WWE has a few producer who were former wrestlers themselves, but two of them are now gone.
WWE added some more producers to their arsenal in April after laying off some during the midsts of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Now, according to PWinsider.com, two of the producers who were hired in April have now been laid off again, seemingly causing frustration for other producers because of the heavy workload. The report reads as followed;
The company recently instituted some budget cuts, so Curtis Axel and Ariya Daivari, who had been working as producers on a probationary basis, are no longer being brought in.– PWInsider
Ariya has recently showed up on AEW Dark while still working as a WWE producer and continues to take wrestling bookings. We will see what’s to come of Curtis Axel. But, they’re not the only two gone as Jason Jordan is currently on a leave of absence because his wife and himself are expecting a baby.
Be sure to check back with Bodyslam.net for all your wrestling news.