National Wrestling League

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National Wrestling League/House of Pain Wrestling Federation
Acronym NWL/HoPWF
Founded 1988
Style American Wrestling
Headquarters Hagerstown, Maryland (1988-current)
Founder(s) Dick Caricofe
Owner(s) Dick Caricofe (1988-current)
Sister House of Pain Wrestling Federation
Website NWLwrestling.com

The National Wrestling League, headquartered out of Hagerstown, Maryland, was founded by Dick Caricofe in 1988, and has held professional wrestling events throughout the United States and overseas in Guam, Saipan, Pohnpei, Hawaiian Islands, Palau, and the Marshall Islands. WWE and TNA superstar Mick Foley won his very first professional wrestling championship when he captured the NWL heavyweight title on the island of Guam in 1991. The NWL's Superior Pro Wrestling Training Center (SPWTC) in Hagerstown, Maryland is also the home of the HOUSE of PAIN Wrestling Federation, founded by John Rambo in 1997. The HoPWF holds bi-weekly events in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, along with evening events at the SPWTC.

Roster[edit]

  • Andy Pain
  • Baltimore Brawler
  • Bill Collier
  • Blood
  • Brady Hart
  • Brandon Scott
  • Butch Hess
  • Carnage
  • Chace Rawlings
  • Chris Burns
  • Chrono Chris
  • "Bigtime" Cory Bush
  • Dokken
  • Erik Polaris
  • EZ Money
  • Flandingo Martinez
  • Flucko the Clown
  • Gusten Uberstud
  • J-Balla
  • JR Flurry
  • Jeremy Izzy
  • Jersey Kid
  • John Rambo
  • Joey Pain
  • Luca the Tsmanian Devil
  • The Mighty Meatball
  • Mikey Valentino
  • Nick Hunt
  • Nui the Samoan
  • Psycrotes
  • "Cocky" Rocky DiCola
  • Ryan Fitch
  • Samoan Thunder Lance
  • Shorty Smalls
  • Stash
  • Todd Hill
  • Tremor
  • Vinnie Dicola
  • William Farnsworth
  • Brittany Force
  • Kacee Carlisle
  • Niya
  • Butch Hess & The Rev
  • Body Count (Tytan & Lawless)
  • Crucial Impact (Tytan & Dokken)
  • Doink the Clown & Napalm
  • Extremely Cocky (Rocky & Vinnie DiCola)
  • John Rambo & Headshrinker Samu
  • Killer Studs (Gustin Uberstud & Brandon Scott)
  • Ollie Shorts & Hoss the Boss Chesterfield
  • The Hit Squad (Drolix and Kindred)

Alumni[edit]

This is a list of professional wrestlers and personalities that performed in the National Wrestling League|National Wrestling League and House of Pain Wrestling Federation (NWL/HoPWF) promotion from:

  • 1988–present (as National Wrestling League)
  • 1997–present (as House of Pain Wrestling Federation)

They are listed in alphabetical order of their ring name.

Male wrestlers[edit]

