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Ryan Mitchell

Title History

  • FC International Heavyweight title defeating Kory Chavis (May 27, 2007);
  • FC Tag Team titles w/Elvis Sharp defeating Jerry Lynn & Johnny Magnum (July 1, 2007);
  • Funking Conservatory Florida Heavyweight title defeating Blain Rage (July 29, 2007);
  • Funking Conservatory World Heavyweight title defeating Elvis Sharp (May 4, 2008);

Career Highlights


  • March 25, 2007–BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell & Ken Sharp defeated Lance Alonte & Kory Chavis…
  • ~~~After the match: Ryan Mitchell kicked Ken Sharp for taking the pinfall..
  • March 31, 2007: Jon Davis defeated Ryan Mitchell in a CCW debut match in Yulee, Florida..
  • April 29, 2007–!BANG! TV: Elvis Sharp defeated Ryan Mitchell in a FCW European Championship match..
  • May 5, 2007–All Aggression Pro: Dagon Briggs defeated Ryan Mitchell in a Trainer vs. Student match..
  • May 27, 2007–BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell defeated Kory Chavis and Elvis Sharp in a 3-WAY to win the FCW International Title.
  • ~~~After the match: Elvis once again attempted to kiss Sandii Skye, Mitchell then gave him the High Chin-pact Superkick for trying.
  • June 27 2007: Ryan Mitchell convinced Elvis Sharp to forget about the last superkick and team up and go for the FC Tag Team titles..
  • July 1 2007–!BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell & Elvis Sharp defeated Jerry Lynn & Johnny Magnum by DQ to win the FC Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Jerry Lynn was DQ’ed after he blocked a low blow by Sandii Skye and put a half nelson on her.
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~The referee DQ’ed Lynn for “attacking” a non-wrestler of the opposite sex.
  • July 21, 2007: Coastal Wrestling Alliance: Lance Alonte defeated Ryan Mitchell
  • July 29, 2007: !BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell defeated Blain Rage for the Florida Heavyweight Championship..
  • July 29, 2007: !BANG! TV: Il Marchese defeated Ryan Mitchell for the FC International Title..
  • ~~~Il Marchese’s valet, La Contessa, distracted the ref while Marchese hit Mitchell with the handle of his whip..
  • July 29, 2007: !BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell & Elvis Sharp won a 3-WAY Tag match to retain the FC Tag Team Championships..
  • ~~~Ryan Mitchell & Elvis Sharp beat Cowboy James Storm & Blain Rage and Johnny Magnum & Shane Chung by DQ in a 3-WAY..
  • August 3, 2007: CCW: Blain Rage defeated Ryan Mitchell via a roll up while holding the 2nd rope at a TV Taping in Folkston, GA
  • August 25, 2007: CWA: Rick the Reaper defeated Ryan Mitchell via pinfall after using an inverted black hole slam.
  • ~~~After the match, Ryan Mitchell shook Rick the Reaper’s hand and praised the crowd ~~~ Ryan Mitchell came back out to support
  • ~~~CWA against their rival Panhandle Pro when he gave the Facelift Superkick to PPW turncoat Lance Alonte, as well as the referee.
  • September 2, 2007: !BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell defeated Elvis Sharp with the Facelift to retain the Florida Heavyweight title…
  • September 22, 2007–CWA: Ryan Mitchell defeated TPT via pinfall.
  • ~~~Later in the night, Mitchell saved Krule from a vicious beating by Fear, and fended off Fear and Lance Alonte until he was low blowed and beat down by PPW.
  • October 28, 2007–Dory Funk’s BANG: Johnny Magnum (U.S. Champion) defeated Flyin’ Ryan “Air” Mitchell w/Sandii Skye..
  • ~~~Funking Conservatory Florida Champion Flyin’ Ryan “Air” Mitchell w/Sandii Skye defeated Elvis Sharp…
  • November 25, 2007–Dory Funk’s BANG: Flyin’ Ryan Mitchell & Elvis Sharp defeated Johnny Magnum & Will Power ..
  • December 31, 2007–Dory Funk’s BANG: Johnny Magnum defeated Flyin’ Ryan “Air” Mitchell by DQ to retain the U.S. title
  • ~~~Flyin’ Ryan “Air” Mitchell & Elvis Sharp defeated Shane Chung & Blain Rage to retain the FC Tag Team titles..
  • January 31st, 3008 !BANG! TV: Johnny Magnum defeated Ryan Mitchell in a Steel Cage Match for the United States Championship


