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King Kong

CBUB Wins: 27
CBUB Losses: 13
Win Percentage: 67.50%

Added by: Maestro

Read more about King Kong at: Wikipedia

Official Site: Public Domain

King Kong is a fictional monster, a gigantic animal resembling a gorilla that has appeared in several films since 1933. These include the groundbreaking 1933 movie, the film remakes of 1976 and 2005, as well as various sequels of each. The character has become one of the world's most famous movie icons and, as such, has transcended the medium, appearing in other works outside of films, such as a cartoon series, books, comics, various merchandise and paraphernalia, video games, theme park rides, and even an upcoming stage play. His role in the different narratives varies from source to source, ranging from rampaging monster to tragic antihero. The rights to the character are currently held by Universal Studios, with limited rights held by the estate of Merian C. Cooper, and perhaps certain rights in the public domain (see below).

In the original film, the character's name is Kong, a name given to him by the inhabitants of "Skull Island" in the Pacific Ocean, where Kong lives along with other over-sized animals such as a plesiosaur, pterosaur, and dinosaur. An American film crew, led by Carl Denham, captures Kong and takes him to New York City to be exhibited as the "Eighth Wonder of the World".

Kong escapes and climbs the Empire State Building (the World Trade Center in the 1976 remake) where he is shot and killed by aircraft. Nevertheless, as Denham comments, "It was beauty killed the beast," for he climbs the building in the first place only in an attempt to protect Ann Darrow, an actress originally offered up to Kong as a sacrifice (in the 1976 remake, the character is named Dwan).

A mockumentary about Skull Island that appears on the DVD for the 2005 remake (but originally seen on the Sci-Fi Channel at the time of its theatrical release) gives Kong's scientific name as Megaprimatus Kong, and states that his species may have evolved from Gigantopithecus.

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Fantasy Teams Season 2 Record:

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Result Opponent My Score   Their Score
Loss Morlun 10 to 16

Fantasy Teams Season 4 Record:

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Result Opponent My Score   Their Score
Win Stay Puft Marshmallow Man 10 to 5
Loss Mothra 4 to 11

CBUB Match Record:

Result Opponent My Score   Their Score
Loss Fin Fang Foom 40 to 47
Win The 300 Spartans 61 to 56
Loss Optimus Primal 50 to 74
Win Myrmidons 62 to 28
Win Mario 57 to 51
Win Sergeant 'Sarge' Mahonin (Doom) 65 to 36
Loss Godzilla 17 to 68
Win Mighty Joe Young 73 to 7
Win Auron 54 to 38
Loss Henry Jones and Indiana Jones 40 to 52
Win The Rancor 73 to 38
Win Tyrannosaurus Rex 71 to 21
Win Richard O'Connell 49 to 46
Loss The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 47 to 54
Loss Orga 47 to 57
Win Donkey Kong 59 to 36
Win Gorilla Grodd 61 to 43
Loss The Balrog 42 to 86
Win Spinosaurus 63 to 24
Win Pokemon 56 to 54
Loss Iron Man 20 to 71
Win Zilla 72 to 42
Win Multiple Man 22 to 10
Win Pitt 17 to 11
Win Pitt 15 to 12
Win Cerberus 29 to 16
Loss Spider-Man 15 to 21
Loss Gamabunta 11 to 12
Loss Godzilla 9 to 23
Win The Loch Ness Monster 19 to 8
Win Mothra 13 to 5
Win Beast Man 11 to 3
Win Ultraman 4 to 2
Win Ebirah 6 to 2
Win Kumonga 8 to 1
Win Rhedosaurus 6 to 4
Win George (Rampage) 6 to 1