TNA has announced that former US Army Sergent Chris Melendez, who served his country in Afghanistan and was awarded a Purple Heart has signed with the company
Because of injuries suffered in combat, the brave soldier returned home a single leg amputee. Melendez, a member of the Wounded Warrior Project, will make his TNA debut at next week’s Impact Wrestling tapings from New York City.
He told ImpactWrestling.com, “The ability to captivate an audience without having to say any words is what got me hooked.”
Melendez trained at the Team 3D Academy of Professional Wrestling in Florida.
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