Israeli Wrestling League

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ליגת ההיאבקות הישראלית
Israeli Wrestling League
Acronym IWL
Founded 2013
Style Professional wrestling
Headquarters Rehovot
Founder(s) Eitan Levy & Lidor Bushary
Owner(s) Eitan Levy & Lidor Bushary
Website israeliwrestling.co.il

Israeli Wrestling League (IWL) (Hebrew: ליגת ההיאבקות הישראלית), the third wrestling federation in Israel was founded in 2013 by Eitan Levy & Lidor Bushary.[1][2] The first performance of the league took place in May 2013 during the filming of the wrestling season in the fourth season of HaYafa VeHaChnun, the Israeli version of Beauty and the Geek.[3] The wrestling academy, led by Lidor Bushary, opened in May 2014 in Rehovot at the Alternative Sports Center, where performances are held every two month. The IWL has one belt, the IWL Heavyweight Championship.[4] As of 2016, the IWL does not pay their wrestlers, in order to keep costs down.[5]

Wrestling academy[edit]

The league runs the largest wrestling academy in Israel, led by Lidor Bushary, a fitness and coaching coach and professional wrestling coach, the first in Israel to be certified by the Wingate Institute. The wrestling training combines many elements which contribute to the development of the trainee such as strength training and muscle building, flexibility, and responsibility towards the other. The best graduates of the academy appear at the IWL's special events.

IWL special events[edit]

The IWL events feature professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers portrayed villains, heroes, or less distinguishable characters in the scripted events that built tension and culminated in a wrestling match or series of matches.[6]

IWL I - IWL vs. Hayafa Veachnon[edit]

IWL vs. Hayafa Veachnon
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 8 May 2013
City Tel Aviv
Venue Meimad Studios
IWL chronology
← Previous
Next →
IWL II

The inaugural performance of the IWL was held on 8 May 2013 at Meimad Studios in Ramat Hahayal in Tel Aviv,[7] and included, as a special episode HaYafa VeHaChnun, the Israeli version of Beauty and the Geek reality show.

The opening match of the evening was a tag team match which saw The Leopards beat Kronos and Da Style, when Kronos missed and hit Da Style with a spear, allowing the Black Leopard to pin Da Style and win the first match in the Israeli wrestling league. The second match of the evening ended when Iceman Rozin beat Ken Kerbis. The third match of the evening was a three-way battle in which Shay Blanco beat MMA fighter Rixon Ruas, and Da Shanell.

The final match of the evening was a 15-man battle royal which included Ben Rozin, Chris Korvinn, Da Style, Erik Crow, Idan Boulder, Ken Kerbis, Kronus, Leonardo, Psycho D, Rixon, Shay Blanco, The Arabian Horse, The Black Leopard, and The White Leopard. In the end, the "Iceman" Ben Rozin eliminated The Black Leopard to become the first IWL Heavyweight Championship.

No. Results Stipulations
1 The Leopards (The Black Leopard & The White Leopard) beat Da Style and Kronos Tag Team Match
2 Ben Rozin beat Ken Kerbis
3 Shay Blanco beat Da Shanell and Rixon Ruas Three way dance
4 Ben Rozin beat Chris Korvinn, Da Style, Erik Crow, Idan Boulder, Ken Kerbis, Kronus, Leonardo, Psycho D, Rixon, Shay Blanco, The Arabian Horse, The Black Leopard, and The White Leopard Battle royal to crown the first IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL II[edit]

IWL II
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 13 October 2014
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 140
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL I
Next →
IWL III

On 13 October 2014, IWL put on their second show, IWL II, their first independent show. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 140 people.[8]

In the opening match Ken Kerbis beat Shay Blanco following a frog splash from the top rope.

The league's management decided to award three certificates of appreciation to people who developed and promoted the professional wrestling industry in Israel. Alon Levin, Yossi the bull and Sharon "The Bully" Palty. Yossi and Palty entered the ring, thanked the fans and announced one more battle between them, in which Sharon Palty ultimately won.

The next match Kronos beat Max Havok. Next, The White Leopard beat Da Shanell following a Swanton from the top rope. Following the match, Da Style announced his retirement due to a serious injury that would not allow him to continue.

The main match of the evening, for the IWL Heavyweight Championship between The Black Leopard and Iceman Rozin. After Da Style attacked The Black Leopard, Rozin took advantage of the moment and hit the Ice-Breaker to retain the title. Following the match, Da Style attacked The Black Leopard, using his crutches as a weapon, until broken up by Eitan Levy.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Ken Kerbis beat Shay Blanco
2 Kronos beat Max Havok
3 Sharon Palty beat Yossi the Bull
4 Ben Rozin (c) beat The Black Leopard IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL III[edit]

IWL III
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 17 November 2014
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 125
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL II
Next →
IWL IV

On 17 November 2014, IWL put on their third show, IWL III. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 125 people.[9]

The show began with Da Style explaining why he attacked The Black Leopard at the end of IWL II. Da Style's remarks were interrupted by the CEO and owner of the IWL Eitan Levy, who revealed the results of an interactive survey in which the audience chose the wrestler who'd compete against Iceman for the title. Ken Kerbis, who won the poll, went up to the ring and thanked the audience for their choice.

The show started in the first round of the tournament "The Crown" in which the winner will compete in a title bout against the champion in IWL IV. The first match took place between The White Leopard and Shay Blanco, ending in the latter's defeat. In the second match, Kronos beat De Shanell after hitting the spear. The third match saw Boulder beat Max Havok after a Shay Blanco distraction. The fourth battle was set for Da Style and The Black Leopard, however The Black Leopard jumped on Da Style before the battle even began. After several minutes of fighting, the referee declared a double disqualification, however a special crew had to enter the arena in order to separate the two.

As a result of the double disqualification, Kronos received a bye and went directly to the finals of the tournament. The fifth match of the evening and the only match in the semifinals of the tournament had The White Leopard beat Shay Blanco.

