Release from TNA Wrestling
Joseph “Joey” Ryan Meehan (born November 7, 1979) is an American professional wrestler from Southern California best known by his ringname Joey Ryan. He was signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He is also known for his time on the independent circuit, working for promotions such as Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), which he founded with five other wrestlers and where he held the PWG World and PWG World Tag Team Championships, NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, for which he was the head booker of from January 2011 to August 2011, Lucha Va Voom and Wrestling Retribution Project, where he worked as “Chase Walker”. He also worked for the short-lived MTV promotion Wrestling Society X and in Ring of Honor (ROH) in 2009-2010. He has also worked for WWE as local talent. In 2007-2008, he was a trainer at Ultimate Pro Wrestling’s training school and is currently the head trainer at Mach One Wrestling’s training school in Anaheim, California. He worked as an assistant trainer for the television series Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling. In 2012, he was featured as a trainer on RuPaul’s Drag Race episode two. Also in 2012, Meehan made the top 30 finalist of 22,000 in the Major League Baseball Fan Cave contest. In 2012, he was signed by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He is a former NWA World Tag Team Champion with Karl Anderson.
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