The New Zealand Heavyweight Championship Gauntlet. It is one of the most grueling, career-threatening and insurmountable battles for the belt ever devised. Travis Banks will face this test with a will of steel and a heart of determination this coming Saturday at IPW: Trial by Combat, but the odds are not in his favour.
Daniel Burnell has remained close-lipped about the match, unwilling to give Banks time to prepare which has to further impact his chances going in to the match. The Investment Head and IPW Director Daniel Burnell has finally broken his silence on the match, and released the following statement to impactprowrestling.co.nz earlier today: Continue Reading
Emotions have hit a boiling point between fierce rivals and long time foes, Britenay and Evie. At the centre of it all is the battle to be the rightful holder of the New Zealand Women’s Championship. Now their toxic interpersonal battle has drawn in two other competitors; Carmen Rose and Olivia Shaw!
It was revealed in the latest episode of the IPW Informer that Daniel Burnell has scheduled a huge tag team match up. Evie will team up with Olivia Shaw in an alliance of attitude to battle the feisty pairing of Britenay and Carmen Rose, a combination built on respect and friendship. Continue Reading
The fallout from Escalation between Britenay & Evie leads to a huge tag team match at Trial by Combat on July 26!
The chaotic nature of the confrontations between The Investment & Origin has been clear and present in recent months, and its set to continue July 26 at Trial by Combat with a huge Taped Fists Match between Vinny Dunn and Alfred Valentine!
Every time Valentine & Dunn have been in the same ring in 2014 things have taken a violent turn, and the violence has led to the majority of their matches being thrown out due the illegal use of closed fists. That however will not be the outcome on July 26, with Daniel Burnell announcing in the latest IPW Informer a huge Taped Fists Match between Dunn & Valentine!
This huge confrontation between The Investment & Origin looks set to once again run rampant and continue the massive turf war between both groups!
Join us at Trial by Combat for this huge feature match!
Taped Fists Match revealed on this episode of The IPW Informer!
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Surrounded and ambushed at Escalation, the New Zealand Heavyweight Championship seemed destined to be ripped from the grasp of Travis Banks by Daniel Burnell & The Investment. All those traits that make Banks a man, a competitor and ultimately a champion, led him to overcome the biggest obstacle ever put in front of a New Zealand Heavyweight Champion. At least, that’s what we thought until the revelation that he must face every single member of The Investment at Trial by Combat.
Every time he steps into the ring his cherished gold will be on the line, and never before has the New Zealand Heavyweight Champion been backed into a wall like this. A clear sign that Daniel Burnell has determined that the reign of Travis Banks must end at all costs.
For the first time in history the New Zealand Heavyweight Championship could be on the line multiple times in one night! An unprecedented Gauntlet has been thrust upon one of the greatest champions of the modern era, and as we know, champions are at their very best when the odds are so substantial. Continue Reading
Banks was surrounded by The Investment on Saturday night, and his New Zealand Heavyweight Championship looked set to be pried from his grasp but heart, passion, skill and a little helping hand from The Origin saw Travis Banks once again defend his gold against all odds!
Daniel Burnell wanted nothing more than the New Zealand Heavyweight Championship to be back within The Investment Portfolio and around the waist of Curt Chaos, and it seemed that would happen for a high percentage of The Investment Lumberjack Match. However, Travis Banks showed exactly why he is such an outstanding champion, battling back every time the numbers game got the better of him and once The Investment was cleared out of ringside by The Origin, he found his opportunity to defeat Curt Chaos with a vicious brain buster. The Peak of Perfection left with his gold but he also left with the knowledge that at Trial by Combat he must face every member of The Investment in an unprecedented Gauntlet for The New Zealand Heavyweight Championship. Continue Reading
Impact Pro Wrestling presents Escalation this Saturday night in Auckland!
Travis Banks and Curt Chaos are just days away from their huge New Zealand Championship Match at Escalation, Banks is banking on retaining while Chaos is hoping his Investment numbers at ringside will bring him his first ever New Zealand Heavyweight Championship.
The New Zealand Heavyweight Championship headlines Escalation in an Investment Lumberjack Match! Continue Reading
Make sure you stick close to your television screens as Impact Pro Wrestling features on TV2′s The 4.30 Show, Friday July 27 at 4.30pm!