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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
– On July 7, 2012, Team OVW (Abyss, Michael Hayes, Johnny Spade, Trailer Park Trash & James Thomas) defeated Team Jo-VW (Rob Terry, Jason Wayne, Jack Black, Joe Coleman & Rocco Bellagio). Spade scored the pin to win the OVW Heavyweight Title
– At Joker’s Wild ’13, Park & Bobby Roode defeated Robbie E & Zema Ion, but the pair fell short in the final gauntlet match
– At Lockdown ’13, Park defeated Joey Ryan
– At Hardcore Justice 2, Park defeated Judas Mesias in a Monster’s Ball Match
– At Slammiversary XI, Abyss defeated Devon to win the TNA Television Title
– At One Night Only: Hardcore Justice, Team Angle (Kurt Angle, James Storm, Samoa Joe & Abyss) defeated Team Roode (Bobby Roode, Magnus, Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) in a Lethal Lockdown Match after Eric Young & Joseph Park had previously defeated Christopher Daniels & Kazarian
– In February 2014, following months of teasing, Abyss & Joseph Park were revealed to be one and the same
– At Wrestle-1 Outbreak, Abyss fought Yoshihiro Takayama to a double-DQ
– At Victory Road ’14, Abyss defeated Mr Anderson, but fell short in the Battle Royal later in the show
– At House of Hardcore V, Abyss defeated Tommy Dreamer
– On August 7, 2014, Abyss entered the TNA Gold Rush Tournament, defeating Samuel Shaw in the first round, before losing to Austin Aries in the final
– On September 19, 2014, Abyss & James Storm defeated The Wolves (Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards) to win the TNA Tag Team Titles. The duo would go on to be known as The Revolution
– On December 13, 2014, The Revolution fought WWL Tag Team Champions La Artilleria Pesada (Thunder & Lightning) to a double-DQ
– On January 7, 2015, The Revolution defeated The Wolves to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles
– Two days later, The Revolution defeated The Hardy Boyz (Matt & Jeff) in a Cage Match to retain the TNA Tag Team Titles


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