The Kings of Wrestling



Wrestled In: Independents / CZW / RoH

Debut: February 2005 (formed by Castagnoli, Hero, & Cannon)

Finishing Maneuver: Hero's Welcome KOW Edition, King Swing, KRS One, KRS Two, Royal Bomb, Royal Power & Glory

Other Related Websites:
The Kings of Wrestling (Tag-Team) - Cagematch Bio
The Kings of Wrestling (Stable) - Cagematch Bio
The Kings of Wrestling - Online World of Wrestling Bio
The Kings of Wrestling - Wikipedia Bio

Main Wrestlers
Claudio Castagnoli
Chris Hero


Affiliated Wrestlers
Sara Del Ray
Shane Hagadorn


Former Wrestlers
(CHIKARA)
Gran Akuma
Max Boyer
Arik Cannon
Shayne Hawke
Icarus
Mitch Ryder
Larry Sweeney
Chuck Taylor


History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (66 - 44, 1 NC)
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '05, Night One (February 18) = Cannon & Castagnoli defeated Allison Danger & Alere Little Feather and F.I.S.T. in the first two rounds of the Tag World Grand Prix Tournament.
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '05, Night Three (February 20) = Cannon & Castagnoli beat Knight Eye For The Pirate Guy, Jigsaw & Sabian, and The SuperFriends (Chris Hero & Mike Quackenbush) to win the tournament. This was the night where Hero turned on Quackenbush, with Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero forming The Kings of Wrestling.
- CZW ECW Arena (March 12, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) were beaten by Spyder Nate Webb & B-Boy.
- CHIKARA Remain In Light (March 18, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) defeated Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw, & Sabian.
- CHIKARA Don't Eat The Black Ones (March 19, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) won over Mike Quackenbush & Men At Work.
- CHIKARA War Grapes! (March 20, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) beat Shane Storm & Knight Eye For The Pirate Guy.
- CHIKARA Speaking In Tongues (April 15, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon & Castagnoli) fell to Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw.
- CHIKARA Trial By Foam (April 16, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) took down Mickie Knuckles, Mike Quackenbush, & Jigsaw.
- CHIKARA Aniversario Blue (May 20, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) lost, via DQ, to Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw.
- CHIKARA Aniversario Orange (May 21, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) were beaten by Mike Quackenbush, Reckless Youth, & Jigsaw.
- CHIKARA Aniversario White (May 22, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon & Castagnoli) beat Knight Eye For The Pirate Guy.
- CHIKARA Planet Of The Grapes (June 19, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) & F.I.S.T. beat Mike Quackenbush, Jolly Roger, & ShaneSaw.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup III, Night One (July 22, '05) = In a non-tournament match, The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) & Gran Akuma won over Mike Quackenbush, Lance Steel, & Jigsaw.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup III, Night Two (July 23, '05) = In a non-tournament match, The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon & Hero) & F.I.S.T. won over Trik Davis, Mickie Knuckles, & The North Star Express.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup III, Night Three (July 24, '05) = In a non-tournament match, The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) & Gran Akuma fell to Eddie Kingston, Mike Quackenbush, Equinox, & Sabian.
- CZW ECW Arena (August 13, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) defeated Mike Quackenbush & Ruckus.
- CZW A Big Mutha F'n Deal (September 10, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) won the CZW Tag-Team Titles, winning over Toby Klein & Necro Butcher.
- CHIKARA Son Of The International Invasion Of The International Invaders - Second Stage (September 17, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) lost, via DQ, to Milano Collection AT & Skayde.
- CZW Point of No Return (October 8, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) retained the CZW Tag Titles, beating Beef Wellington & Excalibur.
- CHIKARA Little Creatures (October 21, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon & Castagnoli) & F.I.S.T. lost to Mike Quackenbush, Skayde, & ShaneSaw.
- CHIKARA The Cibernetico Returneth (October 22, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon, Castagnoli, & Hero) competed in the "Torneo Cibernetico" Match, which was won by Gran Akuma.
- CHIKARA True Stories (November 18, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Cannon & Castagnoli) defeated Mike Quackenbush & Reckless Youth.
