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