WWE has released EJ Nduka, known as Ezra Judge.
As first reported by Mike Johnson of PWInsider, Ezra Judge, a former football player turned professional wrestler, was released by WWE on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
Judge had signed with WWE after participating in two tryouts. The first tryout was held in December 2018, the second was held in April 2019. EJ officially reported to the WWE performance center in August 2019 and had his name changed to Ezra Judge in 2020.
Even though Judge never appeared on TV in a prominent role, he has been following the release and he is optimistic about his future, saying that this is not the end of his journey.
No matter what God is still in control!!!— Ezra Judge (@Ezra_Judge) May 19, 2021
PROVE.THEM.WRONG.— Ezra Judge (@Ezra_Judge) May 19, 2021
I may be down but never OUT...— Ezra Judge (@Ezra_Judge) May 19, 2021
Bent but not DESTROYED...
The GRIND continues. #BUILTFORTHIS
I didn’t come this far .. JUST TO COME THIS FAR.
Until next time.
Thank you all.
Love you all.
I’ll be back.
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