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“I was generally suicidal”- AEW star Anthony Ogogo nearly committed suicide

AEW Star Anthony Ogogo revealed about committing suicide in December 2019

Anthony Ogogo recently did an interview with The Independent and revealed that he nearly took his life in December 2019 if not for his wife.

Anthony Ogogo
Anthony Ogogo is an AEW Superstar (AEW)

He mentioned that If his wife hadn’t been at home that day, he would have ended his life, but his wife saved him.

“I was generally suicidal, and there’s one night in my life, it was December 2019, if my wife wasn’t home that day, I probably would have ended my life that night because I was beyond the brink, but thankfully, my wife and I were able to address my life,” Ogogo revealed. “She literally saved my life – that was my ground zero, and I’ve built up from that,” he added.(H/T Wrestling Inc.)

Ogogo has been off AEW TV since a tag team match on Dynamite last June following his loss to Cody Rhodes at last year’s Double or Nothing. He underwent eye surgery and was ruled out of action. He returned to the ring last December on Dark. Earlier this week, he wrestled Goldy at an AEW Dark taping.

“I lost my career, I lost my passion”- Anthony Ogogo reveals his disappointment boxing career.

During the interview, he mentioned how he gave everything to Boxing but didn’t win anything due to injury.

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Anthony Ogogo is a Olympic Bronze Medalist (The Guardian)

“I gave my life to boxing, and I had nothing to show for it other than bad vision; no money, no belts, and no titles,” Ogogo said, reflecting on the series of tragedies he was met with. “I lost my career, I lost my passion, lost my livelihood, and I’ve had to sit and watch people who have half of my ability grow and become world champions and multimillionaires.”

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He was a bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympics but was forced to retire from pro boxing in 2019 after suffering a fractured eye socket in a Los to Craig Cunningham. The injury led to several complications as well.

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