ICONIC SmackDown announcer Greg Hamilton has been axed by the WWE.
It follows numerous redundancies by head honcho Vince McMahon.
Hamilton – real name Greg Hutson – removed WWE from his Twitter bio earlier in the week.
He also switched his account to private.
And both moves were because he has been released from his role, according to PWInsider.
No official reason has been given but speculation is rife.
Hamilton recently had a social media spat with rapper and wrestling fan Westside Gunn of Giselda Records.
The announcer was not pleased Gunn used a clip of his voice on a song and threatened to sue him via WWE's lawyers.
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Hamilton has since deleted the posts but wrote at the time: "Well @westsidegunn @buffalokidsgallery let’s hope that since you STOLE my voice for your incoherent kindergarten fables that you saved up enough delivering for Door Dash….because….You….are…. [censored emoji]’d.
"You’ll be paying me for years….apologise and I’ll think about not collecting every dime for the rest of your life….or I can just get WWE lawyers….that’s ok too.
"Settle with my lawyer. And don’t EVER use my voice again….so wrong.”
And in a separate comment, Hamilton wrote: "Tick….tock…..the longer this goes, the longer I have in court….you ready to settle or do you wanna dance with WWE lawyers?
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“It was 20k, but at noon eastern it’s $30k and we go to court.”
Hamilton is the latest staff member to go after McMahon wielded the axe to save cash earlier this year.
Nine stars were released in April, including the likes of Samoa Joe, Mickie James, Chelsea Green and Bo Dallas.
And fan favourites Braun Strowman, Lana, Buddy Murphy and Aleister Black among others were let go later in the summer.
This is in addition to WWE commentator Tom Phillips being sacked in May after nearly ten years on camera.
His departure came just days after fellow commentator Adnan Virk was also released.
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WWE signed Hamilton in 2015 and put him to work on their NXT brand.
He was eventually bumped up to the main roster in 2016 and has been the voice of SmackDown since around this time.
There has been no announcement about who will replace Hamilton on the next installment of SmackDown.
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