Lance Anoa’i and Juicy Finau have announced that MLW has granted their releases.
Both individuals expressed their gratitude to MLW for the opportunities provided. Lance and Juicy, recognized as the Samoan Swat Team in MLW, were former MLW Tag Team Champions.
As of today I’ve been released from @MLW— 🌴FINAUMENAL🇹🇴 (@JuicyFinau) October 29, 2023
Just want to thank everyone I’ve crossed paths with while I was there. Extremely thankful to MLW for the opportunities!
Especially wanna thank my brothers @SAMOANWEREWOLF & @lanceanoai
IM NOW A FREE AGENT
TOKO OUT! OFAS pic.twitter.com/0Ayreo88BW
Lance and Juicy’s most recent match together took place at MLW Never Say Never event in July, where they were defeated by The Calling (AKIRA & Rickey Shane Page) in a contest for MLW World Tag Team Title.
The two were paired together in 2022 when Juicy joined the promotion, while Lance has been working with MLW since 2019.
During his time away from MLW, Lance has been competing in Pro Wrestling NOAH. In contrast, Juicy has been making appearances in various independent wrestling promotions.
Lance appeared in a segment on WWE Raw with Roman Reigns a few years ago, emphasizing their familial connection as cousins.
As Of TODAY! I have been granted my @MLW Release! I wanna thank MLW!— Lance Anoa’i ランス・アノアイ (@lanceanoai) October 29, 2023
Wanna give a big shout out to my USOs @JuicyFinau and @SAMOANWEREWOLF Thank you for everything! Love you guys! #SST pic.twitter.com/8WR7pa3dZQ