. Only seven months after the fact in December 2009, Umaga (original name: Eddie Fatu) died of intense poisonousness, and a dissection uncovered that Umaga had ingested a lethal blend of hydrocodone, Valium, and muscle relaxers.


Carlito (2010)

Source: Carlito’s Instagram
Source: Carlito’s Instagram

Carlito is one of the uncommon instances of a WWE star being terminated for his first-ever infringement of the Talent Wellness Program since it is the organization's strategy to deliver a grappler solely after his third suspension. On May 21, 2010, Carlito was terminated by the WWE in the wake of being dropped by the program and in this manner declining to enter a WWE-supported recovery program. His sibling, Primo, who's been totally lost in the WWE without his previous tag team accomplice.


Andy Leavine (2011)

Albeit never affirmed by the WWE, different reports say that Andy Leavine was suspended for disregarding the Talent Wellness Program. The winner of Tough Enough accounted suspension was somewhat dubious as a result of both the way that it was never detailed by the organization and the picture he depicted on the unscripted television show. Leavine held himself as an immense family man, one with high values who might do anything it took to accommodate his loved ones. However, he didn't make reference to utilizing sporting or execution upgrading drugs as something that would assist him with doing that. But no one is fully aware assuming Leavine was suspended, yet all signs are that he sure was, and it will be fascinating to check whether his suspension so early in his WWE vocation torment him until the end of it.


Sin Cara (2011)


Source: Sin Cara’s Instagram
Source: Sin Cara’s Instagram

Sin Cara (original name: Mistico) entered the WWE recently with more promotion than pretty much anybody in late memory. Mistico had been the most outstanding star in Mexico for quite some time, and numerous inside the WWE anticipated that that achievement should mean their organization too. Sin Cara immediately fostered an authority as a bungled machine, and in a flash, he was suspended for 30 days for his first-ever infringement of the Wellbeing Policy. His suspension brought about the presentation of the phony Sin Cara and a fight between the two. Currently, Sin Cara 2 is functioning as Hunico on Smackdown.



FAQs

A. Kurt Angle was suspended in 2006.

A. Rey Mysterio was suspended in 2009.

A.  Mistico is the original name of Sin Cara.

A. No, John Cena was never involved in any scandal.

A. Umaga died in 2009.

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