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THE NEW ENGLAND INDY GRAVEYARD

Many independent promotions have come and gone throughout the years here in New England.  Some we successful, and others weren't.  This page is intended as an archive of information regarding promotions that have come and gone, as well as a tribute to those promotions that helped to build and promote independent wrestling in New England.  If you have information to contribute to this archive, please email the NEI.

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Acid Pro Wrestling
OWNERS: Dan & Ed, Jason Knight (Booker)
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2000-2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Waterbury, CT; Naugatuck, CT
TALENT: Dylan Kage,Bulldog Blanski, J-Wood, Jason Knight, Ron Zombie, Mercedes Martinez, Juice, Tiger Mulligan, Pepsi Boy, Kevin Landry, Fred Cury Sr and Jr, Frankie Starz, Da Hit Squad, THC, Pat Gunner , Sahbba White, Bull Dredd, Billy Reil, Laithon, Judas Young, Homicide, Cold Front, Hot Commodity, Curtis Slamdawg, Mercernery, Apollo, J-Lover, Purty Kurty, Jeff Rocker, Missy Hyatt, Foxy, Devito, New Jack, Sweet Destiny, Johnny Heartbreaker, Chi Chi Cruz, TW Sledge
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
Official APW Website
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Action Packed Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Danny O'Callahan and John Lowe
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2002-2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Seekonk, MA; South Attleboro, MA
TALENT: Brian Fierce, Fred Curry Jr, Camron Replay, Evan Siks, Team Elite, The O'Callahans, The American Patriot, Jeremy Powers, Shane Williams, Vertabreaker, Thrash, Fronz Rhody, Hot Carlson, Epps, Angel, Jimmanie Beam, Eclipz, Scarecrow, T.J Richter, Outpatiant, Brutal Bob Evans, Derik Destiny, Divine Diversity, Kevin Karizma, Jose Perez, Chris Blackheart, Richard Pacifico, Danny Cama, Max the Butcher, Maniac Mike, Handsom Todd Hanson, Beau Douglas, Robbie Ellis, "The Painter" Jon Lowe, Zanic, Jason Chaos, All American Dan Bidondi, Big Paully Gillmore, Danger Boy Alfredo, John Phear, Max Ludicrous, "The Punisher" Don Vega, Richard Pacifco, White Lion, Biggie Bluntz, Kid Kamakazi, Triplelicious, The Northern Studd Rush Barlow, Blade Bishop, "All State"Ivan Montoya, Chris Camaro, Antonio Thomas, "Live Wire" Dave Padula, Lord Davios, Nick Narsistic, Kid Makazi, The Prisoner, Tony Soprano, The X-Communicados, Evil Nick, "Vicious and Delicious" Ricky Gonzales, Shysty Aaron Morrison
MISC. NOTES: Owner John Lowe went on to create New Gen Wrestling.
RELATED LINKS:
Official APCW Website
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American Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Josh Shea, Josh LaPrell, Josh Nason
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: Easton, MA
TALENT: K. L. Murphy, Chris Venom, Justin Powers, Maverick Wild, The Damned, Antonio Thomas, Aaron Morrison, Rated G, Larry Huntley, "Rugged" Rick Daniels, Chris Candido, Tammy "Sunny" Sytch, "The Golden Greek" Alex Arion, Captain Lou Albano
MISC. NOTES: Only had one event (11/23/02).  As a result of an event cancellation due to weather, in addition to other factors, ACW closed it's doors about 3 monthes later.
RELATED LINKS:
ACW Promotional Perspective (NEI)
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Atlantic Wrestling Federation
OWNERS: Fred Sparta (Owner), Silvano Sousa (Booker)
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1995-1996
REGIONAL SCOPE: Wilmington, MA ; Natick, MA
TALENT: Gorgeous Gino Giovanni, Robbie Ellis, Enforcer Jason DelGato. The Highlight Kid, Outlaw Jim Cody, The Boston Brawler, Draven, Steve King, Silvano Sousa, Damon Dark Angelo, Luis Ortiz, Pretty Boy Hernandez, Jose Perez, Andy Jaxx, Brickhouse Baker, The Graduate Timothy McNeany, Iron Fist, The Metal Maniac, Big Dawg Wilson, Chris Angel, Beau Douglas, Jason DelGato, Abunai, Mad Dog Matt Storm, Edward G. Xtasy, The Native American Tatanka, DJ Hott; Dr. Heresy, Don Juan DeSanto
MISC. NOTES: Later beacme known as World Wrestling Alliance (WWA).
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Big East Wrestling
OWNERS: Chris Santone, Adam LeClair, Dan Tanaka
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001-2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: Clinton, MA ; Bridgewater, MA
TALENT: Max Ludicrous, Zanic, Adam LeClair, Shawn Storm, Freight Train, Smooth Criminal, Kenn Phoenix, Legion Cage, Widowmaker, El Mascarado, Chris Venom, Ruy Batello, KL Murphy, Beast, Hardware, Tommy Knoxville, Hardcore Mafia, Johnny Nash, Shawn Tayzer, Tim Kilgore, Psycho Mike, Kid Krazy, Tripleicious, Mourning Star, Tiger Khan, Zycos, Thundercats, Larry Huntley, Elements of Suicide, Adam Booker, Dr. Heresy.
MISC. NOTES:
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Century Wrestling Aliance
OWNERS: Tony Rumble
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1991-1998
REGIONAL SCOPE: Wallingford, CT
TALENT: Tommy Dreamer, Ray Odyssey, Chris Candido, Johnny Rodz, Metal Maniac, Scott Taylor, Tazmaniac (Tazz), Kevin Sullivan, Vic Steamboat, Eddie Gilbert, Flex Lavender, Primetime Paul, Nasty Girls, Mr. Nasty, Little Louie, Team America, Tony Atlas, Jimmy Snuka, Powers of Pain, Bushwhackers, Honky Tonk Man, Don Muraco, Cookie Crumble, Crystal Blue, Mighty Joe, Flex Lavender, Ray Odyssey, Troublemakers, Interns, El Mascarado, Iron Sheik, Knuckles Nelson, Randy Starr, Tony Rumble, Candy Man, Arch Angels, Ace Darling, Devon Strom, Pink Assassin, Kidd USA, Mercenary, JC Biggs, Dave Marino, Millenium, Joel Davis, Knuckles Nelson, Star Warrior, Outpatient, Trooper Gilmore, Steve Marbito, King Kong Bundy, Baldo, Inferno Kid, Johnny Angel, Dungeon Master, Big City Mike, Bob Backlund, Mil Mascaras, Erich Sbraccia, "Surfer" Ray Odyssey, The Pink Assassin
MISC. NOTES: CWA formed into NWA New England in 1998.
RELATED LINKS:
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CWA Title History (Solie's Vintage Wrestling)

