Professional Wrestler Sues Opponent After Losing Testicle From Match

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (CBS Cleveland/AP) — A former professional wrestler is suing his opponent and the Indiana-based promoter who arranged their bout last year, claiming his foe was supposed to lose their match but had other ideas and kicked him so hard in the crotch that one of his testicles ruptured and had to be removed.

John Levi Miller, 23, contends in his lawsuit filed Monday that Clinton Woosley was the “heel,” a term used to describe the designated villain or loser, of their match last June, The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., reported. He says Woosley, who wrestles under the name Guido Andretti, declined his invitation to map out the fight, as is customary, and instead said he understood the plan and that “it would be OK.” However, Miller says Woosley tried to win and kicked him hard in the crotch.

Miller, who was a contestant on season two of “Love Games,” an Oxygen Channel reality show, could not immediately be reached for comment. Neither he nor Woosley had listed phone numbers. In his bio on the show’s website, Miller is described as an aspiring WWE wrestler who has made a few appearances on the WWE circuit as a villain named “The Playboy J-Millz.”

Miller’s lawyer, Larry Wilder of Jeffersonville, told the paper that Miller applied ice to the swelling after returning home from his match with Woosley, but went to a hospital the next day, where doctors ended up removing his ruptured right testicle.

“Kicking someone between the legs is not a normal dance move in professional wrestling,” Wilder told the paper.

Sam Cosby, who owns Coliseum Championship Wrestling, which promoted the event, told the newspaper that Miller got his facts wrong. He said Miller finished the match and actually won it, as scripted, and he said Miller gave no indication afterward that he had been injured.

“The kid never complained about nothing,” Cosby said.

Miller’s lawsuit, which was filed in Clark Circuit Court in Jeffersonville, accuses Coliseum and Cosby of negligence and breaching their duty to ensure that Woosley was adequately trained and understood the “moves” intended to entertain the crowd and still deliver the match’s predetermined outcome. It seeks a jury trial, legal fees and unspecified compensation for medical expenses related to the surgery and other complications.

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One Comment

  1. Alex says:

    Well, if he never complained about nothing, I file in favor of the plaintiff. Learn your double negatives, sonny.

    1. Shepherd says:

      I can almost not stop laughing about that one, almost.🙂

      1. Dan says:

        i can’t almost not stop not laughing about that one

      2. Sandra Shelton says:

        Careful you might just lose one too.

        http://911essentials.com

      3. GFM2012 says:

        Yes, it is a real laugh riot. If you are mentally retarded.

    2. oldgeez says:

      Actually he never complained because he couldn’t speak!! I would have thought the bulging eyes would have told someone something was wrong.

    3. David Kramer says:

      I am going to sue because I thought it was real, are you telling me professional wrestling is fake? That is false advertising!

    4. Carl says:

      So much for TESTICULAR FORTITUDE!

  2. Jay says:

    Well isn’t that just a kick in the nuts!

  3. Dave Jones says:

    An eye for an eye,
    A testicle for a testicle.

    1. UB Drinker says:

      thought you were dead.

    2. Ralphs malph says:

      Famous last quote?

  4. Bill says:

    What!!! Do you means it’s fake?

    1. Sandy says:

      I, for one, am shocked!

      1. Mac-101 says:

        Just like politics. Both sides are just puppets and dance to the same puppetmasters. LOL!

  5. Tom says:

    Way to break the tough stories CBS Cleveland!

    1. tom says:

      Its cleveland, what do you want?

      1. tom says:

        …and yes, I meant to put a little ‘c’, because that’s about all it is worth.

  6. Emery says:

    Who in America today is so stupid that they will pay good money to go watch a wrestling event with a predetermined outcome? Apparently a lot of folks enjoy being entertained. Sounds like politics today – they have a predetermined outcome and they are not suppose to kick each other in the nuts.

