Joey Ryan Speaks on TNA Gut Check & Recent Release

Mike Killam

Former TNA wrestler Joey Ryan was a guest on ITR Live this weekend to talk about his participation as one of the original Gut Check stars, his time in TNA, recent departure and a whole lot more. 

Ryan was a mainstay in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and wrestled briefly for Ring of Honor and various other companies before landing in TNA. He became the first Gut Check performer to be told "no" from the judges, but was then later used in a storyline where he crashed future competitions and continued to steal the spotlight, picking fights with Gut Check judge and TNA executive Al Snow. He wrestled off-and-on for TNA  through the end of 2012 and early parts of 2013, but was released from his contract in this June's locker room clean-out that Madison Rayne and others leave the company as well. 

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