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Abyss

  • Born: 10/04/1973 in Washington, D.C
  • Birthname: Christopher Joseph Parks
  • Height & Weight: 6'8", 350 Ib
Titles Won:
  • NWA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with A.J. Styles
  • TNA Television Championship (2 times)
  • TNA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with James Storm (1), Crazzy Steve (1)
  • TNA X Division Championship (1 time)
  • Fourth TNA Triple Crown Champion (1 time)
  • Second TNA Grand Slam Champion (1 time)

Christopher Parks is better known by his ring name Abyss, and is currently signed with Impact Wrestling formerly known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Under the ring name Abyss, Parks became a one-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, being the first of only two men to hold the title while competing under a mask (Blue Demon, Jr. is the other). Abyss is the heaviest wrestler to hold the X Division Championship. He also captured the Television Championship twice, the NWA World Tag Team Championship once with A.J. Styles, and the TNA World Tag Team Championship twice – once with James Storm as The Revolution, and with Crazzy Steve as Decay.

Having won all the required championships, Abyss was the fourth man to complete the Triple Crown Championship and the second to complete the Grand Slam Championship. Parks also wrestled in TNA as Abyss’ storyline brother/split personality Joseph Park.

Notable Matches: vs AJ Styles at TNA Lockdown 2005, vs Sting at Genesis 2006, vs Sabu at Barbed Wire Massacre 2005, w/ Crazzy Steve vs The Broken Hardys at Bound For Glory 2016

Notable Feuds: Raven, AJ Styles, Sting, Rhino, Sabu, James Mitchell, Matt Morgan, Dr. Stevie, w/ Decay vs. The Broken Hardys.

Other Notable Achievements: AAA World Tag Team Championship – with Chessman, ASWA Tag Team Championship – with Chris Harris, BCW Can-Am Heavyweight Championship, BPW Heavyweight Championship, IWA Hardcore Championship (3 times), IWA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship, IWA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Miguel Pérez, Jr. and Glamour Boy Shane, MFPW Heavyweight Championship, NWA Cyberspace Heavyweight Championship, NWA Iowa Heavyweight Championship, NWA Missouri Heavyweight Championship, NWA Wildside Heavyweight Championship, 1PW Heavyweight Championship (2 times), Ring Ka King Tag Team Championship – with Scott Steiner, Ring of Honor Trios Tournament (2006) – with Alex Shelley and Jimmy Rave, Superkick’D Championship, UWA Heavyweight Championship, WWA Heavyweight Championship, Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards: Best Gimmick (2012) Joseph Park, Esq.