  • Jey mysterio
  • Aaron Stride
  • Adam Brown
  • Aden Chambers
  • Aidiean
  • A.J. Petrucci
  • Al B. Damn
  • Alexander Clay
  • Alex Lanten
  • American Jackass
  • "Spazman" Anthony
  • Arson
  • Asian Sensation
  • Axl Rotten
  • "Battling" Bart Sawyer
  • Big Poppa Pete
  • "Bigtime" Cory Bush
  • Bill Collier
  • Blackhawk
  • Blood
  • "Hollywood" Bob Starr
  • Brady Hart
  • Brandon Draconis
  • Brandon Mercury
  • Brandon Scott
  • Brent Rage
  • Brooklyn Panther
  • Buck Child
  • Buff Bagwell
  • Butch Hess
  • "Mad Dog" Buzz Stryker
  • Carnage
  • "Epic" Cashis Carter
  • Cat Burglar
  • Chace Rawlings
  • Chad Bowman
  • Chris Burns
  • "Pretty Boy" Chris Cline
  • Chris Nightmare
  • Chris Steeler
  • Chris Wylde
  • Christopher Cage
  • Christopher Michaels
  • Chrono Chris
  • Chuckie Manson
  • "Cowboy" Cody Daniels
  • "The Ice Man" Cody McGraw
  • Crazy Shea
  • D-Block
  • Damien Mochi
  • "Professor Danger" Danny Boyd
  • "Cowboy from Hell" Dave Donovan
  • Davey Boy Schitz
  • D.C. Dillinger
  • Death Falcon Zero
  • Death Wish
  • Deuce Donnatelli
  • Deuce Is Wild
  • Disco Inferno
  • Doink the Clown
  • Doken
  • Don Roid
  • Dorian DeVille
  • "Big" Doug Stahl
  • Dreamcatcher
  • "Outlaw" Drew Pain
  • D.T. Thunder
  • Eagle
  • "Die Hard" Eddie Edwards
  • El Scorpio
  • Eric Envy
  • Erik Polaris
  • EZ Money
  • Flandingo Martinez
  • Flex Fenom
  • Flucko the Clown
  • The Freak
  • Fred Cage
  • Fumar
  • Gangrel
  • Genesis
  • Germel "GQ" Quinn
  • Ghost Shadow
  • Grimace
  • Goldthumb
  • The Great Makenko
  • "The Living Nightmare" Griffen
  • Guardian
  • The Gut
  • Gusten Uberstud
  • Gutterboy
  • Hal Litzer
  • Harlen Kano
  • Headshrinker Samu
  • Hyjinx
  • Ian Decay
  • J-Balla
  • J-Money Johnny Dowe
  • Jack Hammer
  • Jackpot Jimmy Jessup
  • Jake "The Machine" Davis
  • Jason Static
  • Jay Blaze
  • Jeremy "Izzy" Stoned
  • Jerkface
  • The Jersey Kid
  • Jesse Valentine
  • Justin Cage
  • Joey Rose
  • John "Paisano" Balsamo
  • John Rambo
  • Joker
  • Jonathan Aaron McMichaels
  • Jonathan Empire
  • "Gentleman" Josh Lovejoy
  • Karnage
  • Kevin Featherstone
  • Kid Rage
  • King Kaluha
  • King Kong Bundy
  • Krisis
  • Lamb Chop
  • Latin Tornado
  • Latin Rage
  • Lawless
  • Leslie Leatherman
  • Liathon
  • LT
  • Luca the Tasmanian Devil
  • Malachi
  • Malcolm Y
  • Marc Mandrake
  • "Rocket" Marshall Matters
  • Matt Longtime
  • The Mighty Meatball
  • Mikey Valentino
  • Morgus the Maniac
  • Mr. Judgement
  • Nicholas Tide
  • Nick Hunt
  • Nightmare
  • Nikita Allanov
  • Nikolai Volkoff
  • Nomad
  • Nui the Samoan
  • OGB
  • The Patriot
  • Paul Vault
  • Pirate of the Caribbean
  • Prince Malik
  • Professor Egon Ecton
  • Psycrotes
  • Qenaan Creed
  • Randy Walker
  • Ray Valasco
  • RC Luv'n
  • RD Luv'n
  • Richard O'Plenty
  • Ricky Stryc-9
  • "Wildman" Robbie Paige
  • "Cocky" Rocky Dicola
  • Ruckus
  • Sabotage
  • Salvatore Sincere
  • Samoan Thunder Lance
  • Sam Sational
  • Sam Sanders
  • Sarx
  • "The Croc Tamer" Savannah Jack
  • Scott Vaughn
  • Sexy Steve
  • Shawn Donavan
  • "The Pinnacle" Shawn Patrick
  • Shorty Smalls
  • Sik Rik Matrix
  • Snatch Haggis
  • The Special "K"
  • Spiff Stevens
  • Spyral
  • Stash
  • Stefan Slayter
  • Super Destroyer
  • Tager
  • Tai
  • Tank Thomas
  • TDS (The Dynamic Sensation)
  • Terry Van Horne
  • Todd Hill
  • Tony Atlas
  • Tony Rican
  • Tray Blaylock
  • Tremor
  • Tristan Spade
  • Tytan
  • Vic Voorhees
  • Vinnie Dicola
  • "Mr. V.I.P." Viper
  • Warpath
  • William Farnsworth
  • Zero Tolerance

