Being a fan of wrestling since his childhood, Ryan began his training for professional wrestling in February 2000 with Jesse Hernandez's Empire Wrestling Federation in San Bernardino, CA under Bobby Bradley. In 2001, he moved to Rick Bassman’s Ultimate Pro Wrestling and later he also trained under Tom Howard and Brian Kendrick.
In 2004, he returned to training and trained under Bryan Danielson.
Becoming regular in his early career at several southern California promotions such as EWF and UPW, he got his first match against Super Dragon and also fought against Mike Quackenbush.
In 2003, Ryan founded SoCal promotion Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, also known as PWG with five other fellow founders.
He began in the PWG with Funky Billy Kim and Scott Lost and teamed up for the first show of PWG but lost to the team of Adam Pearce, Hardcore Kidd, and Al Katrazz.
Later, he competed in the Bad Ass Mother 3000 tournament to determine the first PWG Champion.
Later in 2012, he also signed a contract with TNA (Total Nonstop Action Wrestling), appearing in the several matches for it.
After gaining fame in PWG, Ryan appeared in WWE as enhancement talent and competed against several wrestlers including Mark Henry, John Morrison and Big Show.
His debut in WWE came on 31 October 2005 in a dark match against Rosey, which he had lost.
After few days, on 4 November, he appeared in SmackDown but lost to Sylvan.
After losing two games in a row, he didn't appear in WWE for some time.
On 12 May 2006, he returned to SmackDown, teaming up with Mike Wellington. However, they lost to The Gymini (Jake and Jesse).
On July 2007, he was given one more SmackDown game against Mark Henry.
This time, he had come with a new ring name, Joey Blalock but lost the match eventually.
On 29 February 2008, WWE teamed him up with Jay Garland to fight against The Big Show for a Handicap Squash Match.
On 2 June 2008, he got back to the RAW for a dark match against Super Crazy, losing once again at the end. Later in the year, he lost a knockout match Demonstration against The Big Show.
Since 2008, Ryan had not made any appearances for WWE but on 14 August 2011, he returned at SummerSlam, portraying a fan during a match between Mark Henry and Sheamus.
Later on, 17 August, he featured in a dark match against Bo Rotundo at the SmackDown tapings in Bakersfield, California. However, he lost the match.
210 lbs. (95 kg)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.