Jim Ross has a new blog up on his official website where he mentions the release of Mr. Kennedy from WWE on Friday.
Here is what JR had to say on Saturday:
“Sorry to year that 33 year old Mr. Kennedy was released at the end of the week by WWE. Kennedy got the old “future endeavored” send off that has happened to many. If Kennedy can remain healthy, one would like to think that he his string of injuries is behind him, and can continue with his career in the relatively near future many feel Kennedy has the skills to be a main eventer on a consistent basis. Kennedy is a studious guy and likely won’t find it difficult to secure work. Sometimes a fresh start is good for a wrestler and I hope that’s the case for Kennedy or what ever his next wrestling name will be.”
JR also added this earlier today:
“It is regrettable that WWE decided to release Mr. Kennedy, that ring name will be long gone, as he was at the age to really begin to come into his own. Injuries have plagued the Wisconsin native for a good part of his career but as best I know Kennedy is 100% as we speak. Without question, Kennedy has a definable upside and he will hopefully continue his journey in this biz and make his dreams become realties. Take it from me being released isn’t the end of the world and things in our lives have a way of working out for the best unless one throws in the towel and simply says “what the hell?” As I mentioned before, a change of scenery sometimes is what the doctor ordered. Hopefully this will work out for the best for all involved. For the record, I do not know why Kennedy was released and look at that matter as none of my business.”