John Zandig



Height: 6'2"

Weight: 256 lbs

Real Name: John Corso

DOB: 4/04/1971

Hometown: Sewell, New Jersey

Other Names: The ICON

Wrestler Since: 1998

Finishing Maneuver: Mother F'n Bomb

Previous PWI 500 Rankings: None

Official Website: http://www.czwrestling.com/

Other Related Websites:
Zandig - CZWrestling.com Bio
Zandig - Online World of Wrestling Bio
Zandig - Wikipedia Bio

History: (Under Construction)

Pay-Per-View/Show Summary: (27 - 26, 1 Draw, 11 NCs)
- CZW Barbed Wire Brawl (April 24, '99) = Zandig & Lobo won a "No Ropes Barbed Wire" Match over Nick Gage & Justice Pain.
- CZW May Madness (May 22, '99) = Zandig won the CZW Heavyweight Title, winning a "Four Way" Match over Nick Gage, John Kronus, and Justice Pain (unsure about match participants).
- CZW Down In Flames (June 19, '99) = Zandig lost the CZW Heavyweight Title to Nick Gage.
- CZW Street Fight '99 (July 19, '99) = Zandig lost a "Street Fight" Match to the CZW Heavyweight Champion, Nick Gage.
- = Zandig & Nick Gage won a "Pyramid of Hell" Match over Ric Blade & Lobo.
- CZW September Slam '99 (September 18) = Zandig fell to Ric Blade.
- CZW Pain In The Rain (October 9, '99) = Zandig won a "Hardcore Rules Non-Title" Match over the CZW Heavyweight Champ, Wifebeater.
- CZW Cage of Death I (October 16, '99) = Zandig fought to a Draw in a "First Blood" Match with the CZW Heavyweight Champion, Wifebeater.
- CZW The War Begins (November 20, '99) = Zandig won the CZW Heavyweight Title, winning a "I Quit Barbed Wire Strap" Match over Wifebeater.
- CZW Night of Main Events (February 5, '00) = Zandig retained the CZW Heavyweight Title, winning a "Three Way Taipai Death" Match over T.C.K. and Wifebeater.
- CZW Climbing The Ladder (February 12, '00) = Zandig & Dallas defeated Jon Dahmer & Natasha.
- CZW March Violence (March 11, '00) = Zandig, as the CZW Heavyweight Champion, fought to a No-Contest with Kronus.
- CZW Xspelled (March 18, '00) = Zandig won an "Ultraviolent Arm Wrestling" Match over Justin Kase. Later on, Zandig & Lobo fought to a No-Contest in a "Fans Bring The Weapons Tag-Team" Match against Kronus & Wifebeater.
- CZW Controversy 101 (April 1, '00) = Zandig stayed the CZW Heavyweight Champ, beating T.C.K.
- CZW Winner Takes All (April 8, '00) = Zandig, as the CZW Heavyweight Champ, fought to a No-Contest in an "All On The Line" Match against the CZW Iron Man Champion, Wifebeater, and the Interpromotional Hardcore Champion, Lobo.
- CZW Caged To The End (June 10, '00) = Zandig & Nick Gage lost the BJPW Tag-Team Titles to Justice Pain & Wifebeater.
- CZW They Said It Couldn't Be Done (June 25, '00) = Zandig kept the CZW Heavyweight Title, winning a "Barbed Wire Ring Rope Exploding Tables" Match over Lobo.
- CZW No Rules, No Limits (July 22, '00) = Zandig lost the CZW Heavyweight Title to Lobo.
- CZW Blood, Sweat, & Violence (August 12, '00) = Zandig lost a "Barbed Wire Whips & Boards Lumberjack Three Way Dance" Match to the CZW Heavyweight Champ, Lobo. Justice Pain was the other participant.
- CZW Cage of Death II... After Dark (September 9, '00) = Zandig fell to Ryuji Yamakawa. Later on, Zandig lost a "Cage of Death" Match to the CZW Heavyweight Champ, Lobo.
