IMPACT Wrestling Terminates Contracts Of Joey Ryan & Dave Crist, Suspends Michael Elgin

IMPACT Wrestling has taken action against Joey Ryan, Dave Crist, and Michael Elgin.

On Monday night, IMPACT announced that the promotion has terminated the contracts of Joey Ryan and Dave Crist following allegations of sexual assault towards both men. Furthermore, the company has suspended Michael Elgin, who was accused of sexual misconduct.

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IMPACT Wrestling confirms that it has terminated its contracts with Dave Crist and Joey Ryan, effective immediately. In addition, it has suspended Michael Elgin pending further review of allegations of misconduct.

Ryan has multiple accusations of sexual, misconduct, assault and abuse levied against him. He issued a statement on Saturday night where he said, on the advice of his lawyer, he would not comment on the allegations but then proceeded to comment on his behavior and how he's been getting help since October 2018. Since his statement was released, more women have come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct, abuse, and assault. You can view his full statement and some of the allegations by clicking here.

Crist was accused of grooming, sexual abuse, and sending unwanted photos. Fightful Select reported on Monday that Crist has been booted out of the IMPACT locker room for injuring Rich Swann earlier this year and failing to apologize or check on him.

Elgin has been accused of sending unwanted sexual photos.

UPDATE: On July 18, Joey Ryan posted a video update on the accusations.

Fightful will continue to update fans on this story as more is known.

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