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WWE News: Zack Ryder dating Laurel Van Ness from Impact Wrestling

Johny Payne
44.30K   //    05 Apr 2017, 21:23 IST
Laurel Van Ness is one of Impact’s top female stars today.

What’s the story?

Zack Ryder is no longer dating fellow WWE Superstar Emma. As per their Instagram posts, Ryder is now in a real-life relationship with Impact Wrestling star Laurel Van Ness.

In case you didn’t know...

Zack Ryder (real name Matthew Cardona), who made his relationship with Emma (Tenille Averil Dashwood) public early last year, recently broke up with her.

Laurel Van Ness (Chelsea Green), on the other hand was recently involved in a kayfabe wedding love-triangle storyline alongside Impact’s Braxton Sutter and Allie.

The heart of the matter:

Van Ness recently celebrated her 26th birthday and posted photographs with her beau Ryder on her official Instagram account.

The best weekend @zryder85

A post shared by CHELSEA GREEN (@chelseaagreen) on

The Broski celebrated his new girlfriend’s birthday whilst giving fans a glimpse of the celebrations.

Happy birthday babe @chelseaagreen

A post shared by ZACK RYDER (@zryder85) on

What’s next?

Ryder is currently signed to WWE’s SmackDown brand but is on a hiatus owing to a legitimate knee injury that he suffered during a tag-team battle royal in December of last year. He’s expected to return sometime in mid-2017.

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Emma presently performs for WWE’s RAW brand where she recently made her return to in-ring action on the RAW after WrestleMania 33. Laurel Van Ness currently competes for Impact Wrestling whilst making sporadic appearances for Canadian independent pro-wrestling promotions.

Author’s take:

Unlike most other professional wrestlers who like to keep their real-life relationships under wraps, Ryder has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, routinely posting snaps throughout 2016 with Emma and now with Van Ness.

We wish nothing but the best for the jovial Ryder and hope he makes a speedy recovery from his knee injury.

Given the fact that his tag-team partner Mojo Rawley just won the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania 33, it’s safe to assume that the Broski would be itching to get back into the ring himself.

Zack will be back - Woo, woo, woo! You know it!

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