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[Claudio Castagnoli Gallery]
[Chris Hero Gallery]
Team: The King of Wrestling
Version #1: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli
Version #2 (2007): Chris Hero & Larry Sweeney
Hometown:
Debut: 2005
Other Names: Los Campeonatos de Parejas
Finishing Move:
Favorite Moves:
Notable Feuds: Ring of Honor
The Briscoe Brothers

  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Tag Team titles defeating Necro Butcher & Toby Klein (September 10, 2005);
  • CHIKARA Pro Wrestling Tag Team titles defeating ????? & ????? (?????);
  • ROH (Ring of Honor) Tag Team titles defeating Austin Aries & Roderick Strong (September 16, 2006);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Tag Team titles by winning a Last Team Standing Tournament (October 14, 2006);


  • Chikara Pro Wrestling + Combat Zone Wrestling + IWA Mid South + IWA East Coast + Independents:
  • October 5, 2004--IWA East Coast (debut): Chris Hero defeated Claudio Castagnoli..
  • December 28, 2004--House of Pain Wrestling: Icarus & Jimmy Jacobs defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli by DQ..
  • February 5, 2005 - CZW: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Jon Dahmer & D.J. Hyde..
  • February 12, 2005--IWA Mid South: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Chris Hero by Disqualification..
  • March 12, 2005 - CZW: B-Boy & Spyder Nate Webb (Mystery Partner) defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli..
  • March 18, 2005--Chikara Pro Wrestling: Chris Hero & Arik Cannon & Claudio Castagnoli beat Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw & Sabian..
  • March 19, 2005--Chikara Pro Wrestling: Chris Hero & Arik Cannon & Claudio Castagnoli beat Mike Quackenbush & Men at Work..
  • June 19, 2005--Chikara: Chris Hero & Gran Akuma & Claudio Castagnoli beat Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw & Shane Storm..
  • July 22, 2005--Chikara Wrestling: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli & Gran Akuma beat Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw & Lance Steel..
  • July 24, 2005--Chikara Wrestling: Quackenbush/Sabian/Equinox/Kingston defeated Chris Hero/Cannon/Castagnoli/Gran Akuma..
  • August 13, 2005 - CZW: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Mike Quackenbush & Ruckus (CZW Champion)..
  • September 10, 2005 - CZW: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Necro Butcher & Toby Klein to win the Tag Team titles!
  • October 8, 2005 - CZW: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Beef Wellington & Excalibur to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • November 26, 2005--AAW: Tyler Black & Marek Brave defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli..
  • December 10, 2005 - CZW: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Sabian & Eddie Kingston to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • January 7, 2006--Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Chris Hero defeated Claudio Castagnoli..
  • January 8, 2006--SPW: Rocky Romero & Puma defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli..
  • January 14, 2006 - CZW: Ruckus & Sabian & Eddie Kingston defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli & Super Dragon..

    Chikara Pro + Combat Zone Wrestling (Hero) vs Ring of Honor (Castagnoli):
  • January 14, 2006 - ROH: American Dragon defeated Chris Hero (part of a CZW angle) to retain the Ring of Honor World title!
  • February 4, 2006--PWG: Super Dragon & Davey Richards defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • February 11, 2006 - CZW: Blackout (Eddie Kingston & Joker) defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli to win the Tag titles!
  • February 25, 2006 - ROH: Chris Hero and several CZW wrestlers invaded Ring of Honor and engaged in an interpromotional brawl..
  • February 25, 2006--CHIKARA Tag Tournament: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Equinox & Hydra in the First Round..
  • ~~~SECOND ROUND: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Sumie Sakai & Ranmaru to advance to the Next Round..
  • February 27, 2006--CHIKARA Tag Team Tournament: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Ryan Cruz & Darren Corbin..
  • ~~~SEMI-FINALS: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Hallowicked & Delirious to advance to the Finals..
  • ~~~FINALS: Chris Hero & Claudio Castangoli defeated Milano Collection A.T. & Skayde to win the Tag Tournament!
  • March 25, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Chris Hero & Necro Butcher defeated Jason Blade & Kid Mizake in an ROH Open Challenge..
  • ~~~Hero & Butcher then beat up Adam Pearce, then asked for Claudio Castagnoli's help, only to have Claudio attack Hero & Butcher..
  • March 30, 2006 - ROH: Claudio Castagnoli defeated Shane Haggadorn (CZW's Chris Hero & Necro Butcher confronted Double C)..
  • ~~~B.J. Whitmer attacked Chris Hero & Necro Butcher and Double C chose to side with ROH against Combat Zone Wrestling..
  • March 31, 2006 - ROH: ROH vs CZW continued with Chris Hero & Necro Butcher brawling with Adam Pearce & Claudio Castagnoli..
  • April 8, 2006--Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Nemesis & Disco Machine..

