Shark Boy announced on his official website that he requested his release from TNA Wrestling, which was granted. Here is his statement:

"I have officially requested and been granted my release from TNA Wrestling. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at TNA for giving me the opportunity to perform in front of their audience since the very early days of the company. Thanks especially to the great TNA fans who have given me their support throughout the past eight years... Now on to the next chapter!"

Jeremy Doughman contributed to this article.