Coastline Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Brent Fusaro
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001-2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Westerly, RI ;
TALENT: Debonair Cruz, Dylan Kage, Power Company, Soul Brothers, Prime Mover, Mike Haze, Nicholas Richards, Chris Hamrick, Danny Boy O'Callahan, Richard Pacifico, Ron Zombie, Azriel, Jimmy Cash, Derik Destiny, Slyk Wagner Brown, Dr. Heresy, Bob Evans, Fred Curry Jr.
MISC. NOTES:
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Crimson Mask Wrestling
OWNERS: Jaime Pain & Nemesis
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Watertown, MA
TALENT: Cueball, Ruckus, Gino Martino, Beau Douglas, Jimmy Cash, Vince Vicallo, Z-Barr, Ron Zombie, Nemesis, John Kronus, Tré the Smooth Operating Gangsta, Dukes Dalton, Luis Ortiz, John Walters, Jaimie Pain, Balls Mahoney
MISC. NOTES:
Official CMW Website
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Elite Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: Donnie Deluca
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1994 - 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Beverly, MA ; Woburn, MA ; Billerica, MA ; Peabody
TALENT: Jay "Mustang" Warren, Nemesis, The Cremator, "Bad Dog" Max Havoc, "Mean" Mark Mest, "The Roman" Johnny Greco, Kamakazi, "Brutal" Bob Evans. Johnny Royal, Kirk Roberts, Casa Nova, Dred, Dean Eastman, Caesar Suave, the Great Pumpkin, Fear, "Hot Stuff" Tom Anthony, Raine, Kamikazee Kid, Crimson, Ronnie Raines, "The Olympian" Dave Patera, the Machine, Kirk Roberts, Insane, Major Apocalypse, Marcus Sutton, Crack Sutton, Brian Proulx, Brian Diamond, Weapon X, Shadow Master, King Kong Craig, Romeo Blew, "Big Daddy" Dave Walker, "The Bouncer" Larry Huntley, Alex Arion, Kevin Landry, "Turbo" Tim Fury, "Mean" Ian Nichols, The Aristocrats, "The Machine" Atlee Greene, Tony Atlas, Sonny Goodpseed, Backstreet Chad, "New Era" Aaron Morrison, Devonaire Cruz, "Nyghtmare Inc." Kirk Roberts, Zack Simmons, Johnny Idol, Tarzan Taylor, Simon Diamond, Drakken Cross, Necromancer, Sinsiter, Crusher Goodspeed, Zack Simmons, Kirk Roberts, Dan Hawk, Dr. Heresy, Don Juan DeSanto, Crimson, "Highwayman" Jim Brannigan, Derek Destiny, Tom Anthony.
MISC. NOTES: Promoter later went on to form Primal Conflict Wrestling.
RELATED LINKS:
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Official EWA Website

