There was a point in time where Puerto Rico was one of the biggest professional wrestling hot beds on the entire planet. That has changed tremendously. Wrestlers are not as enthusiastic about working on the island like they used to be. Mexico and Japan still remain two of the hottest scenes outside of the United States. Europe has seemingly overtaken the island as well. Free agents like Samoa Joe and Justin Gabriel are unlikely to work there.
February 28, 2015
Now that word has spread about his release from the company, a lot of wrestling fans have been wondering what led to Justin Gabriel leaving WWE. While he has yet to make a public statement in regards to the matter, the belief is that he simply wanted more freedom as a wrestler. Management rarely used him on television, and he was never featured in a prominent role over the last year. Gabriel was essentially just a filler performer.
January 26, 2015