In the sixth match, Eitan Levy, presented two new Israeli wrestlers-Gilad and Guy-who were training at the Wrestling Academy. However, at the beginning of the battle, the lights went out and Psycho D, the terrifying monster, has made his way to the ring and beat up the two young wrestlers.

The first main event of the evening had a successful title defense for the league's champion, Iceman Rozin, as he defeated Ken Kerbis.

The second main event of the evening was the finals of "The Crown" tournament. Kronos lost to The White Leopard, as Kronos injured his shoulder by mistake, The White Leopard seized the opportunity to secure his place in the IWL 4 championship match.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Kronos beat De Shannel #1 contendership quarterfinal match
2 The Black Leopard and Da Style wrestled to a double disqualification #1 contendership quarterfinal match
3 The White Leopard beat Shay Blanco #1 contendership quarterfinal match
4 Idan Boulder beat Max Havok #1 contendership quarterfinal match
5 The White Leopard beat Idan Boulder #1 contendership semifinal match
6 Iceman Rozin (c) beat Ken Kerbis IWL Heavyweight Championship
7 The White Leopard beat Kronos #1 contendership quarterfinal match
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
Kronos
De Shannel
Kronos
BYE
The Black Leopard DCO
Da Style
Kronos
The White Leopard
The White Leopard
Shay Blanco
The White Leopard
Idan Boulder
Idan Boulder
Max Havok

IWL IV[edit]

IWL IV
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 5 May 2015
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 110
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL III
Next →
IWL V

On 5 May 2015, IWL put on their fourth show, IWL IV. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 110 people.[10]

At the beginning of the show, Ken Kerbis, the Candy Crushers (Candy Boulder and Shay Crush) and Max Havok, argued over who would get the next shot at the championship. The debate turned into a brawl in the arena which led the league's chairman, Eitan Levy, to declare a doubles-contending battle between Kerbis and Havok vs Candy Crushers with the winners facing the champion in a three-way battle at the IWL 5 show.

The battle between The Black Leopard and Da Style did not take place after Da Style went into the ring with a medical certificate allowing him not to wrestle at the show. Instead, Da Style brought the "Chinese" wrestler, who lost to The Black Leopard. Later, Da Style brought out the real opponent of The Black Leopard for the evening, Kronos. The Black Leopard was close to winning but finally encountered a spear after trying to jump on Kronos from the ropes. After the fight, Da Style attacked The Black Leopard with the crutches, in similarity to IWL II. The White Leopard came to the aid of The Black Leopard with a chair, chasing away Kronos and Da Style.

Guy and Gilad, the students of the league's academy, challenged Psycho D to a rematch based on the events of IWL 3, in which he attacked them and ruined their first match. Psycho D emerged from nowhere and attacked the two young men again. To the surprise of the audience, Tal Bar-On, a 1.95-meter-high crew member came to the youngsters' rescue, as he managed to chase Psycho D away and then challenging him to a match in the IWL 5 show.

Ken Kerbis and Max Havok beat the Candy Crushers and moved on to compete for the title at IWL 5.

Rixon Ruas defeated De Shanell utilizing skills he learned since IWL I training with Lance Storm.

In the main event of the evening, Iceman Rozin successfully defended the IWL Heavyweight Championship against The White Leopard after a long battle. In the end, Kronos hit The White Leopard with the spear without the referee's acknowledgement. Iceman seized the opportunity and pinned The White Leopard after the Icebreaker. After the battle, the new claimants Ken Kerbis and Max Havok came to the ring, and stood in front of the champion when Havok hit his friend Kerbis with a kick in the face, and was the victim of the Icebreaker from Iceman.

No. Results Stipulations
1 The Black Leopard beat The Chinese
2 Kronos beat The Black Leopard
3 Ken Kerbis & Max Havok beat Idan Boulder & Shay Blanco Tag Team Match
4 Rixon Ruas beat De Shanell
5 Iceman Rozin (c) beat The White Leopard IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL V[edit]

IWL V
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 1 June 2015
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 90
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL IV
Next →
IWL VI

On 1 June 2015, IWL put on their fifth show, IWL V. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 90 people.[11]

The show opens with The Leopards and Da Style & Kronos . The Black Leopard, who was looking for the proper opportunity throughout the battle to take revenge on Da Style, was pinned down after Da Style hit him with a low blow which the referee didn't see. After the match, Da Style attacked The Black Leopard again using his crutches, causing the ref to reverse the outcome of the match and therefore The Leopards were awarded with the victory. Da Style promised that in the next show, IWL 6, he and The Black Leopard would meet for the last fight to seal their rivalry.

Another Israeli wrestler to make his debut was Udi Fitness, the muscular fitness coach, who competed against Rixon Ruas, the experienced wrestler who returned to Israel after touring North America. Udi Fitness ultimately lost the match after showing he was more interested in showing off his muscular body than the match.

Guy and Gilad, the students of the league's academy, went out to the ring and noted that they had trained for an entire year at the league academy and that they would finally compete in a match. Candy Boulder and Shay Crusher, the Candy Crushers, went out to the ring, laughed at the Academy students and tried to start a fight with them. During the match, Guy and Gilad managed to surprise the Candy Crushers who underestimated the students. Guy eventually managed to hit Shay in his final move "Nice Guy" and almost got the victory, but Boulder knocked Gilad down on top of Guy and caused the referee to break the count. Guy, who did not understand what had just happened, accused Gilad of not paying attention. The match ended with the Candy Crushers gaining the victory.

Among the main events of the evening were Psycho D and Bar-On, the former team leader. Bar-On was a worthy challenge, but in the end he fell victim to the choke slam. Immediately after his victory, Psycho D attacked Bar-On, who still has not recovered, yet with the help of Rixon, the tandem managed to toss Psycho D out of the ring.

The main battle of the evening, the triple threat for the IWL Heavyweight Championship, brought together Iceman, Ken Kerbis and Max Havok. In the end again Iceman won the battle when he pinned Ken Kerbis.

No. Results Stipulations
1 The Leopards (The Black Leopard & The White Leopard) beat Da Style and Kronos Tag Team Match
2 Rixon Ruas beat Udi Fitness
3 Idan Boulder & Shay Blanco beat Gilad & Guy
4 Psycho D beat Tal Bar-On
5 Iceman Rozin (c) beat Ken Kerbis and Max Havok IWL Heavyweight Championship triple threat
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL VI[edit]

IWL VI
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 17 August 2015
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 160
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL V
Next →
IWL VII

On 17 August 2015, IWL put on their sixth show, IWL VI. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 160 people.[12]

The evening opened when the challenger, Max Havok, and the champion, Icemann, met to sign a contract in the ring that ended when Iceman slamming him through a table.

In the opening match, Tal Bar-On, the giant who is taking his first steps in the arena, managed to beat the fitness guru Udi Fitness.

The following match was a tag team match between the Candy Crushers VS Ken Kerbis and Sharon Palty. The battle was of importance to Ken Kerbis, who was about to leave Israel and return to the United States following the match, however the Candy Crushers emerged victorious.

Amit Oren, a young wrestler from the academy who competed against The White Leopard, tried his best to win, but at the end of the close match, Amit's lack of experience showed, and this match ended up in a loss for him and a victory for the fastest wrestler in the league: The White Leopard.

In the first main event of the evening, career against career, Da Style against The Black Leopard with no disqualifications. The battle spilled out of the ring and reached every corner of the hall before The Black Tiger managed to put away Da Style.

In the second main event of the evening, the championship battle that brought together the unbeatable Iceman and Max Havok. Havok ultimately was able to win the match and crown a new IWL Heavyweight Championship, for the first time in over two years.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Tal Bar-On beat Udi Fitness
2 Psycho D beat Rixon Ruas
3 The Candy Crushers (Idan Boulder & Shay Blanco) beat Ken Kerbis & Sharon Palty Tag Team Match
4 The White Leopard beat Amit Oren
5 The Black Leopard beat Da Style Career vs career, no disqualification, no count-out
6 Max Havok beat Iceman Rozin (c) IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL VII[edit]

IWL VII
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 12 October 2015
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 150
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL VI
Next →
IWL VIII

On 12 October 2015, IWL put on their seventh show, IWL VII. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 150 people.[13]

The show opened with a fatal four way between The White Leopard, Sharon Palty, The Black Leopard, and De Shanell. The winner of the match would go on to compete for the IWL Heavyweight Championship at IWL 8. At the end of the match, Sharon Palty, managed to subdue The Black Leopard and guarantee his shot at the championship at the next show.

In the second match of the evening, saw world premiere of the first Israeli super hero, "Pillar of Fire". The Pillar of Fire came to maintain order and take care of the bad guys, with the first one being Udi Fitness, however after the match, Udi Fitness claimed that he was not ready for the fight and only came to the arena to pass on a short fitness lesson.

In the third match, Guy Shaked and the Candy Crushers proposed a challenge for Rixon and Tal Bar-On when the three arrogant wrestlers competed against the giant and his coach in a handicap match. Despite the tough challenge, Rixon and Bar-On managed to beat the trio and win the match.

Da Style went out to the crowd and announced that the fact that he had quit wrestling won't stop him from passing on the knowledge he had accumulated during his ten year of career, taking wrestlers and making them champions. Da Style announced that the opening of his "wrestling agency" (SMC) is open. Immediately afterwards, Da Style announced the first wrestler under his tutelage would be Kronos. Da Style had posed an open challenge to any wrestler who will dare to face the terrifying monster. The one receiving the challenge was no less than the Chinese who fought for him at IWL IV, but the Chinese's agility was not enough and he was defeated by Kronos with a spear.

The evening's main event saw Max Havok meet Iceman Rozin, in which Iceman tried to regain the IWL Heavyweight Championship in a table match. After a difficult battle and after a couple of attempts by the two contestants to slam each other through the table, Havok finally managed to slam Iceman on the table, but the table didn't break. Havok tried several times, but the table remained unbroken while Iceman lost consciousness. The battle was halted after the referee signaled that Iceman could not proceed with the battle.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Sharon Palty beat The Black Leopard, De Shanell, The White Leopard IWL Heavyweight Championship #1 contender, fatal fourway
2 Pillar of Fire beat Udi Fitness
3 Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On beat The Candy Crushers (Idan Boulder & Shay Blanco) & Guy Shaked 3 on 2 handicap
4 Kronos (with Da Style) beat The Chinese
5 Max Havok (c) beat Iceman Rozin IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL VIII[edit]

IWL VIII
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 14 December 2015
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 160
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL VII
Next →
IWL IX

On 14 December 2015, IWL put on their either show, IWL VIII. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 160 people.[14]

The evening was opened by the Israeli Wrestling League champion, Max Havok. Ring announcer Dany Lee congratulated Havok for keeping his championship during IWL 7. He then asked about the end of IWL 7 and the condition of the Iceman. Havok thanked her and said that Iceman would not be on the show tonight as he was still recovering from his injuries in the previous show and sent his best recovery wishes. Sharon "the bully" Palty, who is scheduled to compete for the championship later, interrupted by entering the arena and mocking Havok. Palty said that Havok wasn't worthy of being a champion and that he was weak and pathetic.

In the first match of the evening, the Candy Crushers went out to the arena, accompanied by the "Mini Candy" to compete against giant Tal Bar-On and Rixon Ruas in a tag team match. The Candy Crushers managed to steal the victory when Shay and Mini Candy grabbed Bar-On's legs behind the referee's back while Candy Boulder covered him for the 3-count.

Tomer Shalom, the Canadian Israeli wrestler made his long journey from Toronto straight to the IWL. Tomer took the microphone and said that he wrestled all over the world but despite everything there are many other places he'd rather be at. Tomer continued to tease the crowd and said that he was not going to wrestle with the crowd of contempt. The super hero, the Pillar of Fire, could not look at the injustice done to the audience and went out into the arena. At the conclusion of this battle, the Pillar of Fire succeeded in defeating Tomer Shalom.[15]

Kronos went out to the scene with his agent, Da Style. Da Style posed an open challenge to anyone who thinks he has the strength to deal with the rampant monster. De Shanell, who only a week ago donated all his hair to cancer patients, showed up and surprised everyone when he asked to join the agency. The Leopards came out immediately and told De Shanell that he did not have to join the agency, that he is a big star in his own right and that joining the agency would make him "just another puppet" for Da Style, just like Kronos. As a tag team match evolved, The Leopards managed to pin De Shanell for the victory. Da Style, who did not like the loss on the Agency's resume, encouraged Kronos into attacking De Shanell.

