Former WWE Star AEW Departure Confirmed

Former WWE Star AEW Departure Confirmed AEW, WWE

A former WWE star’s AEW departure has been officially confirmed. bringing an end to a three year stint with the company.

It was reported last week that WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry’s AEW contract was set to expire at some point at the end of May.

Ahead of AEW Double or Nothing 2024, Tony Khan would address Henry’s status – heaping praise on Henry and his contributions to the company, but would not confirm whether he would be staying or leaving.

Now, speaking on Busted Open Radio Henry provided a definitive answer regarding his future, revealing that he would in fact be leaving the company upon the expiry of his contract on May 28.

Henry explained to co-host Dave LaGreca that despite exiting AEW, he would not be leaving pro wrestling altogether:

Well Dave, you know my impending contract status has reached an end. My contract with AEW is set to expire tomorrow, the 28th. I wanted to address that matter.

“Tony Khan said at the press conference that he was very happy and proud of what we did together and i feel the exact same way. I appreciate everything that happened at AEW with Tony khan and the khan family.

“I had a great experience and i do feel like it’s time for me to take more time to handle TheMarkHenry.com and the Remarkable brand and focus that attention on what my next steps are, and I’m not going to be renewing my deal.

“It’s a mutual thing. If I can’t dedicate 100% of myself, then it’s only fair for both parties to end the relationship on a positive note. Like I said, it’s been nothing but positive. I’ve done my best to help as many people as I’ve could.

“There are still some things that I wanted to help with that I didn’t get to finish, but those people have my phone number and anytime that they need to call me, I’m available for them. I am not leaving pro wrestling.

“What I’m saying is that I’m going to take some time to work on some projects and I’m going to come back again in full force because that’s what I do.”

WrestleTalk will provide further updates on Henry’s future moves as/when they become available.

For more AEW news following Double or Nothing 2024 check this link here.

Transcript via Fightful

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