World Wrestling Entertainment Announces the Release of Daniel Puder

Reported by Paul Nemer of
On Monday, September 12, 2005 at 8:45 PM EST

Here is the official statement from

Daniel Puder has been released from WWE.

Puder won last season’s Tough Enough competition on SmackDown and was awarded a one-year guaranteed contract with a three year option. This past week, Puder’s contract expired and WWE declined to exercise the option on the additional three years.

Check back here for more on Puder’s release as it becomes available.