As reported earlier today by Bryan Rose of Wrestling Observer former IMPACT Wrestling star, Killer Kross has officially been released from his contract. The release came after months of his status with the company being in limbo. The news was also stated on the promotions’ official website as well. IMPACT Wrestling has come to terms on the release of Kevin Kesar (Killer Kross). The single-line statement doesn’t lead the reader to believe that the split was amicable or even met with well wishes as often a company will suggest ‘we wish them well in their future endeavors’. It may also simply be an oversight and the two parties did have an amicable split.
Kross’s absence from IMPACT Wrestling dates as far back as this past July when he faced former IMPACT Wrestling tag team champion, Eddie Edwards in a first blood match. It had been reported elsewhere that Kross had requested his release this past May, but it had not been granted. It was stated elsewhere that Kross’s IMPACT Wrestling contract was set to expire at the end of December. While the release coming twelve days before its expiration may seem peculiar it does allow the Kross the freedom to move on professionally.
As some may recall Killer Kross’ wife Scarlett Bordeaux recently signed with the WWE. She has been actively a part of the company’s Performance Centre. Bordeaux has been with the Performance Centre since this past November.
If the proverbial saying of every time one door closes another one opens couldn’t be truer here. Kross’s talent is untapped in several regards. He is articulate when delivering promos and menacing in the ring. Despite being tied up in limbo with IMPACT Wrestling, Kross has continued to take several independent wrestling dates. He recently competed for Wrestling Revolver as part of their November to Member event.
In a recent tweet, Kross’ aired a video montage that showcased several major promotions and the talents from those companies. Whether it was Ring of Honor, WWE, New Japan Pro Wrestling or AEW, Kross appeared to be putting each company on notice. Minoru Suzuki, Johnny Gargano, Kazuchika Okada, and Jon Moxley appear. Could this be Kross foreshadowing his future? Only time will tell. To view the video in its entirety click the tweet below. It was very well done and certainly suggests that Kross’s story is far from over.
— ??Killer Kross ⏳?❌ (@realKILLERkross) December 18, 2019