Tag teams[edit]

  • A-Team (Gutterboy & Jerkface)
  • The Beverly Hillbillies (Jack Hammer & Slickyboy)
  • The Big Easy (Bigtime Cory Bush & EZ Money)
  • The Big New Yorkers (Slicky D & Jerkface)
  • Body Count (Tytan & Lawless)
  • The Brothers Superior (Neil Superior & Superior)
  • The Positive Roll Models (Butch Hess & The Rev)
  • The Collegiates (Dexter Alexander & Jesse Valentine)
  • Crucial Impact (Tytan, Dokken, Harlen Kano,& Stash)
  • Disciples of Darkness (Damian & Dragas)
  • Doink the Clown & Napalm
  • The Fantastics (Bobby Fulton & Tommy Rogers)
  • The Goodfellos (Shorty Smalls & Deuce Donnatelli)
  • The Grungers (Skank & Gutterboy)
  • Heavy Hitters ("Bigtime" Cory Bush & Tremor)
  • The Highwaymen (Leslie Leatherman & Jake "The Machine" Davis)
  • The Hit Squad (Drolix and Kindred)
  • The House of Pain Bullies (Gutterboy & Skagnetti)
  • Jack Hammer & Latin Tornado
  • John Rambo & Headshrinker Samu
  • Killer Studs (Gustin Uberstud & Brandon Scott)
  • The Kings of Pain (Rocco Murder & Mark Mason)
  • The Latin Connection (Fumar & Latin Lover)
  • Latin Hit Squad (Enforcer & Rush)
  • Ollie Shorts & Hoss the Boss Chesterfield
  • Old School (Kevin Featherstone & Scott Vaughn)
  • Paul Orndorff & B. Brian Blair
  • Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson)
  • Samoan Gangstas (L.A. Smooth & Matt E. Smalls)
  • The Super Destroyers (A.J. Petrucci & Doug Stahl)
  • The Untouchables (Aidean & Flex Fenom)
  • Void Effect (Vision & Zero)
  • Wild Boyz ("Pretty Boy" Chris Cline & "Wild Man" Robbie Paige)

Women's division[edit]

Announcers[edit]

  • Paul Booth

Managers[edit]

  • Bad Brad
  • Briana Bryans
  • Cassie
  • Chucky Wynn
  • Dexter Alexander
  • Fate
  • Ferrari
  • Gangsta Granny
  • Gothic
  • Harmony
  • Ink
  • Johnny Valiant
  • Joy Luv'n
  • J.R. Flurry
  • J.R. Manitoba
  • Kacee Carlisle
  • Katravina
  • Mighty Biggs
  • Mike Hay
  • Mike Trash
  • Norman Knox
  • Spazman Simmons
  • Stash
  • Steph
  • Tuna For Sushi
  • Wikit

Referees[edit]

  • Brandon Scott
  • "Handsome" Howard Goldman
  • Jeff Dennis
  • Jeremy Shocky
  • Jim Klechner
  • Lloyd Dolan
  • Matt Bennett
  • Mike DiMuzio
  • Rob Lick
  • Steph
  • Tim Lenhart
  • Travis Welsh

Championships[edit]

House of Pain Wrestling Federation[edit]

National Wrestling League[edit]

National Wrestling League/House of Pain Wrestling Federation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Heavyweight Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  2. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Television Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  3. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Cruiserweight Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  4. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Womens' Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  5. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  6. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "HOPWF Six Man Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  7. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL Heavyweight Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  8. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL Cruiserweight Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  9. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL Tag Team Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  10. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL Women's Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  11. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL Midget Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  12. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL/HoPWF Hardcore Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. 
  13. ^ Tsakiries, Phil (2004). "NWL/HoPWF Luchadore Title History". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org.