Pro wrestler proposes to girlfriend during match

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SAN DIEGO (KPLR) – We may have a new leader for ‘most unique’ wedding proposal, as a pair of pro wrestlers got engaged in the middle of the ring, during their own intergender match.

Professional wrestler Joey Ryan, a self-styled king of West Coast sleaze, has teamed with and wrestled against women before. This past weekend, Ryan stepped into the squared circle to face his outside-the-ring girlfriend, Laura James, at Finest City Wrestling in San Diego.

Toward the end of the wrestling match, the referee gets “knocked out,” allowing Ryan to scurry away from the fight and go digging into his bag for what fans assumed would be a foreign object of some kind (powder, brass knuckles, etc.). Instead, Ryan pulled out a tiny box from the bag and grabbed a microphone. When James turned around, Ryan was on one knee.

She said “yes” and the two embraced. But Joey Ryan, ever the sleaze, used the momentary distraction to roll his girlfriend up in a pin while the referee came to and made the three-count.

The video of the proposal is posted below. (WARNING: Some language in the video may be considered inappropriate for some viewers.)