It looks like the rumors about Layla El were true after all. She announced her retirement from WWE through the company's official website. She did an interview where she thanked everyone for the opportunity and stated that she enjoyed her nine years in the business. Layla wants to settle down, get married and start the next chapter in her life.
July 29, 2015
Earlier in the day, several sources reported that Daniel Bryan had mentioned during a radio station interview that his time was up, which sparked an immediate response from the internet wrestling community about his retirement. The former world heavyweight champion took to social media to explain that the interview was fake. He is staying with WWE.
July 17, 2015
Even though we see him frequently on television with WWE, there is still a lot of members of the internet wrestling community that are unaware of the actual age of R Truth. He is a bit older than most people think. The former world heavyweight champion is 43 years of age, which puts him among the top of the roster when it comes to that figure. Retirement rumors spring up frequently, but Truth plans on being a performer for quite some time.
June 6, 2015
Since he has not been given a push until recently, many were under the assumption that Kofi Kingston was not happy in WWE. Some believed that he would be better off walking away. However, Kingston never even entertained the thought of retirement. In fact, he still enjoys working for the company despite not being featured as much as someone as talented as him should be. Kingston plans to remain with WWE for a while.
April 27, 2015
Before AJ Lee stunned the professional wrestling world by announcing her early retirement from WWE, there were plans in place for her to turn do a heel turn and challenge Paige, who is still being scheduled to capture the Divas Championship from Nikki Bella at Extreme Rules. The creative department had to quickly find alternative plans. Since they already wrote the story, they simply decided to replace AJ with Naomi.
April 15, 2015
After the shock of her retirement announcement wore down a bit, the internet wrestling community then began to speculate about the reason why AJ Lee was leaving her dream job in WWE so soon. One of the more discussed reasons was that the diminutive diva is pregnant. That appears to be unlikely, as the front office would never allow her to work at Wrestlemania and the following Monday Night Raw in that condition.
April 4, 2015
When Brock Lesnar opted to stay with WWE for another three years, UFC lost out on someone that could draw big numbers for them again. That was the reason why Dana White was offering a huge sum of money to his former world heavyweight champion. Since the void is still there, that has caused other great draws into considering a comeback. Georges St Pierre is now thinking about coming out of retirement to return to MMA.
April 3, 2015
While he still continues to deny the retirement rumors, the belief is that Goldust will be making the transition from active in ring performer to being a trainer. He will definitely stick around with WWE once he is done on the main roster. Lately, the people backstage have been talking about him being moved down to NXT to become one of the trainers there. Dustin Rhodes has long stated that he looks forward to that chapter in his life.
April 2, 2015
When he initially left WWE, Rey Mysterio was hoping to spend a couple of more years in the business. However, there are now talks that he is on the verge of retirement after the tragic accident that cost the life of Perro Aguayo in the ring. Mysterio is said to be filled with huge amount of grief and guilt even though he knows that it was not on purpose. The thought of being back in the ring might be too much for him at this point in time.
March 26, 2015