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Matthew Rehwoldt stepping away from the ring, will focus on commentary

The former Aiden English is a commentator for both Impact Wrestling and NJPW Strong.

Matthew Rehwoldt (formerly known as Aiden English in WWE) is stepping away from the ring and will instead focus on his pro wrestling commentary career.

In a tweet posted on Friday night, Rehwoldt announced that he will no longer be taking bookings to wrestle. Rehwoldt wrote that he loves the broadcasting side of wrestling and will continue to do commentary but isn't sure he belongs in the ring anymore.

"So here you go: I will no longer be taking bookings to wrestle going forward. I've always been most at home with a mic in front of me and am in love with the broadcast side of the biz. I'm not sure I feel I belong in the ring anymore and this year has taught me that," Rehwoldt tweeted.

"But I love what I'm doing now and am still technically a free agent so if you have a company/promotion that needs an entertaining and experienced voice on the mic hit me up! All in addition to continuing to explore esports/gaming, VO [voice over], and content!"

Rehwoldt is a color commentator for Impact Wrestling and NJPW Strong. He had also wrestled for both promotions in his post-WWE career.

Rehwoldt was released by WWE in April 2020. While with the company, he was a one-time NXT Tag Team Champion as part of The Vaudevillains and also was aligned with Rusev on the main roster.