"Fitness guru" Udi Fitness went out into the ring and claimed that while training the entire holiday at the gym, the whole crowd was busy eating potato latkas and sufganiyah. Fitness offered a free personal fitness workout to a person of his choice. He brought a boy to the ring and, after he had been harassed, asked him to perform 10 push-ups. Towards the end, Fitness interrupted the boy and shouted at him that he was out of shape and threw him out of the ring. Udi Fitness did not give up and asked if there was anyone who thought he was fit enough to train with him. Then came the mysterious Chinese, who withstood in everything Fitness threw at him and even surpassed. Fitness got mad and attacked the Chinese and left him on the ring after hitting him with DDT.

The main event of the evening for the IWL Heavyweight Championship, between Max Havok and Sharon "The Bully" Palty. The battle began with an exchange of blows and intensified further. The bout reached its' peak when Iceman emerged from the crowd with a chair. Iceman began to riot and attacked Havok with the chair. The referee for the match, Guy, was quick to end the match with no-decision and when he tried to stop Iceman was also attacked. Iceman continued his vicious attack and immediately afterwards took the championship belt and declared his intentions - he wants it back.

No. Results Stipulations
1 The Candy Crushers (Idan Boulder & Shay Blanco) beat Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On Tag Team Match
2 Pillar of Fire beat Tomer Shalom
3 The Leopards (The Black Leopard & The White Leopard) beat De Shanell & Kronos (with Da Style) Tag Team Match
4 Max Havok (c) and Sharon Palty wrestled to a no decision IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL IX[edit]

IWL IX
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 14 March 2016
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 160
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL VIII
Next →
IWL X

On 14 March 2016, IWL put on their ninth show, IWL IX. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 160 people.[16]

Before the show began, The White Leopard demanded a shot for the championship at IWL X. Before he could get an answer from the league's director, The Black Leopard came out and claimed that he too should have a shot at the championship, and it was decided to give them a chance to get the title shot.

The show officially began in what was supposed to be a rematch from IWL XIII between Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On and The Candy Crushers. The Crushers went out to the arena and claimed that Shay Crusher had eaten too many hamantashen, and therefore was not fit to wrestle. Candy Boulder went on to beat Rixon Ruas one on one, however once it was determined that Shay Crusher was actually fit to wrestling, he lost a singles match to Tal Bar-On.

The third match of the evening was a tag team match, between Kronos and the new acquisition of wrestling agency Style - Udi Fitness, with Da Style alongside against De Shanell & The Pillar of Fire. Udi Fitness beat De Shannell after nailing him with a spring behind the referee's back and won the match. Afterwards the Pillar of Fire tried to help De Shanell, yet he was suddenly attacked by Psycho D.

The fourth match of the evening was the Battle of The Leopards between The White Leopard and The Black Leopard. After an intense battle, The Black Tiger managed to outlast The White after a formidable power bomb, and he was awarded a championship opportunity at IWL X.

The main event of the evening, the IWL Heavyweight Championship battle, was a three-way no disqualification match Max Havok, and Iceman Rozin and Sharon Palty. Towards the end of the battle, Iceman pulled out the unbroken table from underneath the ring and placed it in a corner in order to throw Max Havok at it. After pushing referee Hadar Horvitz, the Icman tried to toss Havok into the table. Havok managed to turn it around, and put Iceman through the table. Immediately after that, Sharon Palty tried to hit the champion with a chair, but Havok managed to get away and eventually pinned Palty to retain the title.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Candy Boulder beat Rixon Ruas
2 Tal Bar-On beat Shay Crusher
3 The SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness)(with Da Style) beat De Shanell & Pillar of Fire Tag Team Match
4 The Black Leopard beat The White Leopard
5 Max Havok (c) beat Iceman Rozin and Sharon Palty IWL Heavyweight Championship three way match
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL X[edit]

IWL X
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 25 April 2016
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 190
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL IX
Next →
IWL XI

On 25 April 2016, IWL put on their tenth show, IWL X. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 190 people.[17]

Before the show began, The Black Leopard went out to the ring to express his appreciation to Max Havok and shake his hand. The Black Leopard then invited The White Leopard to solve the controversy that began after they competed against each other at IWL IX.

IWL X officially began with De Shanell in the ring surrounded by presents and confetti on all sides. De Shanell invited his good friend and special guest - Hanania Tal. Members of the "wrestling agency" entered the ring in order to disrupt the celebrations, but were kicked out by De Shanell and Hanania. The agency's director, Da Style, offered a challenge to De Shanell - a "birthday" match - meaning no disqualifications, against SMS member Udi Fitness, and sent Kronos to bring a ref. Kronos, who just picked up the ref and dragged him into the ring, was immediately thrown out of the arena by the referee. After a fight that saw the use of birthday gifts and balloons, De Shanell pinned Udi Fitness' shoulders to the mat and thereby scoring his first win in the IWL.

During the second match, Psycho D beat Pillar of Fire. In the third match Sharon Palty had The White Leopard down, however The White Leopard attempted to use the ropes illegally, and thus was disqualified for pushing the ref in anger for breaking the count.

The wrestling agency went back to the ring when the agency manager was fuming over De Shanell for losing earlier. Da Style went on to say that Kronos was scheduled to wrestle today, but he did not even bother to check against whom. His opponent was revealed to be Yossi the Bull, who Kronos was victorius over thanks to a distraction by Udi Fitness and Da Style, enabling Kronos to hit Yossi with the spear for win.

The fifth match of the evening had The Chinese beat Guy Shaked.

