Lio Rush (left and right) is considered to be one of the most elite high-flyers in WWE today

WWE Rumors: Backstage details on WWE future of Lio Rush

  • Is this the end of the road for Lio Rush?
Johny Payne
Modified 01 Jun 2019, 01:36 IST

What's the story?

Per PWInsider, Lio Rush was not present backstage for the tapings of this week's Monday Night RAW episode.


Additionally, it's being noted that Rush, as of this time, isn't scheduled to partake in the WWE's upcoming European Tour.

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In case you didn't know...

Lio Rush has competed in the sport of professional wrestling since the year 2014 and has worked for the WWE since 2017.

The 24-year-old superstar has lately been the recipient of a considerable amount of criticism from certain sections of the professional wrestling community, owing to a few alleged backstage issues that he is said to have caused since moving up to the main roster.

The heart of the matter

One ought to note that the professional wrestling rumor mill has lately been abuzz with speculation, that Lio Rush turned down a lucrative deal which was offered to him by the WWE; and instead, asked for a significant raise if he is to sign a new contract.

Regardless, Rush was subsequently criticized by notable professional wrestling personalities such as WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry, who mentioned that Rush ought to improve his backstage attitude if he aims to succeed as a sports-entertainer.


On that note, PWInsider is now asserting that Rush -- who is currently being listed as a RAW Superstar -- wasn't present backstage for this week's edition of Monday Night RAW.

Furthermore, the WWE hasn't scheduled Rush to participate in the company's upcoming European Tour either.

What's next?

The general consensus in the pro wrestling community is that Lio Rush could likely part ways with the WWE once his current deal with the organization runs out.


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What are your thoughts on Lio Rush's ongoing issues in the WWE? Sound off!

Published 08 May 2019, 01:15 IST