Despite being embroiled in a bit of a controversy with a fan at an independent wrestling show, there appears to be some interest from WWE towards Gunner. The former TNA star stated that it was his dream to work in the biggest wrestling promotion in the world and that there are some talks going on between the two sides. However, he stopped at confirming that they were anywhere close to signing a developmental contract.
October 5, 2015
A controversial thing happened at an independent wrestling show in North Carolina recently. Gunner was working a match that night. In the audience was a fan who had been bashing him through social media for quite some time now. The person started chanting that he was a TNA reject. Conflicting reports state that the man legally known as Chad Lail kicked the fan in the chest. Lail claims it was in retaliation.
September 10, 2015
Now that he is no longer with the company, Gunner is freely talking about why TNA allowed him to leave. For starters, he feels that the company is still trying to trim the budget, so his salary was something that they didn't want on their books. Secondly, the man legally known as Chad Lail feels that he upset management when he complained about not being used properly.
July 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Gunner was asked about his recent departure from TNA. He stated that he left on very good terms, making sure not to burn any bridges. He simply is pursuing other opportunities right now. The military veteran was told that the door for a return was left open for him whenever he is ready to come back.
June 27, 2015
After a series of negotiations, it appears that Gunner and TNA have decided to part ways. The former world television champion announced through social media that was he accepting booking on the independent wrestling circuit now. While there seems to be some slight resentment, he professional opted to thanks everyone that he worked with.
June 20, 2015
The latest professional wrestler to make his way into Hollywood is Gunner. TNA issued an official statement to help promote the movie. They stated that he recently wrapped up filming The Battle of New Orleans, which is actually a working title. This is the first lead role in a movie for the former United States Marine. Interestingly enough, he played a member of an elite Navy SEAL as they engaged in a battle with an unknown opponent.
March 19, 2015