Darren Young Released From WWE Contract

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WWE just announced that Darren Young has been released from his contract.

The company put out a statement saying they’ve come to terms on his release and wish him “the best” in all his future endeavors.”

Young made his WWE debut in 2010 during the first season of NXT, with CM Punk as his mentor, and went on to be part of the Nexus stable.

After splitting from the group, Darren and Titus O’Neil formed the Primetime Players. The tag team were on-again, off-again for the next few years.

When that ran its course, Young was paired with Bob Backlund and the duo attempted to “Make Darren Young Great Again.” The 33-year-old wrestler got injured in January though and things were halted. He was cleared for action in August, but hasn’t been used on TV since.