Between 20, Korklan wrestled on the independent circuit, for promotions including NWA Midwest, IWA-Mid South, and Ring of Honor, winning both singles and tag team championships.
He also wrestled for the short-lived Wrestling Society X and was featured on Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's early pay-per-view events.
He was previously signed with WWE and wrestled on WWE Raw under the ring name Evan Bourne.Matthew Joseph Korklan (born March 19, 1983), also known by the ring name Matt Sydal, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Global Force Wrestling.He is best known for his time in WWE under the ring name Evan Bourne.We had a little 16 foot ring set up in the building and there would be shows weekly. The girl of course lands down, that’s the finish, you go to cover.This particular night, Taryn Terrell is in a mixed tag match. She (Taryn) basically grabbed the leg, tried to pin her while she was face down, trying to get that 1-2-3 on a face down opponent. At the time I was much more cynical about people who weren’t awesome at wrestling. I think she just went for the pin, she didn’t know the difference.