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Photo credit: tnawrestling.com

Real name: Chris Parks
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 350 lbs.
Date of birth: October 4, 1973
Born: Washington, DC
Pro debut: January 1995
Trained by: Roger Ruffen
Finishing move: Black Hole Slam

Biography

- On May 5, 2001, Prince Justice defeated Stone Mountain to win the NWA Wildside Heavyweight Title
- On June 19, 2002, Justice competed in the Gauntlet For The Gold Match at TNA’s first event, but was quickly eliminated by Rick Steiner
- On November 2, 2002, Abyss defeated Huracán Castillo to win the IWA Hardcore Title. By the end of the month, he was a former 3-time champion
- On December 14, 2002, Abyss defeated Eric Alexander to win the IWA Intercontinental Title
- On March 15, 2003, Miguel Perez & Abyss were awarded the IWA Tag Team Titles after incumbent champion Eric Alexander was injured
- On May 17, 2003, Abyss defeated Miguel Perez to win control of the IWA Tag Team Titles. He chose Glamour Boy Shane as his new partner
- On February 4, 2004, AJ Styles & Abyss defeated The Red Shirt Security (Kevin Northcutt & Joe Legend) to win the NWA Tag Team Titles
- On February 25, 2004, Abyss defeated AJ Styles to gain sole control of the NWA Tag Team Titles
- On November 13, 2004, Abyss defeated A1, Raven & Axl Rotten in a 4-Way Match to win the UWA Heavyweight Title
- On February 5, 2005, Abyss defeated Jimmy Jacobs to win the NWA Iowa Heavyweight Title
- At Against All Odds 2005, Abyss defeated Jeff Hardy
- On April 22, 2005, Abyss defeated Larry Sweeney to retain the NWA Iowa Heavyweight Title
- At Hard Justice 2005, Abyss & Ron Killings won the Gauntlet For The Gold Battle Royal. Immediately after the match, Abyss defeated Killings
- At Sacrifice 2005, Abyss defeated Lance Hoyt
- On August 5, 2005, Abyss defeated Cody Hawk to win the BPW Heavyweight Title
- At Unbreakable 2005, Abyss defeated Sabu in a No-DQ Match
- On September 15, 2005, Abyss defeated Bobby Roode to win the BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Title. He was the final champion before the promotion closed (first time)
- On October 7, 2005, Abyss defeated Tyler Cook to win the vacant NWA Missouri Heavyweight Title
- At Genesis 2005, Abyss defeated Sabu in a Hardcore Match
- On November 19, 2005, Abyss defeated Chris Harris & Jeff Jarrett in a 3-Way Match to win the NWA Cyberspace Heavyweight Title
- On January 6, 2006, Abyss defeated Sabu in a Survival Of The Sickest Match to qualify for the 1PW Heavyweight Title Tournament
- At Final Resolution 2006, Abyss defeated Rhino
- On January 22, 2006, Abyss defeated Rhino to retain the NWA Cyberspace Heavyweight Title
- On January 27, 2006, The Embassy (Abyss, Jimmy Rave & Alex Shelley) defeat Matt Sydal, Jimmy Yang & Jack Evans to win the ROH Trios Tournament
- On March 4, 2006, Abyss defeated Darren Burridge, Christopher Daniels and AJ Styles in a one-night 8-man tournament to become the first 1PW Heavyweight Champion
- On March 5, 2006, Abyss defeated Ulf Herman in a Survival Of The Sickest Match to retain the 1PW Heavyweight Title
- On March 9, 2006, Abyss defeated Shark Boy to retain the BPW Heavyweight Title
- At Destination X 2006, Abyss, Jeff Jarrett & America’s Most Wanted (Chris Harris & James Storm) defeated Rhino, Ron Killings & Team 3D (Brother Ray & Brother Devon)
- At Victory Road 2006, Abyss & The James Gang (Kip & BG) defeated Team 3D (Brother Ray, Brother Devon & Brother Runt)
- At Hard Justice 2006, Abyss defeated Brother Runt
- At No Surrender 2006, Abyss defeated Brother Runt & Raven in a 3-Way No-DQ Match
- On October 14, 2006, Abyss defeated Steve Corino in a No Rope Barbed Wire Match to regain the 1PW Heavyweight Title
- On November 9, 2006, Abyss defeated AJ Styles to win TNA’s Fight For The Right Tournament
- At Genesis 2006, Abyss defeated Sting by DQ to win the NWA World Title
- At Turning Point 2006, Abyss defeated Sting & Christian Cage in a 3-Way Match to retain the NWA World Title
- On January 12, 2007, Abyss defeated Brother Runt in a No Holds Barred Match to retain the NWA World Title
