#8 Kris Travis
Cancer takes even the best of them, doesn’t it? Kris Travis never wrestled for the bigger wrestling promotions but was a renowned name in the British independent circuit. Kris Travis and Martin Kirby won many accolades as a tag team, and it seemed like his career would take off to new heights, until his stomach cancer diagnosis.
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In 2015, it was announced that Travis has beaten cancer and was back in the ring. There was no stopping him as a singles star, as he defeated his partner Martin Kirby and Marty Scurll. But cancer returned and claimed Travis in March 2016.
At NXT Takeover: Dallas, Finn Balor painted Travis’ signature stars and heart symbols on his body. Noam Dar also dedicated his Cruiserweight Classic qualifying match to Travis.