Talent Wellness Program Tag

Posted On October 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Superstar Darren Young Suspended For 30 Days

Darren Young has been suspended for 30 days for his first violation of WWE’s Talent Wellness Program. Young is one of the three remaining rookies on NXT: Redemption. The following is from WWE.com: In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Fred Rosser (Darren Young) for 30 days effective Wednesday, Oct. 5, for his first violation of the company’s policy.Read More
– Seldomly seen Raw Superstar Tyler Reks was asked on Twitter whether he’s disgusted with his lack of television time in recent months. He replied, “Frustrated, yes. But even more determined to seize my opportunity when it comes. It drives me to work hard in practice.” Reks has yet to compete on television since being drafted to the Raw brand in April. — WWE announced Monday that referee Mike Chioda has been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. According to a company source,Read More

Posted On August 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Andy Leavine Reportedly Suspended Due To Drug Test Failure

PWInsider.com reports that Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine, who is currently training in Florida Championship Wrestling, has been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. Leavine’s suspension has yet to be publicly announced by WWE. He is believed to have failed a drug test. The organization announced earlier today that referee Mike Chioda had been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. Complete list of WWE drug suspensions -> source: PWInsider.comRead More

Posted On August 15, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Suspends Referee Due To Wellness Policy Violation

WWE announced Monday that referee Mike Chioda has been suspended for 30 days due to a violation of their Talent Wellness Program. The full statement reads: Referee Mike Chioda suspended In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended referee Mike Chioda for 30 days for his first violation of the company’s policy. List of WWE drug suspensions ->Read More

Posted On July 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Sin Cara Claims Innocence With Drug Test Failure

Sin Cara, who was suspended Monday by WWE for violating their Talent Wellness Program, spoke to Mexican newspaper The Record to claim his innocence. The masked grappler says he was informed by WWE officials that he tested positive for steroids. He requested clarification on the matter and noted that he would be meeting with company officials this week. Cara said many medications contain steroids and he believes a routine injection to his knee to alleviate persistent pain triggered a false positive. He denied taking steroids, noting that he isn’t builtRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Sin Cara’s Suspension, CM Punk On The Radio, Ventura

– Regarding Sin Cara’s suspension from WWE for violating the company’s Wellness policy, reports are now coming out that Sin Cara’s violation came back on June 20th – almost a month ago. WWE Spokesperson Robert Zimmerman was contacted at the time by Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com and responded with: “As per our Talent Wellness Program policy if there is a violation the company will make the necessary announcement.” That announcement was delayed until today. There was a lot of heat on Sin Cara for failing the test, as he hadRead More
WWE announced Monday morning that Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde, who performs as Sin Cara, has been suspended for 30 days due to his first violation of the organization’s Talent Wellness Program. Sin Cara’s suspension is due to a drug test failure which WWE was notified of weeks ago. A reporter for PWInsider.com says he learned of Sin Cara’s drug test failure on June 20 but was unable to find a corroborating source at the time. The WWE Superstar reportedly tested positive for anabolic steroids in early June. F4WOnline.com adds thatRead More