Don Muraco in 88

> Scott,
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> When Don Muraco turned babyface and was put with Superstar Graham in the fall of 87, he seemed to be given a decent upper midcard push for awhile and seemed motivated again for the first time in several years, though he has stated since in shoot interviews he hated being a face.
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> He had a decent feud going with Butch Reed and One Man Gang before Reed left the company, and than started the feud with Greg Valentine before abruptly being fired right before Survivor Series 88.
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> Was there ever a reason given for him being fired? And were there any plans for Muraco after the Valentine feud had he stuck around?

I’ve never heard a specific reason, but considering his past and physique I would assume he got popped for something. By WM4 I thought he was literally going to explode. But hey, he’s still alive and doing well today, so good for him.