List of professional wrestling promoters in the United States

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This is a list of professional wrestling promoters in the United States.

Pioneer-era (1900s–1940s)[edit]

This section lists notable professional wrestling promoters, especially those of the "Farmer" Burns-Frank Gotch and "Gold Dust Trio"-eras, active prior to the formation of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in 1948.

  • Dark Red indicates founding members of the National Wrestling Alliance.
  • Light Red indicates later members of the National Wrestling Alliance.
Ring name
(Real name)[a]
Life Years active[b] Location Promotion[c][d] Ref.
Heywood Allen 1882–1958 1905–1949 Louisville, Kentucky Midwest Wrestling Alliance (1935–1947) [1]
Perry Bash 1941–1948 Wichita, Kansas [1]
Paul Bowser 1886–1960 1910–1960 Boston, Massachusetts American Wrestling Association (1922–1960) [1]
Orville Brown 1908–1981 1931–1957 St. Louis, Missouri Midwest Wrestling Association (1948–1963) [1]
Price Daulton 1944–1945 Tampa, Florida [1]
Max Clayton -1957 –1957 Omaha National Wrestling Alliance (Omaha) (1948-1957)
Jimmy Demetral
(Dimitro Demetralis)
1892–1978 1915–1973 Madison, Wisconsin International Wrestling Promotion (1924–1973) [2]
Ray Fabiani 1889–1973 1923–1969 Philadelphia [1]
Clayton Fisher 1909–1977 1938–1940 Albuquerque, New Mexico [1]
Pinkie George
(Paul L. George)
1904–1993 1931–1976 Des Moines, Iowa Midwest Wrestling Association
NWA Central States (1948–1958)
[1]
Nick Gulas 1915–1991 1937–1980 Nashville, Tennessee NWA Mid-America (1953–1980)
Mid-South Wrestling Association / Mid-South Pro Wrestling (1982)
South Wrestling (1982)
[1]
Al Haft 1886–1976 1914–1965 Columbus, Ohio Midwest Wrestling Alliance (1930–1948)
[1][3]
Virgil Hamlin 1922–1957 Portland, Oregon Pacific Coast Wrestling (1922–1957) [1]
Chris Jordan 1886-1940 1906–1940 Birmingham, Alabama Chris Jordan Promotions (1932–1940) [1]
Paul Jones 1902–1988 1929–1984 Atlanta, Georgia (GCW) Georgia Championship Wrestling (1944–1984)
Al Karasick 1890–1965 1921–1962 Honolulu, Hawaii 50th State Big Time Wrestling (1936–1962) [1][4]
Gust Karras 1902–1976 1918–1976 St. Joseph, Missouri Gust Karras Sports Promotions (1933–1948)
NWA Central States (1949–1976)
[1][5]
Fred Kohler
(Fred Koch)
1903–1969 1925–1965 Chicago NWA Chicago (1949–1963)
International Wrestling Association (1963–1965)
[1]
Doc Krone
(John Krone)
1873–1934 1896–1934 Chicago [1][6][7]
Harry Landry Friars Point, Mississippi National Wrestling Association (1932–1946) [1]
Harry Light 1898–1971 1945–1965 Detroit, Michigan Harry Light Wrestling Office (1945–1948)
NWA Detroit (1948–1958)
[1]
Bob Luce
(Robert A. Luce)
1928–2007 1965–1989 Chicago American Wrestling Association (1965-1985)
World Wrestling Association (1965–1989)
[1][8]
Joe Malcewicz 1897–1965 1922–1962 San Francisco, California NWA San Francisco (1949–1962) [1][9]
Sam Marbarger Indianapolis, Indiana National Wrestling Association [1]
Ed McLemore 1905–1969 1940–1966 Houston, Texas Southwest Sports (1940–1966) [1][10]
Jess McMahon
(Roderick J. McMahon)
1882–1954 1915–1954 Long Island, New York Capitol Wrestling Corporation (1915–1954) [1][6]
Sam Muchnick
(Jeshua Muchnick)
1905–1908 1932–1982 St. Louis, Missouri St. Louis Wrestling Club (1942–1982) [1][6][11]
Toots Mondt
(Joseph Raymond Mondt)
1886–1976 1902–1965 World Wide Wrestling Federation (1963–1965) [1][11]
Tom Packs 1894–1964 1922–1948 St. Louis, Missouri Tom Packs Sport Enterprises, Inc. (1922–1948) [1]
Jack Pfefer 1894–1974 1924–1967 New York City, New York
San Diego, California
Toledo, Ohio
[1]
Tex Porter
(Franklin Porter)
1907–1998 1927–1953 Seattle, Washington Pacific Coast Wrestling (1945–1953) [12]
Eddie Quinn 1906–1965 1939–1963 New England and Quebec [1][6]
John Regus 1917–1995 Memphis, Tennessee NWA Mid-America (1953–1980) [1][6]
Bill Sallade 1945–1949 Tampa, Florida [1]
Morris Siegel 1897–1966 1929–1966 Houston, Texas Southwest Sports (1929–1966) [1][6]
George Simpson 1897– 1935–1964 Kansas City, Missouri NWA Central States (1948–1964) [1]
Tony Stecher
(Anton Stecher)
1889–1954 1933–1954 Minneapolis, Minnesota Minneapolis Boxing & Wrestling Club (1933–1948)
NWA Minneapolis (1948–1954)
[1]
George Tuohey Boston, Massachusetts American Wrestling Association (1919–1922)
Adam Weissmuller 1899–1937 1930–1937 Detroit, Michigan [1][6][13]
Ed White 1875–1955 1914–1943 Chicago National Wrestling Association (1919–1943) [1][14]
Bertram Willoughby Dallas, Texas Southwest Sports (1936–1940) [1]

Territory-era (1940s-1980s)[edit]

This section lists notable professional wrestling promoters during the "Golden Age of Professional Wrestling" following the creation of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in 1948. While most promoters operated specific wrestling "territories" as members of the NWA, a number of so-called "outlaw" promotions were also prominent during this period.

  • Dark Red indicates founding members of the National Wrestling Alliance.
  • Light Red indicates members of the National Wrestling Alliance.
  • Green indicates territory-era promoters who are still active.
Ring name
(Real name)[a]
Life Years active[b] Location Promotion[d] Ref.
Dan Adams 1989–2010 Wichita, Kansas Sunflower State Wrestling (1989–2010) [1]
Billy Anderson 1956– 1974– San Bernardino, California Western States Wrestling Association (1988–1991)
Empire Wrestling Federation (1996–)
[1]
Ole Anderson 1942– 1967–1993 Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Superstars (1983)
Georgia Championship Wrestling (1984–1985)
[1]
Max Andrews 1991–1992 Dallas, Texas Global Wrestling Federation (1991–1994) [1]
Bill Ash 1980–1981 Riverton, Wyoming Rocky Mountain Wrestling (1980–1981) [1]
Lynn Austin
(Ron Lendowski)
Panama City, Florida Universal Wrestling Association (1985) [1]
Ron Barber 1994–1995 Portland, Oregon Oregon Pro Wrestling Federation (1994–1995)
Bailey Barnes Professional Promotions (1976) [1]
Jack Barnett New Jersey Empire Wrestling Federation (1983–1985) [1]
Jim Barnett 1924–2004 1949–2001 Chicago Indianapolis, Indiana (NWA Indianapolis)
Detroit, Michigan (AWA)
Melbourne (WCW)
Atlanta, Georgia (GCW)
NWA Indianapolis (1955–1960)
American Wrestling Alliance (1959–1964)
World Championship Wrestling (Australia) (1964–1974)
Georgia Championship Wrestling (1973–1984)
[1]
Fred Behrend 1954– 1985–1986 San Antonio, Texas Texas All-Star Wrestling (1985–1986) [1]
Barry Bernsten d. 2011 1973–1991 Phoenix, Arizona Universal Wrestling Association/Western States Wrestling Alliance (1973–1991) [1]
Jerry Blackwell 1949–1995 1987–1990 Atlanta, Georgia Southern Championship Wrestling (1988–1990) [1]
Joe Blanchard 1928–2012 1953–1985 San Antonio, Texas Southwest Championship Wrestling (1978–1985) [1][11][15][16]
Paul Boesch 1912–1989 1932–1987 Houston, Texas Houston Wrestling (1966–1987) [1][11]
Marcial Bovee 1958– 1979– Phoenix, Arizona International Wrestling Union (1983) [1]
Larry Bowling 1989 Logan, West Virginia American International Wrestling (1989) [1]
Grace Brazil United Wrestling Association (1983) [1]
John Brammer 1990–1992 Athens, Ohio American Wrestling Federation (1990–1992) [1]
Don Brinton 1927- 1979-1986 Winnipeg American Wrestling Association (1979-1986)
Howard Brody 1960– 1990–2001 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Ladies Major League Wrestling/Wild Women of Wrestling (1990–1993)
NWA Florida (1990–2002)
NWA Ring Warriors (2010)
[1][17]
Rusty Brooks 1958– 1982– Davie, Florida Independent Pro Wrestling Association (1988–2003) [1]
Killer Tim Brooks 1947– 1969– Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas North American Wrestling Alliance (1990–1991) [1]
Fritz Burns 1968–1994 Lansing, Michigan Wolverine Wrestling (1968–1977)
Michigan Championship Wrestling (1977–1994)
[1]
Richard Byrnes Massachusetts New England Wrestling Federation / United States Wrestling Federation (1982–1985)
Superstar Pro Wrestling (2004–)
[1]
Frankie Cain Bainbridge, Georgia Star Wrestling (1982)
American Wrestling Federation (1986)
Star Cavalcade Wrestling (1988)
[1]
George Cannon 1932–1994 1953–1994 Detroit, Michigan / Windsor, Ontario Superstars of Wrestling / Canadian Wrestling Association (1976–1983) [1]
Dick Caricofe 1988– Hagerstown, Maryland National Wrestling League (1988–) [1]
Bill Carr Southern California Golden State Wrestling (1987) [1]
Tony Casta St. Louis, Missouri Mid-Missouri Wrestling Association (1985–) [1]
John Cazana 1913–1986 1959–1974 Knoxville, Tennessee NWA Mid-America (1959–1974) [1]
Buddy Lee Cliff Rockford and Peoria American Wrestling Association (1960-1978)
Mike Collins Columbus, Ohio Ohio Championship Wrestling / All-Star Wrestling Alliance / American States Wrestling Alliance (1988–) [1]
Ricky Cortez 1968–1994 Lansing, Michigan Wolverine Wrestling (1968–1977)
Michigan Championship Wrestling (1977–1994)
[1]
Glenwood Crocker 1987–1997 Smithfield, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling Alliance (1987–1997) [1]
Jim Crockett, Jr. 1944– 1973–1988 Charlotte, North Carolina (JCP) Jim Crockett Promotions (1973–1988)
World Wrestling Network (1993)
[1][11]