Empire Professional Wrestling
OWNERS: Rocky Raymond
YEARS OF OPERATION:
REGIONAL SCOPE:
TALENT: Doink, Krouns, Gino Martino, Brickhouse Baker, AstroMan
MISC. NOTES: Ran at Whalom Park & Thompson Speedway
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Extreme Wrestling Federation
OWNERS: Adam LeClair
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Watertown, MA
TALENT: Jeffrey Jonathan Alexander III, Ruy Batello, Billy Braxx, Bruno, Bubba, Legion "Freakin'" Cage, Cinna, Juan Cruz, Robby Dangerous, Joey "The Boss" Davino, Sean Gorman, Halo, Tiger Khan, Tim Kilgore, Matt Lindsay, Max Ludicrous, Tano Marin, J.C. Marxxx, M T Refer E, K.L. Murphy, "Hollywood" Johnny Nash, Onyx, Kenn Phoenix, Mike Phoenix, P.S. Phenom, Psycho Mike, Rain, Rukkus, Shawn Tayzer, "The Revolution" Chris Venom
MISC. NOTES:
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Green Mountain Wrestling
OWNERS: Gary Lavigne
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1996 - 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Newport, VT; Lyndon Center, VT;
TALENT: Mercenary, Curtis Slamdawg, Red Ninja, Pretty Boy Floyd, Bobby Pininski, Winnie the Grizzly, Bob Evans, Joel Davis, Maverick Wild, Sonny Goodspeed, Donny Myers, Jerry Cormier, Lord Penguin, Ice Man, Mike Mayhem, Heavy Metal, Archangel, Juggernaut, Johnny Royal, Robbie Ellis, Lang Association, Boston Bulldogs, Bull Montana, Flame, Rip Morrison, Chad Thunderstorm, Scott Sharky, Bill Wilcox, El Loco, Brian Walsh, Captain Canada, Johnny Vegas, Gary Kadalis, Wolfman, Gary Kadalis, Ron Zombie, Derik Destiny, Wolverine, El Misterio, Dave Baron, Mr. G., Matt Michaels, Rex Lethal, Kidd USA, Triad, Richie Rich, Jay Jailette, El Mascarado, Mike Tucker, Jack Hill, Jack Crow, Alex Arion, Steve Ramsey, Donnie Rotten, Mike Stelle, Johnny Idol, Phantom, Dave Vicious, Hit Squad, Mark Nougerra, Adam Hasty, Dan Hawk, Highlight Kid, Kevin Kelly, Damian Houston, Frankie Armadillo, Dorian Synn, Menace, Intimidators, New York Posse, Don Juan DeSanto, Shane Simons, Kid Krazy, Insane Hussein, Tim Fury, Scott Dickinson, Ricky Stevens, Gary Langevin, Grappler III, Devennaire Cruz, Tarzan Taylor, Dean Eastman, Justin Powers, Brian Jury, Jeff Goodspeed, Fred Curry Jr., Dave Walker, Antonio Thomas, Johnny Curtis, Sean O'Reilly, Mark Malibu, Trinity H. Campbell, Mercedes Martinez
MISC. NOTES:
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Heritage Pro Wrestling
OWNERS: Shane Williams
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1999
REGIONAL SCOPE: VT
TALENT: Shane Williams, Jeremy Powers, The Bull, Legion Cage, Hardware, "Moviestar" Michael Monroe, Kevin Landry, "Northern Studd" Rush Barlow, Mourningstarr, Matt Lindsay, Road Rage, The Power Company, Xtreme, Sonny Saprano
MISC. NOTES: Formerly known as Main Event Wrestling, ran semi regular shows in VT starting 1999.  Name than changed from Heritage Pro to Slam, compnay was than sold.
 
Original owner has started Main Event back up again (updated 3/15/04)
 
RELATED LINKS:
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Official HPW Website

High Impact Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Andrew Distefano
YEARS OF OPERATION:
REGIONAL SCOPE: Woonsocket, RI
TALENT: Kevin Matthews, Azreial, Tim Kilgore, Blade, Mike Pavia, Jose Preze, Chris Blackheart, Pat Gunner, Beau Douglas, Tommy Knockville, Derrick Desnity, Chris Venom, Psycho Mike Ozbourne, Vertebreaker, Kevin Karzmia
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS: Ran 1 show before folding.
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Independent Connecticut Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Craig Steel, Randy J (original); Mathew West, Vin Ratte (took over, turned into PWF NE)
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1999-2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Plainfield, CT ;
TALENT: Dr. Heresy, Don Juan DeSantos, Craig Steele, Beast, Matt Burns, Ronald Riggins, Kid Crazy, Frankie Armadillo, Damned, Randy J., Kodiak, Vertebreaker, Moco, Billy Black, Chris Venom, Triplelicious, Disciples of Sin, Thrash, Duff, Trent McNeily, Daryn Stompz, Manical Mark, EOS, Maximum Carnage, Onyx, Michael Monroe, Shane Williams, Michael Storm, Jeremy Powers, Cinna, Tim Kilgore, Big K., KL Murphy, Power Company, Spike Dudley, Little Guido, Ruy Butello, Richard Pacifico, Mike Phoenix, Lionel, Blue Panda, Team Gorman, JC Marxxx, MTE, Bones, Nova
MISC. NOTES:
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International Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Mario & Angelo Savoldi
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1984 - 1995
REGIONAL SCOPE: Bangor, MA ; Lowell, MA ; Waltham, MA ; Dover, NH ; Wolfeboro, NH ; Paris, MA ; Augusta, ME, Portland, ME ; Monticello, NY ; Lacona, NH ; Presque Isle, ME ; Middletown, NY ; South China, ME ; Yardville, NJ ; Orwigsburg, PA
TALENT: The Wild Samoans (Afa and Sika), King Tonga (WCW's Meng), Kevin Sullivan, Austin Idol, "Playboy" Buddy Rose, Ox Baker, Mark Lewin, Carlos Colon, The Sheepherders (The Bushwackers), Dory Funk, Jr., The Invaders, Hercules Ayala, The Super Medic, The Rockers (Al Perez and "Jumpin'" Joe Savoldi) , Abdullah the Butcher, "Boston Bad Boy" Tony Rumble, Bruiser Brody, "Maniac" Mark Lewin, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Rocky Raymond, "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas, The Henchman, The Punisher, Vic Steamboat, "Jumpin'" Joe Savoldi, Tazmaniac (Tazz), "Fabulous" Phil Apollo, Robbie Ellis, The Pink Assassin, The Star Warrior,Ivan Putski, Scott Putski, Tom Brandi, Mondo Kleen, Mike "King" Kahluha, Steve Lombardi, Tito Santana, Greg Valentine, Moondog Spike, S.T. Jones (Virgil), Freight Train Fulton, Joel Davis, Ray Odyssey, Scorpion, Little Hercules, Tiger Jackson, Koko B. Ware, Jimmy Snuka, Metal Maniac, Rob Morton, Jonathan Boyd, Maverick Wild
MISC. NOTES: Changed its name to International World Class Championship Wrestling in early 90's. It's weekly TV show was announced by Les Thatcher and Lou Thesz.
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HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE HISTORY

