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WWE News: WWE acknowledges end of John Morrison's contract, Laurinaitis wishes Morrison well in future endeavors

Nov 29, 2011 - 1:44:59 PM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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WWE acknowledged the end of John Morrison's contract in a backstage interview with on-air heel authority figure John Laurinaitis after Monday's Raw.

Morrison, who was written off TV via injury angle at the hands of The Miz, was "checked on" by Laurinaitis at the end of the segment on Raw. Laurinaitis then said farewell to Morrison in the backstage interview.

"I truly wish you the best," Laurinaitis said. "Your contract was coming up in the next couple weeks anyway, and, looking at your win/loss record, I really wasn't going to sign you anyway. That being said, it's kind of a win/win for WWE and John Morrison. I hope you take some time to get your mind and body in order. Get well soon."

Laurinaitis played up his smarmy authority figure character by noting that he will not be punishing The Miz for his actions against Morrison because he booked a Falls Count Anywhere match between Miz and Morrison. Laurinaitis closed the interview with this gesture toward Morrison.

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Link: Laurinaitis's interview is at Vids.WWE.com .


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