The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament was a professional wrestling tag team single-elimination tournament held by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion in 2005. It was held to honor the TNA wrestler Chris Candido, who died in April 2005 as a result of an injury he sustained at TNA's Lockdown pay-per-view (PPV) event. It is the only edition held as of 2017 despite it being announced as an annual event. The competition began on August 16, 2005 and concluded on August 16, 2005 at the tapings of TNA's television program TNA Impact!. It was broadcast from the August 19 to September 9 episodes of Impact!. It was known by various names: 2005 Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, and The Chris Candido Cup Tournament.

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  • The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament was a professional wrestling tag team single-elimination tournament held by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion in 2005. It was held to honor the TNA wrestler Chris Candido, who died in April 2005 as a result of an injury he sustained at TNA's Lockdown pay-per-view (PPV) event. It is the only edition held as of 2017 despite it being announced as an annual event. The competition began on August 16, 2005 and concluded on August 16, 2005 at the tapings of TNA's television program TNA Impact!. It was broadcast from the August 19 to September 9 episodes of Impact!. It was known by various names: 2005 Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, and The Chris Candido Cup Tournament. The concept of the tournament was to have eight teams consisting of one veteran wrestler and one rookie wrestler competing against each other to gain entry into a Four Way Elimination Tag Team match for the NWA World Tag Team Championship at TNA's Unbreakable PPV event on September 11. The tournament featured sixteen TNA wrestlers: Abyss, Shark Boy, Alex Shelley, Sean Waltman, B.G. James, Cassidy Reilly, Chris Sabin, Shocker, Kip James, Petey Williams, Konnan, Lance Hoyt, Mikey Batts, Simon Diamond, Ron Killings, and Sonjay Dutt. The tournament was well-received overall. James Caldwell of the Pro Wrestling Torch wrote in his review of the matches that they were "solid" and "effective in telling the story." Caldwell approved of the teaming of Shelley and Waltman, feeling that they were a "natural fit." (en)
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  • A white male standing in a wrestling ring with black ropes with his mouth open wearing wrestling gear in front of a crowd.
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  • Chris Candido, who the tournament was meant to honor
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  • 2005-08-16 (xsd:date)
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  • Alex Shelley and Sean Waltman
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  • Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament
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  • Quarterfinals
  • Semifinals
  • Finals
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  • Abyss and Shark Boy
  • Alex Shelley and Sean Waltman
  • B.G. James and Cassidy Reilly
  • Chris Sabin and Shocker
  • Kip James and Petey Williams
  • Lance Hoyt and Konnan
  • Mikey Batts and Simon Diamond
  • Ron Killings and Sonjay Dutt
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  • Alex Shelley and Sean Waltman
  • Chris Sabin and Shocker
  • Lance Hoyt and Konnan
  • Ron Killings and Sonjay Dutt
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  • Alex Shelley and Sean Waltman
  • Chris Sabin and Shocker
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  • The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament was a professional wrestling tag team single-elimination tournament held by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion in 2005. It was held to honor the TNA wrestler Chris Candido, who died in April 2005 as a result of an injury he sustained at TNA's Lockdown pay-per-view (PPV) event. It is the only edition held as of 2017 despite it being announced as an annual event. The competition began on August 16, 2005 and concluded on August 16, 2005 at the tapings of TNA's television program TNA Impact!. It was broadcast from the August 19 to September 9 episodes of Impact!. It was known by various names: 2005 Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, The Chris Candido Memorial Tag Team Tournament, and The Chris Candido Cup Tournament. (en)
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