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Ryan Howe (born 1987) is an American professional wrestler best known for his gimmick as a rock 'n' roll, guitar-player named Ryan Howe. He is currently a regular wrestler working for Ohio Valley Wrestling.


In March 2011, he was chosen to be one of the participants of Tough Enough V that is scheduled to premiere on April 4, 2011. He was eliminated in episode 5.

Ohio Valley Wrestling (2011-present)[]

Howe began working for Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) during May 2011. He has since been known for his musical gimmick being a rock guitar player. He won his first title in OVW on the August 8, 2012 edition of OVW TV, winning the OVW Television Championship by defeating Rob Terry and reigning champion Tony Gunn. He later dropped the title to Alex Silva in a match during the September 12 edition of OVW TV.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2013)[]

TNA Gutcheck[]

Howe was invited onto the televised programming of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) during its July edition of the TNA Gut Check. During the video promos for the competition, Howe described his musical background and how it led into his choice of entering professional wrestling. His rival during that competition was the young powerhouse Adam Ohriner. During the June 26 edition of Impact Wrestling, Ohriner defeated Ryan Howe in singles competition. However, neither Ohriner or Howe won the competition. Afterwards, Howe returned to TNA's developmental territory OVW to continue wrestling.

Personal life[]

Howe is married to wrestler Jessie Belle Smothers.

In wrestling[]

  • Finishing Moves
  • Chart Topper

Championships and accomplishments[]

External links[]

2011 WWE Tough Enough Contestants
A.J. KirschAndy LeavineAriane AndrewChristina CrawfordIvelisse VelezJason WattsJeremiah RiggsLuke RobinsonMartin CasausMatt CapiccioniMichelle DeightonMickael ZakiRima FakihRyan Howe
WWE Tough Enough contestants
WWE Tough Enough I
Bobbie Jo AndersonChris NiflorChristopher NowinskiDarryl CrossGreg WhitmoyerJason DayberryJosh MatthewsMaven HuffmanNidia GuenardPaulina ThomasShadrick McGeeTaylor MathenyVictoria Tabor
WWE Tough Enough II
Aaron LewisAlicia MartinAnni KingDanny CarneyHawk YounkinsJackie GaydaJake SokoloffJessie WardKenny LayneLinda MilesMatt MorganPete TornatoreRobert Savhalet
WWE Tough Enough III
Chad • Eric • Jamie • Jill • John Hennigan • Jonah • Justin • Kelly • Lisa • Matt Cappotelli • Nick • Rebekah • Scott
WWE $1,000,000 Tough Enough
Chris NawrockiDaniel PuderDaniel RodimerJustice SmithMike MizaninNick MitchellRyan Reeves
WWE Tough Enough V
A.J. KirschAndy LeavineAriane AndrewChristina CrawfordEric WattsIvelisse VelezJeremiah RiggsLuke RobinsonMartin CasausMatt CapiciooniMichelle DeightonMickael ZakiRima FakihRyan Howe
WWE Tough Enough VI
Alexander FrekeyAmanda SaccomannoChelsea GreenDaria BerenatoDianna DahlgrenGabi CastrovinciGiorgia PiscinaHank Avery Jr.Joshua BredlMada Abdel HamidPatrick Clark, Jr.Sara LeeTanner SaracenoZamariah ZZ Loupe