Pat Schisk was at his lowest point when he was forced out of The Investment in September.
Now, in a remarkable turnaround, Schisk has the opportunity to challenge IPW Champion and Investment figurehead Fury in the main event of IPW Last Chance (November 15, Mt Albert War Memorial Hall).
Schisk became number one contender to Fury’s title by winning the Armageddon Cup last month.
Schisk tore through The Investment’s Joel Clementson in the first round of the tournament, and then made it through Brook Duncan to come face-to-face with The Investment’s Curt Chaos in the tournament final.
Chaos had been given a bye in the semi-final stage of the tournament thanks to IPW Director and Investment mastermind Daniel Burnell but even with the deck stacked against him, Schisk finished Chaos with his Wakado Sick Kick to claim the Armageddon Cup.
Schisk now finds himself in a position to complete his dream run back to the main event picture and dethrone Fury for the IPW Championship in the ultimate act of revenge.
However, defeating Fury is easier said than done.
Former IPW Champion Travis Banks lost three matches straight against Fury earlier this year, while Fury also scored a submission victory over Origin leader Alfred Valentine at Battle Scars and defended the IPW Championship twice at the Armageddon Expo.
Can Schisk make Daniel Burnell rue the day he decided to turf “Classic” Pat out of The Investment, or will Fury ensure he sees out the year as IPW Champion and carries the title into Nightmare Before Xmas?
Also at Last Chance, Australia’s Mr Juicy makes his New Zealand debut to lend a hand to Travis Banks in his battle against The Agents of Change.
Mr Juicy has been a standout in the Australian wrestling scene for a number of years – perhaps none moreso than 2014 when he was ranked 496th in Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s annual PWI 500 list.
With that in mind, Banks contacted Mr Juicy earlier this month to entice him to Auckland.
Banks has a good track record working with international stars against The Investment, having defeated Aaron Henry and Fury alongside “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan at the Armageddon Expo last month.
Can the first-time pairing of singles standouts Mr Juicy and Travis Banks topple The Agents of Change, or will the former two-time IPW Tag Team Champions prove the better men when it comes to tag team competition?
IPW Last Chance takes place tomorrow, November 15, at the Mt Albert War Memorial Hall in Auckland.
IPW Last Chance Card:
- IPW Championship:
Fury (c) vs. Pat Schisk
- The Agents of Change vs. Mr Juicy & Travis Banks
- Curt Chaos vs. Vinny Dunn
- The Pride vs. TnT
- Carmen Rose vs. Evie
- Hair vs. Hair:
Johnny Idol vs. Khan