Ricardo Rodriguez posted the following on Twitter:
Ricardo was signed by WWE in 2010 and is most known as Alberto Del Rio’s ring announcer from Del Rio’s WWE debut in 2010 until 2013. Rodriguez also wrestled as the masked El Local on WWE and NXT TV, last teaming with Kalisto on the NXT Takeover live special in May losing to NXT Tag Team Champions The Ascension.
WWE has confirmed the release of Rodriguez on WWE.com with the following:
“WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar Ricardo Rodriguez as of today, July 30, 2014. WWE wishes Ricardo Rodriguez the best in all of his future endeavors.”