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Maria Kanellis comes to King of Trios 2012 with Team ROH!
Ring of Honor’s own Maria Kanellis (formerly of the WWE) will grace King of Trios weekend in Easton, PA, as she joins Team ROH ringside! On Night 1, they face The Faces Of Pain.
-The Faces Of Pain (The Warlord, Barbarian, Meng) vs. Team ROH (Nick Jackson, Mike Bennett, Matt Jackson)
They are three of the most dangerous men in the world. And they are taking on three of the most despicable men in the world. The brash, cocky trio representing Ring of Honor will have all they can handle on September 14th when they slide into the ring against The Faces of Pain!
-Team WWF (1-2-3 Kid, Aldo Montoya & Tatanka) vs. The Extreme Trio (Jerry Lynn, Too Cold Scorpio, Tommy Dreamer)
Three all-time faves from the World Wrestling Federation will team up to tackle three men that represent the very best of Extreme Championship Wrestling on Night 1 of King of Trios! And with the incomparable Jerry Lynn on his retirement tour, will this mark his very last meeting with the former “Lightning Kid?”
-The Spectral Envoy vs. Submission Squad
CHIKARA’s Director of Fun, Wink Vavasseur, raised some eyebrows by entering The Submission Squad into King of Trios 2012 as the tournament’s first ever “Quatro.” The Submission Squad faces a monumental challenge in the first-round against the devious UltraMantis Black, Frightmare, and Hallowicked (The Spectral Envoy)!
-Team JWP vs. The Throwbacks
Japan’s most sensational athletes, from the JWP organization, are set to lock up with the multiple-sport athletes known as The Throwbacks! Can the newly-crowned Young Lions Cup champion, the brash Mark Angelosetti, lead his trio past the threesome of joshi superstars?
-Osaka Pro vs. F.I.S.T.
Chuck Taylor, Johnny Gargano, and Icarus (F.I.S.T.) match up against Kikutaro, Ebessan, and Takoyakida (Team Osaka Pro) but only one can advance to the quarter-finals!
-The Colony vs. Team Sendai Girls
Wink Vavasseur’s realigned version of “The Colony” are set to face off against a dynamic trio of joshi stars as the Sendai Girls look to stake their claim at immortality!
-Quack, JIG & Toyota vs. The Swarm
Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Manami Toyota will compete against combatANT, deviANT and Soldier Ant (The Swarm) at King of Trios! Tension will be high when Quackenbush and Jigsaw meet two of their hated rivals during the biggest tournament of the year. Will Quack, the patriarch of CHIKARA, lose his cool once again at the expense of GEKIDO?
-3.0 & Akuma vs. The Batiri
The unlikely trio of 3.0 and Gran Akuma will have their work cut out for them against the spooky threesome of The Batiri, who have been looking unstoppable of late in trios action! They collide on Night 1!
For more information, visit www.kingoftrios.com.