September 7, 2011
Nash on WWE release: 'No comment'
By MATT BISHOP - SLAM! Wrestling
WWE superstar Kevin Nash was fired in storyline Monday by WWE Chief Operating Officier Triple H. Wednesday, WWE.com reported Nash had been released by the company, but there could be more to the story.
The company posted the following statement on its web site, WWE.com.
"WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Kevin Nash as of Monday, Sept. 5, 2011. We wish Kevin the best in all future endeavors."
Speculation fueled on the Internet that this wasn't actually a release but rather part of a continuing angle, which was reported by PWInsider.com.
SLAM! Wrestling left a message with Nash seeking his side of the story. Nash returned our call and simply said, "No comment."
Nash tweeted earlier Wednesday about the situation.
"To set the record straight, I passed physical w/ flying colors. Cardiologist was amazed at my lipid profile. Couldn't reach financial terms."
He followed that up with this:
"I will not be addressing this matter again. I am moving forward with my life. Cena, it was great having the chance to get to know you."
In the following weeks, Nash has been involved in a storyline with Punk and Triple H. He was scheduled to wrestle Punk at Night of Champions but that match was abruptly changed the same night to a contest between Triple H and Punk.
Stay tuned to SLAM! Wrestling for the latest on this developing situation.