    1. rorschach77 says:

      So emery does this mean you dont go to the movies or watch TV at home? that stuff is pre determined or did you think those people were really LOST on that magical Island? People go to watch wrestling because they are interested in the story. Kind of like when John mcclain stormed that building on christmas eve in 1988…that was a storyline…do you see the similarity therer? mongoloid

      1. lee says:

        Rorsschach, why are you letting the facts get in the way of Emery’s ‘fantasy’
        you should know better. you know they are a mongoloid yet you used 5+ letter
        words and expected him to understand.
        try using blocks and marbles next time to demonstrate your point.

    2. fred says:

      There’s just nothing like two professional wrestling fans calling others dumb. LOL!

      PS: Hope the guy gets better.

    3. anonymous_coward says:

      Same people who pay for cable even tho it’s a brain drain – it’s all entertainment.

    4. Fred Buse says:

      Same people who watch the Bachelor,, and Snookie

    5. jerome says:

      hey, that’s the mentality of this country now. All fake!!

  7. Eunich says:

    He will never be kicked in the nuts again. Nut maybe, but never nuts.

  8. Jack says:

    @Emery “Apparently a lot of folks enjoy being entertained.”

    Horrors! Folks actually ENJOY entertainment?!? This needs to be stopped immediately!

    1. GonzeauxGator says:

      This just in…..Obama wants to begin a new “entertainment tax” so those being entertained can pay their “fair share”.

  9. norman west says:

    the defendant should get 10 kicks to the nuts in 10 seconds as punishment…..

  10. Skippy says:

    “Listen Baby, I don’t care if he is a Fat B@stard, you don’t give a man a shot in the pills… it’s just not cricket”-Austin Powers.

    1. Markus Aurelius says:

      Well said, skippy!!

  11. JR says:

    Play stupid games…win stupid prizes.

  12. Aaron says:

    He’s got a lot of balls asking for that much money. All those who watch this steroid ballet of lesser IQ people must be “nuts”.

    1. Shepherd says:

      Don’t you mean, “He’s got a lot of Ball”?

  13. moondoggy1 says:

    HAH-HAH-HAH!!! Gee, it’s not real?!!!

  14. Gary says:

    Rasslin’s fake?! Tell me ia ain’t so!!

  15. bobc74 says:

    Bravo! To the wrestler who had enough of the theaterical drama and actually tried to put the SPORT back into wrestling.

  16. zeeble keeple says:

    Gee. The whole story seem so… fake. NAH!

  17. Magoo says:

    Right in the cricket set.

  18. piza says:

    Lost one to an injury years ago.
    Got the doc to put one in that plays the star-spangled banner every time I raise the flag.

    1. Joe says:

      Now thats American

  19. observational says:

    Love Games? Once super sexy but now half the man he used to be.

  20. Jake says:

    Wear a cup stupid.

  21. no says:

    Professional wrestling is for retards.

  22. dirtydog1776 says:

    God gave you two of them, so stop your bellyaching.

    1. Obama goin' DOWN says:

      I don’t think his belly was what was aching….

  23. Frank says:

    “John Levi Miller, 23, contends in his lawsuit filed Monday that Clinton Woosley was the “heel,” a term used to describe the designated villain or loser, of their match last June”

    The heel is a villain, but not a designated loser. Sometimes the heel wins.

  24. rex says:

    how can anyone watch two grown men playing grabass?

    1. Obama goin' DOWN says:

      Barney Frank and Nancy Pelosi have absolutely no problem watching whatsoever.

    2. BS Detector says:

      One post about “grabass” is OL, but two posts about “grabass” is a tad curious.

      Know what I mean?

  25. rex says:

    two grown men playing grabass is not entertainment

    1. New York Nick says:

      in this case it was kinda grabscrotumish which is even worse….a freaking girl would do better…no it is not entertainment to me either ….

    2. BS Detector says:

      You must be STRAIGHT!

  26. New York Nick says:

    Well kids, if a wrestler admitting it’s all totally scripted like anyone would believe it isn’t, why would anyone watch this stuff and pay to watch it to boot!??

    Are you gonna pay for fake sex or fake baseball players who just hit and then a virtual runner runs the bases???

