Simon Gotch's release this week wasn't a surprising announcement-the Vaudevillains had been floundering at the bottom of SmackDown's tag team roster, after all-but the context was more than a little curious. "WWE wishes Gotch the best in all his future endeavors".
Gotch signed a developmental deal with WWE back in 2013, and in 2014, he and English would team up to form The Vaudevillains.
The two were constants in the NXT Tag Title scene, and became champions at Takeover: Brooklyn in August of 2015.
It has only been a year since the WWE brought the Vaudevillians to the main roster. Based on English taking the pin in a tag team contest prior to this week's SmackDown, it seems that the decision was a last-minute one. This ends Gotch's four-year tenure with the company. They last appeared on SmackDown Live on February 7.
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Dave Meltzer of the Observer also reports that former partner Aiden English is scheduled to receive a push coming out of the breakup of The Vaudevillains. Both of them ended up being eliminated early on in a match that was eventually won by Mojo Rawley.
Sin Cara has had backstage issues with other superstars, as well, including, but limited to, Sheamus and Chris Jericho.
Simon Gotch now can turn his attention to making a name for himself outside of the confines of the WWE.