After what seems like an eternity of waiting, WWE has finally released Matt Hardy. This is important news in the world of TNA Wrestling since Matt has openly stated that he wants to join his brother, Jeff Hardy, in the Orlando promotion. While commenting on Twitter, Matt posted the following note regarding his release:
“Thank God! 🙂 I swear.. It was harder for me to get released then it was to get hired! This is ABSOLUTELY what I want, now I can be me! I wanna thank WWE for giving me an opportunity, & I thank all the people & friends that helped me there. But I HAD to move on to be happy. I wanna thank JR, who hired me, Michael Hayes, who taught me SO much, & Vince, for letting me make a living & learn from him for 12 years. While some of you make look at this as an ending-I promise you, this is THE MUTHAF*CKING BEGINNING FOR MATT HARDY! Now I can create change!”
For their part, WWE issued the following statement regarding Matt’s release:
WWE has come to terms on the release of Matt Hardy, effective as of October 15, 2010. WWE wishes Matt Hardy the best in his future endeavors.