- CZW Cage of Death VII (December 10, '05) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) stayed the CZW Tag Champs, taking down Eddie Kingston & Sabian.
- CZW Afternoon of Main Events (January 14, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) & Super Dragon lost to Eddie Kingston, Sabian, & Ruckus.
- PWG Card Subject To Change II (February 4, '06) = Castagnoli & Hero lost to the PWG Tag-Team Champs, Davey Richards & Super Dragon.
- CZW Seven Years Strong: Settle The Score (February 11, '06) = Castagnoli & Hero lost the CZW Tag-Team Titles to Eddie Kingston & Joker.
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '06, Night One (February 24) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) took down Equinox & Hydra and Team J'D (Sumie Sakai & Ranmaru) in the first two rounds of the Tag World Grand Prix Tournament.
- CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix '06, Night Three (February 26) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) defeated The North Star Express, Delirious & Hallowicked, and Milano Collection AT & Skayde to win the Tag World Grand Prix Tournament and the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Titles.
- PWG Crazymania: All-Star Weekend 3, Night 1 (April 8, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) defeated Disco Machine & Nemesis.
- CHIKARA Sand In The Vaseline (April 21, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) lost, via DQ, to Incoherence (Delirious & Hallowicked).
- PWG (Please Don't Call It) The OC (May 6, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) & Arrogance beat Kevin Steen, Super Dragon, & Cape Fear.
- RoH How We Roll (May 12, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero)(CZW) won over Adam Pearce & BJ Whitmer(RoH).
- CHIKARA Aniversario Delta (May 26, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) & F.I.S.T. were beaten by Milano Collection AT, Mike Quackenbush, & ShaneSaw.
- CHIKARA Aniversario Epsilon (May 27, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) retained the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Titles, winning a "Three Falls" Match over Team Kaientai-Dojo (Yoshiaki Yago & MIYAWAKI).
- IWC Summer Sizzler 3 (June 9, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) defeated John McChesney & Low Ki.
- IWC Uncaged Fury (July 7, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling beat Jason Gory & Shiima Xion.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor IV (July 15, '06) = Team CZW (The Kings of Wrestling, Eddie Kingston, Necro Butcher, & Nate Webb) lost a "Cage of Death" Match to Team RoH (Homicide, Adam Pearce, Samoa Joe, Ace Steel, & BJ Whitmer).
- PWG Threemendous: Three Year Anniversary (July 16, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated Cape Fear.
- RoH Anarchy in the UK (August 13, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling & Chad Collyer lost to Robbie Brookside, Colt Cabana, & Nigel McGuinness.
- CHIKARA Return Of The Son Of The International Invasion Of The International Invaders - Second Stage (August 20, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) were beaten by Mike Quackenbush & Shane Storm.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '06, Night 3 (September 3) = In a non-tournament match, the Kings of Wrestling, Necro Butcher, & Rocky Romero fell to Colt Cabana, Delirious, M-Dogg 20, & Quicksilver.
- RoH Glory By Honor V, Night 1 (September 15, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling beat the Ring Crew Express.
- RoH Glory By Honor V, Night 2 (September 16, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling won the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, winning over Austin Aries & Roderick Strong.
- CZW Last Team Standing (October 14, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated Team Masturbation, Blackout (Ruckus & the Human Tornado), and Justice Pain & the Human Tornado (subbing for Nick Gage) to win the vacated CZW Tag-Team Titles.
- CZW Fear (October 15, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling retained the CZW Tag-Team Titles, beating Onyx & Rainman.
- PWG Horror Business (October 21, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling lost to the PWG Tag-Team Champions, B-Boy & Super Dragon.
- RoH The Bitter End (November 4, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling stayed the RoH World Tag Champs, winning, via DQ, over Austin Aries & Roderick Strong.
- CZW Night of Infamy V (November 11, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling lost the CZW Tag-Team Titles to BlkOut (Robbie Mireno & Sabian).