The sixth match of the show was a two out of three falls contest between The Candy Crushers and Rixon Ruas and Tal Bar-On. Rixon and Tal managed to get the first decision and a few minutes later, Candy Crushers managed to get the second decision. During the crucial round, when the two teams gave all they had to the sound of the audience's applause, the Candy Crushers managed to score the desired victory. After the battle, the two pairs shook hands in a joint expression of appreciation.

A moment before the championship match, Ben "Iceman" Rozin went to the arena and asked the ref, Hadar Horvitz, to enter the ring. Iceman gave a "briefing," in which he presented evidence and sought to prove that Hadar Horvitz had interfered with him in the battles and consequently he was no longer the league's champion. Iceman suggested that Hadar would face him, yet Hadar hesitated and refused. Iceman slapped his face and Hadar fought back, pushing Iceeman on his back and invited a ref to the ring. During the impromptu battle, Iceman slammed Hadar on the ring again and again. But Hadar managed to take advantage of one moment of arrogance in order to pin Iceman and win the match.

The main battle of the evening was the battle for the IWL Heavyweight Championship between the champion Max Havok and The Black Leopard. After a particularly tight and tense battle, The Black Leopard accidentally hit the ref. The White Leopard suddenly emerged into the arena with the championship belt in hand and made it look like he was going to hit The Black Leopard with the championship and in light of the recent events, but just before that happened, he handed the belt to The Black Leopard. The Black Leopard wasted no time in hitting Max Havok with the championship belt. The referee was brought back into the ring, and The Black Leopard managed to pin Max Havok and win the championship.

No. Results Stipulations
1 De Shanell (with Hanania Tal) beat Udi Fitness (with Da Style) No holds barred
2 Psycho D beat Pillar of Fire
3 Sharon Palty beat The White Leopard by disqualification
4 Kronos (with Da Style & Udi Fitness) beat Yossi the Bul
5 The Chinese beat Guy Shaked
6 The Candy Crushers (Candy Boulder & Shay Crusher) beat Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On Best 2 out of 3 falls
7 Hadar Horvitz beat Ben Rozin
8 The Black Leopard beat Max Havok (c) IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XI[edit]

IWL XI
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 1 August 2016
City Rehovot
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 130
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL X
Next →
IWL XII

On 1 August 2016, IWL put on their eleventh show, IWL XI. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Rehovot and drew 130 people.[18]

The Leopards-The White Leopard and the IWL Heavyweight Champion The Black Leopard-opened the evening with their championship celebration. The Leopards explained what motivated their actions since the previous performance - silver and gold. The Black Leopard referred to the championship match that was planned for the evening against Max Havok in a rematch. The Black Leopard pulled out the contract of the championship battle that was signed before IWL X and announced there's no rematch clause, and therefore he is not going to face Max Havok. The Black Leopard also announced that he would sue the league and the league's director personally, Eitan Levy, if he'll be forced to defend the championship that evening. The Leopards then attacked Max Havok, causing Havok's best friend Ken Krebis, who returned from New York after a year's absence from the league, to rush for the save.

The opening match of the evening saw the tag team of Rixon Ruas and Tal Bar-On beat team SMS, Kronos and Udi Fitness.

The next battle of the evening was the Pokémon Master of the Israeli Wrestling League - De Shanell, and a search for Pokémon in the audience. De Shanell told the audience that he had found the most rare and greatest Pokémon near the arena, the lights were darkened and then it turned out that the rare Pokémon was Psycho D. All of De Shanell's attempts to capture Psycho D did not impress the giant, after he had crushed Pikachu and floored De Shanell with the choke slam, Psycho D won the match.

Before the next match, "Iceman" Rozin went to the ring and complained that he did not receive respect for everything he does outside the arena or inside the arena and that he was informed that he is no longer in the championship picture. Iceman was interrupted by Sharon Palty, who reminded him that he had lost to Hadar Horvitz in the previous show and that had it not been for Iceman's intervention in the championship in which Sharon took part of at IWL VIII, Sharon would have been the champion today. Before Iceman and Palty could finish everything they had to say, they were interrupted by The Candy Crushers who challenged them to a tag team match, a match in which the Candy Crushers won.

In the fourth match of the evening, the arrogant Guy Shaked competed against an IWL academy graduate and former ref Hadar Horvitz. During the battle it seemed that Hadar had the upper hand, but Iceman went out into the ring and distracted the ref. Guy Shaked took the opportunity and kicked Hadar Howovitz below the belt, leading to Guy Shaked's victory in the match. After the match ended, Iceman attacked Horvitz and hit him 3 times with the Ice Breaker.

In the main event of the evening, The Leopards competed against Max Havok and Ken Krebis. The match, which has often also spread out of the ring and into the crowd, ended when The Black Leopard tried to hit Max Havok with the championship belt, as he did during IWL X, but Havok managed to slam The Black Leopard and pin him for the win. It was determined that during IWL XII Max Havok will compete against the Black Tiger in the battle for the IWL Heavyweight Championship.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On beat The SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness) Tag Team Match
2 Psycho D beat De Shanell
3 The Candy Crushers (Candy Boulder & Shay Crusher) beat Ben Rozin & Sharon Palty Tag Team Match
4 Guy Shaked beat Hadar Horvitz
5 Ken Kerbis & Max Havok beat The Leopards (The White Leopard & The Black Leopard) Tag Team Match
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XII[edit]

IWL XII
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 3 January 2017
City Petah Tikva
Venue Mabuza Hall
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XI
Next →
IWL XIII

On 3 January 2017, IWL put on their twelfth show, IWL XII. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva, their first show at the newly relocated hall.[19] The main match of the evening was a 20-man battle royal to determine the #1 contender for the IWL Heavyweight Championship.[20]

The Leopards, The White Leopard and The Black Leopard, opened the evening. The Black Leopard announced that Max Havok had no chance of winning the match against him tonight, and The White Leopard announced that he was planning to win the battle royal and establish The Leopards' status as the only champions in the league. Max Havok, accompanied by Ken Krebis, came to the ring and declared that there was no chance he would not leave IWL XII as the champion. It was not long before, Tal Bar-On, Rixon Ruas, Icman Rozin and Hadar Horvitz reached the ring, leading to a fight between all the wrestlers in the ring. The league's director-general, Eitan Levy, stopped them all and announced an opening match for the evening.

The first match of the evening was a tag team match between Tal Bar-On & Rixon Ruas and SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness), with the winners of the match entering together to the battle royal. After Da Style, the manager of SMS, distracted the referee, Kronos managed to hit Bar-On in a spear and win the match.

The second match of the evening was the battle between The White Leopard and Ken Kerbis, with the winner of which entering the battle last. In a particularly tense battle, in which each wrestler used all of his greatest moves, The White Leopard managed to beat Kerbis by using the ropes to his advantage.

In the third match, Iceman beat Hadar Horvitz. The loser of this match would have to enter the battle royal first.

Prior to the championship match, Candy Boulder was brutally attacked during a fitness session with his partner Shay Crusher. Boulder announced that he would not rest until he found out who was responsible for the attack. He also declared that now is the time of Shay Crusher, who would win the battle Royal.

The fourth match of the evening was a no-holds-barred battle for the IWL Heavyweight Championship between champion The Black Leopard and the challenger Max Havok. After The White Leopard intervened, Ken Krebis ran out to the ring, throwing The White Leopard out of the ring. When Havok picked up The Black Leopard, Kerbis looked at Havok, told him "I'm sorry, you do not deserve it," and hit him below the belt. Kerbis then threw Havok onto the mat, dragged The Black Leopard onto Havok, and ordered the ref to count to three.

The main event of the evening was a 20-man battle royal, with the winner of the match receiving a title shot at IWL XIII.

The first participant in the match, Hadar Horvitz, was joined by Shay Crusher as number two. During the match there were several surprising entries by new players in the league such as Danino and Yuval Goldschmit. Other surprising entrances were the director of the Wrestling Agency Da Style, who tried to recruit Psycho D to his agency during the battle. Additionally straight from Jurassic Park, the dreadful dinosaur "TRX", who despite his size managed to survive with the IWL wrestlers for just half a minute. Also, Hanania Tal, the Facebook persona, managed to survive in the ring for most of the battle.

The last four participants in the battle were the first two wrestlers to enter: Hadar Horvitz and Shay Crusher, and the last two wrestlers who entered the battle - Iceman and The White Leopard. Hadar Horvitz succeeded in ousting Iceman, but was later deposed by The White Leopard himself. This left the last two participants Shay Crusher and The White Leopard. Candy Boulder went out to the arena to encourage Shay, but was attacked by The Black Leopard, and was handcuffed outside the ring. Shay Crusher managed to overcome The Leopards, and send The White Leopard over the top rope to win the battle royal, and earning himself a title shot at IWL XIII.

The order of elimination in the battle royal: TRX, Danino, Pillar of Fire, Yuval Goldschmit, Hanania Tal, Udi Fitness, Psycho D, Da Style, Rixon Ruas, Tal Bar-On, The Chinese, Kronos, Sharon Palty, Guy Shaked, Ben "Iceman" Rozin, Hadar Horvitz and the White Leopard

No. Results Stipulations
1 Ben Rozin beat Hadar Horvitz Loser enters battle royal as #1
2 Ken Kerbis beat The White Leopard Winner enters battle royal last (#20)
3 The SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness)(with Da Style) beat Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On Tag Team Match, winners at battle royal together
4 The Black Leopard (c) beat Max Havok IWL Heavyweight Championship
5 Shay Crusher beat Pillar of Fire, Ben Rozin, Danino, Da Style, Guy Shaked, The White Leopard, The Chinese, Hadar Horvitz, Hanania Tal, Ken Kerbis, Kronos, Udi Fitness, Max Havok, Psycho D, Rixon Ruas, Sharon Paly, Tal Bar-On, TRX and Yuval Goldschmit 20 man battle royal to determine the #1 contender for the IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XIII[edit]

IWL XIII
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 14 February 2017
City Petah Tikva
Venue Mabuza Hall
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XII
Next →
IWL XIV

On 14 February 2017, IWL put on their thirteenth show, IWL XIII. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva.[21]

The Leopards opened the evening, introducing their new "insurance policy" to the public, in the form of their new bodyguard, Psycho D. As The Leopards continued to boast, The Candy Crushers came to the ring and promised The Leopards that Shay Crusher would be crowned as the new champion tonight. Candy Boulder later revealed that he had obtained the security camera video footage from the day of his attack which clearly showed that The Leopards were responsible for his December injury. Boulder added that they expected The Leopards to try to get someone to watch their backs, so the Candy Crushers announced their new insurance policy, Yossi the Bull. All three have managed to throw The Leopards out of the ring.

The first match of the evening was a tag team match, in which Hadar Horvitz would face off with Iceman Rozin with partners chosen for them by the league. Hadar's partner was the young wrestler Yuval Goldschmit, while to Iceman's dismay, his partner was Guy Shaked. Despite Iceman's dissatisfaction with his chosen partner, Guy Shaked managed to hit Yuval with a kick below the belt behind the referee's back and win the match.

The second match of the evening was the battle between Ken Krebis and Max Havok, brought on following Kerbis's betrayal of his former good friend during IWL XII. After Kerbis's arrival, Havok came into the arena and the battle between them began at once. After a few minutes in which the referee failed to control the two wrestlers, the match was thrown out and assistance was required in order to separate the two.

The third match of the evening was between Yossi the Bull and The White Leopard, with Psycho D in his corner. The White Leopard managed to steal the victory, with some help from Psycho D behind the referee's back.

Tal Bar-On and Rixon Ruas were in the ring to discuss the rumors and the team's future, and Tal confirmed that he was leaving for an unknown period of time to the United States. Da Style and his agency showed up and mocked the two, which caused Rixon to challenge the agency for a final tag match. Da Style had agreed on the condition that if Rixon and Tal lost, Rixon would have to join the agency. The match ended with Tal Bar-On managing to pin Kronos and win the match. After the battle, the crowd thanked Tal Bar-On and wished him luck and success following his path.

