WWE is getting slammed for changing a wrestler’s name to a Nazi’s

WWE’s penchant for changing wrestler names is a well-trodden path. The company does it all the time, predominantly to ensure they own a name they can trademark and market. However, when one of their most popular rising stars, WALTER, was rebranded as “Gunther” on Tuesday night — well, WWE really stepped in it.

The 34-year-old wrestler from Austria is a massive crowd favorite. WALTER established himself on the independent scene throughout the 2000s and 2010s, routinely having some of the best, hard-hitting matches wherever he went. Seriously, the man is a delight. An old-school throwback wrestler with a modern flair, who looks like a James Bond

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