Wrestlegasm Birthday Giveaway Posts: 1. Chis Sabin

When we had the idea for the birthday giveaway, Boss Lady Ray suggested that we offer the winner a special Wrestlegasm post about the wrestler of their choice. This sounded like a great idea at the time, but I have to admit to a certain amount of trepidation worrying about which wrestler would be chosen. Obviously my main fear was that the winner would choose Matt Hardy, and I always get in trouble when I write about Matt Hardy. Of course, I could have asked past guest writer Brandi to write about him, but that didn’t end too well last time either.

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Fortunately our winner was Sarah F, a reader of more refined tastes who (to my relief) was kind enough to inform me via twitter that she “pretty much hate[s] the Hardys.” Instead she picked a wrestler that I like, but don’t get as much chance to watch as I would like.

Yep, Sarah picked ex-TNA X Division and Tag Team Champion Chis Sabin. My feelings on TNA are pretty well documented, but to recap: the main reason I loathe them so much is that they have some really great wrestlers and misuse them. As such, I miss out on seeing these wrestlers because I find TNA frankly embarrassing to watch. Wrestlers such as Generation Me, Brian Kendrick, AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, Desmond Wolfe, Douglas Williams, Samoa Joe, Mickie James, Daffney (if they ever bring her back), Tara, Winter, Alex Shelley and of course Chis Sabin: all great wrestlers that you could easily build a great promotion around, if you weren’t too busy throwing money away on worn out has-beens and drug addled rednecks.

But I digress. For those of you who might not know him, Chis Sabin is one half of the Motor City Machine Guns tag team along with Alex Shelley (although, for what it’s worth, in my incredibly masculine and totally hetero opinion, Shelley is definitely the prettier of the two) This video below, despite the quite annoying music, should give you a quick idea what they’re about…

I have to confess to not knowing as much about Chis Sabin as I would like, so let’s see what Wikipedia has to say about him. Hmm… apparently he took his name from a Final Fantasy character, so he’s presumably a gamer. Also, he’s in a band with Alex Shelley, Petey Williams and A.N. Other non-wrestler bloke so he likes music. Erm… Ooh, he used to work at Subway! I knew I recognised this guy…

The other thing to note about Chis Sabin is that he seems inordinately fond of his right hand (please, feel free to insert your own smutty joke here). Seriously, every time you see him he points it out to the crowd. “Look at me! I have a right hand! Yippee!”

So, what have we learnt today. Well, we have learnt that Chis Sabin likes his hand, video games and music. We have learnt that he really likes mustard and that he’s a pretty great wrestler. We’ve also learnt that he was in CHIKARA King of Trios once upon a time back in 2007.

Perhaps most importantly for me, I’ve learnt that the Motor City Machine Guns had a great match against Dragon Gate Stars Masato Yoshino and Naruki Doi that is definitely a perfect way to end this slightly paltry post. Congratulations Sarah, hope you at least enjoy the video…

Bugger! Hang on… apparently it’s Chris, not Chis. Stupid TNA…