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Joey Ryan cancels several tour dates after injury

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Last month top independent wrestling star Joey Ryan suffered a torn pectoral injury that will keep him sidelined for quite some time. His last match came at an MLW taping in November, which he wrestled in a sling as his arm was already injured at that point. Given the nature of his injury, Ryan will likely be sidelined for a significant period of time.

Late last month, Ryan provided a detailed update on his status:

"The MRI revealed that I have an acute tear of the left pectoral muscle including a high-grade tear of the clavicular head at the myotendinous junction and a high-grade intratendinous tear of the sternal head with retraction and hemorrhage into the muscle belly. Disorganized fibers of the muscle tendon tear identified within the deltopectorial groove.

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"The Doctor is recommending surgery and I’m to call the surgeon on Monday or Tuesday to set up an appointment to see them. A timetable on recovery will be determined by the surgeon."

Last night, Ryan took to Twitter and provided another update. He was forced to cancel several tour dates as a result of his injury: