Key Departure Highlights:
- Shawn Spears prepares for free agency as his AEW contract concludes.
- Spears expresses gratitude towards AEW for personal and professional development.
- Personal reasons cited for decision amidst family expansion news.
Shawn Spears Ends Tenure with All Elite Wrestling
Former WWE talent Shawn Spears has made a public announcement regarding the end of his journey with All Elite Wrestling (AEW). As one of the pivotal figures who joined the company early on, Spears graced the AEW ring for the first time during the Casino Battle Royal at their inaugural event, Double or Nothing, in 2019.
Spears Set to Become Free Agent
In a heartfelt tweet, Spears broke the news about his upcoming free agency status starting January 1. The tweet reads as follows:
“What a wonderful time it has been. Thank you @AEW for allowing me to be there from the ground level. It’s been a fantastic 5 years of growth and personal development. This is a personal choice and one that is best for me and my family at this time. Thank you to all, staff and talent alike for the memories #10.”
Future Plans and Personal Development
Spears, who is looking forward to welcoming a second child with his wife Cassie Lee (also known as former WWE star Peyton Royce), pointed out that his decision to part ways with AEW is based on personal grounds, reflecting the next chapter in his life.
QT Marshall’s Exit Follows Suit
In related AEW departure news, QT Marshall is also poised to exit the company. Marshall has already wrapped up his commitments with AEW and will be parting ways alongside Spears in January. The wrestling community is eager to see what the future holds for both performers.
As Shawn Spears turns the page on his AEW career, fans and colleagues alike thank him for his contributions and wish him well in all future endeavors, both inside the ring and in his family life.