- CHIKARA From Zero To Hero (And Castagnoli) (November 12, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli, Hero, & Larry Sweeney) fell to Eddie Kingston, Mike Quackenbush, & Shane Storm.
- CHIKARA Brick (November 17, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) lost the CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Titles, losing a "Three Falls" Match to F.I.S.T.
- PWG All-Star Weekend IV, Night 2 (November 18, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling lost a "Four Way" Match to B-Boy & Super Dragon, who won the PWG Tag-Team Titles. Davey Richards & Roderick Strong and Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley were the other participants.
- RoH Black Friday Fallout (November 24, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling retained the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, winning a "No Disqualification" Match over Austin Aries & Roderick Strong.
- RoH Dethroned (November 25, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling lost the RoH World Tag-Team Titles to Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal.
- RoH International Challenge (December 22, '06) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated the Briscoes.
- RoH Final Battle '06 (December 23) = The Kings of Wrestling fell to the Briscoes.
- CHIKARA King of Trios Tournament '07, Night One (February 16) = The Kings of Wrestling (Gran Akuma, Chuck Taylor, & Icarus) defeated Team USA (Jay Jaillet, USApe, & The Patriot) and Los Ice Creams in the first two rounds of the King of Trios Tournament.
- CHIKARA King of Trios Tournament '07, Night Three (February 18) = The Kings of Wrestling (Gran Akuma, Chuck Taylor, & Icarus) lost in the semi-finals of the tournament to Team Kaientai Dojo (Yoshiaki Yago, KUDO, & MIYAWAKI). Mike Quackenbush & ShaneSaw won the tournament.
- PWG Dynamite Duumvirate Tag-Team Title Tournament, Night 1 (May 19, '07) = The Kings of Wrestling lost in the first round of the DDT4 Tournament to the Briscoes. Roderick Strong & PAC won the tournament.
- PWG Dynamite Duumvirate Tag-Team Title Tournament, Night 2 (May 20, '07) = In a non-tournament match, the Kings of Wrestling, Josh Abercrombie, & Nate Webb beat Davey Richards, Super Dragon, & Arrogance.
- CHIKARA Anniversario! (May 27, '07) = The Kings of Wrestling (Gran Akuma, Chuck Taylor, & Icarus) won over The Kings of Wrestling (Claudio Castagnoli & Chris Hero). Afterwards, the two groups united, thanks to Max Bower & Mitch Ryder.
- RoH Domination (June 9, '07) = The Kings of Wrestling lost a "Three Falls" Match to the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, the Briscoes.
- CHIKARA Young Lions Cup V, Night Three (June 24, '07) = In a non-tournament match, The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) defeated Up In Smoke. Later on, The Kings of Wrestling (Max Boyer, Arik Cannon, & Larry Sweeney) fell to Hallowicked & ShaneSaw.
- CHIKARA Showdown In CrisisLand! (July 21, '07) = The Kings of Wrestling (Max Boyer, Gran Akuma, & Icarus) were beaten by The Colony (Fire Ant, Soldier Ant, & Worker Ant).
- CHIKARA Maximum Overdraft (August 5, '07) = The Kings of Wrestling (Castagnoli & Hero) lost to Lince Dorado & Pantera.
- RoH Transform (January 12, '08) = Del Ray & Hero defeated Ernie Osiris & Alexa Thatcher.
- RoH Without Remorse (January 26, '08) = Del Ray & Hero retained the "Intergender" Titles, beating Kyle Durden & Alex Payne. Later on, Del Ray & Hero won a "Non-Title" Match over Daizee Haze & Jigsaw.
- NOAH Budokan Hall (March 2, '08) = The Kings of Wrestling fell to Junji Izumida & Akira Taue.
- RoH SoCal Showdown (January 29, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling & The American Wolves won an "Eight-Man Tag-Team" Match over The Briscoes & The Young Bucks.
- RoH 8th Anniversary Show (February 13, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated The Bravado Brothers.
- RoH From The Ashes (March 26, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling beat The Dynasty (Scott Lost & Scorpio Sky).
- RoH The Big Bang (April 3, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling won the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, beating The Briscoes.
- RoH Supercard of Honor V (May 8, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling won, via DQ, over The Motor City Machine Guns.
- RoH Buffalo Stampede II (June 18, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, won a "Non-Title" Match over Up In Smoke.
- RoH Death Before Dishonor VIII (June 19, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling retained the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, winning a "No Disqualification" Match over The Briscoes.
