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Ex-WWE Star Adam Rose Looks Unrecognisable In New Photo

Adam Rose

Former WWE Superstar Adam Rose looks unrecognisable in a new photo.

After leaving WWE in May 2016, Adam Rose headed out to the independent scene where he could be found for the next three years. However, Rose brought down the curtain on his wrestling career in 2019, with his final match coming against Bull James, previously known as Bull Dempsey in WWE.

At the time Rose shared a photo where he was looking significantly bigger than during his WWE days, sporting short hair but a longer beard.

A new photo has now begun circulating on social media, with Rose looking drastically different once again. In the post below, you can see Rose with a much smaller physique and a shaved head.

Adam Rose, real name, Raymond Leppan, signed with WWE in 2010, appearing in developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling. During this period, Rose won the FCW Heavyweight Championship and squared off against the likes of Jon Moxley, Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt.

When FCW was relaunched and rebranded as NXT in 2012, Rose remained with the brand before finally making the move to the main roster in May 2014. Despite not troubling the top of the card, Rose became something of a cult figure with audiences, with his entrance along with his ‘Rosebuds’ becoming a favourite.

Several current Superstars including Alexa Bliss and Zelina Vega, performed as ‘Rosebuds’ before making their own way in the ring.

In April 2016, Rose was suspended by WWE for a violation of the wellness policy, before being suspended again just weeks later after being arrested on charges of domestic violence. He later requested his release, which was granted. All charges against Rose were eventually dropped.