Bad Bones

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Bad Bones
Bad Bones John Klinger in 2015.jpg
"Bad Bones" John Klinger at wxw 16 Carat Gold in 2015
Birth nameJohn Klinger
Born (1984-05-14) May 14, 1984 (age 34)
Bitburg, Germany
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Bad Bones
Bad News Bones
John Kay
John Klinger
Billed height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Billed weight229 lb (16 st; 104 kg)
Trained byACW Wrestling School
Karsten Kretschmer
ROH Wrestling Academy
Tommy Suede

John Klinger (May 14, 1984) is a German professional wrestler better known by his ring name Bad Bones. Klinger has worked internationally across various independent promotions ranging from Europe, England, Japan, Israel and the United States.


Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2011, 2014, 2017)[edit]

Bad Bones first appeared in TNA during the September 29 TNA First Impact Tour where he defeated Karsten Kretschmer. He participated in and won the January 2011 edition of TNA Gut Check held in London, England.

Bad Bones returned to TNA in February 2014, during this time, Bad Bones worked in several matches for TNA. On February 1, Bones faced Christopher Daniels in a dark match, losing to Daniels. On that same night, during the regular broadcast of Impact Wrestling, he lost to Samoa Joe. The following night on February 2, at TNA One Night Only: Joker's Wild 2, Bones teamed with Samoa Joe, to defeat Christopher Daniels and Robbie E in a qualifying match for the Joker's Wild Gauntlet match. The $100,000 Joker's Wild Gauntlet was later won by Ethan Carter III. During the February 27 edition of Impact Wrestling, Bones was selected by Magnus to be the opponent of Magnus' rival Samoa Joe. He was defeated by Joe in the brief match that followed.

On the February 24, 2017 edition of Impact Wrestling, Bad Bones returned to TNA in a losing effort against the debuting Josh Barnett.

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