RUSH Confirms He'll Be A Free Agent In January 2022, Has Not Talked To ROH About Re-Signing

RUSH is headed for free agency.

RUSH is currently sidelined following knee surgery and expects to be out of action for eight to twelve months.

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During that time, RUSH's contract with ROH will expire, making him a free agent.

Speaking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, RUSH discussed his upcoming free agency.

"My contract expires in January. So far, we have not talked about a contract renewal. I am very grateful to ROH. I am also a man of challenges and goals, and I’m open to listening to everyone," he said.

RUSH suffered a knee injury at ROH Glory By Honor where he teamed with Dragon Lee against Bandido & Rey Horus. He signed a new contract with the company at the start of 2021.

Speaking on his surgery, RUSH said, "Injuries are a risk for all of us every time we get into a ring. It was the most difficult decision of my career when I heard the doctor tell me that if I didn’t have surgery in a few years, there is a possibility I would make my situation worse and worse over time. So even though I did not want surgery, it is best for me. It is eight months out [of action], which pains me, but my knee will be 100%. That’s why I opted for surgery. I wasn’t even at 60% percent, but no matter what, I was going to defend my ROH championship. I needed to be brave and strong as champion. There was a price to pay for not giving the time or patience that my knee needed. I ended up making it worse, but I never stopped until I dropped the belt."

It is unknown when RUSH will return to the ring.

Fightful will continue to update fans on his status as more is known.

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