In honor of Valentine's Day, the League held a special competition - who will win a date with Dany Lee? Danino, the Chinese, the Pillar of Fire, the dinosaur TRX and Hanania Tal each tried to impress Ms. Dany Lee in order to win the coveted date. Dany Lee announced that she could not choose one winner and decided she chose them all. Danino announced that he wasn't allowing his girl to go out with anyone but him and that it was final. To the delight of the audience, the other wrestlers in the ring kept Danino quiet by throwing him out of the ring and then celebrated with Dany Lee.

At this point it was announced that the international wrestler and TNA star Robbie E will come to Israel and wrestle at IWL XIV.

The main event of the evening was the battle for the IWL Heavyweight Championship, between the champion The Black Leopard and the challenger Shay Crusher. During the match, Psycho D and The White Leopard tried to intervene, but Candy Boulder and Yossi the Bull stopped them. While everyone was quarreling outside the ring, The Black Leopard leaped at them all. When he tried to return to the ring and jump on Shay Crusher, Shay managed to catch him with SKO from nowhere. It seemed as if Shay Crusher was going to become the new champion, but The White Leopard pulled the referee out of the ring before he could count to 3. The White Leopard then entered the arena and spat a "blue mist" solution in Shay's face, allowing The Black Leopard to win the match and retain the title. Then a fight broke out between both sides, during which The Leopard and Psycho D managed to take control of the Candy Crushers. Yossi the Bull, entered the ring in order to help his friends, however The White Leopard and Psycho D attacked him and left him on the floor.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Ben Rozin & Guy Shaked beat Hadar Horvitz & Yudal Goldschmit Tag Team Meatch
2 Ken Kerbis and Max Havok wrestled to a no contest
3 The White Leopard beat Yossi the Bull
4 Rixon Ruas & Tal Bar-On beat The SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness)(with Da Style) Tag Team Match
5 The Black Leopard beat Shay Crusher IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XIV[edit]

IWL XIV
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 6 April 2017
City Petah Tikva
Venue Mabuza Hall
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XIII
Next →
IWL XV

On 6 April 2017, IWL put on their fourteenth show, IWL XIV. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva.[22]

The show was opened by The Leopards, who decided to hold a funeral for The Candy Crushers after they were brutally attacked at the end of the previous show. The manager of the league, Eitan Levy, refused to stand idly by, went up to the ring and informed The Black Leopard that he should prepare for his championship match against the international wrestler and the Impact Wrestling star Robbie E at the end of the evening.

In the first match of the evening, The White Leopard beat the young wrestler Yuval Goldschmit. The next match "Iceman" Rozin beat Yehoram Landau, who made his debut in the league. The third match of the evening Hadar Horvitz beat "Israel's karaoke king" Danino.

The fourth match of the evening was supposed to be a no-holds-bared battle between Max Havok and Ken Krebis. After a message from Kerbis that his flight from New York had been canceled and he won't be able to attend the show. Afterward SMS went out into the ring while Da Style tried to persuade Havok to join the agency as the baggage carrier for Kronos and Fitness. Havok showed no interest and attacked the members of the Wrestling Agency who quickly took control, but then, De Shanell went out to the arena and helped Havok throw the agency out of the ring. It was then announced that at the end of the night would be a tag team match between Havok & De Shanell against Kronos and Udi Fitness.

During the fifth match, Yossi the Bull gave Psycho D his first loss in the IWL.

Hanania Tal went out into the arena and announced that he was challenging any of the league's wrestlers for match. The challenge was accepted by the dreadful dinosaur, TRX, who defeated Hanania.

In the main event of the evening, for the IWL Heavyweight Championship, the champion The Black Leopard, faced the international wrestler, Robbie E. The rivalry between the two began in a word exchange over the past two months and reached a climax when The Black Leopard slapped Robbie E on the sports channel. Robbie E was looking like he was going to finish the evening as the champion, but after the referee was hit and got knocked out, The White Leopard intervened and Psycho D got into a fight. At first Robbie E failed to overcome them and was defeated by The Black Leopard to retain the championship. The Leopards were not through and continued attacking Robbie E. The league's wrestlers came to help Robbie E and knocked The Leopards out of the ring. Robbie E thanked the amazing crowd who came to watch the IWL and its wrestlers who are giving their all.

No. Results Stipulations
1 The White Leopard (with Psycho D) beat Yuval Goldschmit
2 Ben Rozin beat Yehoram Landau
3 Hadar Horvitz beat Danino
4 De Shanell & Max Havok beat The SMS (Kronos & Udi Fitness)(with Da Style) Tag Team Match
5 Yossi the Bull beat Psycho D
6 TRX beat Hanania Tal
7 The Black Leopard (c) beat Robbie E IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

Rage Megashow - IWL/LAW Main Show[edit]

Rage Megashow
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Los Angeles Wrestling
Date 9 July 2017
City Tel Aviv
Venue Drive in Arena
Attendance 1,000[23]

On 9 July 2017 The Rage Megashow, was jointly produced by IWL and Los Angeles Wrestling, in an event that drew close to a 1,000 people.[24] It took the Drive-In Arena in Tel Aviv hosted the largest wrestling show in Israel in over 20 years, known as the Rage Megashow.[25][26] The show featured the return of Kevin Von Erich (with his sons Ross and Marshall) Tatanka and Marty Jannetty to Israel.[27][28] Other international stars included Bad Bones, David Starr, and Jurn Simmons.[29][30][31] Four of the matches at the Rage Megashow included IWL wrestlers.[32]

