On June 9, 2021, the official AEW Twitter account would put out a statement from the President & CEO of All Elite Wrestling, Tony Khan. This statement would regard Lio Rush’s retirement following the injury he sustained at AEW Double or Nothing this year.
Tony Khan would go on to state:
“Lio Rush reached out to me today, and he shared that he’d planned to announce his retirement from pro wrestling tonight. While this news was unexpected, I’m glad that he’s made a choice that he’s confident will make him and his family happy.”
He would wrap up the statement by stating:
“Lio is a great talent, and I enjoyed briefly working with him, and I absolutely wish him the best.”
If you want to read more about Lio Rush’s retirement, check out our report here.
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