George Culkin 1927–2005 1973–1988 Jackson, Mississippi International Championship Wrestling (1973–1980) [18]
Gil Culkin 1973–1988 Jackson, Mississippi International Championship Wrestling (1973–1980) [18]
Don Curtis 1927–2008 1951–1981 Jacksonville, Florida World League Wrestling (1981) [1]
Gene Dargan 1962– Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Three Rivers Wrestling Association (1977–1979)
Super-Pro Wrestling (1984)
[1]
John Davenport Florida Professional Wrestling Alliance (1985) [1]
Bobby Davis Dayton, Ohio Universal Wrestling Federation (1971) [1]
Sam DeCero 1959– 1988–2010 Chicago Windy City Wrestling (1988–2010) [1]
Bobby Dee
(Bobby Gene Bearden)
1942–2004 Huntsville, Alabama South Wrestling (1982) [1][19]
Steve Devito New York International Championship Wrestling (1989) [1]
Dick the Bruiser
(William Afflis)
1929–1991 1971–1990 Detroit, Michigan (1971–1974)
Indianapolis, Indiana (1974–1990)
World Wrestling Association (1971–1990) [1][11]
Micky DiFate Ardsley, New York New Independent Wrestling Association (1984–1985) [1]
Mike Donatelli 1985–1995 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania North American Wrestling (1986–1995) [1]
Johnny Doyle 1909–1969 1936–1968 Los Angeles (NWA Los Angeles)
Detroit (AWA)
Melbourne (WCW)
NWA Los Angeles (1936–1954)
American Wrestling Alliance (1959–1964)
World Championship Wrestling (Australia) (1964–1968)
[1]
DC Drake
(Don Drake)
1957– 1978–1991 Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania National Wrestling Federation (1986–1994) [1]
Joe Dusek 1910–1992 1934–1972 Omaha, Nebraska National Wrestling Alliance - Omaha (1957-1959)
American Wrestling Association (1960-1983)
[1][11]
Chief Jay Eagle
(Jerry Bragg)
1953– 1977–2011 Lenoir, North Carolina (SCW)
Kings Mountain, North Carolina (NCW)
Union, South Carolina
Spartanburg, South Carolina (APW)
Southern Championship Wrestling (1983–1990)
National Championship Wrestling (1990–1993)
Big Time Wrestling (1993–1998)
American Pro Wrestling (1998–)
[1]
Cal Eaton 1908–1966 1942–1966 Los Angeles World Wrestling Association (1954–1966) [1][20]
Dale Edwards
(George Hill)
1948–2006 1971–2006 Quad Cities, Iowa Midwest Championship Wrestling (1984–1986) [1][21]
Russ Edwards Memphis, Tennessee Mid-South Wrestling Association / Mid-South Pro Wrestling (1982) [1]
Joe Eugenio 1988– New Bedford, Massachusetts New England Wrestling Association (1988–1993)
Yankee Pro Wrestling (1994–2000)
[1]
Ed Farhat 1924–2003 1949–1998 Detroit, Michigan NWA Detroit (1964–1980) [1][11]
Woody Farmer 1935–2012 1963–2012 San Francisco, California Bay Area Wrestling (1989–1992) [1][22]
Al Fenn 1919–2008 1953–1973 Phoenix, Arizona World Athletic Association (1954–1973) [1]
Don Fields
(Donald Wayne Hatfield)
1932–2012 1959–1978 Dothan, Alabama Gulf Coast Wrestling Association (1959–1978) [1]
Lee Fields
(Albert Lee Hatfield)
1930–2000 1948–1974 Dothan, Alabama Gulf Coast Wrestling Association (1959–1978) [1][11]
Francis Flesher 1964–1980 Detroit, Michigan NWA Detroit (1964–1980) [1]
Bob Fradd Ohio Ohio Championship Wrestling (1984–1985) [1]
Ed Francis 1926– 1946–1979 Honolulu, Hawaii 50th State Big Time Wrestling (1962–1979) [1]
Buddy Fuller
(Buddy Welch)
1925–1971 1959– Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling (1953–1959) [1][11]
Robert Fuller
(Robert Welch)
1951– 1970– NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling (1974–1980)
USA Wrestling (1987–1988)
[1]
Ron Fuller 1974–1989 Knoxville, Tennessee NWA Southeastern Championship Wrestling (1974–1980)
Continental Championship Wrestling (1986–1988)
Continental Wrestling Federation (1988–1989)
[1][11]
Charlie Fulton
(Gary L. Fulton)
1949– 1968– Mansfield, Ohio Ohio Championship Wrestling / All-Star Wrestling Alliance / American States Wrestling Alliance (1988–) [1]
Dory Funk 1919–1973 1946–1973 Amarillo, Texas NWA Western States Sports (1953–1973) [1][11]
Vern Gagne 1926-2015 1959–1991 Minneapolis, Minnesota Minneapolis Boxing & Wrestling Club (1959-1991)
NWA Minneapolis (1959-1960)
American Wrestling Association (1960-1991)
[1]
Dennis Galamb 1985–1990 Woodbridge, New Jersey Universal Wrestling Alliance (1985–1990) [1]
Bob Geigel 1924– 1950–1988 Kansas City, Missouri NWA Central States (1963–1986; 1988)
World Wrestling Alliance (1988)
[1][11]
Ron Garvin
(Roger Barnes)