- CZW Destruction In Dover (February 28, '01) = Zandig won the CZW Heavyweight Title, beating Yoshihiro Tajiri. Later on, Zandig lost a "Non-Title Three Way Barbed Wire" Match to the Rockin' Rebel. Wifebeater was the other participant.
- CZW Payback (April 4, '01) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in a "Barbed Wire Street Fight" Match against Tommy Dreamer.
- CZW Stretched In Smyrna (May 12, '01) = Zandig won the CZW Heavyweight Title, defeating Wifebeater.
- CZW Breakaway Brawl (June 9, '01) = Zandig & Trent Acid lost a "Barbed Wire Light Tube Death" Match to Johnny Kashmere & Justice Pain.
- CZW H8 Club: Dead? (July 18, '01) = Zandig, Nick Mondo, & Wifebeater lost a "Fans Bring The Weapons" Match to Justice Pain & the Backseat Boys.
- CZW September Slam '01 (September 8) = Zandig & Nick Mondo fell to the H8 Club (Gage & Hatred).
- CZW Cage of Death III (December 15, '01) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest with Danny Rose.
- CZW Answering The Challenge (January 12, '02) = Zandig defeated Glen Osbourne.
- CZW This Time It's Personal (February 9, '02) = Zandig lost a "CZW Ownership" Match to Lobo.
- CZW Deja Vu (July 13, '02) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in a "No Rope Barbed Wire" Match against Lobo.
- CZW Zandig's Tournament of Death (August 31, '02) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in a "Barbed Wire Boards" Match with Nate Hatred. Wifebeater won the tournament.
- CZW Havoc In Hellware (October 26, '02) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in a "No Rope Barbed Wire 100 Light Tube I Quit" Match against Wifebeater.
- CZW Night of Infamy (November 9, '02) = Zandig lost an "I Quit Barbed Wire Light Tube" Match, via Athletic Commission Stoppage, to Wifebeater.
- CZW Cage of Death IV (December 14, '02) = Zandig won a "Winner Becomes Owner Cage of Death" Match over Lobo.
- CZW Live Again (January 18, '03) = Zandig lost a "BJPW Death" Match to Nate Hatred. Nick Mondo was the other participant.
- CZW Truth Or Consequences (June 14, '03) = Zandig lost an "I Quit Ultraviolent Strap" Match to the Rockin' Rebel.
- CZW Extreme 8 (June 28, '03) = Zandig & Nick Gage won a "Barbed Wire Bats Barbed Wire Boards" Match over Nate Hatred & the Messiah.
- CZW Deja Vu 2 (July 20, '03) = Zandig lost a "Winner Gets Tournament Choice Lumberjack Taipei Death" Match to Ian Rotten (who inserted Nate Webb into the tournament).
- CZW Tournament of Death II (July 26, '03) = Zandig won a "Pane of Glass" Match over Nate Webb, then lost a "Three Falls Log Cabin Death" Match to the eventual tournament winner, Nick Mondo.
- CZW Respect (August 23, '03) = Zandig won a "Honeycombed Barbed Wire Explosive Cage Scaffold" Match over Ian Rotten.
- CZW Redefined (September 13, '03) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in an "Unsanctioned" Match against the CZW Heavyweight Champ, the Messiah. This was the match that ended with Zandig hanging from hooks in his back.
- CZW Shockwave (October 25, '03) = Zandig won the CZW Heavyweight Title, beating the Messiah.
- CZW Cage of Death V (December 13, '03) = Team Ultraviolence (Zandig, Nick Gage, Ian Knoxx, New Jack, Lobo, & Wifebeater) won the "Cage of Death" Match over Hi-V (Trent Acid, Adam Flash, Nate Hatred, Johnny Kashmere, B-Boy, & the Messiah).
- 3PW Su-Su-Superfly (December 27, '03) = Zandig & Wifebeater defeated Raven & the Sandman.
