Max Boyer

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions.wikipedia
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International Wrestling Syndicate

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions. Boyer returned in 2005, when Kevin Steen got him a dark match with Montreal–based International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS).
On July 29 at Summer Slaughter, Max Boyer won the Extreme Dream Tournament Final in a 6-Way Elimination Match.

Chikara (professional wrestling)

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions. On February 26, 2006, Boyer made his debut for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania–based Chikara in a ten-man tag team match, where he, Player Uno, SeXXXy Eddy, Dragon Dragon and Retail Dragon defeated Jagged, Shane Matthews, Larry Sweeney and Phil and Sean Davis.

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Boyer returned in 2005, when Kevin Steen got him a dark match with Montreal–based International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS).
On March 22, 2008 at Know Your Enemies, Steen regained the IWS World Heavyweight Championship by defeating Max Boyer & former champion El Generico in a 3-Way Match.

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On February 16, 2008, Boyer confronted new IWS Heavyweight Champion, El Generico, and demanded a shot at his title.
On March 22, at Know Your Enemies, Generico lost the IWS World Heavyweight Championship to Steen a three-way match also involving Max Boyer.

3.0 (professional wrestling)

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Boyer made his main show debut for IWS on September 3, 2005, in a four tag team elimination match, where he and Shayne Hawke unsuccessfully challenged 2.0 (Jagged and Shane Matthews) for the IWS Tag Team Championship.
Matthews returned to the promotion in February to team with Jagged and Young Lions Cup Champion Maxime Boyer as Team Canada in the 2007 King of Trios, but the team was eliminated from the tournament in the first round by the eventual winners of the entire tournament, Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Shane Storm.

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On October 9, 2010, IWS held its final show before ceasing its operations, during which Boyer made his return and wrestled his first match in two and a half years, defeating Vanessa Kraven, Alex Silva, Kid Kamikaze, Mike Bailey and then–champion, former partner Shayne Hawke in a six–way elimination match to regain the IWS Canadian Championship.
She returned to the promotion for the final show in 2010, competing in a six-way elimination match for the IWS Canadian Championship; the match was won by Max Boyer and also included Shayne Hawke, Alex Silva, Kid Kamikaze, and Mike Bailey.

Ricochet (wrestler)

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He then went on to successfully defended the Cup against Josh Daniels and Ricochet.
On February 16, 2007 at the King of Trios event, Ricochet made his first challenge for the Young Lions Cup, but was unable to defeat Max Boyer for the title.

King of Trios

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On February 17, 2007, Boyer teamed with fellow IWS performers Jagged and Shane Matthews in the first ever King of Trios tournament.

Lutte Internationale

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Boyer began training in professional wrestling in May 2002, when he entered Jacques Rougeau's wrestling school Lutte Internationale 2000 in Montreal, Quebec.
The shows featured both students of his wrestling school, such as LuFisto, Max Boyer, and Pauly Platinum, as well as King Kong Bundy, Pierre Carl Ouellet, Richard Charland, and Raymond Rougeau.

Arik Cannon

Later that same day, Boyer was eliminated from the tournament in the six–way elimination semifinal match by Arik Cannon, who would go on to win the entire tournament.
At Chikara's Cibernetico Forever event in October 2006, however, Max Boyer managed to beat him for the Cup.

Mike Quackenbush

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The team, billed as Team Canada, was eliminated from the tournament in the first round by the eventual King of Trios, Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Shane Storm.
2007 started with Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Storm defeating Team Canada (Jagged, Shane Matthews and Max Boyer), Team TNA (Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin and Sonjay Dutt), Team Mucha Lucha (Lince Dorado, El Pantera and Sicodelico, Jr.) and finally Miyawaki, Yoshiaki Yago and Kudo to win the inaugural King of Trios tournament.

The Kings of Wrestling

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After his final Young Lions Cup defense against Create-A-Wrestler on May 26, 2007, at Aniversario?, Chris Hero appeared ringside seemingly trying to recruit Boyer into his The Kings of Wrestling stable, but before he could do so, Icarus and Gran Akuma, who had recently been battling Hero and Larry Sweeney over the leadership of the Kings of Wrestling, entered the ring and asked Boyer to join them instead.
The group also comprised Icarus and Gran Akuma who teamed separately as Team F.I.S.T. (Friends in Similar Tights) as well as Arik Cannon, Mitch Ryder, Max Boyer, Chuck Taylor and Shayne Hawke.

