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In today’s WrestleTalk News, another WWE release, Virgil gives his theory on the Hulk Hogan racism scandal and a top NXT star possibly getting called up soon…
Another WWE Announcer Released
Our top story today is the potential call up of two of NXT’s top stars to the main WWE roster. But first, there has been yet another release from the WWE.
This time, it was NXT announcer Alex Reyes, real name Alex Del Barrio.
Del Barrio was formerly an announcer for Booker T’s ‘Reality of Wrestling’ promotion and was hired by WWE in October of last year. He has performed as a backstage interviewer for NXT ever since as well as helping talent with their promos at the WWE Performance Center.
As for why he was let go, however, Del Barrio has an interesting theory.
According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, he is under the impression that he, along with other recently released announcers Arda Ocal and Rich Brennan, were let go due to their passion for professional wrestling.
According to sources close to Del Barrio, he wasn’t given any specific reasons for his release and the impression was given that WWE tends to frown on hiring die hard wrestling fans.
Virgil Comments on Hulk Hogan Scandal
“Wrestling Superstar” Virgil is no stranger to controversy and now he’s chimed in on the major scandal involving Hulk Hogan’s racist comments during his leaked sex tape. He’s got some strange theories for why Hogan could be innocent.
Virgil recently talked to Nick Hausman for WrestleZone Radio about the Hulk Hogan racism scandal and proposed a very interesting theory for what could have happened. He said:
“I don’t think, to me, I don’t think Hulk said that type of stuff. It could have been a voice over or something like that. I don’t think Hulk would ever say anything like that. It could have been somebody else. You know how people do voice overs of people that are pretty important? They can have your mouth moving and they put the words into it.”
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