Banks retains and the turf war escalates!

banks_resultsescBanks 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

The Pride has arrived

pride_escalationTrust nobody. The simple mantra of the wild cat, the competitor, the Liger who has carved a path of destruction through the Impact Pro Wrestling roster in his rise to the heights of IPW. His undeniable need to wreak pain and punishment on his opponents has found new purchase as he brings to his side a man of equal malice and savage barbarism, a companion in cruelty to unleash on the IPW unwary.

The new Liger arrived on the scene at New Heights, shocking everyone in attendance but most of all Johnny Idol who was blind sided by the double Liger attack. James Shaw eventually arrived with a weapon in tow to scatter the Pride, but the damage was already done. For upcoming opponents of the duo, the chilling attack is a glimpse into a future of pitiless brutishness and uncompromising ferocity that will be delivered at the hands of The Pride. Continue Reading