1945– 1962–2003 Knoxville, Tennessee All-Star Championship Wrestling (1979–1980)
Tennessee Mountain Wrestling (1995–2001)
Ron's Championship Wrestling (2002–2003)
Phil Golden Paducah, Kentucky All-Star Wrestling (1972–1974) [1]
David Gould 1980–1981 Boise, Idaho Diamond Belt Championship Wrestling (1980–1981) [1]
Eddie Graham
(Edward Gossett)
1930–1985 1947–1985 Tampa, Florida Championship Wrestling from Florida (1970–1985) [1][11]
Mike Graham
(Michael Gossett)
1951–2012 1972–1992 Tampa, Florida Florida Championship Wrestling (1988–1989)
Professional Wrestling Federation (1989–1991)
Jerry Grey 1963– 1981– Clermont, Florida Southern Wrestling Federation (1988–1993)
World Pro Wrestling (1994–)
[1]
John Guglyn Winnipeg American Wrestling Association (1960-1986)
Ann Gunkel 1936–1987 1972–1974 Atlanta, Georgia All South Wrestling Alliance (1972–1974) [1]
Jody Hamilton 1938– 1955– McDonough, Georgia Deep South Wrestling (1986–1988) [1]
Gary Hart 1942–2008 1963–2004 Dallas, Texas Texas Wrestling Federation (1990–1991)
World Class II: The Next Generation (1997)
[1]
Billy Jack Haynes
(William Haynes III)
1953– 1982–1996 Portland, Oregon Oregon Wrestling Federation (1988)
Oregon Pro Wrestling Federation (1994)
[1]
Mark Henderson 1982–2000 Lenoir, North Carolina North American Wrestling Alliance (1982–2000) [1]
Jesse Hernandez 1950– 1983– San Bernardino, California Western States Wrestling Association (1988–1991)
Empire Wrestling Federation (1996–)
[1]
Dwaine Hoberg 1925-1984 1960-1984 Fargo/Moorhead American Wrestling Association (1960-1984)
Johnny Hunter 1947–1989 1966–1989 Lexington, North Carolina Eastern Wrestling Association (1974–1989) [1]
Tom Janette 1983–1993 New Haven, Connecticut Northeast Championship Wrestling (1983–1993) [1]
Jerry Jarrett 1942– 1965– Memphis, Tennessee Continental Wrestling Association (1977–1988)
United States Wrestling Association (1988–1996)
Total Non-Stop Action (2002–)
[1][11]
Paul Jones
(Paul Frederick)
1942– 1968–1992 Charlotte, North Carolina South Atlantic Pro Wrestling (1990–1992) [1]
Dexter Justice-Smithfield 1987–1997 Smithfield, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling Alliance (1987–1997) [1]
Wally Karbo 1915-1993 1952–1985 Minneapolis, Minnesota Minneapolis Boxing & Wrestling Club (1952-1985)
NWA Minneapolis (1952-1960)
American Wrestling Association (1960-1985)
[1]
Craig Kay 1990–1993 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Ladies Major League Wrestling/Wild Women of Wrestling (1990–1993) [1]
Steve Keirn 1951– 1972– Tampa, Florida Florida Championship Wrestling (1988–1989)
Professional Wrestling Federation (1989–1991)
Florida Championship Wrestling (2007–2013)
Jerry Kennett 1954– 1978–1993 Smithfield, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling Alliance (1987–1997) [1][23][24]
Duke Keomuka 1921–1991 1947–1991 Tampa, Florida Championship Wrestling from Florida (1985–1987) [1]
Lou Kokley 1989–1994 Euclid, Ohio Great Lakes Wrestling Association (1989–1994) [1]
Killer Kowalski
(Walter Kowalski)
1926–2008 1965–2003 Reading, Massachusetts International Wrestling Federation (1979–1996) [1][25]
Jim Lancaster 1954– 1981–1992; 2004 Jackson Center, Ohio Midwest Championship Wrestling (1981–1992) [1]
Gloria Gale Lane 1991–1992 Fresno, California West Coast Wrestling Alliance (1991–1992) [1]
Karl Lauer 1983–1990 Los Angeles California Pro Wrestling (1983–1990) [1]
Jerry Lawler 1949– 1970– Memphis, Tennessee United States Wrestling Association (1997) [1]
Gene LeBell 1932– 1966–1982 Los Angeles NWA Hollywood Wrestling (1966–1982) [11]
Mike LeBell 1930–2009 1966–1982 Los Angeles NWA Hollywood Wrestling (1966–1982) [11]
Sandy Lee 1987–1997 Smithfield, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling Alliance (1987–1997) [1]
Dave Leehy 1988–1993 Richmond, Virginia Virginia Wrestling Association (1988–1993) [1]
Antone Leone 1916–1994 1938–1982 Southern California Western States Alliance (1981–1982) [1]
Don Lewin 1926–2010 1950–1983 Dayton, Ohio Universal Wrestling Federation (1971) [1]
Mark Lewin 1937– 1953–1998 Dayton, Ohio Universal Wrestling Federation (1971) [1]
Louie the Lipp
(Louis Lipp)
1931–2005 1947–1977 [1][6]
Mike London 1909–1989 1950–1979 Albuquerque, New Mexico NWA Western States Sports (1951–1979) [1]
