It was reported last fall that indie veteran Joey Ryan participated in a WWE tryout camp at the Performance Center, just a few months after he was released from TNA. Ryan was not offered a contract and later said in an interview that WWE felt like he was too old and experienced to be in developmental.
A few weeks back in January, Ryan tweeted the following comments and made references...
Joey Ryan spoke to ITRLive concerning his time in TNA and subsequent release from the organization last week. Below is an extensive recap:How he got into TNA: “Through David Lagana. I worked with David Lagana in a few places actually Ring of Honor, NWA Hollywood and then he booked me for Ring Ka King in India. Then he got hired to be a writer in TNA and they were looking for guys...
- Joey Ryan tweeted about his TNA release:“I just want to thank @Lagana & @TheRealAlSnow for the opportunities provided & thank @EBischoff & @HulkHogan who were my biggest supporters.”- Taeler Hendrix also commented on her release, saying she asked for it:“Fans I’m not mad. It was a decision I made. Be happy for the direction I choose- I #DareToBe Revolutionary...
Joey Ryan has confirmed his TNA release on Twitter.
He wrote: “Now free to work anywhere. Contact email@example.com if interested. Also, support me by buying a t-shirt at Prowrestlingtees.com/joeyryan.”
As noted earlier, Taylor Hendrix revealed on Twitter that she asked for her release from the company. She wrote: “Fans I’m not mad. It was a decision I made. Be happy for...
According to backstage observers, Joey Ryan did not appear to be injured at last night’s TNA Genesis PPV.
Ryan took a nasty looking powerbomb from Hernandez, which immediately caused concern for his health.
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- Joey Ryan turns 33 years old today.
- Sting and Kurt Angle will face two members of Aces & 8′s on tomorrow’s episode of Impact Wrestling.
On his facebook page, Joey Ryan wrote a letter addressing Gutcheck. The letter can be seen below:
To whom it may concern,
You may be asking yourself, who are these 87 percenters and what exactly do they represent?
The 87 percenters are the wrestling fans that are tired of being told what they should like and who they should cheer for. The 87 percenters are the wrestling fans that...
Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
The current storyline with Joey Ryan is expected to lead to an eventual match between Ryan and Gut Check judge Al Snow. Ryan’s initial issues started with Taz, but due to injuries to his neck, Taz retired years ago and will not be working a match.
The “87%’ers” videos Ryan has been making are all part of a “worked-shoot” angle TNA is doing.
Partial Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter
– The current storyline with Joey Ryan is expected to lead to an eventual match between Ryan and Gut Check judge Al Snow. Ryan’s initial issues started with Taz, but due to injuries to his neck, Taz retired years ago and will not be working a match. The “87%’ers” videos Ryan has been making are all part of a “worked-shoot”...
Joey Ryan and Taz continue to play up their angle on Twitter. Here is a portion of their exchange last night.
Ryan: "at least I didn't tell them that they "sucked" like you do to people when you abuse your power on commentary."
Taz: "when u pay me to do commentary than tell me how to conduct myself on air. Or, until u have more than 4 appearances on...