Mark Henry Announces That He Won't Be Re-Signing With AEW, Says He Isn't Leaving Pro Wrestling

Mark Henry will not be re-signing with AEW.

Henry took to Busted Open Radio on Monday, May 27 to announce that he will not be signing another deal with AEW when his contract with the company expires on Tuesday, May 28. Henry made his debut for the promotion at Double Or Nothing in May 2021.

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In the announcement, Henry talked about the mutual departure and noted that he is not leaving the sport of professional wrestling.

“Well Dave, you know my impending contract status has reached an end. My contract with AEW is set to expire tomorrow, the 28th. I wanted to address that matter. Tony Khan said at the press conference that he was very happy and proud of what we did together and i feel the exact same way. I appreciate everything that happened at AEW with Tony khan and the khan family. I had a great experience and i do feel like it’s time for me to take more time to handle TheMarkHenry.com and the Remarkable brand and focus that attention on what my next steps are, and I’m not going to be renewing my deal. It’s a mutual thing. If I can’t dedicate 100% of myself, then it’s only fair for both parties to end the relationship on a positive note. Like I said, it’s been nothing but positive. I’ve done my best to help as many people as I’ve could. There are still some things that I wanted to help with that I didn’t get to finish, but those people have my phone number and anytime that they need to call me, I’m available for them. I am not leaving pro wrestling. What I’m saying is that I’m going to take some time to work on some projects and I’m going to come back again in full force because that’s what I do.”

Fightful Select first reported the news of Henry's contract expiring back on May 20.

During the Double Or Nothing media call, Tony Khan had nothing but great things to say about Henry, calling him a great media personality and philanthropist.

Fightful will update fans when more is known about Henry's future in the world of wrestling.

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