Clarence Luttrall 1906–1980 1949–1970 Tampa, Florida Championship Wrestling from Florida (1949–1970) [1]
John "Cyclone" Macalpine 1962-1964 Winnipeg American Wrestling Association (1962-1964)
Boris Malenko 1933–1994 1957–1994 Knoxville, Tennessee (All-Star)
Tampa, Florida
All-Star Championship Wrestling (1979–1980)
IWWA (1984)
Global Wrestling (1987–1988)
Championship Wrestling Federation (1991)
[1]
Dale Mann Georgetown, Kentucky Mountain Wrestling Association (1979–1995) [1]
Ken Mantell 1970–1991 Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas Wild West Wrestling (1987–1988)
World Class Championship Wrestling (1988–1989)
[1]
Pedro Martínez 1915–1998 1950s– Buffalo, New York National Wrestling Federation (1970–1974)
International Wrestling Association (1975)
[1][26][27]
Don Marxen Moline and Davenport American Wrestling Association (1963-1985)
Jim Massingale 1987–1997 Smithfield, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling Alliance (1987–1997) [1]
Hiro Matsuda 1937–1999 1957–1987 Tampa, Florida Championship Wrestling from Florida (1985–1987) [1]
Rocky McGuire d. 2008 1959–1978 Dothan, Alabama Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling (1968–1978) [1][28]
Leroy McGuirk 1910–1988 1933–1982 Tulsa, Oklahoma NWA Tri-State (1958–1982) [1][11]
David McLane 1986–1992;
2000–2001
Las Vegas (GLOW)
Los Angeles (WOW)
Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (1986–1992)
Women of Wrestling (2000–2001)
[1][11]
Vince McMahon, Sr. 1914–1984 1954–1982 Capitol Wrestling Corporation (1954–1963)
World Wide Wrestling Federation (1963–1982)
[1][11]
Vince McMahon 1945– 1969– National World Wrestling Federation (1982–) [1][11]
Peter Maivia 1937–1982 1962–1982 Honolulu, Hawaii NWA Polynesian Wrestling (1979–1982) [1]
Lia Maivia 1927–2008 1982–1988 Honolulu, Hawaii NWA Polynesian Wrestling (1982–1988) [1][6]
Denny Million Rye Cove, Virginia All-American Championship Wrestling (1988–1996) [1]
Bob Hamel 1983– New Port Richey, Florida All-American Championship Wrestling (1983–2013)
AMP Wrestling (2013–)
[1]
Ernie Mohammed 1954–1973 Phoenix, Arizona World Athletic Association (1954–1973) [1]
Jerry Monti 1940–1999 1966–1994 Hayward, California Pacific Coast Championship Wrestling (1991–1992) [1][29]
Enzo Morabito New Jersey Empire Wrestling Federation (1983–1985) [1]
Freddie Morton Columbia, Tennessee Mid-South Wrestling Association (1991–1996) [1]
Mr. Ito
(Umanosuke Ueda)
1940–2011 1961–1998 Mobile, Alabama World Wrestling Organization (1988) [1]
Bill Needham Knoxville, Tennessee All Star Championship Wrestling (1990–1992) [1]
Wayne Oberton Professional Promotions (1976) [1]
Grady Odom Macon, Georgia All Star Championship Wrestling (1985)
Georgia Championship Wrestling (2011–)
[1]
Bob Orton Jr. 1950– 1972– Knoxville, Tennessee All-Star Championship Wrestling (1979–1980)
Don Owen 1957–1992 Portland, Oregon Pacific Northwest Wrestling (1957–1992) [1][11]
Joe Palumbo San Bernardino, California All-California Championship Wrestling (1987–1989) [1]
Ira Parks 1981–1990 Columbia, South Carolina Atlantic Coast Wrestling (1981–1990) [1]
Al Patterson 1979–1983 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Superstar Wrestling (1982)
United Wrestling Association (1983)
[1]
Joe Pedicino 1949– 1986–1994 Atlanta, Georgia (SCW/GASW)
Dallas, Texas (GWF)
Southern Championship Wrestling (1988–1990)
Georgia All-Star Wrestling (1990–1991)
Global Wrestling Federation (1991–1992)
[1]
Grey Pierson 1992–1994 Dallas, Texas Global Wrestling Federation (1992–1994) [1]
Angelo Poffo 1925–2010 1949–1991 Lexington, Kentucky International Championship Wrestling (1978–1984) [1][11]
Buddy Porter 1945–2005 1975–1995 Kings Mountain, North Carolina North American Wrestling Alliance (1982–1995) [1]
Henry Raines 1989–1993 Bradenton, Florida Suncoast Pro Wrestling (1989–1993) [1]
Bob Raskin Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania National Independent Championship Wrestling (1985)
National Wrestling Federation (1986–1988)
[1]
Gene Reed Denver, Colorado American Wrestling Association (1963-1985)
Roger Reed Universal Wrestling (1977) [1]
René Reyes Ardsley, New York New Independent Wrestling Association (1984–1985) [1]
Dusty Rhodes
(Virgil Runnels, Jr.)