DATE CHAMPION NOTES
7/85 Dory Funk, Jr.  
4/86 Joe Savoldi  
3/87 Phil Apollo  
10/87 Vacant (Apollo leaves promotion) Savoldi [2] wins battle royal
1988 Moondog Spike (Bill Smithson)  
1988 Joe Savoldi [3]  
12/28/88 Jonathan Boyd Augusta, ME
1/89 Joe Savoldi [4] Presque Island, ME
2/11/89 Tony Atlas Presque Island, ME
7/24/90 Vic Steamboat Middletown, NY
4/19/91 Tony Atlas [2] South China, ME
3/93 Vacant Atlas leaves promotion
2/9/94 Tito Santana d. Greg Valentine Yardville, NJ
3/3/95 Greg Valentine Orwigsburg, PA
6/2/95 Koko B. Ware (Awarded when Valentine no-shows TV taping; allegedly defeats Valentine in Chattanooga, TN)
RELATED LINKS:
History of ICW (KayFabe Memories)
ICW Message Board (KayFabe Memories)

International Independent Wrestling 

OWNERS: Mike Biggs, Anthony Rufo, Tommy D and Butch Pettrillo (later Kyle White)
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2000 - 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE:
MA, CT, RI
TALENT: The Millineium Killaz, The ONS, Gary Gold, Ax of Demolition, Tony Atlas, Jimmy Snuka, Tigerfang, John Kronus, Mr. Biggs, Draven, Mad Dog, Ebony Blade, Kyle Storm.
MISC. NOTES: IIW was a joint promotion of IWA, PLW & UCW.   Became Impact Independent Wrestling (owned by Tim Boutin.)
RELATED LINKS:
Official IIW Website
Official Impact Independent Wrestling Website

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International Wrestling Federation

OWNERS: Walter "Killer" Kowalski
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1979 - 1995
REGIONAL SCOPE:
Burlington, VT
TALENT: Tony Roy, Perry Saturn, Bill Wilcox, Tony Ulysses, “Mad Dog” Richards, Terra Ryzing (HHH), Nikolai Volkoff, Honky Tonk Man, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Hercules, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Dingo Warrior (Ultimate Warrior), Rio, Lord of the Jungle (The Renegade), Demolition Ax, the Mountie, Joanie Lee (Chyna), Chris Duffy, Vince Apollo, Brittany Brown, Jamie West, Richard Byrne, Violet Flame, Amanda Storm, The Ark Angels
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS: Also known as "Killer Kowalski's All-Stars." Had a TV show on Ch. 25 out of Boston called "Bedlam from Boston."

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Main Event Wrestling
OWNERS: Shane Williams
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1999 - 2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: St. Albans, VT ; Montpelier, VT ; Littleton, NH ; Nashua, NH ; Beverly, MA
TALENT: Dick Willard, Shane Williams, Piranah, Frankie the Mobster, Michael Storm, Jason the Terrible, Bishop, Kid Rock, Michael Monroe, Bull, Jackal, Blaze, Mexican Nightmare, Eric Everlast, Abraxis, Jeff Starr, Shockwave, White Lion, Hoss, Troy Buchanan, Kid Crazy, Amanda Storm, Dick Nasty, Noize, Maxx Burton, Rush Barlow, Rampage, Punk, Brian Immaculate, Matrix, Jeremy Powers, La Cucharacha, Dr. Heresy, Striker, Dark Ryder, Justin Cage, Northern Stud, Working Man, Frankie Armadillo, Alex Payne, Jonathon, Robbie Ellis, Justin Cage, Roadrage, TDS, Don Juan DeSanto, Randy J., Damian Houston, Doink the Clown, Diamond Stud, Freedom Reigns, Ray St. Claire, Cesar Suave, Tim Fury, Egomaniacs, New Era, Atler Green, Tarzan Taylor, Bob Evans, Alex Arion, Kirk Roberts, Dean Eastman, Drakken Cross, Antonio Thomas, Mark Malibu, Kid Mikaze, Aaron Morrison, Johnny Royal, Gary Kudalis, Jeff Goodspeed, Black Dragon, Larry Huntley, Dave Walker, Nyghtmare Inc., South-East Connection, Reid Davenport, Maverick Wild, Atlee Greene, Scott Dickinson, Sonny Goodspeed, Ian Nichols
MISC. NOTES: Owner is currently operating NWA-Green Mountain.
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Massachusetts Extreme Grappling Arts
OWNERS: Eric "Extreme" Goldberg
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: MA
TALENT: Shawn Tayzer, Enmity, Suicide, Adam Impact, Thornn, Bubba "The Enforcer", Tony Soprano, Apocalypse, Vertabreaker, 2Xtreme, Mark Gore, Hard Ware, Brock Holiday, Damian Darkside, Chris Blackheart, Don Vega, Little Killer, Sonny Soprano, Kraven Justice, Legion Cage, Rain, Matt Rage, Matt Lindsay, Chris Venom, Tim Kilgore, Mad Dog, Kenn Pheonix, Ricardo Vasquez Cruz, K.L. Murphy, Psycho Mike, Mike Steelerelli, Tommy Valentino
MISC. NOTES: Went on indefinite hiatus soon after opening due to serious illness of promoter. Promoter is now the CEO/President of the legal non-profit organization Wrestling Alliance of Mayhem (WAM).
RELATED LINKS:
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Official MEGA Website
Official WAM Website

