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Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW)

Active promotion in the Americas region

Current name: Combat Zone Wrestling
Current abbreviation: CZW
Status: Active
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Active Time: 1999 - today
WWW: http://www.czwrestling.com/
Names: Combat Zone Wrestling (1999 - today)
Abbreviations: CZW
Owners: DJ Hyde (2009 - today)
John Zandig (1999 - 2009)
Popular events: Tournament Of Death, Cage Of Death, Best Of The Best, Night Of Infamy, Deja Vu, High Stakes
# Date Title Type Forum
1 18.04.2014, 01:21 Independent: Aktuelle Card-Updates (Woche 16/2014) Neuigkeiten
2 28.03.2014, 12:10 Independent: Aktuelle Card-Updates Neuigkeiten
3 21.03.2014, 15:00 Independent: Aktuelle Card-Updates Neuigkeiten
4 04.03.2014, 10:56 WWE: Drake Younger unterschreibt Vertrag Neuigkeiten Discussion
5 19.12.2013, 09:03 CZW: Rory Mondo kündigt Karriereende bei Cage Of Death an Neuigkeiten
# Title Current champion(s) Since Rating
1 CZW Tag Team Championship The Beaver Boys (Alex Reynolds & John Silver) 11.01.2014  (100 Tage)  
2 CZW Wired TV Championship Shane Strickland 08.03.2014  (44 Tage)  
3 CZW World Heavyweight Championship Drew Gulak 10.08.2013  (254 Tage) 6.77
Combat Zone Wrestling wurde 1999 von John Zandig gegründet und veranstaltet hauptsächlich in Pennsylvania, nachdem es im ursprünglichen Heimatstaat Delaware Probleme mit den örtlichen Ämtern bzw. Kommissionen gab. Nachdem man anfänglich ein Hauptaugenmerk auf "Ultraviolent" Wrestling legte, ist es heute so, dass man mehr auf Spotwrestling setzt. Die meisten Veranstaltungen finden in der ehemaligen ECW Arena, jetzt Asylum Arena, in Philadelphia statt. 2005 startete man mit neuen Projekten. So wurde der Ursprung der Promotion im Projekt "Ultraviolent Underground" neu aufgegriffen und in dem Projekt "NEXT" wird den Schülern der CHIKARA/CZW Wrestling Factory die Möglichkeit gegeben, vor Publikum ihr Können zu beweisen.
Im Jahr 2009 übernahm David Markland, besser bekannt als DJ Hyde, die Promotion und mit ihm änderte sich einiges in der Combat Zone. Einige Talente kamen in die Combat Zone zurück z.B. Chris Hero oder Eddie Kingston und auch die Kooperation mit Big Japan Pro-Wrestling wurde wieder aufgenommen. So kamen im Jahr 2010 mit Abdullah Kobayashi und Yuko Miyamoto zwei Big Japan Stars zu CZW. Aber es gab nicht nur eine Kooperation mit Big Japan, sondern auch mit Westside Xtreme Wrestling aus Deutschland. So kam es dann auch, dass, nachdem die wXw in Philadelphia zu Gast war, CZW im November 2010 in Deutschland veranstaltete. Auch wagten sie sich im Mai 2010 an die Pay-Per-Streams, also die Live-Übertragungen ihrer Events im Internet, ran. Kurz danach gab es ein spezielles Jubiläum, denn mit dem Event Home Sweet Home im Juli 2010 hat CZW mehr Events in der Asylum Arena in South Philly veranstaltet als die ECW.
Latest comments of the CAGEMATCH inmates
Ultraviolent Lariat wrote on 26.03.2014:
[10.0] "Since 2012, CZW has improved too fast. Wrestlers like Callihan, Samuray del Sol, the great Moxley, Dickinson, Busick, AR Fox, Gulak, Juicy Product, MASADA. And I'm sure in a couple of months I will be at the top of independent companies."
Z0mbiekill3r wrote on 25.02.2014:
[10.0] "Best ultraviolent promotion... Like nothing else! They have very good events."
RJL wrote on 19.12.2013:
[9.0] "Combat Zone Wrestling gets a bad name for it's ultraviolent aspect. However, people need to realize that that's not all CZW is as a company. CZW has a full mixture of strong-style, high flying, technical and hardcore wrestling. It's not JUST ultraviolence as so many people make it out to be."
goretis wrote on 09.11.2013:
[10.0] "Absolutely my favorite promotion. From the early days till now CZW is still great!"
Coon and Friends wrote on 18.04.2013:
[10.0] "I love Ultra-Violent wrestling so I love CZW, but I can also understand why people don't like it. Since most of the UV-wrestlers botch a large ammount of moves in "normal" matches smartmarks don't like it... But if you like Hardcore and Death Wrestling CZW is the place to be! CZW: Like nothing else..."
HHH Pedigree wrote on 30.03.2013:
[0.0] "I tried to watch it, but man... The wrestlers haven't gimmick, I only see no-sense hardcore, every show has a lot of rookie botches... I think that CZW is a dangerous promotion, in the bad way."
Leone wrote on 04.07.2012:
[5.0] "CZW was 1 of the first wrestling promotions that convinced me that there was other wrestling out there that was worth watching besides WWE. However at the same time, while it had some good things about it, it also produced an awful lot of rubbish. CZW introduced me to the likes of Chris Hero, Super Dragon, Kevin Steen, Mike Quackenbush, Sonjay Dutt, Roderick Strong and Alex Shelley - and like how MICHINOKU pro (wrestling-wise) stole the show at ECW Barely Legal 1997, these guys led me to finding better wrestling promotions. In terms of its Hardcore wrestling (or ultraviolence), I enjoyed Cage Of Death 4 & TOD 2 & 3 - but overall I think it's a bit crap. It's like FMW, minus the in-ring psychology and story-telling. Other than the good wrestlers I mentioned earlier along with a few others, the show mostly consists mostly of: 1. sadistic weapon-use that's more like watching a freakshow at the circus rather a story being told that includes weapons. 2. Spots that look good on paper but aren't well executed in real life, along with a lot of wrestlers trying to make their matches look like Jet Li Movies and failing miserably (not everybody moves like Kota Ibushi). and 3. The occasional time when it is actually quite entertaining."

6.23
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Valid Votes: 145
Number of comments: 93
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Average Rating: 6.27
Average in 2014: 6.83
Average in 2013: 7.00
Average in 2012: 5.25
Average in 2011: 5.90
Average in 2010: 6.37
Average in 2009: 7.67
Average in 2008: 6.40
Average in 2007: 5.78

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