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Dean Ambrose is leaving WWE

Dean Ambrose is leaving WWE

Reports say that Dean Ambrose is done with the wrestling company in April.

Dean Ambrose is leaving WWE

Looks like Dean Ambrose is done with World Wrestling Entertainment. According to Wade Keller of PWTorch, Ambrose will be leaving the company once his contract expires in April. The 33- year old superstar informed management at the Rumble. Dean Ambrose has been frustrated with the creative direction of his character for a while and recently hit a breaking point, said Keller. With his contract coming to an end, he was recently offered a new deal that included a pay raise but he turned it down.  Money isn’t the issue.

The Lunatic Fringe made a whopping debut in 2012 as part of The Shield, and was propelled into the main event picture. During his stay with WWE, he captured all of the fed’s brass rings making him a grand slam champion. He also carried around the Money in the Bank

Is Dean Ambrose heading to AEW?

Now there’s always a suspicion that Ambrose might end up in All Elite Wrestling. However, with their substantial budget to get the promotion off the ground it might not for a while. It’s worth noting with the rise of other promotions such as Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro-Wrestling,  it’s an unique time to be a wrestler. For the first time since WCW-days, frustrated stars, wherever they may be employed,  have a legitimate reason to jump ship.  Ambrose, with the right creative control, would do well anywhere, but especially in AEW. Here’s hoping.

WWE releases statement on Dean Ambrose leaving in April

Late Tuesday, WWE released the following statement on Dean Amrbose leaving the company:

“Dean Ambrose (Jonathan Good) will not be renewing his contract with WWE when it expires in April. We are grateful and appreciative of all that Dean has given to WWE and our fans. We wish him well and hope that one day Dean will return to WWE.”


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