    Fake ANYTHING we can do without in this world, reality’s blurred enough.

    1. ... says:

      People pay to watch fake sex all the time. It’s called porn.

  27. Ruckus says:

    Lost a testicle? Was it a left or a right one. Describe it. I think I found it . Call me

  28. cooler coleman says:

    With l the results of the steroids he probably just misplaced it.

  29. thunderbolt says:

    What?!? The outcome of the match was predetermined? Fixed?

  30. Deskboy says:

    This story is nuts.

  31. HM Phobe says:

    Guess he won’t be the new spokesman for Doublemint gum

  32. Morris says:

    Give some credit to Vince McMahon who, in the late 80’s went to court in New Jersey to have wrestling declared “Sports Entertainment” rather than an actual competitive sport. Saved him big bucks on insurance and ringside doctors. I’ve been a wrestling fan since 1952 even though I realized it was choreographed by no later than 1956. Think most fans enjoy it as a soap opera with violence (albeit manufactured) replacing romance. As the required degree of athleticism demanded of the participants has risen phenomonally from that of the “grunt & groaners” of the 50’s & 60’s, the term “fake” seems rather inappropriate since few, if any, “normals” posses the strenght and ability to “fake” it as today’s pro wrestlers can and do! Got to admit I haven’t spent much time following wrestling since the early 90’s when MMA (mixed martial arts) hit the scene.

  33. fred says:

    wrestling fans could use a swift kick in the crotch too.

  34. julius jones says:

    fake or not – wear a damn cup

  35. Disgusted Dave says:

    Kick all of the “wrestlers” and members of the audience in the balls hard enough that they can never reproduce. Morons.

    1. Obama goin' DOWN says:

      Wonder whom Obowelmovement can sue?

      Judging from his absymal performance in office, it looks like he lost BOTH of his jewels.

  36. Percy Sledge Hammer says:

    Never go into a ring against a guy fighting under the name “Ball Crusher”

  37. 1963Sparky says:

    Look for his return to the ring…his new professional name :JOHNNY SOPRANO

  38. BS Detector says:

    Wrestling is rigged?

    I am shocked, simply shocked.

    At least the elections are still real!

    Right?

  39. truckinmann says:

    I think he will win this case easily. I know many are saying this is hilarious, but if it had happened to you, I believe you’d be singing a different tune. When you work with people in a dangerous occupation, you have to be able to rely on them doing their job properly. This wasn’t just a mistake by the other wrestler, it was intentional, and therefore he deserves to be sued for not just negligence, but assault. I don’t understand why people think it’s funny when someone else gets hurt. Something has gone seriously wrong with our society…..

    1. BS Detector says:

      You Honor, My Client pleads “Artistic License”.

  40. Jason says:

    Talk about iron eggs! Dude gets a nad smashed and just brushes it off!

    JJ The Fed

  41. Joe says:

    This reminds me of the headline about McCain not wanting to contest Obama’s victory when they found voter fraud, but since McCain is an old school political warrior, he knew the dance well, and the predetermined outcome, so…… he didn’t say nuthin, ’bout nuthin……..

  42. The_Cursed_One says:

    You lost the match…….. You lost a nut…….. and you are going to lose in court….

    Not a winning combination no matter how you look at it…….

  43. Jerry says:

    There is something fishy about this story “my opponent was supposed to lose”
    hey this is professional wrestling what do you mean he was SUPPOSED TO LOSE?

    Sounds to me like the guy just went NUTS is all?

  44. princetrumpet says:

    But that would mean wrestling is fake? Oh NOES!!!!

  45. BayouKiki says:

    LOVE THE COMMENTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  46. Derp says:

    Why are people entertained by really bad actors in ridiculously gay costumes having a make believe play-fight?

  47. Harry Ballz says:

    And now he’s “half nuts”!

  48. Harry Ballz says:

    The plaintiff won’t have the balls to follow through with the lawsuit!!!

  49. Harry Ballz says:

    He got mad so he “took the BALL and went home”!

  50. Harry Ballz says:

    I bet he just had a ball!

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