Mayhem Independent Wrestling
OWNERS: Mathew West, Randy Blake, Kyle White
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1998-2000
REGIONAL SCOPE: RI, MA, NH
TALENT: Dogs of War, Pitbulls, Tornado Kid, Derik Destiny, Faith, Mike Edwards, Alexander Worthington III, Elements of Suicide, Ivan Zangvine, Dave Donovan, Dr. Heresy
MISC. NOTES:
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Millennium Wrestling Association
OWNERS: Nick Barberi
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1999-2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: New Britain, CT
TALENT: Juan Xavier, Sledge, Blitz Party, Iron Clan, Noodles Nixon, Nicholas Richards, Justin Credible, Blonde Jovi, Masked Janitor, JP Black, Lipps Lipinski, Power Company, Team Powerhouse, Purty Kurty, Holyoke Hogan, Max, Diablo Santiago, Alex Roma, Tony Devito, Bob Evans, Security Guard
MISC. NOTES:
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New England Wrestling Federation
OWNERS: Cliff Bartz & Gary Hathaway
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1990 - 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Barre, VT ; Burlington, VT ; St. Albans, VT
TALENT: Andy Ellison, Sicko, Mad Dog Richard, Freight Train Fulton, Tony Roy, Ron Jabberie, Joe Wilcox, Haidis, Ronnie D, Bulldozer, Brittany Brown, Arctic Fox, Dino Bravo, Richard the Magnificent, Barbarian, Jim Neidhart, Bill Wilcox, Brian Bugle, Sabu, Jamie West, Mad Dog Vachon, Paul Bunyan, Demolition Ax, Sheik, Abdullah the Butcher, Terra Ryzing, Phil Slayer, Master Leroy, Haitis, Andy Ellison, Hawk, Richard Charland, Kerry Von Erich, Warlord, Michael McReynolds, Generation Xtreme, Dr. Heresy, Mike Paiva, Don Juan DeSanto, Amanda Storm, King Sleazy, Little Louie, Hillbilly Cousin Luke, TDS, Tully Summers, Road Rage, Diamond Studd, Shane Williams
MISC. NOTES: Ran last show in conjunction with Main Event Wrestling.  Had TV show on WGOT TV 60 in NH, Highgate & Burlington, VT and Wyman's Beach in Westford, MA.
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Northeast Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: John C. Howard & Michael Giusti
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1997-2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: Seekonk, MA; Natick, MA; Bristol, RI; Pawtucket, RI; North Providence, RI
TALENT: Ruy Batello, Tim Kilgore, Chris Venom, Triplelicious, Johnny Curtis, KL Murphy, Doctor Heresy, Fuzion, EOS, Broadway Kenn Phoenix, Psycho Mike Osbourne, Hotstuff Paul Hudson, Flash McKenna, Duff, Bad Boy Billy Black, Cueball, Vertebreaker
MISC. NOTES:
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Northeast Wrestling
OWNERS: Mike O'Brien
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1998 - 2000
REGIONAL SCOPE: Torrington, CT ; Fairfield, CT
TALENT: Don Montoya, Mike Quackenbush, Keenan Creed, Xavier, Joey Matthews, Christian York, Sledge, Roughhouse Ralph Mosca, Julio S. Fantastico, Jerry Lawler, Mercenaries, O.G. Eckmo, Rikishi, Fred Curry Jr., Adam Booker, Earl the Pearl, Corporal Punishment, 2-Dope, Stacy Carter, Candie, Billy Redwood, Bruiser, Jeff Starr, Purty Kurty, Kevin Landry, Antonio Thomas, Chris Hamrick, Holy Rollers, Johnny Heartbreaker, Brian Christopher, Julio Dinero, Tiger Khan, Mike Preston, Matt Vandal.
MISC. NOTES: Still runs on occasion for paid charity events.
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Primal Conflict Wrestling
OWNERS: Donnie Deluca
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2000 - 2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: Billerica, MA ; Woburn, MA ; Somerville, MA
TALENT: Tiger Khan, Vertebreaker, Elements of Suicide, Randy J, Low Life, Sandy Starr, Johnny Justice, Masked Assassin, Dave Donovan, Dark Starr, 666, Draven, Praxus, Adam Hasty, Thrash, Don Juan, LG, Live F'n Wire, Half Nelson, Kodiak, Astroman, Jamie Pain, Greg Drago, King Kong Krummy, Rico Santana, Max Mason, Intern, Dave Padula, Cueball, Ruckus, Hurricane Kid, El Mascarado, GQ Smooth, Softcore Connection, Jose Perez, Angel, Blackout, Balls Mahoney, Nemesis, Death Hater, Primantis, Z-Barr, Shawn Tayzer, J-Busta, Puerto Rican Kid, Kevin Karizma, Minoru Fujita, SAT, Boogaloo, Brian XL, Quiet Storm, Scarecrow, Adam Booker, Damian Houston, Brian Black, Dr. Heresy, Steve Ramsey, Frankie Armadillo, Slyk Wagner Brown, Chris Harvard, Mongoose, Don Vega, Narcissistic Kid, Chris Charisma, Johnny Angel, Brickhouse Baker, One Night Stand, John Walters, Luis Ortiz, El Mascarado, Dan Biondi, Widowmaker, Rico Casanova, Maverick Wild, Justin Powers, Ruckus, Tiny the Terrible, New Jack.
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
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Official PCW Website
The PRIMAL Shoot (NEI)
The PRIMAL RE-Shoot (NEI)