    Chikara Pro + Combat Zone Wrestling vs Ring of Honor:
  • April 22, 2006 - ROH: Team CZW defeated Team ROH when Claudio Castagnoli turned on ROH and sided with Chris Hero & CZW!
  • ~~~Team CZW (Chris Hero & Necro Butcher & Super Dragon) defeated Team ROH (Samoa Joe & B.J. Whitmer & Adam Pearce)..
  • May 5, 2006--Insane Wrestling Federation: Chris Hero defeated Claudio Castagnoli.
  • May 6, 2006--PWG: Chris Bosh/Scott Lost/Chris Hero/Claudio Castagnoli beat El Generico/Quicksilver/Kevin Steen/Super Dragon.
  • May 12, 2006 - ROH: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Adam Pearce & B.J. Whitmer in an Interpromotional match..
  • May 26, 2006--CHIKARA Pro: Team #1 (Quackenbush) defeated Team #2 (Hero) in a big 8-MAN Tag..
  • ~~~TEAM #1: Mike Quackenbush & Milano Collection AT & Jigsaw & Shane Storm..
  • ~~~TEAM #2: The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) & F.I.S.T. (Icarus & Gran Akuma)
  • May 27, 2006--CHIKARA Pro: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Miawaki & Yoshiaki Yago ..
  • June 9, 2006--IWC: Kings Of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) defeated Ricky Reyes & John McChesney..
  • June 10, 2006 - CZW: Chris Hero defeated Claudio Castagnoli to retain the CZW World Heavyweight title....
  • July 7, 2006--International Wrestling Cartel: Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) beat Shiima Xion & Jason Gory..
  • July 13, 2006--NWA Upstate: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Body Lee & Jimmy Olsen in a tag team match...
  • July 15, 2006 - ROH: Team Ring of Honor defeated Team Combat Zone Wrestling in a 5-on-5 Cage of Death match..
  • ~~~Team Ring of Honor: Samoa Joe, Adam Pearce, BJ Whitmer, Ace Steel, and American Dragon w/Jim Cornette & JJ Dillon..
  • ~~~Team Combat Zone Wrestling: Chris Hero, Necro Butcher, Spyder Nate Webb, Claudio Castagnoli, and Eddie Kingston..
  • July 16, 2006--PWG: Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) defeated Cape Fear (El Generico & Quicksilver)..
  • August 13, 2006 - ROH: Colt Cabana & Nigel McGuiness & Robbie Brookside beat Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli & Chad Collyer..
  • August 20, 2006--CHIKARA Pro Wrestling: Mike Quackenbush & Shane Storm defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli..
  • September 3, 2006--PWG: Delirious/Colt Cabana/M-Dogg20/Quicksilver beat C.Castagnoli/C.Hero/Rocky Romero/Necro Butcher

    Chikara Pro + Combat Zone Wrestling vs Ring of Honor (Kings of Wrestling):
  • September 15, 2006 - Ring of Honor: The Kings of Wrestling defeated The Ring Crew Express (Dunn & Marcos)..
  • September 16, 2006 - Ring of Honor: The Kings of Wrestling defeated Austin Aries & Roderick Strong to win the ROH Tag Team titles!
  • September 22, 2006--CHIKARA: Los Campeonatos de Parejas beat The North Star Express in a 2/3 Falls match to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • October 6, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Kings of Wrestling defeated Colt Cabana & Jimmy Jacobs w/Lacey to retain the ROH Tag Team titles!
  • October 7, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Matt Sydal w/Christopher Daniels defeated Chris Hero w/Claudio Castagnoli..
  • October 14, 2006 - Combat Zone Wrestling: The Kings of Wrestling won the CZW "Last Team Standing" Tournament!
  • ~~~ROUND #1: Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) beat Team Masturbation (Excalibur & Beef Wellington)..
  • ~~~ROUND #2: The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) defeated BLKOUT (Ruckus & Human Tornado)..
  • ~~~FINALS: The Kings of Wrestling defeated H8 Club (Justice Pain & Human Tornado) to win the CZW Tag Team titles!
  • October 21, 2006--PWG: Super Dragon & B-Boy beat Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli to retain the PWG Tag Team titles!
  • November 3, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Christopher Daniels defeated Chris Hero | Matt Sydal defeated Claudio Castagnoli..
  • November 4, 2006 - ROH: The Kings of Wrestling defeated Austin Aries & Roderick Strong by DQ to retain the Tag Team titles..
  • November 11, 2006 - CZW: BLKOUT (Sabian & Robbie Mireno) defeated The Kings of Wrestling to win the Tag Team titles!
  • November 12, 2006--CHIKARA: Eddie Kingston/Mike Quackenbush/Shane Storm beat Larry Sweeney/Chris Hero/Claudio Castagnoli..
  • November 17, 2006--CHIKARA: F.I.S.T beat The Kings of Wrestling in a 2/3 Falls match to win the Campeonatos de Parejas
  • November 18, 2006--Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: B-Boy & Super Dragon won a 4-WAY to recapture their PWG Tag Team titles..
  • ~~~Super Dragon & B-Boy beat Richards & Strong (c) and Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin and Kings of Wrestling in a 4-WAY..
  • November 24, 2006 - Ring of Honor: Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli defeated Roderick Strong & Austin Aries in a No-DQ match..
  • November 25, 2006 - ROH: Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal defeated Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli to win the Tag Team titles!
  • December 2, 2006--Pro Wrestling Guerrilla: Chris Hero defeated Claudio Castagnoli in Reseda, California..
  • December 16, 2006--IWA Mid South: The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) beat Arik Cannon & B-Boy
  • December 22, 2006 - Ring of Honor: The Kings of Wrestling (Claudio Castagnoli & Chris Hero) defeated The Briscoe Brothers..
  • ~~~"Sweet & Sour" Larry Sweeney made his debut in Ring of Honor to help The Kings of Wrestling win the match!
  • December 23, 2006 - Ring of Honor: The Briscoe Brothers defeated The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli)..
  • ~~~After the match, "Sweet & Sour" Larry Sweeney came out and officially replaced Double C in the Kings of Wrestling..
  • The Kings of Wrestling won Best Independent Tag Team of the Year in the 2006 Obsessedwithwrestling.com Awards...

    The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Larry Sweeney):
  • January 26, 2007 - Ring of Honor: Homicide w/Julius Smokes defeated Chris Hero w/Larry Sweeney to retain the ROH World title..