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WWE News: James Ellsworth on toughest bump, Randy Orton, Natalya, and more

Johny Payne
4.49K   //    15 Apr 2018, 00:32 IST

James Ellsoworth opens up on several topics
James Ellsworth opens up on several topics

What’s the story?

In a recent fan Q&A on Twitter, James Ellsworth opened up on a myriad of topics.

Ellsworth had words of high praise for The IIconics, AJ Lee, Randy Orton, Natalya and Dolph Ziggler. Besides, 'The Chinless Wonder' also commented on the toughest bump he took in WWE.

In case you didn’t know…

James Ellsworth performed in the WWE from 2014 until his departure from the promotion in November of last year.

Despite not being a gifted athlete or highly-regarded mat worker, Ellsworth was a part of several notable angles during his WWE run. Some of them include his showdowns with Braun Strowman, the AJ Styles vs Dean Ambrose WWE Championship storyline, as well as Ellsworth’s role as Carmella’s manager.

The heart of the matter

Upon being asked for his thoughts on The IIconics (Billie Kay & Peyton Royce), James Ellsworth asserted that they are the next big stars in the Women’s Division.

Besides, Ellsworth replied to yet another question; stating that if given the choice to wrestle any female performer from any era, he would like to compete with former WWE Superstar AJ Lee.

On the question as to which WWE Superstar he wishes he’d worked with more, Ellsworth emphasized that it’d be Dolph Ziggler.

Meanwhile, Ellsworth called Natalya the nicest WWE Superstar, whereas referring to Randy Orton as a “Cool as a dude”.

Furthermore, Ellsworth pointed out that the toughest bump he took in the WWE, was when Braun Strowman threw him over the top rope at the Royal Rumble:


What’s next?

James Ellsworth presently competes on the independent professional wrestling circuit.

While experts believe that Ellsworth isn’t likely to return to WWE anytime soon, the man himself has reiterated his intentions of returning to WWE someday.

Author’s take

James Ellsworth truly is a class act and perhaps one of the more innovative personalities in the business today.

Ellsworth made the most of his WWE stint and, seems to be incredibly grateful for the opportunities that were accorded to him by the WWE.

Much like the saying goes, "Common decency is a virtue of the wise". 

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