Tony Khan issues a statement on Lio Rush’s retirement announcement
AEW CEO and President Tony Khan took to Twitter to issue a statement on Lio Rush announcing last night he is retiring from professional wrestling.
Rush made a surprise appearance at AEW’s Double or Nothing PPV on Sunday, May 30.
Khan said the following:
“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.
Lio is a great talent, and I enjoyed briefly working with him, and I absolutely wish him the best.”
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) June 9, 2021