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Chris Maloney

CWN Founder & Editor

Hometown: London, Ontario
Birthday: June 2nd, 1976
Birthplace: Saint John, New Brunswick
Favourite Hobbies: Podcasting, Snowboarding, Web Design
Favourite Movies: Die Hard, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Fever Pitch, Megamind, Star Wars, Strange Brew, The Bourne Series, The Crow, xXx
Favourite Musicians: Billy Talent, deadmau5, Dropkick Murphys, Frank Sinatra, Green Day, Misfits, Our Lady Peace, Ramones, Rise Against, Swedish House Mafia, The Tragically Hip, Zac Brown Band
Favourite Podcasts: AEW Unrestricted, Bryan and Vinny Show, Busted Open, Grilling JR, Pacific Rim Pro Wrestling Podcast, POST Wrestling, Scumbags of Wrestling Podcast, Talk Is Jericho, The Chris Van Vliet Show, TNT: Thursday Night Throwdown, TWiT: This Week in Tech, Wrestling Observer, Wrestling Observer Live
Favourite Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox, London Knights, Michigan Wolverines, New England Patriots, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Redblacks, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Raptors, Western Mustangs
Favourite TV Shows: America’s Got Talent, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, SNL, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, This Is Us
When I Became a Pro-Wrestling Fan: 1980
When I Became a Mixed Martial Arts Fan: 1993
Favourite Promotions: All Elite Wrestling, IMPACT Wrestling, Mid Western Wrestling, New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Ring of Honor, Smash Wrestling, Ultimate Fighting Championship, WWE NXT
Favourite Sharpshooters: Brent Banks, Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho, Christopher Daniels, Conor McGregor, Johnny Gargano, Kenny Omega, Kevin Bennett, Marty Scurll, Matt Cross, Pentagon Jr., Rey Mysterio, Shingo Takagi, Tarik, T
yson Dux, Tommaso Ciampa
Favourite Sirens: KC Spinelli, Rhea Ripley, Su Yung, Tessa Blanchard, Toni Storm
Favourite Legends: #DIY, Chris Benoit, Chris Sabin, Dan Severn, Davey Boy Smith, Demolition, Edge, Gail Kim, Georges St-Pierre, Miss Elizabeth, Naomichi Marufuji, The British Bulldogs, The Great Muta, The Rock, The Ultimate Warrior, Ultimo Dragon
Favourite Personal Canadian Independent Wrestling Moment: Meeting Ultimo Dragon @ Smash Wrestling presents The Northern – Night 1 on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 in Etobicoke, Ontario
Favourite Personal Mixed Martial Arts Moment: Watching UFC 1: The Beginning live on PPV on Friday, November 12th, 1993
Favourite Personal Pro-Wrestling Moment: Attending WWF WrestleMania X8 on Sunday, March 17th, 2002 in Toronto, Ontario
Random Personal Wrestling/MMA Facts:
Attended first-ever WWF event at the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut on August 1st, 1986 featuring Dan Spivey, Mike Rotunda, Mr. Fuji & The Fabulous Moolah
Karate Sensei in the mid-90’s was Paul Jimmo, father of the late Ryan ‘The Big Deal’ Jimmo
Great Nephew of Bill Donovan, New Brunswick Sports Columnist & Editor for 37 years, who refereed his last match as a Maritime referee after being tossed out of the ring by the late Andre Roussimoff and separated his shoulder
Grandfather once drove the late Randy ‘Macho Man’ Savage, Miss Elizabeth, Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts and others in a cargo van from one New Brunswick airport to another due to a cancelled flight due to heavy fog. When asked about the WWF wrestlers, Grandfather’s response (excluding Miss Elizabeth) was ‘They dressed like bums and ate like pigs’
In late 2018 and early 2019, had the honour of being a contributor to with regular NJPW Weekly Overview articles

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