WWE made the announcement that they’ve come to terms on the release of Andrade.
On March 18th, Andrade took to social media and confirmed the report that he requested his release from the sports-entertainment company. Wrestling Inc. was first to report the news of Andrade asking to depart WWE. Following up on that, F4WOnline’s Dave Meltzer added that the request was initially denied.
Several hours ago, Andrade noted on social media that he received “good news” and following WWE’s Fastlane pay-per-view, they formally announced Andrade’s release.
WWE has come to terms on the release of Andrade. We wish him all the best in all of his future endeavors. https://t.co/h5HggeFPjv
— WWE (@WWE) March 22, 2021
— “EL IDOLO” ANDRADE (@AndradeElIdolo) March 21, 2021
Andrade signed with WWE in 2015 and after several years, he was paired with Zelina Vega and went on an NXT Title run. The two were moved to the SmackDown and Raw brands as a pair and were featured on-screen regularly.
Vega, real name Thea Trinidad-Budgen was released from the company in November of 2020. Andrade’s last match for WWE occurred in October.