In a move that has surprised many, World Wrestling Entertainment has come to terms on the release of Raw Superstar Mr. Kennedy (Ken Kennedy) as of today, May, 29 2009. WWE has, as per the norm, wished Ken the best in all his future endeavors.
From his first appearence on WWE tv, let alone a spectacular run in OVW, it was obvious Mr. Kennedy had all the tools to be a major player in the world of professional wrestling. For someone who was at one point considered as the front-runner to be Mr. McMahon's illegitimate son, recently appeared as a lead in a WWE funded film, was expected to be receiving a main event push, and had NOT failed a recent drug test... this has to be seen as a bit of a shock.
It was said that Ken had broken his wrist on his return to RAW this week, and the perception of him being injury-prone was one of the reasons for his release. The official website of Mr. Kennedy, www.Ken-Kennedy.com reported today that " Ken is physically 100 percent healthy, and very optimistic about his future in the business. More details will follow."
It will certainly be interesting to see what develops from here. Though as he is probably now the hottest free agent in the sport, I would imagine that as soon as his non-compete clause expires, Mr. Kennedy, or perhaps his previous identity, Mr. Anderson... will be TNA bound... ( dramatic pause ) ... BOUND!!