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Chris Sabin

Chris Sabin

Pinckney, Michigan
Joshua Harter
Height & Weight:
205 Ib

Titles Won:

  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship
  • TNA/Impact World Tag Team Championship (3 times) – with Alex Shelley
  • TNA/Impact X Division Championship (10 times)
  • Sixth TNA Triple Crown Champion
  • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – with Alex Shelley
  • ROH World Tag Team Championship – with Alex Shelley

After being trained by Scott D’Amore, Sabin debuted in 2000 for Border City Wrestling, and quickly began competing for numerous other independent promotions. In 2003, Sabin joined TNA, and quickly won the TNA X Division Championship, which he later unified with the WWA International Cruiserweight Championship. In 2004, he also wrestled for Ring of Honor. In 2005, Sabin wrestled in the UK at International Showdown for The Wrestling Channel’s first anniversary at a sold out Coventry Skydome. Throughout the next few years, Sabin competed mainly in TNA’s X Division, until forming The Motor City Machine Guns with Alex Shelley in mid-2007.

Sabin won 13 total championships while with TNA. He is a one-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion, a record ten-time X Division Champion, a three-time World Tag Team Champion with Alex Shelley, and (during a talent exchange with New Japan Pro Wrestling) a one-time IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, also with Shelley. After leaving TNA, Sabin and Shelley became one-time Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champions. Sabin has also won numerous titles on the independent circuit.

Notable Matches

vs Alex Shelley at Genesis 2009

w/ Alex Shelley vs Beer Money on Impact, August 12th 2010

w/ Alex Shelley vs Beer Money at Victory Road 2010

vs Jerry Lynn and Amazing Red on TNA Weekly pay-per-view event #44, May 14th 2003

vs Kenny King vs Suicide at Slammiversary 2013

vs AJ Styles vs Petey Williams at Final Resolution 2005

vs Juventud Guerrera on TNA Super X Cup, September 3rd 2003

vs Bully Ray on Impact Wrestling: Destination X, July 18th 2013

Other Notable Achievements

TNA Super X Cup (2003)

TNA World X Cup (2004) – with Jerry Lynn, Elix Skipper, and Christopher Daniels

TNA World X Cup (2006) – with Jay Lethal, Alex Shelley, and Sonjay Dutt

AAW Tag Team Championship – with Alex Shelley

AJPW Junior League (2007)

BWCW Cruiserweight Championship

BCW Can-Am Television Championship (2 times)

GLAPW Junior Heavyweight Championship

IWC Super Indy Championship

Super Indy Tournament (2004)

MCW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

MXPW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

MXPW Television Championship

MMWA Marquee Heavyweight Championship

Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup (2005)

NWA Great Lakes Heavyweight Championship

NWA Great Lakes Junior Heavyweight Championship

NWA International Lightweight Tag Team Championship – with Alex Shelley

TCW Heavyweight Championship

UCW Lightweight Championship

WWA International Cruiserweight Championship

XICW Light Heavyweight Championship

XICW Tag Team Championship – with Truth Martini