1945– 1968– Tampa, Florida (PWF)
Marietta, Georgia (TCW)
Professional Wrestling Federation (1989–1991)
Turnbuckle Championship Wrestling (2000–2003)
Vince Risko
(Vincent T. Pelkowski)
1912–2002 1951–1977 Canton, Ohio [1][6][30]
Red Roberts Boca Raton, Florida Global Wrestling (1986–1988) [1]
Henry Robinson Cleveland, Ohio Ohio Championship Wrestling (1982) [1]
Johnny Rodz 1941– 1964– Brooklyn, New York Camp IWF (1986–1990)
World of Unpredictable Wrestling (2007–)
[1]
Henry Rogers 1963–1987 Malden, Missouri [1]
Bob Roop 1942– 1969–1988 Knoxville, Tennessee (All-Star)
Boca Raton, Florida (Global)
All-Star Championship Wrestling (1979–1980)
Global Wrestling (1987–1988)
[1]
David Rose Phoenix, Arizona Real Deal Pro Wrestling (2002–) [1]
Bob Ross Hillsville, Virginia American Championship Wrestling (1978–) [1]
Nelson Royal
(Nelson Combs)
1935–2002 1949–1991 Mooresville, North Carolina Atlantic Coast Wrestling (1988–1991) [1][31][32]
Bert Ruby
(Bertalan Rubinstein)
1910–1968 1933–1968 Wolverine Wrestling (1956–1967) [1][33]
Tony Rumble
(Anthony Magliaro)
1956–1999 1989–1999 Boston, Massachusetts Century Wrestling Alliance (1989–1997)
NWA New England (1997–1999)
[1][25]
Jim Ryan Woodbridge, New Jersey Universal Wrestling Alliance (1985–1990)
Musky Sallow 1984–1985 Springfield, Massachusetts Northeast Wrestling Federation (1984–1985) [1]
Mike Samson Castlewood, Virginia United Wrestling Association (1989–1995) [1]
Raoul Sanchez 1980–1981 Riverton, Wyoming Rocky Mountain Wrestling (1980–1981) [1]
Dino Sanna 1950– 1981– Colmar, Pennsylvania World Wide Wrestling Alliance (1981–) [1][34]
Tony Santos, Sr. 1922–1984 1960–1975 Boston, Massachusetts Big Time Wrestling (1960–1975) [1]
Angelo Savoldi 1914–2013 1985–1995 Boston, Massachusetts International World Class Championship Wrestling (1985–1995) [11][25]
Mario Savoldi 1985– Boston, Massachusetts (IWCCW)
Carolina, Puerto Rico (IWA)
Mexico, Maine (NWA)
International World Class Championship Wrestling (1985–1995)
International Wrestling Association (2008)
NWA On Fire (2008–)
[1][25]
Terry Scholl 1958– 1980–1995 Chicago Pro Wrestling International (1984–1995) [1]
Leonard Schwartz 1950–1955 Chicago NWA Chicago (1950–1955) [1]
George Scott 1929–2014 1948–1992 Charlotte, North Carolina North American Wrestling Association/South Atlantic Pro Wrestling (1990–1992) [1]
Eddie Sharkey 1985– Minneapolis, Minnesota Pro Wrestling America (1985–1996) [1]
Larry Sharpe
(Larry Weil)
1941– 1974– Woodbury, New Jersey World Wrestling Association (1989–1998) [1]
Eric Shaw Culver City, California International Wrestling Federation (1986–1990) [1]
Roy Shire 1922–1992 1961–1981 San Francisco, California American Wrestling Alliance (1961–1968)
NWA Big Time Wrestling (1968–1981)
[1][11]
Dean Silverstone 1958–1978 Seattle, Washington Superstar Championship Wrestling (1973–1978) [1][35]
Herb Simmons Springfield, Illinois Southern Illinois Championship Wrestling (1984–1992) [1]
Ron Slinker
(David Slinker)
1945–2008 1977–1995 Tampa, Florida Intercontinental / International Championship Wrestling Alliance (1989–1995)
Ken Spence Greensboro, North Carolina International Wrestling Alliance (1979–1997)
New Dimension Wrestling (1997–2005)
[1]
Ted Stanley New Jersey Eastern Wrestling Alliance (1985) [1]
Dennis Stecher 1952–1959 Minneapolis, Minnesota Minneapolis Boxing & Wrestling Club (1952-1959)
NWA Minneapolis (1952-1959)
[1]
Dale Stepp Big Time Promotions (1982–1992) [1]
James Strange Knoxville, Tennessee Southern States Championship Wrestling (1986–1991)
NWA Rocky Top (2005)
[1]
Ben Sternberg Rochester American Wrestling Association (1960-1985)
John Summers Ohio Tri-State Wrestling Association (1985–1986) [1]
Paul Swanger Easton, Pennsylvania East Coast Wrestling Federation (1983–1984) [1]
Lowell Takles Bainbridge, Georgia Star Cavalcade Wrestling (1988) [1]
Sue Takles Bainbridge, Georgia Star Cavalcade Wrestling (1988) [1]
Tugboat Taylor
(Don Taylor)
1945– 1980– Texas All-Pro Wrestling (1989–1995) [1]
Mark Tendler 1939–1990 1955–1986 World Wrestling Council (1986) [1]
Max Thrasher
(Phil Livelsberger)
