John Zandig

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Title History

  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Nick Gage, Justice Pain, Kronus in a 4 way match (May 22, 1999);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Nick Gage defeating Lobo & Jon Dahmer to win vacant titles (July 24, 1999);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Wifebeater (November 20, 1999);
  • BJPW (Big Japan Pro Wrestling) Tag Team titles w/Nick Gage defeating Tomoaki Honma & Ryuji Yamakawa (June 2, 2000);
  • BJPW (Big Japan Pro Wrestling) Death Match title defeating Tomoaki Honma (July 2, 2000);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Tajiri (February 28, 2001);
  • BJPW (Big Japan Pro Wrestling) Death Match title defeating Kintaro Kanemura [Tournament] (May 4, 2001);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Wifebeater (May 12, 2001);
  • BJPW (Big Japan Pro Wrestling) Death Match title defeating Mitsuhiro Matsunaga (December 2, 2001);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating Justice Pain (June 15, 2002);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating The Messiah (October 25, 2003);
  • CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Ultraviolent Underground title defeating JC Bailey (July ??, 2005);

Career Highlights

  • January 18, 2003 – CZW: Nate Hatred over Nick Mondo & Zandig in a death match which included 12,350 thumb tacks..
  • March 8, 2003 – CZW: John Zandig brings Combat Zone Wrestling back to Viking Hall, which he claims in now CZW ARENA!!
  • June 14, 2003 – CZW: Rockin Rebel defeated John Zandig in an “I Quit” match after members of IWA: Mid South invaded CZW!!
  • June 28, 2003 – CZW Extreme 8: John Zandig & Nick Gage defeated Messiah & Nate Hatred even after the IWA guys interfered..
  • July 20, 2003 – CZW: Ian Rotten defeated John Zandig after Messiah, Backseat Boys, B-Boy & Nate Hatred turned on CZW!!
  • July 26, 2003 – CZW: Zandig beats Nate Webb in the 1st round, but loses to Nick Mondo in the 2nd round of the ToD..
  • August 23, 2003 – CZW: Zandig defeated Ian Rotten in a Honeycomb Barbed Wire Explosive Cage Scaffold Match..
  • ~~~After the match, Ian Rotten proclaimed that he “respects” John Zandig..
  • September 13, 2003 – CZW Redesigned: Zandig was the victim of the sickest display in CZW history, being hung by his flesh by hooks..
  • ~~~Read this article by Online World of Wrestling’s own Mark Rose—CZW Crosses The Line
  • October 25, 2003 – CZW Italy: John Zandig defeated The Messiah to capture the CZW World title!!
  • December 13, 2003 – CZW: John Zandig & Team Ultraviolent defeated Team Hi-V in a vicious Cage of Death V elimination match!
  • December 27, 2003 – 3PW: John Zandig & Wifebeater defeated “Commissioner” Raven & Sandman..
  • January 17, 2004 – CZW: John Zandig & Wifebeater defeated Tony DeVito & New Jack in a STREET FIGHT 2K4..
  • March 5, 2004 – CZW: John Zandig got into a “worked” confrontation with Teddy Hart, and tossed him out of the building!
  • March 6, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah defeated John Zandig to recapture the CZW title in a Taipei, Boards with Nails Death Match..
  • ~~~Teddy Hart, who was was thrown out earlier, returned through the front door to attack Zandig and cost him the title!
  • March 27, 2004 – CZW Italy: The Messiah & Sabu & Adam Flash defeated Ian Knoxx & John Zandig & Wifebeater..
  • July 30, 2005 – Combat Zone Wrestling: John Zandig participated in the 2005 CZW Tournament of Death..
  • ~~~ROUND #1: John Zandig defeated Robby Mireno & Eddie Kingston in a Fans Bring The Weapons Handicap match..
  • ~~~SEMIFINALS: John Zandig defeated Toby Klein in a 2/3 Falls Light Tube Log Cabin match..
  • ~~~FINALS: Necro Butcher defeated Zandig and Nick Gage in a 3-WAY to win the Tournament of Death Trophy!
  • November 12, 2005 – CZW: Tough Crazy Bastards beat Nick Gage & J.C. Bailey (sub for Justice Pain) in a Shattered Dreams match..
  • ~~~After the match, John Zandig turned on the Tough Crazy Bastards and joined the H8 Club (Nick Gage & Justice Pain)..
  • December 10, 2005 – CZW: The H8 Club & John Zandig defeated Necro Butcher & Toby Klein & Joker in a Cage of Death match!
  • April 22, 2006 – ROH: ROH’s Jim Cornette & CZW’s John Zandig had a debate which ended in a big Interpromotional match..
  • ~~~Team CZW (Chris Hero & Necro Butcher & Super Dragon) defeated Team ROH (Samoa Joe & B.J. Whitmer & Adam Pearce)..
  • June 10, 2006 – CZW: Zandig & Lobo & The H8 Club beat Ruckus & Sabian & Joker & Eddie Kingston in a blood bath..
  • July 8, 2006 – Combat Zone Wrestling: Ruckus vs John Zandig ended in a No Contest in a Barbed Wire Ropes match..
  • July 29, 2006 – Combat Zone Wrestling: John Zandig participated in the 9th Annual Tournament of Death in Smyrna, Delaware..
  • ~~~Danny Havoc and DJ Hyde defeated John Zandig (eliminated) in a Barbed Wire & Panes of Glass Death Match..
  • December 9, 2006 – CZW: Nick Gage defeated John Zandig and Lobo and LuFisto in a vicious Cage of Death match..
  • ~~~John Zandig was the loser as the fall, and thus has to retire from wrestling (which is probably a good idea)..
  • March 10, 2007–CZW: John Zandig & Toby Klein defeated Mitch Ryder & D.J. Hyde in a No Rope Barbed Wire match..
  • June 9, 2007–Combat Zone Wrestling: Necro Butcher defeated John Zandig in a “No Ropes, Barbed Wire” match…
  • September 8, 2007–-Combat Zone Wrestling: John Zandig spoke about Chris Cash and introduced his family..
  • December 13, 2008–-CZW Cage of Death 10: John Zandig was inducted into the New Alhambra Arena Hardcore Hall of Fame..
  • ~~~John Zandig defeated Devon Moore, Drake Younger, Sami Callihan, Brain Damage and Danny Havoc in the Cage of Death (A double cage structure with cage inside a cage. The roof was covered in barbed wire spidernet topped with the usual scaffold. Lots of sick stuff available to the fighters like tables, chairs, lemon juice, salt, glass, etc. – and explosions..
  • June 6, 2009–-CZW Tournament of Death: John Zandig won an inpromptu Battle Royal and declared Thumbtack Jack the winner of the 2009 Tournament of Death..
  • October 24, 2009–-CZW Tournament of Death (Rewind): Nick Gage defeated John Zandig in a Pane in the Glass Death match..
  • May 8, 2010–-CZW FIST FIGHT: John Zandig defeated Brain Damage to gain entry into the Tournament of Death 9..