In a shocking revelation, Lio Rush has announced his retirement from professional wrestling.
Rush made the announcement on social media tonight, citing a recent injury. He revealed that he separated his AC joint during his recent appearance at Double or Nothing. Here is the announcement:
I’m retiring from Pro Wrestling 🙏🏽. It’s been a crazy ride, but it’s time to get off and do what truly makes me happy. Thank you @AEW @AEWonTNT @njpwglobal for everything. Full story – https://t.co/SkpCOhT7Bt pic.twitter.com/17jvjMeXSI
— Lio Rush (@TheLionelGreen) June 9, 2021
Lio Rush made his AEW debut in the Casino Battle Royale, entering as the Joker. This was the match where Rush suffered his career-ending injury.
Rush is currently signed to New Japan Pro Wrestling. Rush had been with WWE prior to being released on April 15, 2020.
From everyone at WrestleTalk, we wish Lio Rush well in whatever he chooses to do next.