Leon Ruff Released By WWE

Leon Ruff has been released by WWE.

Fightful reports that Leon Ruff was released by the company on August 6.

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Ruff is a former NXT North American Champion. He signed with WWE in 2020 after making appearances as an enhancement talent in 2019. He was a regular on NXT, including a feud with Johnny Gargano and Isaiah "Swerve" Scott.

He famously worked enhancement matches for Aleister Black (Malakai Black in AEW) at the start of the pandemic era. He is also a former EVOLVE Tag Team Champion with AR Fox.

He is set to compete on the August 6 episode of 205 Live where he will face Grayson Waller.

Ruff has yet to comment on his release.

You can view the list of full releases from August 6 by clicking here.

Fightful will have live coverage of Leon's final WWE match on 205 Live beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

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