Joey Janela

Dec 29, 2019 - by Allen Rockum

 

Real Name: Joseph Janela
Height: 5’8”
Weight: 183 lbs.
Date of Birth: July 3, 1989
From: Hazlet Township, New Jersey
Pro Debut: November 3, 2006
Trained By: Self-Trained
Finishing Move: Diving Elbow Drop

Biography

– Janela has wrestled in various promotions in his career including: JCW, HOG, NWS, PWX, GOUGE, WXW, MFPW, FWF, CZW, OPW & Beyond Wrestling just to name a few including most recently AEW.
– Janela has also went by the name Starman.
– January 23, 2009, The Philly Wiz Kids (Janela & Travis Blake) competed in the NWS J-Cup 2009 Tag Team Tournament.
– May 16th, Janela competed in the NWS J-Cup 2009 Tournament.
– October 30th, Janela defeated Mikey Pacifica for the NWS Cruiserweight Title.
– November 20th, Janela defended the NWS Cruiserweight Title in a 3-Way.
– February 19, 2010, Team Upstart (Janela & Ryan Rumble competed in the Captain Lou Albano Memorial J-Cup Tag Team Tournament.
– April 3rd, Janela & Niya competed in the WSU/NWS King & Queen of the Ring 2010 Tournament.
– May 14th, Janela competed in the NWS Chris Candido Memorial J-Cup 2010.
– August 21st, Janela lost the NWS Cruiserweight Title to Mikey Pacifica in a 3-Way.
– April 2, 2011, Janela & Jana competed in the NWS King & Queen of the Ring 2011.
– November 9, 2012, Starman defeated Alex Reynolds & Anthony Nese (c) in a 3-Way for the PWS Tri State Title.
– December 14th, Janela competed in the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup X.
– February 9, 2013, Starman lost the PWS Tri State Title to Alex Reynolds.
– April 4th, Starman defeated Alex Reynolds for the PWS Tri State Title.
– June 29th, Janela defeated Mikey Valentino for the WXW Blast Television Title.
– September 20th, Starman lost the now dubbed PWS Suicidal Six Way Title to Craven Varro in a 6-Way.
– November 2nd, Janela lost the WXW Blast Television Title to Niya.
– March 28, 2014, Janela & Rhett Titus won the vacant JCW Tag Team Titles by winning the Tag Team Jersey J-Cup ’14.
– June 13th, Janela & Titus lost the JCW Tag Team Titles against Glitz and Glamour (Jarrett Foster & Aaron Stride).
– September 24th, Janela competed in the CZW Tournament of Valor.
– November 14th, Janela competed in the JCW Jersey J-Cup ’14.
– November 21st, Janela won the JCW Title in a 3-Way against QT Marshall & Rhett Titus.
– January 31, 2015, Janela competed in the PWS Royal Rumble.
– April 11th, Janela competed in the CZW Best of the Best 14.
– May 8th, Janela & X-Pac defeated The Playaz Club (Erik Andretti & Damien Darling) for the JCW Tag Team Titles.
– May 16th, Janela & X-Pac lost the JCW Tag Team Titles to EYFBO (Mike Draztik & Angel Ortiz).
– May 23rd, Janela competed in the PWS 30-Man Double Trouble Royal Rumble.
– May 29th, Janela & Anthony Gangone won the HOG Tag Team Titles in a 3-Way.
– June 13th, Janela lost the JCW Title to Tama Tonga.
– August 9th, Janela won the Forza Lucha Cup Title in a 3-Way.
– August 21st, Janela & Danny Demanto lost the HOG Tag Team Titles to EYFBO.
– August 22nd, Starman won the PWS Suicidal Six Way Title in a 6-Way.
– August 30th, Janela won the OPW Championship in a 3-Way with Oz Tyler (c) & Devon Moore.
– October 10th, Janela defeated Tim Donst for the CZW Wired TV Title.
– November 20th, Janela lost the PWS Suicidal Six Way Title to The Drunken Swashbuckler.
– December 12th, Janela lost the CZW Wired TV Title to Lio Rush.
– February 13, 2016, Janela defeated Lio Rush for the CZW Wired TV Title.