Professional Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: John Bolton & Pat Gunner
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Prospect, CT; Fairfield, CT; Danbury, CT; Worcester, MA
TALENT: Slyck Wagner Brown, April Hunter, Snake Brody, Spider, Anthony Michaels, WrecKA, Trinity, J-Busta, Iron Eagle, Bad Leroy Brown, Tracy Brooks, Damian Adams, Legion Cage, Rob Eckos, Kevin Matthews, Johnny Heartbreaker, Johnny Ova, Bob Riedel, Devon Moore, Drew Blood, "Steroid" Steve Hayden, Kevin Quinn, Zero Hour, Dirty Rotten, Scoundrelz, Crazy Ivan, Nocturne, Team Target, Donny Camaro, Jay Kronik, Low Life Louie Ramos, Nick Noshus, Lil' Dragon, Ray Jack, Elm Street Kids, All Money Is Legal, Mark Gore, "Knightmare" Marcus Hall, "Bison" Johnny Bravado, "Everyone's Favorite Wrestler" Dan Barry, "Hurricane" John Walters, Tara Charisma, Grim Reefer, "Fantastic" Jim Nastic, Molsonn, Belladawna, Joshua Jax
MISC. NOTES: John Bolton went on to form Xboku
RELATED LINKS:
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Rampage Pro Wrestling
OWNERS: Ken Banks (later owned by Jeff Cluskey)
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001 - 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Bangor, ME; Waterville, ME; Oakfield, ME; Howland, ME; Sherman, ME; Patten, ME; Dover-Foxcroft, ME; Houlton, ME; Presque Isle, ME; Washburn, ME; Sherman Mills, ME; Brooks, ME; Dexter, ME; Milo, ME
TALENT: "Supernatural" Matt Rage, Senor Sabado Noche, Justice, Brother Bubba Franklin, Adam Booker, HardWare, Psycho Mike, Sonny Soprano, "The Revolution" Chris Venom, "The Dark Angel" Gabriel, "Sugardaddy" Scott Logan, "T-Bone" T.J. Jones, John "The Bomb" Bryer, Matt Lindsay, Justin Smalls, Mourning Star, Davistation, Legion Cage, Rain, "Sugardaddy" Scott Logan, Tim Kilgore, Impaler, "The Main Attraction" Brock Holiday, Kraven Justice, Steve Forcer, The Mysterious Druid, The Dynamic Kidd, Apocalypse, "Big" Victor Soprano, Amanda Storm, Ruthless Rusty, Jade, "Movie Star" Michael Monroe, "Top Quality" Cameron Mathews, Ron Fein, "Enforcer" Larry Huntley, "Hott Stuff" Paul Hudson, Dustin "The Cougar" Heath, Scott "By God" Vegas, "Knightmare" Marcus Hall, Bull Moose Calhoun, "Super Sexy" Donny Juan, The Bull, The Northern Studd, Mervin Greenwald, Lance Romance, "X-Ray" Kyle Cruz, Steven Studly, the Eliminators, Morgan Storm, "Rugged" Rick Daniels, Jerry Martell, Mackie Schroedi, "The Package" Scott Phoenix, "Too Fit" Tony Armstrong, Big Vic, Wang Chung, Michael Von Payton, Axl Williams, Christian Pitt, Jeremy Powers, Shane Williams, Shipwreck, The Power Company, Masked Wrestler #87, The American Patriot, Supreme, Xtreme, Tony Atlas, Danny Boy O'Callahan, Pacifico, Rick Fuller
MISC. NOTES: Ran its final event on September 1, 2003.   Title expected to be unified with he SAW title in 2005.
RELATED LINKS:
Official RPW Website
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Rhode Island Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: Alfred Traveiso & Chris Sanders
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1995-1996
REGIONAL SCOPE: RI
TALENT: Punisher, Don Vega, The Mountie, Wolverine, Danger Boy, Dave Padula, Jose Perez, Kevin Karzima, Max Brangion, Dallas Austin, Jason Chaos, Angel, Low Life, Felony, Bad News, Tripp Ride
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
Official RIWA Website
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Suicide Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Dré Sylvia, Scott Motta, Eric Mederios
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1997 - 2000
REGIONAL SCOPE: New Bedford, MA; Bristol, RI
TALENT: MaddDog Mtt Storm, Chris Venom, The Score, Billy Braxx, "The Pitbull" Marq Harris, The New Score, AJ Michaels, the Conceited Gentleman, The Cookie Cutter, "Gun 4 Hire" Rob Hagan, Riot, Hades, "The Sensational" Ariel, Fluke, Nikki Valentine, Luke Gemma, Postal Pete, Blade, Mecredez, Elements of Suicide, Danny Thrasher, the Love Doctor, El Phantasmo, Jason Ivy, Beautiful Bobby Bellcourt, P.O.W., Damon Cage, Kid Rage, Mitch Fusion, Exile, J.P.Cool, Loco Calypso, Crypt Keeper, Drez Jackson, Manilla Vannili, Freedom, Matt Burns, Windorf, Ice Breaker, "MasterMind" Mark Quinn, The Backyard Kid, Subarashi, Kid Crazy, BloodStone, Backyard Kid KL Murphy, The Wild Colonial Boy, Single White Males, Pure Massacre, Fire, Mimic, "The Hardcore Element" Onyx, "The Suicide King" Cinna, "The Nemesis" Damon Cage
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
Official SCW Website

