Dean Malenko leaves WWE

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

Dean Malenko (Dean Simon) is no longer with WWE. Malenko quit his job as a producer, according to Justin Barrasso of

Powell’s POV: There’s no word yet as to why Malenko opted to leave. He’s been with the company for the better part of 19 years as a wrestler and a producer.

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Readers Comments (1)

  1. I heard something to the effect of he (Malenko) was interested in pursing a return to the ring, but was told “you’re too old” so he decided to get a second opinion and go elsewhere.

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