Hanover, Pennsylvania Atlantic Wrestling Federation (1988–1993) [1]
DA Thunder
(Don Adams)
California Pacific Coast Crown Championship Wrestling (1986–1987) [1]
Al Tomko 1931-2009 1966-1989 Winnipeg
Vancouver
American Wrestling Association (1966-1979)
NWA All-Star Wrestling - Vancouver(1979-1989)
Alexander Turk 1906-1988 1946-1966 Winnipeg National Wrestling Association (1946-1949)
National Wrestling Alliance (1949-1960)
American Wrestling Association (1961-1962)
National Wrestling Alliance (1963-1966)
Jerry Vanover Rye Cove, Virginia All-American Wrestling (1988–1996) [1]
Jack Viles 1975–1977 Lynn, Massachusetts New England Wrestling Alliance (1975–1977) [1]
Fritz Von Erich 1929–1997 1958–1990 Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas NWA Big Time Wrestling (1966–1981)
World Class Championship Wrestling (1981–1990)
[1][11]
Fred Ward 1914–1992 1937–1984 Macon, Georgia Georgia Championship Wrestling (1949–1984) [1]
Bill Wasserman New Brighton, Minnesota Western Wrestling Association (1988–) [1]
Bill Watts 1939– 1963–1993 Tulsa, Oklahoma Mid-South Wrestling (1979–1986)
Universal Wrestling Federation (1986–1987)
[11]
Joe Weaver Euclid, Ohio Great Lakes Wrestling Association (1989–1994) [1]
Roy Welch 1902–1977 1935–1977 Nashville, Tennessee NWA Mid-America (1953–1977) [1]
James Wells Burlington, North Carolina North American Wrestling Alliance (1980–1999) [1]
Sam Wells United Wrestling Association (1983) [1]
Dennis Wildberger 1989–1993 Baltimore Wrestling Independent Network (WIN) (1989–1993) [1]
Eddie Williams 1963-1985 St. Paul American Wrestling Association (1963-1985)
David Woods Knoxville, Tennessee USA Wrestling (1987–1988) [1]
Ed Zohn 1983– York, Pennsylvania Atlantic States Wrestling Alliance / Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Alliance (1989–1991)
Universal Independent Wrestling (1991–1994)
American Commonwealth Wrestling (1993–1995)
[1]

Modern-era (1990s-present)[edit]

This section lists notable professional wrestling promoters from the collapse of the National Wrestling Alliance territory system in the early 1990s up to the 21st century.

Ring name
(Real name)[a]
Life Years active[b] Location Promotion[d] Ref.
Roger Abshire Hendersonville, North Carolina National Wrestling Federation (1993–1997) [1]
Kevin Acres Wartburg, Tennessee Cumberland Wrestling Council (1991–1999) [1]
Chris Adams 1955–2001 1978–2001 Dallas, Texas World Class Championship Wrestling (1993) [1]
Dan Adams Wichita, Kansas American Championship Wrestling (1997–1998) [1]
Don Adams Reading, Pennsylvania Penn York All Star Professional Wrestling (1996–1999) [1]
Richard Adcock Mission, Texas World Class Wrestling Federation (1995–1996) [1]
Shelby Adcock 1937–2009 1961–1993 Central City, Kentucky Tri-State Wrestling (1991–1993) [1]
Edward Ahrens 1989–1998 Los Angeles American Independent Wrestling Alliance (1989–1998) [1]
Skandor Akbar 1934–2010 1962–2010 East Texas Superstars of Wrestling (1998–2001) [1]
David Allen Wilmington, North Carolina Coastal Carolina Wrestling Alliance / Carolina Wrestling Federation (1991–1994) [1]
Terry Allen Reading, Massachusetts Big Time Wrestling (2006–)
Roland Alexander 1954–2013 1991–2013 Hayward, California Pacific Coast Sports (1991–1995)
All Pro Wrestling (1995–)
[1]
William Almas 1975–2002 1994–2002 New Port Richey, Florida World Professional Wrestling Federation (1994–2000) [1]
Mark Amaral 1991– Pawtucket, Rhode Island Power League Wrestling (1991–) [1]
Angel Amoroso 1994–1997 Philadelphia Tri-County Wrestling (1994–1997)
Cliff Anderson 1990–2004 Tampa, Florida Florida Wrestling Alliance (1996–2004) [1]
Lars Anderson
(Larry Heinemi)
1939– 1965– Honolulu, Hawaii World League Wrestling (1996–2000) [1]
Christopher Annon 1971– 1996– Kings Mountain, North Carolina New Age Championship Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Joshua Annon Kings Mountain, North Carolina New Age Championship Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Afa Anoaʻi 1942– 1971– Allentown, Pennsylvania World Xtreme Wrestling (1998–) [1]
Jim Anthony Columbus, Georgia United Championship Wrestling (1998–2002) [1]
