Jack Sexsmith is retiring from pro wrestling.
The U.K.'s own Jack Sexsmith has been forced to retire from the sport of professional wrestling due to injury. Sexmith officially announced his retirement at Riptide Wrestling's 'Point Break' show and shared that he suffered multiple torn ligaments in a knee that was already reconstructed via ACL surgery.
Sexsmith wrote a detailed message and shared that message on Twitter and noted that he is gutted that he has to step away from wrestling. He wrote about some of the accolades that he has been able to achieve and check off his bucket list and made it clear that he always left everything he had in the squared circle.
How lucky am I to have had something that makes saying goodbye so hard— Jack Sexsmith (@TheJackSexsmith) July 6, 2019
Thank you all pic.twitter.com/Jp3yB5jY4R
The current Defiant World Champion David Starr also took to social media to comment on Sexsmith's retirement and thanked him for his hard work and concluded his post by alerting Sexsmith that his journey has just begun.
.@TheJackSexsmith announced his retirement tonight due to injury.— (((David Starr)))-- (@TheProductDS) July 5, 2019
Jack is one of my best friends out of the ring and was one of my favorite people to work with in the ring.
Thank you for your work, babe.
This is only the start of something new. pic.twitter.com/UKtzYFCdut
While mentioning David Starr, it was noted in a recent edition of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter that WWE did not approve of him stepping on their United Kingdom Championship belt and to read more about that story, check out Fightful's published article on the topic.