MEWF Heavyweight Championship

The Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation (MEWF) Heavyweight Championship is the highest ranking singles title in the Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation, one of three in the promotion.

MEWF Unified Heavyweight Championship
Details
PromotionMid-Eastern Wrestling Federation
Date establishedJanuary 18, 1992
Date retired2004
Other name(s)
MEWF Heavyweight Championship

The title was created when Ricky Blues defeated Agent Orange at an event held in Odenton, Maryland on January 18, 1992.[1] In 2003, the title was merged with the MCW Heavyweight Championship when Maryland Championship Wrestling held its final show as an interpromtional event with the Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation creating the Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation Unified Heavyweight Championship on July 16, 2003.[2][3]

The championship has been known as:

  • MEWF Heavyweight Championship (1991–2003)
  • MEWF Unified Heavyweight Championship (2003–2004)

The heavyweight title was later revived after Maryland Championship Wrestling began promoting events in the Maryland-area in 2007.

There have been a total of 30 recognized champions who have had a combined 45 official reigns.

Title historyEdit

Wrestler: Times: Date: Location: Notes:
Ricky Blues 1 January 18, 1992 Odenton, MD Defeated Agent Orange in a tournament final.[1][2][2]
Vacated 1992 [1][2]
Max Thrasher 1 July 11, 1992 Pasadena, MD Defeated A.C. Golden in 8-man tournament final.[1][2]
Lucifer 1 February 5, 1993 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Morgus the Maniac 1 November 13, 1993 Hampstead, MD [1][2]
Lucifer 2 November 14, 1993 Essex, MD Title history is unrecorded between November 1994-March 1995.[1][2]
Morgus the Maniac 2 November 1994 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Mad Dog O'Malley 1 February 5, 1993 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Corporal Punishment 1 March 26, 1995 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart 1 October 1, 1995 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Corporal Punishment 2 October 1995 Gaithersburg, Maryland Defeated A.C. Golden in 8-man tournament final.[1][2]
Joe Thunder 1 December 3, 1995 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Johnny Gunn 1 March 26, 1996 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Corporal Punishment 3 June 30, 1996 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Axl Rotten 1 June 30, 1996 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Mark "The Shark" Shrader 1 September 13, 1996 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Axl Rotten 2 November 23, 1996 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Stevie Richards 1 February 2, 1997 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Disco Inferno 1 April 3, 1997 Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Vacated August 9, 1997 [1][2]
Pit Bull #2 1 August 10, 1997 Gaithersburg, Maryland Defeated Knuckles Zanwich to win the vacant title.[1][2]
Vacated November 7, 1997 [1]
Salvatore Sincere 2 November 8, 1997 Gaithersburg, Maryland Defeated Corporal Punishment to win the vacant title.[1][2]
Vacated December 22, 1997 [1][2]
Glenn Osbourne 1 February 1, 1998 Baltimore, MD Defeated A.C. Golden a tournament final.[1][2]
Danny Rose 1 April 4, 1998 Essex, MD [1][2]
Morgus the Maniac 3 November 14, 1998 Hampstead, MD [1][2]
Bob Starr 1 - Gaithersburg, Maryland [1][2]
Honky Tonk Man 1 October 2, 1999 Dundalk, MD [1][2]
Bob Starr 2 November 13, 1999 Hampstead, MD [1][2]
Patch 1 March 31, 2000 Dundalk, MD [1][2][3]
Vacated April 29, 2000 Vacated after Patch was stripped of the title for failing to make scheduled title defences.[1][3]
Lucifer 3 April 29, 2000 Middle River, MD Defeated Max Thrasher for the vacant title in a match with special referee "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan.[1][2][3]
DOA 1 August 9, 2000 Martinsburg, WV Following the death of longtime MEWF mainstay DOA on June 24, a tribute show "DOA: A Night to Remember" was held in his honor. Lucifer voluntarily vacated the title for DOA being awarded the title for one night only.[1][2][3]
Buzz Stryker 1 August 12, 2000 Middle River, MD [1][2][3]
Max Thrasher 2 September 22, 2000 Dundalk, MD Defeated Morgus the Maniac, Buzz Stryker and Dino Casanova in a four-Way match.[1][2][3]
Dino Casanova 3 2000 [1][2][3]
Max Thrasher 3 November 11, 2000 Hampstead, MD Following the death of longtime MEWF mainstay DOA on June 24, a tribute show "DOA: A Night to Remember" was held in his honor being awarded the title for one night only.[1][2][3]
Vacated March 17, 2001 [2][3]
Rayne 1 April 12, 2001 Baltimore, MD Defeated Dino Casanova for the vacant title.[2][3]
Dino Casanova 2 August 2, 2001 Dundalk, MD [2][3]
Vacated 2001 [2][3]
Cat Burglar 1 November 25, 2001 Dundalk, MD Held in the Teamsters Union Hall, Cat Burglar won a 17-man battle royal to become the new MEWF Heavyweight Champion.[2][3]
Held Up February 9, 2002 Baltimore, MD The title is held up following a three-way match between Cat Burglar, Nick Berk and Ruckus in which all three men scored a simultaneous pinfall during the match.[2][3]
Cat Burglar 2 March 3, 2002 Baltimore, MD Defeated Nick Berk and Ryker in a three-Way ladder match.[2][3]
Drew Pain 1 October 26, 2002 [2][3]
Buzz Stryker 2 October 27, 2002 Defeated Drew Pain and Salvatore Sincere in a three-Way match.[2][3]
Chad Bowman 1 March 9, 2003 Dundalk, MD [2][3]
Romeo Valentino 2 May 3, 2003 [2][3]
Danny Doring 1 July 16, 2003 Glen Burnie, MD Defeated Romeo Valentino and Chris Chetti in a three-Way match to unify the MEWF and MCW Heavyweight Championship.[1][2][3]
Danny Doring 2 March 28, 2004 [2][3]
Vacated March 28, 2004 Dundalk, MD Vacated after Danny Doring is stripped of the title for failing to make scheduled title defences.[2][3]
The Bruiser 1 March 28, 2004 Dundalk, MD Defeated Romeo Valentino in match for the vacant title.[2][2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an Royal Duncan & Gary Will (2000). Wrestling Title Histories (4th ed.). Archeus Communications. ISBN 0-9698161-5-4.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb Westcott, Brian; Eric Roelfsema (2004). "MEWF Heavyweight Title History". Solie's Title Histories.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "MEWF Unified Heavyweight Champion". MEWF.com. 2004. Archived from the original on 2004-06-23.

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