John Klinger (May 14, 1984) is a German professional wrestler better known by his ring name Bad Bones. Klinger has and continues to work internationally across various independent promotions ranging from Europe, England, Japan and the United States. Klinger has won multiple championships during his career, throughout a variety of wrestling companies.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2009, 2014)
Bad Bones first appeared in TNA during the September 29 TNA First Impact Tour where he defeated Karsten Kretschmer. He participated in and won the January 2011 edition of TNA Gut Check held in London, England.
Impact Wrestling in London (2014)
During the month of February, Bad Bones worked in several matches for TNA. On February 1, Bones faced Christopher Daniels in a dark match, losing to Daniels. On that same night, during the regular broadcast of Impact Wrestling, he loss to Samoa Joe. The following night on February 2, at TNA One Night Only: Joker's Wild 2, Bones teamed with Samoa Joe, to defeat Christopher Daniels and Robbie E in a qualifying match for the Joker's Wild Gauntlet match. The $100,000 Joker's Wild Gauntlet was later won by Ethan Carter III. During the February 27 edition of Impact Wrestling, Bones was selected by Magnus to be the opponent of Magnus' rival Samoa Joe. He was defeated by Joe in the brief match that followed.
- Finishing and signature moves
- Shadow Driver (Sitdown Pumphandle Powerbomb)
- Lariat (Malariat)
- Manchester Missile (Spear)
- Smooth Suede (Kryptonite Krunch)
- Decapitation (Jumping Cutter)
- Bicycle Kick
- Y.E.S. (You Eat Shit)
- Dead Man's Hand
- Wrestlers Trained
- "German Psycho"
- "Bad Bones"
- "Best In Europe"
- Tag Teams
Championships and Accomplishments
- ACW German Championship
- ACW World Wrestling Championship (2-times)
- Deutsche Meisterschaft Championship
- DWA European Championship
- ESW Europameisterschaft Championship
- FSF Tag Team Championship
- FWG Championship
- GHW Heavyweight Championship
- GHW Tag Team Championship
- GSW World Heavyweight Championship
- GSW Tag Team Championship
- GWF Middleweight Championship
- GWP World Championship
- WrestlingCorner.de Championship
- National Wrestling Alliance/International Catch Wrestling Alliance
- NWA European Heavyweight Championship
- European Heavyweight Championship
- wXw World Heavyweight Championship
- wXw World Tag Team Championship