Home ::  News ::  Opinions ::  Results ::  Multimedia ::  Wrestlers ::  Women ::  Extras ::  Information 
Follow IWHeadlines.com on Twitter!


Video: Joey Ryan & John Morrison
at 7:17 pm
Written by William B. West
Added to Multimedia - TNA

Source: YouTube

Joey Ryan on being featured again on IMPACT Wrestling this week, being a guest on Cut That Promo with John Morrison & Christian Rosenberg and promoting CASHEW Wrestling’s debut show on Sunday, June 10th:

Tags: , , ,

JerseySmarts.com

William B. West has been an internet journalist since 1998. Writing for a total of 25 pro wrestling news sites at his peak, before retiring only to return to online journalism in 2011. Currently William is editor of WBWTV.com, a contributor to IWHeadlines.com, & WrestleOhio.com, and editor in chief of SuperKickStarter.com

  • http://www.tnastars.com/ Joe Vincent

    It’s interesting…  While I don’t think that Joey Ryan should be carrying on about his interactions with iMPACT Wrestling, I agree with his core point of view which is (I think) that he shouldn’t be made to grovel for a position or walk into the backstage area with his tail between his legs as a starting point.  I have two comments in support of that point of view.

    First, the only reason any old-timers want the youth to act like that at the beginning of their careers isn’t because they want to teach them respect.  Not at all.  The old-timers request that tail-between-the-legs attitude because that’s what they were forced to do when they started 5, 10, 15, 20+ years ago.  As someone who does a lot of volunteer work and training for fraternity men believe me when I say this – the old-timers making an atmosphere where younger performers feel that way is nothing more than hazing and it’s totally inappropriate (and yes, it’s inappropriate and illegal in professional and collegiate sports, too).

    Second, if a guy walks into a promotion and he’s “that good,” then he should be given a contract and a main event push sooner rather than later.  Now, I’m not saying that Joey Ryan is “that good” and should be given a contract or anything like that, but I am saying that this mindset of “go earn your stripes” is ridiculous and one of the things that holds professional wrestling back.  Case in point – was LeBron James told that he had to earn his stripes after he graduated high school and wanted to go to the NBA?  Was he asked to ride the bench for a few years so he could learn some antiquated idea of “respect?”  I think not.  Do you know why?  Two reasons:  1. James was that good and 2. the man sold merchandise.

    I’m not saying that my second bullet point applies to Joey Ryan in any respect, but it’s something that people should be more aware of in professional wrestling.  It’s called reality.





Latest Updates
» iMPACT Wrestling Viewership & Ratings (8/20)
   Posted on August 22, 2014
» TNA Hardcore Justice Results (8/20): Wednesday!
   Posted on August 20, 2014
» Spike TV Extends TNA Contract Through 2014
   Posted on August 20, 2014
» Wednesday WWE Video Roundup 8/20/14
   Posted on August 20, 2014
» Wednesday Indy Wrestling Video Roundup 8/20/14
   Posted on August 20, 2014
» The Two Sheds Review: WWE Summerslam
   Posted on August 20, 2014
» Indy Pro Wrestling Results 8/19/14
   Posted on August 19, 2014
» WWE Main Event Results (8/19): Big Show Vs. Erick Rowan
   Posted on August 19, 2014
» Tuesday Indy Wrestling Video Roundup 8/19/14
   Posted on August 19, 2014
» Tuesday WWE Video Roundup 8/19/14
   Posted on August 19, 2014
» Recent Viewership Estimates (8/10) for the U.K.
   Posted on August 19, 2014
» Video: WWE Unveils New Logo at Headquarters
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» Video: Brock Lesnar Receives New WWE Title (8/18)
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» iMPACT Wrestling Viewership & Ratings (8/14)
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» Monday WWE Video Roundup 8/18/14
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» Latest Indy Wrestling Results 8/18/14
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» TNA Hardcore Justice Preview (8/20): Wednesday!
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» The Two Sheds Review: Progress Chapter 11: To Fight War, You Must Become War
   Posted on August 18, 2014
» Sunday WWE Video Roundup 8/17/14
   Posted on August 17, 2014
» Sunday Indy Wrestling Video Roundup 8/17/14
   Posted on August 17, 2014
» Video: Spike TV Preview for Hardcore Justice
   Posted on August 17, 2014
» Video: The Next HAVOK Teaser Video Is Released
   Posted on August 17, 2014
» Video: Robbie E. Goofs Up Playing Horse
   Posted on August 17, 2014
» Xplosion – Bromans vs. Gunner & Mr. Anderson
   Posted on August 16, 2014
» Saturday Indy Wrestling Video Roundup 8/16/14
   Posted on August 16, 2014
» Saturday WWE Video Roundup 8/16/14
   Posted on August 16, 2014
» Latest Indy Wrestling Results
   Posted on August 15, 2014
» Friday TNA Video Roundup 8/15/14
   Posted on August 15, 2014
» Friday Indy Wrestling Video Roundup 8/15/14
   Posted on August 15, 2014
» Friday WWE Video Roundup 8/15/14
   Posted on August 15, 2014
» iMPACT Wrestling Results (8/14): The Hardys Boys vs. Team 3D!
   Posted on August 15, 2014
» TNA Touts Largest Total Viewership Since February
   Posted on August 13, 2014
» WBW: Midway Mania Night 2 08/09/14 Cinci Results
   Posted on August 13, 2014
» iMPACT Wrestling Preview (8/14): Knockout 4 Way
   Posted on August 13, 2014
» WBW: Midway Mania Night 1 8/8/14 Cinci Results
   Posted on August 12, 2014
» Video: Samoa Joe and the Wolves on Dixie’s Bump
   Posted on August 11, 2014
» Video: Low Ki and Homicide on Dixie’s Table Bump
   Posted on August 11, 2014
» Video: Every Angle of Dixie Going Through Table
   Posted on August 11, 2014
» Video: ShopTNA Offering Pieces of Dixie’s Table
   Posted on August 11, 2014
» Recent Viewership Estimates (8/3) for the U.K.
   Posted on August 11, 2014
  Join the IWHeadlines.com Mailing List! Enter your e-mail here:
Bookmark | Contact Us | Privacy Policy  
         Home ::  News ::  Opinions ::  Results ::  Multimedia ::  Wrestlers ::  Women ::  Extras ::  Information ::  iMPACTWrestling.com

This site is operated by fans of professional wrestling. It is not affiliated with iMPACT Wrestling, TNA Entertainment, LLC, WWE, or any other professional wrestling company.

Website Designed and Maintained By Usable Web Solutions, LLC