CHIKARA iPPV News: Match Sets Benchmark for Length, Attendance, More
- The Torneo Cibernetico match at today’s CHIKARA iPPV ran sixty-six minutes, which is believed to be the longest match in New York City since the seventy-seven minute draw between Bruno Sammartino and Pedro Morales in the 1970s. Tim Donst was the final winner and pinned Eddie Kingston in the finals, then beat him down and said he had two weeks notice meaning that the main event of CHIKARA Under the Hood will see Kingston vs. Donst for the Grand Championship.
– The show drew over 400 people with 375 tickets sold; this is a record for the promotion in New York City.
– Jigsaw turned heel at the show when he took out Mike Quackenbush with a superkick.
– Sean Waltman returned to the promotion as the 1-2-3 Kid and teamed with Marty Jannetty to defeat the Heart Throbs.
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