 

 

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Sunfire Pro Wrestling 
OWNERS: Adam LeClair, John Phear
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001
REGIONAL SCOPE: Leominster, MA
TALENT: Jeffrey Jonathan Alexander III, Ruy Batello, Billy Braxx, Bruno, Bubba, Legion "Freakin'" Cage, Cinna, Juan Cruz, Robby Dangerous, Joey "The Boss" Davino, Sean Gorman, Halo, Tiger Khan, Tim Kilgore, Matt Lindsay, Max Ludicrous, Tano Marin, J.C. Marxxx, M T Refer E, K.L. Murphy, "Hollywood" Johnny Nash, Onyx, Kenn Phoenix, Mike Phoenix, P.S. Phenom, Psycho Mike, Rain, Rukkus, Shawn Tayzer, "The Revolution" Chris Venom
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
Official SPW Website
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Unified Championship Wrestling
OWNERS: Anthony Rufo, Vin Ratte, Sonny D, Johnny Justice, Stacy Lopes
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1998 - 2000
REGIONAL SCOPE: Attleboro, MA ; Pawtucket, RI ; Providence, RI ; Central Falls, RI ; Darmouth, MA ; Bristol, RI ; Hartford, CT ; Foxboro, MA ; Harrisville, RI ; Bellingham, MA ; Pemberton, NJ
TALENT: Dr. Heresy, El Mascarado, Cold Front, Dangerous Beauties, Thrash, Ebony Blade, Badboy Billy Black, Gino Martino, Vertebreaker, Sandy Starr, Dane, Bert Centino, Danny O'Hannon, Draven, Dolo Binswanger, Iceberg, Derek Destiny, Syck and Twysted, Dolo Binswanger, Nick Nitro, The Outcasts, Butch Petrillo, Mr. Troubleman, T.J. Richter, Little Bro Da Da, Mr. Biggs, Darius, Onix, Rex Lethal, Donny Rotten, Jack Hill, The Hardcore Kid, The Annihilator, Dream Lord, Mr. Monterio, Sky-high Al T. Tude, Livewire Dave Padula, The Punisher, El Diablo, Onix, Jack Public, Bulldog Blanski, Baron Von Hellson, Mr. Max Meaner, Jack Hill, The Behemoth, Heartthrob, Tiny the Terrible, Jynx, Jose Perez, The Guardian Angel Tony Rambo, King Kong Bundy, Samu The Headshrinker, Don Rock, Sellout Shane Simons, Centeno and Danny Ramirez, Lethal Paul Lauzon, Chief Foxx, Rocky Shore, Little Killer, Chief Jules Strongbow, Mr. USA Tony Atlas, Ivan Zangvine, Mad Dog Matt Storm, Bulldog Blanski, Rick Bennett, Storm, The Prince Ivan Zangvine, Faith, Devine, The Confederate Kid, Alabama Jamma, Harley Homicide, Steve Taylor, Don Juan DeSanto, Dynamic Kid Luis Vega, Half-Nelson, The Demoniser, Trooper Gilmore
MISC. NOTES:
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United Wrestling Federation
OWNERS: Bobby Cruise
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2002-2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Whitman, MA ; New Bedford, MA ; Fall River, MA
TALENT: Kid Krazy, Frankie Armadillo, Johnny Curtis, Blade, KL Murphy, Damian Houston, Andy Jaxx, Kevin Landry, Chi Chi Cruz, Dylan Kage, Brian Black, Adam Booker, Egomaniacs, Damned, Slyk Wagner Brown, Jeff Rocker, Gino Giovanni, Curt Daniels, Low-ki, K-Kwik, Xavier, Kyle Storm, Striker, Maverick Wild, Mike Paiva, SAT, Quiet Storm, Red, One Night Stand, Steve Corino, John Walters, Luis Ortiz, Hi-Lite Kid, Kappa Tappa Kegga, Aaron Stevens, Jack Victory, Johnny Heartbreaker, Blue Meanie, Cueball, Antonio Thomas, Vince Vicallo, Ariel, April Hunter, Edward G. Xtasy, Dave Lambert, Talia, Mercedez, Dr. Heresy, Team Tap-Out, Elements of Suicide, Striker, Simply Luscious, Trinity, Killer Babes, Kid Mikaze, Mike Osbourne, Nick McKenna.
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
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Official UWF Website

