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WWE Releases James Ellsworth

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WWE just announced that James Ellsworth has been released from the company.

The company put out a statement saying, “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Superstar James Ellsworth. WWE wishes Ellsworth the best in all of his future endeavors.”

Ellsworth was last on TV this month when he lost a match against Becky Lynch. He then spent a majority of the UK tour getting beat up by the women’s roster.

James first appeared on WWE TV last year shortly after the brand split when he wrestled Braun Strowman as an enhancement talent and subsequently gained a cult following.

He was signed to a deal almost one year ago to the day and at one point wrestled for the WWE Championship against AJ Styles on Smackdown Live. Eventually he was paired with Carmella and has been her manager ever since.

Ellsworth tweeted about his release and said, “Thank you for letting me live my dream, thank you fans for all the support, l’ll continue to prove .”

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