Combat Zone Wrestling returned to Townsend, DE for Tournament of Death 8.5 aka Tournament of Death: Rewind this afternoon; in an event postponed 24 hours due to rain and thunderstorms in the Philadelphia/Baltimore area yesterday.
Tournament of Death 8.5 first round:
CARIBBEAN PITS DEATH MATCH
Sami Callihan defeated Danny Havoc after Joe Gacy ran to the ring and pulled the ref out of the ring as Havoc initially covered Callahan. Callihan then hit the headlock driver onto light tubes. Callihan now becomes the Ultraviolent Underground Champion, which will then be defended throughout the tournament
NEW AGE TEXAS DEATH MATCH
MASADA defeated Brain Damage after a death valley driver onto an opened chair.
PANE IN THE GLASS DEATH MATCH
Nick Gage defeated Zandig after a chokebreaker. Post match, Hyde came to the ring, and said he doesnt have a plaque for Zandig but he does have the ironman title, and says Zandig is the ironman of CZW.
FOUR CORNERS OF FUN DOG COLLAR DEATH MATCH
Thumbtack Jack defeated Jon Moxley after Moxley got tied up in the dog collar chain, with Thumbtack Jack threatened to bash his head in with a cinderblock. Moxley then submitted.
Non Tournament Match:
Scotty Vortekz defeated Greg Excellent and Rich Swann (no Ryan McBride) by pinning Rich Swann after hitting the Spanish Fly on Swann off the top rope onto Greg.
Tournament of Death 8.5 second round
TRANSYLVANIA (CASKET) DEATH MATCH
Thumbtack Jack defeated Sami Callahan in a Casket Match to become the Ultraviolent Underground Champion
HOME RUN DERBY DEATH MATCH
MASADA defeated Nick Gage after Gage passed out when MASADA had him in the Texas Cloverleaf.
Non Tournament Match:
Devon Moore defeated xOMGx after a running brainbuster onto an opened chair. Drake and Scotty run to the ring to save xOMGx, but Devon bails with xOMGx’s mask in hand
Tournament of Death 8.5 final round
MAIN EVENT/200 LIGHT TUBE “HOUSE OF PAIN” DEATH MATCH
Thumbtack Jack defeats MASADA to win Tournament of Death 8.5 and retain the Ultraviolent Underground Championship
Nick Gage comes out post-match, attacks referee Brett Lauderdale with light tubes. Thumbtack Jack challenges Nick Gage to a match at Cage of Death. In a good tease for December,
DJ Hyde says that Thumbtack Jack vs Gage is going to happen right now, and he’s going to be the referee, followed by Gage teasing getting into the ring, but then walks to the back.