Pat McAfee Reacts To Being ‘Fired’ From WWE On Christmas Day

Pat McAfee Reacts WWE Firing


Pat McAfee hasn’t appeared on NXT since the “NXT Takeover: WarGames” show in early December.

McAfee was praised for his performance both inside the ring and on the microphone but it appears as though the former All-Pro punter is being put on a hiatus.

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, the decision was made internally at the WWE to take McAfee off television for a while. McAfee is expected to return to the company later this spring.

On Christmas Day, McAfee joked about the situation on Twitter, highlighting all of the online articles stating that he’ll be off NXT programming for a while.

McAfee also made sure to congratulate Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch on Twitter after they retained their titles on Wednesday’s edition of NXT on the USA Network.

Pulling McAfee is a smart idea. He’s an attraction. The more fans see McAfee, the quicker they’ll tire of seeing him week after week.

Writing McAfee off TV gives him a break, puts him out of sight and out of mind, only to return to the company at a more important time like the build-up to WrestleMania weekend.

[via Wrestling Observer Newsletter]


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