WWE released Santino Marella's "career-related announcement" on YouTube. You can watch it at this link or embedded in the video below:
I'm unsure as to why the company isn't downright confirming his in-ring retirement but perhaps we'll find out more on this week's episode of Monday Night Raw.
The Monday Night War on WWE Network
The first episode of The Monday Night War will air Monday night after Raw on the WWE Network at 11 PM EDT. Below is the synopsis of this week's show, which is rated TV-14:
Media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition against Vince McMahon and WWE
The "sneak peek" premiere is accompanied with WWE's free preview of the Network, so they're clearly pushing people to subscribe.