Sunday, March 3, 2024


Washington, D.C
Christopher Joseph Parks
Height & Weight:
350 Ib

Titles Won:

  • NWA World Heavyweight Championship
  • NWA World Tag Team Championship – 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
  • Fourth TNA Triple Crown Champion
  • Second TNA Grand Slam Champion
  • Impact Wrestling Hall Of Fame (2018)

Christopher Parks is better known by his ring name Abyss, and is currently signed to WWE as a producer and rare on-screen personality. He is best known for his time with Impact Wrestling under the ring name Abyss.

He became a one-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion. He is the heaviest wrestler to hold the X Division Championship and was the longest reigning Television Champion. In the tag team division, he held 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 once with Crazzy Steve as Decay.

Having won all the required championships, he was the fourth man to complete the Triple Crown Championship and the second to complete the Grand Slam Championship. He also wrestled in Impact Wrestling as Abyss’ storyline brother/split personality, Joseph Park. He was also the longest-tenured member of the Impact Wrestling roster, having remained with the company from 2002 to 2019. In 2018, he was inducted into the Impact Hall of Fame by his longtime manager, James Mitchell.

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.