Derrick Bateman & Briley Pierce Released From WWE

Derrick Bateman & Briley Pierce have been released from WWE. Bateman, who competed on NXT and more recently starred in a number of vignettes as The USA Guy, responded on his Twitter account:

Pierce, the younger brother of World Heavyweight Champion Dolph Ziggler, spent time in WWE's developmental territories, more recently working as an interviewer on NXT. Pierce had the following to say on Twitter:

Ziggler weighed in on the release as well:


  • Chris

    Looks like Bateman should have pitched my idea to management after all…