Arn Anderson has parted ways with WWE, according to a report from Pro Wrestling Sheet. Anderson is best remembered for his work in the NWA and WCW, where he was one of the original Four Horsemen, alongside Ric Flair, Tully Blanchard and Arn’s kayfabe cousin Ole Anderson. More recently, Anderson has been a backstage producer for WWE. He joined the company as a road agent in 2001, not long after the WCW buyout, and has worked there ever since.
There are no details available at this time as to why Anderson was let go. However, WWE has been hiring a lot of producers lately, including Abyss, Sonjay Dutt, Hurricane Helms, and Jeff Jarrett so it makes sense that some would be on the way out. Given that Arn has been a WWE Hall of Famer since 2012, when he was inducted with the Four Horsemen, and also the fact that he’s sixty years old, it doesn’t seem unlikely that he’s just off to enjoy a well-earned retirement. If that’s the case, however, we’ll probably be hearing a fond farewell from WWE, especially now that word is out. If they don’t say much of anything on the other hand, the release will immediately seem less amicable.
In the meantime, Arn Anderson has already started receiving tributes on social media, including this show of respect from Rusev: