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Former WWE star announces retirement



Ray Leppan aka Former WWE star Adam Rose, who is now using the name KRUGAR on the independent scene, has announced that he will be retiring from pro wrestling this year.

He added, "Will miss so many good brothers, let's make this last year count. No holding back. Fans may not know this but we do remember the loyal ones... thanks."

He indicated that he would love to have his retirement match in the UK. He is taking bookings through

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Leppan started wrestling in South Africa at the age of 15 in 1995. He was signed to a WWE developmental in 2010 and worked as Leo Kruger before eventually being repackaged as the party-loving Adam Rose in 2014. The character was over in NXT and during the first few weeks on the main roster but he was pushed down the card and fans began to lose interest. Leppan's run with WWE ended in May of 2016.