MLW issues a statement on Lio Rush retiring

Major League Wrestling issued a statement today regarding the recent announcement from Lio Rush that he is retiring from professional wrestling.

Rush competed in MLW, and held the promotion’s Middleweight Championship.

You can read the statement from MLW below:

Lio Rush exits active competition in the squared circle

Major League Wrestling was informed yesterday that former World Middleweight Champion Lio Rush has elected to retire and focus on his family projects outside of the ring, following an injury.

“Lio is a brilliant athlete who made a difficult decision but one that I admire for his commitment to putting family first,” said MLW CEO Court Bauer. “I along with everyone at Major League Wrestling wish Lio continued success with the next chapter of his life and thank him for sharing his extraordinary talent with the world.”