- CZW Street Fight 2K4 (January 17, '04) = Zandig & Wifebeater won the "Street Fight 2K4" Match over Tony DeVito & New Jack.
- CZW Extreme Overdrive (March 6, '04) = Zandig lost the CZW Heavyweight Title to the Messiah.
- CZW Aftershock (March 27, '04) = Zandig, Ian Knoxx, & Wifebeater lost a No Disqualification Six-Man FCA Tag-Team" Match to Adam Flash, Sabu, & the Messiah.
- CZW Tournament of Death IV (July 30, '05) = Zandig won a "Fans Bring The Weapons Handicap" Match over Blk Out (Eddie Kingston & Robby Mireno) and a "Three Falls Light Tube Log Cabin" Match over Toby Klein, before losing in the final "Ultraviolent Boxes, Squared Circle of Fear, Fans Bring The Weapons" Match to Necro Butcher. Nick Gage was the other participant. Gypsy Joe was the special referee.
- CZW Cage of Death VII (December 10, '05) = Zandig & the H8 Club (Nick Gage & Justice Pain) won a "Cage of Death" Match over Joker & Tough Crazy Bastards.
- CZW Strictly CZW (June 10, '06) = The Forefathers of CZW (Zandig, Lobo, & the H8 Club (Gage & Pain)) fought to a No-Contest with Blk Out (Eddie Kingston, Joker, Ruckus, & Sabian).
- CZW A Prelude To Violence (July 8, '06) = Zandig fought to a No-Contest in a "No Ropes Barbed Wire" Match with Ruckus.
- CZW Tournament of Death V (July 29, '06) = Zandig lost in the first round in a "Barbed Wire Boards Pains of Glass Triple Threat" Match to Danny Havoc and DJ Hyde. Nick Gage won the tournament.
- CZW Cage of Death 8 (December 9, '06) = Zandig lost the "Cage of Death Fatal Fourway" Match to Nick Gage. Lobo and LuFisto were the other participants. Due to Zandig taking the fall, he had to retire from wrestling.
- CZW Redemption (March 10, '07) = Zandig (substituting for Necro Butcher) & Toby Klein won a "No Rope Barbed Wire" Match over DJ Hyde & Mitch Ryder.
- CZW Tournament of Death 6 (June 9, '07) = Zandig lost a "No Ropes Barbed Wire" Match to Necro Butcher. Drake Younger won the tournament.
- CZW Cage of Death X: Ultraviolent Anniversary (December 13, '08) = Zandig won the "Cage of Death" Match over Brain Damage, Sami Callihan, Danny Havoc, Devon Moore, Drake Younger, and the Hellaware Assassin.
- CZW Tournament of Death: Rewind (October 24, '09) = Zandig lost in the first round of the Tournament of Death Rewind, losing a "Pane In The Glass Death" Match to Nick Gage. Thumbtack Jack won the tournament.
- CZW Fist Fight (May 8, '10) = Zandig won a "Tournament of Death 9 Qualifying" Match over Brain Damage.

Title Summary:
- CZW Heavyweight Champion (5/22/1999 - 6/19/1999)
- CZW Tag-Team Champion w/ Nick Gage (7/24/1999 - 10/09/1999)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion(2) (11/20/1999 - 7/22/2000)
- BJPW Tag-Team Champion w/ Nick Gage (6/02/2000 - 6/10/2000)
- BJPW Death Match Champion (7/02/2000 - 11/23/2000)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion(3) (2/28/2001 - 4/15/2001)
- BJPW Death Match Champion(2) (5/04/2001 - 8/19/2001)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion(4) (5/12/2001 - 6/14/2001)
- BJPW Death Match Champion(4) (12/02/2001 - 2002)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion(5) (6/15/2002)
- CZW Heavyweight Champion(6) (10/25/2003 - 3/06/2004)

PWI Achievement Awards: (0 wins, 0 1st RUs, 0 2nd RUs, 0 3rd RUs)
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