Saturday, March 2, 2024
Joey Janela

Joey Janela

Born:
07/04/1989
,
Hazlet, New Jersey
Birthname:
Joseph Janela
Height & Weight:
5'8"
,
183 Ib

Titles Won:

  • CZW Wired TV Championship (3 times)
  • WWN Championship

Janela is known for his work with promotions such as All Elite Wrestling (AEW), Game Changer Wrestling (GCW), Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), and Major League Wrestling (MLW). He was raised in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Janela would lie to professional wrestling promoters to start wrestling at age 15, telling them that he was of legal wrestling age.

Janela grew up a fan of deathmatches and the style of wrestling that became popular in Extreme Championship Wrestling and other promotions that sprung up once ECW went under. Janela became enthralled in the “high-risk, high-reward style of match” presented in hardcore wrestling.

Other Notable Achievements: AIW Intense Championship, JT Lightning Memorial Tournament (2018), Forza Lucha Cup Championship, HOG Tag Team Championship – with Anthony Gangone, Jersey J-Cup (2014), NWS Cruiserweight Championship (3 times), OPW Heavyweight Championship, PWS Suicidal Six Way Championship, WXW Blast Television Championship