Universal Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: JC Biggs, BK Special and Larry The Postman
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1997-1998
REGIONAL SCOPE: New Britain, CT ; Stratford, CT
TALENT: Jack Krotch, Bulldog Blanski, Jeff Jacobs, Terrence W. Sledge, Caballo de Fuerza, John Xavier, Tony Devito, Larry the Postman, Trooper Gilmore, Sandy Starr, Komiko, Half Nelson, Little Chavo, Tiny the Terrible, Mr. Wong, Curtis Slamdawg, Kidd USA, JC Biggs, Dave Marino, Joel Davis, Outpatient, Noodles Nixon, Rex Lethal, Mercenary, Ron Zombie, Mike Deo, Roughouse Ralph, Barnyard Warrior, Crusher Blackwell, Raptor, Mark Starr, Dick Babbage, Punisher 8, John Diamond
MISC. NOTES:
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Universal Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: John McAdams, then Louix Bordoux
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1992 - 1994
REGIONAL SCOPE: Nashua, NH & Haverhill, MA
TALENT: Maverick Wild, Freight Train Fulton, Billy Wilcox, Phil Apollo, Steve Ramsey, Scott Taylor, Scott King, Scott Sharkey, Pat Ryerson, Scott Sharkey, The Boston Bulldogs, Bob Evans, Steve Bradley.
MISC. NOTES: Ran shows at St. Stanislaus Hall in Nashua, NH.   At their final event, a wrestler threw a chair into the wall and the hall director shut the entire show down. The incident lead to pro wrestling shows inside of Nashua to require having a Nashua business license.
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Underground Wrestling Cult of America  
OWNERS: Ken Doucette
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1997
REGIONAL SCOPE: North Reading, MA
TALENT: "Kick Ass" Kyle Storm, "Mad Dog" Matt Storm, Paul Lauzon, TJ Richter, El Diablo (Jose Perez), "Live F'n Wire" Dave Padula
MISC. NOTES: Only ran a single event.
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World Class Wrestling Alliance
OWNERS: Mike Biggs & Dan Ouellette
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2001-2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Worcester, MA; Oxford, MA; Leicester, MA; N. Attleboro, MA; Seekonk, MA; Clinton, MA
TALENT: Freightrain Predator, Bronx Bomber, Cueball, Beau Douglas, Dan Bidondi, Big Gun, Jimmy Sparkles, Kidd USA, Donnie Rotten, Widowmaker, Hi Lite Kid, Mr. Fabulos
MISC. NOTES:
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World Independent Wrestling
OWNERS: Jeff Costa
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1997-1999
REGIONAL SCOPE: Southern & Central NH
TALENT: Maverick Wild, Johnny Royal, Sonny Goodspeed, Rip Morrison, Chief Foxx, Manuel Labor, Chad Storm, Bob Evans, Bruiser Costa (Lobsterman), "Doctor" Dan Pettiglio (Captain USA), Wolverine (Gallo)
MISC. NOTES: Originally known as Ringside Wrestling.  later changed name back to Ringside Wrestling.
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Wrestling Alliance of Mayhem
OWNERS: Eric Extreme
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Worcester, MA
TALENT: Chris Camero, Blade, The Score, Scott Scarsdale, Apu Naheadalapasapinopedalon, Angela "Ang" Notaro, Kristen "Brownie" Brown, Damon Vitale, Gryphon, Half Nelson, Tiny The Terrible, Myzery, Larry Manilow, Mike Steelerelli, Zachary Richards, Jay "The Rippa" Grenier, Bernard Young, Don Vega, Swat, The Masked Janitor, "One Night Stand" Steve Cruz, Texas Outlaw, Richie Racicot, "Redline" Ricky Dominguez, Mikey "Muscles" Lasagna, Nick Neighborhood, "The Highway Man" Zacariah Edwards, Craig Durrell, The Guardian, Richie Rich, Kid Krush, The Flash, Canadian Dream, Sonny Suavino, April Hunter, Slyk Wagner Brown, Nikki Roxx, D.C. Dillinger, Ruff Ryder, Tank
MISC. NOTES: Ran three shows.
RELATED LINKS:
Official WAM Website
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Wrestling Star Wars
OWNERS: Tully McShane
YEARS OF OPERATION: 1999 - 2002
REGIONAL SCOPE: Salisbury Beach, MA
TALENT: Knuckles Nelson, Dylan Kage, Luis Ortiz, Ron Zombie, Tony Gangsta, John Sullivan, Nikki Roxx, Eve, Freightrain, Steve Bramford, Rush, Shawn Rollins, Texas Vaughn, Donnie Rotten, DC Dillinger, Michael Crimson, Astroman, Jim Seargent, Kidd USA
MISC. NOTES:
RELATED LINKS:
Official WSW Website
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XBoKu Pro Wrestling
OWNERS: John Bolton
YEARS OF OPERATION: 2003
REGIONAL SCOPE: Danbury, CT
TALENT: Snake Brody, Spider, Anthony Michaels, WrecKA, Trinity, J-Busta, Iron Eagle, Bad Leroy Brown, Tracy Brooks, Damian Adams, Legion Cage, Rob Eckos, Kevin Matthews, Johnny Heartbreaker, Johnny Ova, Bob Riedel, Devon Moore, Drew Blood, "Steroid" Steve Hayden, Kevin Quinn, Zero Hour, Dirty Rotten, Scoundrelz, Crazy Ivan, Nocturne, Team Target, Donny Camaro, Jay Kronik, Low Life Louie Ramos, Nick Noshus, Lil' Dragon, Ray Jack, Elm Street Kids, All Money Is Legal, Mark Gore, "Knightmare" Marcus Hall, "Bison" Johnny Bravado, "Everyone's Favorite Wrestler" Dan Barry, Tara Charisma, Grim Reefer, "Fantastic" Jim Nastic, Molsonn, Belladawna, Joshua Jax
MISC. NOTES: Ran two shows before closing down.
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