  • January 24th, 2008 Ocala, FL — Ryan Mitchell signs with All Japan Pro Wrestling to participate in the Feb. Excite Series Tour
  • February 17, 2008 — Ryan Mitchell debuted for All Japan Pro Wrestling in Korakuen Hall in Japan..
  • ~~~Ryan Mitchell cut a promo thanking the Japanese wrestling fans for their support in bringing him to AJPW
  • February 18, 2008: Nobutaka Araya & Ryan Mitchell beat Nobukazu Hirai & Manabu Soya when Mitchell used the Facelift on Soya
  • February 21, 2008: Kensuke Sasaki & Katsuhiko Nakajima & Sanada defeated Ryan Mitchell & Osamu Nishimura & Dory Funk Jr.
  • February 22, 2008: MAZADA defeated Ryan Mitchell with the Shoda Drop (Inverted Fisherman Buster)
  • February 23, 2008: Hirai defeated Ryan Mitchell with the Hirai End (Rock Bottom)
  • February 24, 2008 – Samurai TV: Manabu Fuchi & T28 & Ryan Mitchell beat Araya & Hirai & Suruga (T28 450 splashed on Suruga)
  • February 26, 2008: Hirai & CJ Otis defeated Ryan Mitchell and Suruga when CJ Otis used a T-Bone Suplex on Suruga
  • February 27, 2008: Hijikata & Suruga defeated NOSAWA & Ryan Mitchell
  • February 28, 2008: NOSAWA & TAKEMURA defeated Ryan Mitchell & Kaz Hayashi when TAKEMURA F-5’ed Mitchell
  • March 1, 2008: Sumo Hall AJPW PPV — Ryan Mitchell escorted Dory Funk, Jr to the ring during his retirement match
  • ~~~ON THE SAME CARD: Dory Funk, Jr & Osamu Nishimura defeated Manabu Fuchi & Tenryu


  • March 24, 2008 !BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell defeated Chris “The Beast” James with the Facelift
  • May 4, 2008 !BANG! TV: Ryan Mitchell defeated Elvis Sharp with the Facelift to win the FC World Heavyweight Champion
  • June 1, 2008 !BANG! TV: Shane Chung defeated Ryan Mitchell after injuring Mitchell’s knee.
  • ~~~Mitchell performed his last match for the Funks in a six man tag that was described as a booking nightmare and a joke.


  • June 13, 2008–Florida Championship Wrestling: Ryan Mitchell defeated Afa Jr. ..
  • July 30, 2008: A contract dispute between Ryan Mitchell and Marti Funk caused Mitchell’s contract to be recalled by WWE.


  • September 6, 2008–GAWF: Dallas Riley defeated Ryan Mitchell (returned from knee injury) after using a set of brass knuckles
  • October 4, 2008–Great American Wrestling Federation: Dallas Riley defeated Ryan Mitchell in an Anything Goes Match



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Trained By

Dagon Briggs
Jon Davis
Dory Funk Jr.
Rocky Johnson




April 3, 1986


Originally: Smithton, Pennsylvania
Billed from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





215 lbs

Finishing Move(s)

Facelift Superkick

Favorite Move(s)

The Mitchell Kick
Flying Back Elbow
Rolling Guillotine Fist Drop
Top-Rope Cross Body
Burrito (Flying Forearm)
Diving Elbow Drop

Notable Feuds

Jon Davis
Ken Sharp