No. Results[24][33] Stipulations
1P Rixos Ruas beat Ben Rozin
2P Tal Bar-On beat Psycho D
3P Max Havok beat Ken Kerbis
4 The Leopards (The White Leopard & The Black Leopard) beat The Candy Crushers (Candy Boulder & Shay Crusher) Tag team match
5 Jurn Simmons beat David Starr
6 Joey Tylec and The Boss wrestled to a no contest
7 Matt Sydal beat Bad Bones
8 Tatanka beat Hakeem Waqur
9 Tomer Offner beat Kronos
10 Kevin Von Erich, Ross Von Erich & Marshall Von Erich beat Gery Roif, Jumping Lee & Marty Jannetty Six man tag
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match
  • P – indicates the match took place on the pre-show

IWL XV[edit]

IWL XV
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 24 August 2017
City Petah Tikva
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 130
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XIV
Next →
IWL XVI

On 24 August 2017, IWL put on their fifteenth show, IWL XV. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva, and drew 130 people.[34]

The evening began when Rixon Ruas, who returned from a wrestling match in Los Angeles, defeated the young wrestler Yuval Goldschmit. Immediately after the battle, Guy Shaked went out into the ring challenged Yuval to a match. Rixon defended Yuval and informed Guy Shaked that if he wanted a fight so much, he had a candidate for him: Tal Bar-On. Tal, who returned to the league from the Dudleys wrestling academy, defeated Guy Shaked.

Hanania Tal, who lost to TRX during IWL XIV, came to the ring and demanded a match for the championship. The White Leopard came out and told him that he would not get a title shot, but he could fight against Psycho D. Psycho D however wound up defeating Hadar Horvitz, who came to Hanania Tal's defense.

In the next match, Lior Libman, who made his IWL debut Ken Krabis.

As promised by Da Style, a "disciplinary committee" was held for the members of The Wrestling Agency, due to the many losses suffered by the Agency in its' recent performances. Da Style introduced the new member of the agency, - the first league champion, Ben "Iceman" Rozin. Da Style told the Agency members and the audience that "one person went in, someone else must walk out" - and then Iceman and Udi Fitness attacked Kronos. The new agency did not leave the scene before Da Style slapped Kronos and left him humiliated and betrayed, alone in the ring.

The main event of the evening was a tag team match for the IWL Heavyweight Championship between The Leopards and the Candy Crushers. If one of the Crushers wins, Shay Crusher wins the league's championship. When The Leopards and Psycho D went out into the arena, the referee informed them that he was not willing for this battle to turn into a 3-to-2 situation, and threw Psycho D out of the area. After a long and intense battle, Shay Crusher managed to hit The Black Leopard with a SKO and got the pin. It seemed that Shay Crusher was the new champion, another referee came out and announced that The Black Leopard's leg was on the bottom rope during the count. When the fight restarted, The Leopards took advantage of the opportunity were able to get the victory over The Candy Crushers.

No. Results Stipulations
1 Rixon Ruas beat Yuval Goldschmit
2 Tal Bar-On beat Guy Shaked
3 Psycho D beat Hadar Horvitz
4 Lior Libman beat Ken Kerbis
5 The Leopards (The White Leopard & The Black Leopard (c)) beat The Candy Crushers (Candy Boulder & Shay Crusher) Tag team match for the IWL Heavyweight Championship
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XVI[edit]

IWL XVI
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 8 October 2017
City Petah Tikva
Venue Mabuza Hall
Attendance 140
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XV
Next →
IWL XVII

On 8 October 2017, IWL put on their sixteenth show, IWL XVI. It was held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva, and drew 140 people.[35]

No. Results Stipulations
1 Shay Crusher beat Yonatan 2.0 Main event qualifying match
2 Ben Rozin beat Yuval Goldschmit Main event qualifying match
3 Rixon Ruas beat Psycho D Main event qualifying match
4 Hadar Horvitz beat Udi Fitness Main event qualifying match
5 The White Leopard beat Tal Bar-On Main event qualifying match
6 Guy Shaked & Ken Kerbis beat Lior Libman & Yehoram Landau Tag team match
7 Rixon Ruas beat The Black Leopard (c), Ben Rozin, The White Leopard, Hadar Horvitz and Shay Crusher IWL Heavyweight Championship six man elimination
  • (c) – refers to the champion(s) heading into the match

IWL XVII[edit]

IWL XVI
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date 13 December 2017
IWL chronology
← Previous
IWL XVI
Next →

On 13 December 2017, IWL will put on their seventeenth show, IWL XVII. It will held at Mabuza Hall in Petah Tikva. In November 2017, the IWL announced that Ross Von Erich and Marshall Von Erich will both be wrestling at IWL XVII.[36]

IWL Heavyweight Championship[edit]

IWL Heavyweight Championship
IWLTITLE.jpg
Details
Promotion Israeli Wrestling League
Date established 8 May 2013
Current champion(s) Rixon Ruas
Date won 8 October 2017

On 8 May 2013, during IWL I, Ben Rozin beat out 14 other competitors in a battle royal in order to be crowned as the first ever IWL Heavyweight Champion. The other competitors were Chris Korvinn, Da Style, Erik Crow, Idan Boulder, Ken Kerbis, Kronus, Leonardo, Psycho D, Rixon, Shay Blanco, The Arabian Horse, The Black Leopard, and The White Leopard.

Rozin held the title until 17 August 2015, when he lost it to Max Havok, at IWL VI. Havok ultimately lost the title to The Black Leopard on 25 April 2016 at IWL X.

On 8 October 2017 at IWL XVI Rixon Ruas[37] beat The Black Leopard, Ben Rozin, The White Leopard, Hadar Horvitz and Shay Crusher, in a six-man elimination match to win the IWL Heavyweight Championship.

Key
No. Overall reign number
Reign Reign number for the specific champion
Days Number of days held
+ Current reign is changing daily
No. Champion Championship change Reign statistics Notes Ref.
Date Event Location Reign Days
1 Ben "Iceman" Rozin 8 May 2013 IWL I Tel Aviv 1 831 15 man battle royal to crown the first champion
2 Max Havok 17 August 2015 IWL VI Rehovot 1 252
3 The Black Leopard 25 April 2016 IWL X Rehovot 1 531
4 Rixon Ruas 8 October 2017 IWL XVI Petah Tikva 1 369+ 6 man elimination match

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