"I was fortunate enough to work with WWE for 18 years," Anderson said. "Certainly that provided my family and myself with a nice living, and I have no regrets. A lot of my best friends still work there. Everything has a shelf life, and I guess mine ran out."
Anderson didn't discuss any specifics regarding why he was released. The Enforcer of the Four Horsemen will make his first post-WWE appearance at Starrcast II in Las Vegas during the weekend of May 23-26, which is the same weekend as AEW's Double Or Nothing event. This will be Arn's first non-WWE sanctioned appearance in almost 20 years.
"It used to be a dangerous setting when they handed me a live mic," Anderson said of the Starrcast appearance. "So we'll see if it will be again."