Controversy ruled at Trial by Combat when Fury cashed in his 2014 Eliminator Contract on a broken and beaten Travis Banks to become the new IPW New Zealand Heavyweight Champion. Now, two of the greatest in-ring competitors in New Zealand history will clash with an unwavering desire to be the best in the business at Rival Turf on August 30th.
At Trial by Combat, Banks survived. He navigated the shark infested waters of the Investment only to be thrown back into the deep end by the duplicitous Daniel Burnell and his former friend, Fury. Banks understands the credo of ‘whatever it takes’ when it comes to claiming the New Zealand Heavyweight Championship, but will this betrayal be the harpoon that pierces the very heart of what drives this former champion? Continue Reading