– March 26th, Janela lost the CZW Wired TV Title to Lio Rush in a 4-Way.
– April 9th, Janela competed in the CZW Best of the Best 15.
– September 10th, Janela defeated Lio Rush in a ladder match for the CZW Wired TV Title.
– October 22nd, Janela won the GCW The Acid Cup.
– November 5th, Janela competed in the IWA Mid-South Ted Petty Invitational ’16.
– December 3rd, Janela lost the OPW Title to Tony Deppen.
– March 24, 2017, Janela competed in the AIW 30-Man Gauntlet For the Gold Battle Royal.
– March 26th, Janela lost the CZW Wired Title to Johnny Yuma.
– April 1st, Janela competed in the CZW Best of the Best 16.
– May 14th, Janela defeated Maxwell Jacob Friedman for the A1 Outer Limits Title.
– May 27th, Janela competed in the AIW JT Lightning Invitational Tournament ’17.
– June 10th, Janela competed in the IWC Super Indy 16.
– June 16th, Janela competed in the Style Battle #5.
– July 15th, Janela competed in the MCW Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup XVII.
– July 21st, Janela defeated Alex Daniels for the AIW Intense Title.
– August 4th, Janela competed in the Scenic City Invitational ’17.
– August 13th, Janela competed in the A1 King of Hearts ’17 & also lost the A1 Outer Limits Title to Stokely Hathaway in a 4-Way.
– September 2nd, Janela competed in the PWG Battle of Los Angeles ’17.
– October 14th, Janela defeated Maxwell Jacob Friedman for the CZW Wired Title.
– December 9th, Janela lost the CZW Wired Title to Maxwell Jacob Friedman.
– January 14, 2018, Janela competed in the Style Battle #8.
– February 10th, Janela competed in the CZW 30-Man Rumble.
– March 8th, Janela defeated Darby Allin at MLW Spring Break.
– April 14th, Janela competed in the CZW Best of the Best 17.
– April 14th, Janelope (Janela & Penelope Ford) competed in the CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix ’18.
– May 5th, Janela competed in the PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16 Tournament.
– May 26th, Janela won the AIW JT Lightning Invitational Tournament ’18.
– June 7th, Janela defeated Maxwell Jacob Friedman on MLW Fusion.
– June 9th, Janela competed in the IWC Super Indy 17.
– June 23rd, Janela defeated Austin Theory for the WWN Title.
– July 27th, Janela lost the AIW Intense Title to Tim Donst in a Ladder Match.
– September 16th, Janela competed in the PWG Battle of Los Angeles ’18.
– May 25, 2019, Janela competed in the AEW 21-Man Casino Battle Royale.
– June 29th, Janela lost to Jon Moxley in a Lights Out match at AEW Fyter Fest.
– July 13th, Janela, Darby Allin & Jimmy Havoc lost to MJF, Shawn Spears & Sammy Guevara at AEW Fight For the Fallen.
– August 31st, Janela & Darby Allin lost to Jimmy Havoc in the Crackle Barrel Bash 3-Way at AEW All Out.
– September 22nd, Janela competed in the PWG Battle of Los Angeles ’19.
– October 9th, Janela lost a Lights Out match to Kenny Omega on AEW Dark.
– October 16th, Janela defeated Brandon Cutler on AEW Dark.
– October 23rd, Janela lost to Kenny Omega on AEW Dynamite.
– October 30th, Janela & Havoc defeated Jurassic Express (Marko Stunt & Jungle Boy) on AEW Dark.
– November 9th, Janela lost to Shawn Spears at AEW Full Gear.
– November 20th, Janela competed in the AEW Dynamite Dozen Battle Royal.
– December 4th, Janela lost to Jon Moxley on AEW Dynamite.
– December 18th, Janela defeated Shawn Spears on AEW Dark.

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