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
Emotion-fraught chaos has reigned between The Investment and the Origin as they’ve battled for control and power in IPW. Finally, in a match up that has been threatening all year, the two sides will collide in the massive Double Ring Capture the Flag match at Rival Turf!
Brand new New Zealand Heavyweight Champion Fury will combine with his new Investment teammates in Vinny Dunn, Curt Chaos, Pat Schisk, Jakob Cross & Aaron Henry to battle Team Origin which consists of Alfred Valentine, Alexander, “Pirate” Jason Burns, James Shaw, Lil T & TK Cooper.
This infamous match has settled scores, scarred competitors and created bitter rivals. Each man will be bent on capturing one of the flags that will stand in each ferociously guarded team corner. It is the team that overwhelms their opponents to bring both flags to their ring and corner that will claim victory, but it won’t be without a price. Continue Reading