Results from Best of the Best 16
After months of anticipation, Best of the Best 16… “Grandest Tournament in CZW History…” took place in Orlando, FL! This year’s tournament had the largest field of competitors in history with 16 men! Apart of the mega-sized tournament was Sami Callihan, Dezmond Xavier, Shane Strickland, Joey Janela, Ricochet, Lio Rush, Zachary Wentz, Anthony Henry, “The Artist” Jake Crist, Scorpio Sky, David Starr, Jason Cade, Dave Crist, AR Fox, Michael Elgin, and Rey Fenix. But of those 16 men… Only one walked out with the title of Best of the Best!
But that wasn’t all… As Lucha Libre Superstar Penta 0M entered the Combat Zone for the first time to take on Father Matthew Tremont. Six men had the Ultimate Opportunity when they step into the Ultimate Opportunity Jackpot match, where the winner will get any match they want at any time. The six men in this match included the returning Ethan Case, Caleb Conley, Ace Austin, Alexander James, Tony Deppen, and Rickey Shane Page. The CZW World Championship was also on the line when Joe Gacy defended the title against Brain Cage! All this and so much more went down at Best of the Best 16. Continue reading for the official quick results
Opening Ceremony with DJ Hyde
Shane Strickland def. Joey Janela, Lio Rush, and Dezmond Xavier to advance to Semi-Finals
AR Fox def. David Starr, Ricochet, and Jason Cade to advance to Semi-Finals
Michael Elgin def. Anthony Henry, Scorpio Sky, and Zachary Wentz to advance to Semi-Finals
David Crist def. Sami Callihan, Jake Crist, and Rey Fenix to advance to Semi-Finals
Joe Gacy def. Brian Cage to retain the CZW World Championship
CZW Wired Champion Yuma addresses the Combat Zone
Rickey Shane Page def. Ace Austin, Ethan Case, Caleb Konley, Alexander James, and Tony Deppen to win the Ultimate Opportunity Jackpot
Dave Crist def. Michael Elgin to advance to the Finals
Shane Strickland def. AR Fox to advance to the Finals
Father Matthew Tremont def. Penta 0M with Kevin Sullivan as Special Guest Referee
Announced at Best of the Best 16… Atsushi Onita to accept Father Matthew Tremont’s challenge on August 5th!
Dave Crist def. Shane Strickland to win Best of the Best 16