Larry Sweeney

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After his final Young Lions Cup defense against Create-A-Wrestler on May 26, 2007, at Aniversario?, Chris Hero appeared ringside seemingly trying to recruit Boyer into his The Kings of Wrestling stable, but before he could do so, Icarus and Gran Akuma, who had recently been battling Hero and Larry Sweeney over the leadership of the Kings of Wrestling, entered the ring and asked Boyer to join them instead. On February 26, 2006, Boyer made his debut for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania–based Chikara in a ten-man tag team match, where he, Player Uno, SeXXXy Eddy, Dragon Dragon and Retail Dragon defeated Jagged, Shane Matthews, Larry Sweeney and Phil and Sean Davis.
The stable was later joined by Mitch Ryder, Shayne Hawke and Max Boyer.

SeXXXy Eddy

On February 26, 2006, Boyer made his debut for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania–based Chikara in a ten-man tag team match, where he, Player Uno, SeXXXy Eddy, Dragon Dragon and Retail Dragon defeated Jagged, Shane Matthews, Larry Sweeney and Phil and Sean Davis.
The following night in CZW, Eddy defeated Gran Akuma, Niles Young and "Canadian Dynamite" Max Boyer in a 4-way match.

Cesaro (wrestler)

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Boyer accepted the offer and aligned himself with Icarus, Akuma and Chuck Taylor, the trio also known as Team F.I.S.T. The following day at Aniversario!, Boyer accompanied Taylor, Icarus and Akuma to the ring for a six-man tag team match, where they defeated Hero, Sweeney and Claudio Castagnoli, who were accompanied by Hero's newest associate Mitch Ryder.
The following month Hero, Castagnoli and Larry Sweeney joined forces with Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus, Akuma and Chuck Taylor) to form the Kings of Wrestling superstable, which was later joined by Mitch Ryder, Max Boyer and Shayne Hawke.

Chuck Taylor (wrestler)

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Boyer accepted the offer and aligned himself with Icarus, Akuma and Chuck Taylor, the trio also known as Team F.I.S.T. The following day at Aniversario!, Boyer accompanied Taylor, Icarus and Akuma to the ring for a six-man tag team match, where they defeated Hero, Sweeney and Claudio Castagnoli, who were accompanied by Hero's newest associate Mitch Ryder.
Despite losing, the Kings reunited with F.I.S.T. and the Kings of Wrestling became the top stable in Chikara, later recruiting Mitch Ryder, Max Boyer and Shayne Hawke to their ranks.

Stigma (wrestler)

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The team, billed as Team Canada, was eliminated from the tournament in the first round by the eventual King of Trios, Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw and Shane Storm.
On February 17, 2007, Storm, Jigsaw and Mike Quackenbush entered the first ever King of Trios tournament, defeating Team IWS (Jagged, Maxime Boyer and Shane Matthews) in the first and Team TNA (Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin and Sonjay Dutt) in the second round of the tournament.

Icarus (wrestler)

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After his final Young Lions Cup defense against Create-A-Wrestler on May 26, 2007, at Aniversario?, Chris Hero appeared ringside seemingly trying to recruit Boyer into his The Kings of Wrestling stable, but before he could do so, Icarus and Gran Akuma, who had recently been battling Hero and Larry Sweeney over the leadership of the Kings of Wrestling, entered the ring and asked Boyer to join them instead.
During the rest of the year the six were also joined by Mitch Ryder, Shayne Hawke and Max Boyer.

Frightmare (wrestler)

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Boyer's five successful defenses of the Young Lions Cup would remain a Chikara record until March 2011, when it was broken by Frightmare.
On March 13, 2011, Frightmare broke Max Boyer's record from 2006 for most successful defenses of the Young Lions Cup, when he defeated Batiri member Obariyon to make his sixth successful defense.

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions.

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions. Boyer began training in professional wrestling in May 2002, when he entered Jacques Rougeau's wrestling school Lutte Internationale 2000 in Montreal, Quebec.

Professional wrestling promotion

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Maxime "Max" Boyer (born June 2, 1984) is a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for his time in the Chikara and International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) professional wrestling promotions.

Chikara Young Lions Cup

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Boyer is a former Chikara Young Lions Cup Champion and a two–time IWS Canadian Champion and has also wrestled for promotions such as Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Inter Species Wrestling (ISW) and UWA Hardcore Wrestling.

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Boyer is a former Chikara Young Lions Cup Champion and a two–time IWS Canadian Champion and has also wrestled for promotions such as Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Inter Species Wrestling (ISW) and UWA Hardcore Wrestling.

Independent circuit

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Boyer retired from professional wrestling in May 2008, but made his return two and a half years later in October 2010 and has remained active on the independent circuit ever since.