- RoH Hate: Chapter II (July 23, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling & Sara Del Ray were beaten by Amazing Kong & The Briscoes.
- RoH Salvation (July 24, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag Champs, won a "Non-Title" Match over Generation-Me.
- RoH Champions Challenge (August 27, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, fought to a No-Contest with The Set.
- RoH Tag Wars 2010 (August 28) = The Kings of Wrestling stayed the RoH World Tag-Team Champs, winning a "Tag Wars 2010 Ultimate Endurance" Match over The All Night Express, The Briscoes, and The Dark City Fight Club.
- RoH Fade To Black (September 10, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling kept the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, defeating Colt Cabana & El Generico.
- RoH Glory By Honor IX (September 11, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag Champs, won a "Non-Title" Match over The World's Greatest Tag-Team.
- RoH Allied Forces (October 15, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling retained the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, beating Christopher Daniels & Davey Richards.
- RoH Richards vs. Daniels (October 16, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling lost a "Non-Title Elimination" Match to the Briscoes.
- RoH Fate Of An Angel II (November 13, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling stayed the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, taking down Steve Corino & Kevin Steen.
- PWG Cyanide: A Loving Tribute To Poison (December 11, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling lost to the PWG World Tag-Team Champions, ¡Peligro Abejas!
- RoH Tag Title Classic II (December 17, '10) = The Kings of Wrestling kept the RoH World Tag-Team straps, defeating The American Wolves.
- RoH Final Battle '10 (December 18) = The Kings of Wrestling & Shane Hagadorn were beaten by Papa Mike Briscoe & The Briscoes.
- RoH Champions vs. All Stars (January 14, '11) = The RoH Champions (The Kings of Wrestling, Roderick Strong, & Christopher Daniels) lost to the RoH All Stars (Davey Richards, El Generico, & The Briscoes).
- RoH SoCal Showdown II (January 28, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, lost a "Non-Title" Match to Wrestling's Greatest Tag-Team.
- RoH World's Greatest (February 25, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling & Roderick Strong lost a "Six-Man Tag-Team Challenge" Match to Davey Richards & Wrestling's Greatest Tag-Team.
- RoH 9th Anniversary Show (February 26, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling retained the RoH World Tag-Team Titles, beating The All Night Express.
- PWG DDT4 '11 (March 4) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated The Cutler Brothers, then fell to The Nightmare Violence Connection. The Young Bucks won the DDT4 Tournament.
- RoH Manhattan Mayhem IV (March 19, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling, as the RoH World Tag-Team Champs, won a "Non-Title" Match over The Latin American Xchange.
- RoH Honor Takes Center Stage, Chapter 1 (April 1, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling lost the RoH World Tag-Team Titles to Wrestling's Greatest Tag-Team.
- RoH Honor Takes Center Stage, Chapter 2 (April 2, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling beat Adam Cole & Kyle O'Reilly.
- RoH Revolution: USA (May 6, '11) = The Kings of Wrestling defeated The American Wolves.
- IWC Super Indy X (June 18, '11) = In a non-tournament match, The Kings of Wrestling lost to the IWC Tag-Team Champions, The Founding Fathers (Dennis Gregory & Jimmy Vega$).
- RoH Best In The World '11 (June 26) = The Kings of Wrestling lost an "Elimination" Match to the RoH World Tag-Team Champions, Wrestling's Greatest Tag-Team. The All Night Express and The Briscoes were the other participants.
- PWG Battle of Los Angeles '11 (August 20) = The Kings of Wrestling lost to the PWG World Tag-Team Champions, The Young Bucks.

Title Summary:
- CZW World Tag-Team Champion (Castagnoli & Hero) (9/10/2005 - 2/11/2006)
- CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas Champion (Castagnoli & Hero) (2/26/2006 - 11/17/2006)
- RoH World Tag-Team Champion (Castagnoli & Hero) (9/16/2006 - 11/25/2006)
- CZW World Tag-Team Champion(2) (Castagnoli & Hero) (10/14/2006 - 11/11/2006)
- RoH World Tag-Team Champion(2) (Castagnoli & Hero) (4/03/2010 - 4/01/2011)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 1 2nd RU, 1 3rd RU)
- 2010 Tag-Team of the Year, 2nd Runner-Up (Kings of Wrestling)
- 2011 Tag-Team of the Year, 3rd Runner-Up (Kings of Wrestling)