World Wrestling Entertainment has announced the release of James Ellsworth. WWE.com posted the following, “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’s final appearance on WWE television was on last week’s edition of Smackdown when he lost a match to Becky Lynch. He then spent some time during WWE’s European tour getting beat up by Smackdown’s women roster.
Ellsworth tweeted the following about his release.
— James Ellsworth (@realellsworth) November 15, 2017
Below is a Facebook post from Mick Foley on Ellsworth’s release, as well as tweets from some WWE Superstars that wanted to say goodbye.
ELLSWORTH The glass half-empty part of me feels bad for James Ellsworth, upon hearing of his release. But when I look…
— Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) November 15, 2017
— Mojo Rawley (@MojoRawleyWWE) November 15, 2017
Thanks for being a great traveling partner! You're an inspiration my friend ?? https://t.co/O3iYUGPWWn
— Mike Kanellis (@RealMikeBennett) November 15, 2017
Inside and outside the ring @realellsworth is a good guy and great asset to any show. Good luck amigo, you're going to be just fine!
— Lince Dorado (@LuchadorLD) November 15, 2017
Picture used above is courtesy of WWE.com.