- At Slammiversary 2007, Abyss defeated Tomko in a No-DQ Match
- At Victory Road 2007, Abyss & Sting defeated AJ Styles & Tomko
- At Hard Justice 2007, Abyss, Sting & Andrew Martin defeated AJ Styles, Christian Cage & Tomko in a Doomsday Chamber Of Blood Match
- At Bound For Glory 2007, Abyss defeated Black Reign, Raven & Rhino in a 4-Way Monster’s Ball Match
- At Genesis 2007, Abyss defeated Black Reign in a Shop Of Horrors Match
- At Turning Point 2007, Abyss & Raven defeated Black Reign & Rellik in a 10,000 Tacks Match
- At Against All Odds 2008, Abyss defeated Judas Mesias in a Barbed Wire Massacre Match
- At No Surrender 2008, Abyss & Matt Morgan defeated Team 3D (Brother Ray & Brother Devon)
- On October 25, 2008, Abyss defeated FTW Heavyweight Champion Grim Reefer by DQ
- At Against All Odds 2009, Abyss defeated Matt Morgan
- At Slammiversary 2009, Abyss & Taylor Wilde defeated Raven & Daffney in a Monster’s Ball Match
- At Victory Road 2009, Abyss defeated Dr Stevie in a No-DQ Match
- At Hard Justice 2009, Abyss defeated Jethro Holliday
- At Bound For Glory 2009, Abyss defeated Mick Foley in a Monster’s Ball Match with Dr Stevie as special guest referee
- At Final Resolution 2009, Abyss & Mick Foley defeated Raven & Dr Stevie in a Foley’s House Of Fun Match
- At Destination X 2010, Abyss fought TNA World Champion AJ Styles to a no contest
- At Lockdown 2010, Team Hogan (Abyss, Jeff Hardy, Jeff Jarrett & Rob Van Dam) defeated Team Flair (Desmond Wolfe, James Storm, Robert Roode & Sting) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
- On May 4, 2010, Abyss fought TNA Global Champion Rob Terry to a no contest
- On May 8, 2010, Abyss defeated PICW Heavyweight Champion Bobby Hayes by DQ
- At Sacrifice 2010, Abyss defeated Desmond Wolfe to win the managerial services of Chelsea
- On May 21, 2010, Abyss defeated NWA Wisconsin Champion The Sadist by DQ
- At Triplemania XVIII, Abyss & Cibernetico defeated El Zorro & Vampiro Canadiense
- At Slammiversary VIII, Abyss defeated Desmond Wolfe
- At No Surrender 2010, Abyss defeated Rhino in a Falls Count Anywhere Match
- At Turning Point 2010, Abyss defeated D’Angelo Dinero in a Lumberjack Match
- At Final Resolution 2010, Abyss defeated D’Angelo Dinero in a Casket Match
- At Genesis 2011, Abyss defeated Douglas Williams to win the TNA Television Title
- On May 16, 2011, Abyss defeated Kazarian to win the TNA X-Division Title, becoming only the second TNA Grand Slam Champion
- On May 17, 2011, Abyss defeated Brian Kendrick to retain the TNA X-Division Title
- At Slammiversary IX, Abyss defeated Brian Kendrick & Kazarian in a 3-Way Match to retain the TNA X-Division Title
- On June 24, 2011, Abyss defeated Alex Shelley, Kazarian & Robbie E in a 4-Way Match to retain the TNA X-Division Title
- On October 9, 2011, La Sociedad (Abyss & Chessman) defeated Extreme Tiger & Jack Evans to win the AAA Tag Team Titles
- At Turning Point 2011, Abyss & Mr Anderson defeated Immortal (Bully Ray & Scott Steiner)
- On November 26, 2011, La Sociedad defeated Extreme Tiger & Joe Lider to retain the AAA Tag Team Titles
- In December 2011, Abyss began competing in Ring Ka King
- At Genesis 2012, Abyss defeated Bully Ray in a Monster’s Ball Match, before taking an extended leave from TNA
- On February 22, 2012, RDX (Abyss & Scott Steiner) defeated Bulldog Hart & Chavo Guerrero Jr to win the RKK Tag Team Titles
- On January 20, 2012, RDX (Abyss, Deadly Danda, Scott Steiner, Sir Brutus Magnus & Sonjay Dutt) defeated Bulldog Hart, Chavo Guerrero Jr, Jwala, Mahabali Veera & Matt Morgan in the World Cup of Ring Ka King Cage Match
- On January 21, 2012, RDX (Abyss & Steiner) defeated The Mumbai Cats (Leopard & Puma) to retain the RKK Tag Team Titles
- On March 8, 2012, Chris Parks reappeared in TNA under the ‘Joseph Park Esq.’ gimmick. He would frequently be seen asking around backstage if people had seen ‘his brother’ Abyss
- On May 10, 2012, the Abyss character briefly reappeared in TNA
- At Slammiversary X, Joseph Park defeated Bully Ray in a Hardcore Match thanks to interference from Abyss

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