There doesn't seem to be a rule in place with regard to just how MANY strikes can be removed during a wrestler's career. I'm sure that's deliberate.
Yeah, the "remove one strike" provision seems to exist just to ensure WWE never loses A-listers to a third strike. (Referees and support staff can just go fuck right off). CM Punk, obviously, you need never worry about. Randy Orton and Rob Van Dam? Different story.
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This is coming from someone who knew very little of ECW before trolling the internet...so I never saw much of Dreamer before the WWF. I just kind of instinctively liked the guy...barfing not withstanding.