April 15, 2020 was a dark day for the wrestling business, for this was the day where WWE made more cuts than at any point in the company's history. Whether it was wrestlers, referees, producers, or office staff, WWE handed releases out to an utterly staggering number of people.
One such person given their release on that day was former Cruiserweight Champion, Lio Rush.
Having carved a name for himself in organisations such as Combat Zone Wrestling and Ring of Honor before singing with WWE in August 2017, Rush was an in-ring marvel who combined a unique charisma with the fact that he could do things that nobody had ever seen before.
Unfortunately, the Man of the Hour's time with WWE was a major roller coaster of a ride, with him one week being a pivotal part of Monday Night Raw, to then being pulled from TV for months at a time. It was a strange situation for Rush to find himself in, yet he so often maximised his minutes when he was afforded an opportunity to showcase his abilities.
We recently sat down to have a chat with Lio Rush about his WWE departure, whether he'd ever return to WWE, whether he'll even ever wrestle again, what's going on with he and Mark Henry, and so much more.
And from that chat, here are just ten key things we learned...