Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The 2015 TWB Tournament of Champions, First Round: TNA Region, Part 1

Maybe this time, Aries won't take Bully's offense lying down
Photo Credit: Lee South/
The tournament's first round has concluded in the WWE Region, and Brock Lesnar, Mick Foley, Steve Austin, and The Undertaker have all advanced to the second round. Today, it's time to kick off the TNA Region with the first set of matches.

1. Kurt Angle vs. 16. Chris Sabin, TALE OF THE TAPE
ANGLE - 6x TNA World Champion, 4x WWE Champion, 2x World Heavyweight Champion, IWGP Heavyweight Champion, 2000 King of the Ring, 2x NCAA Champion, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist WITH A BROKEN FREAKIN' NECK

SABIN - TNA World Champion, 2005 Jeff Petersen Memorial Cup winner, Coolest leather jacket in wrestling

8. Abyss vs. 9. Lashley, TALE OF THE TAPE
ABYSS - TNA (NWA) World Champion, Stole Ric Flair's WWE Hall of Fame ring, Related to Joseph Park

LASHLEY- 2x TNA World Champion, Helped Donald Trump shave Vince McMahon's hair, Most successful grown-up baby in history

4. Christian Cage vs. 13. Jeff  Hardy, TALE OF THE TAPE
CHRISTIAN - 2x TNA (NWA) World Champion, 2x World Heavyweight Champion, Retired (on commentary) by Jerry Lawler, Wants ONE MORE MATCH

HARDY - 3x TNA World Champion, WWE Champion, 2x World Heavyweight Champion, Co-founder of OMEGA Wrestling, 2012 Bound for Glory Series winner, Most drastically underseeded wrestler in this tournament, as it turns out, my bad

5. Bully Ray vs. 12. Austin Aries, TALE OF THE TAPE
BULLY - 2x TNA World Champion, 23x Tag Team Champion (WWE, NJPW, TNA, ECW) with D-Von Dudley, Thankfully stopped stuttering sometime around 2000

ARIES - TNA World Champion, 2x ROH World Champion, Only Vegan in wrestling who fits the "pushy" stereotype