Alberto Del Rio released by WWE following an altercation

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has sacked Alberto Del Rio following an altercation with a WWE employee.

The corporation said: “WWE announced the release of Alberto Del Rio due to unprofessional conduct and an altercation with an employee.”

Del Rio has been with the WWE since 2010, making his debut on the main roster on June 25th of that year.

He is a former 2 time WWE Champion and a former 2 time World Heavyweight Champion. In 2011 he won the Royal Rumble and the Money in the Bank ladder match.

Updated on Friday 8 August 2014 by TV Newsroom