Tom Anthony New Britain, Connecticut Wrestlepalooza (1997) [1]
Tony Anthony 1960– 1980– Knoxville, Tennessee Tennessee Mountain Wrestling (2001–)
Paul Alperstein 1994–1996 Chicago American Wrestling Federation (1994–1996) [1]
Chad Appling Franklin, Kentucky Central Wrestling Federation (1997–2000) [1]
Richard Arpin Parkersburg, West Virginia NWA of West Virginia (1998–2002)
NWA Tri-State (1998–2007)
[1]
Kim Artlip 1963- 2015- Vero Beach, FL IGNITE Wrestling (2015-)
Bill Ash 1946– 1972– Paris, Arkansas Inter-Continental Pro Wrestling (1995–1999)
Global Pro Wrestling (1999–2006)
[1]
Marc Ash
(Marcus Watkins)
1971– 1989– Wilmington, North Carolina Independent Championship Wrestling (1992–2005) [1]
Marty Aulicino Levittown, Pennsylvania Ultimate Wrestling Federation (1991–2002) [1]
Isaias Aviles Philadelphia Grande Wrestling Alliance (1997–1999) [1][36]
Linda Bade Honolulu, Hawaii Hawai'i Championship Wrestling (2003–2008)
Howard Badecker 1992–1993 Bullhead City, Arizona Interwest Wrestling Federation (1992–1993) [1]
Joey Baglia Chicago American Wrestling Federation (1995–1996) [1]
Bob Bailey Elmira, New York United States Wrestling Federation (1995–2000) [1]
Ron Barber 1994 Portland, Oregon Oregon Professional Wrestling Federation (1994) [1]
Sandy Barr 1938–2007 1957–2007 Portland, Oregon Championship Wrestling USA (1992–1997) [1]
Jeremy Barron 2000– Southbridge, Massachusetts Eastern Wrestling Alliance (2003–) [1]
Don Basher
(Ron Owens)
1960– 1985– Indianapolis, Indiana Wild Championship Wrestling Outlaws (1997–) [1]
Harold Bass Asheville, North Carolina Atlantic Coast Championship Wrestling (1997–2003) [1]
Chris Bassett Appleton, Wisconsin New Age Wrestling (1989–1997)
Packerland Pro Wrestling (1998)
[1]
Rick Bassman 1961– 1985– Santa Ana, California Ultimate Pro Wrestling (1998–2007)
David Baucom 1999– Charlotte, North Carolina NWA Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1][37]
Court Bauer 1978– 1998– Philadelphia Major League Wrestling (2002–2005)
Fred Baxter Memphis, Tennessee Cable Championship Wrestling (1994–1996) [1]
James Beard 1995–1997 Dallas, Texas Confederate Wrestling Association (1995–1996)
Continental Wrestling Alliance (1996–1997)
[1][38]
Ed Beckley Bridgeport, Texas Bad Boys of Wrestling (1998–2000) [1]
Bill Behrens Nashville, Tennessee (MCW)
Cornelia, Georgia (NWA-WW/NWA-WS)
Music City Wrestling (1997–1998)
NWA Worldwide (1998–2000)
NWA Wildside (2000–2005)
[1]
Joe Benkowski Lakeville, Minnesota Northern Premier Wrestling (1995–1998) [1]
Rod Bell
(Rod Bollenbacher)
Hammond, Indiana Nu Wave Wrestling Association (1996–1999) [1]
Andrew Bellamy Wilmington, North Carolina Coastal Carolina Wrestling Alliance / Carolina Wrestling Federation (1991–1994) [1]
Don Belt Olive Hill, Kentucky Eastern U.S. Championship Wrestling (1992–1994) [1]
Scott Bickley Jacksonville, Florida Insane Wrestling Alliance (1996–2003) [1]
Big Slam
(Walt McDonald)
1966– 1989– Gloucester City, New Jersey Slam Championship Wrestling (2010–2012)
Randy Blake Providence, Rhode Island Mayhem Independent Wrestling (1998–2000) [1]
The Blue Meanie
(Brian Heffron)
1973– 1995– Philadelphia Pro-Pain Pro Wrestling (2002–2005)
Mark Bodey 1968–1994 1993–1994 York, Pennsylvania American Commonwealth Wrestling (1993–1994) [1]
Mike Bonomo Bourbonnais, Illinois World Wrestling Association (1999–2000) [1]
Booker T
(Booker Huffman)
1965– 1989– Houston, Texas Pro Wrestling Alliance (2006–)
Lou Bordeaux 1994 Haverhill, Massachusetts Universal Championship Wrestling (1994) [1]
Joel Andre Bouchard Waterville, Maine Top Quality Wrestling (2007–2012)
J.J. Bowers Fort Wayne, Indiana Championship International Wrestling Alliance (1998–1999) [1]
Cody Boyns 1992 Nashua, New Hampshire Universal Championship Wrestling (1992) [1]
Gerald Bradbury Fairfield, Ohio Real Deal Pro Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
Mark Bradley Summerville, Georgia Powerhouse Wrestling (1994) [1]
Steve Bradley
(Steve Bisson)
1975–2008 1991–2008 Dover, New Hampshire Wrestling Federation of America (2003–2004)
Kevin Brannen Alabama IWA Deep South (2005–)
Marlene Breegle West Mifflin, Pennsylvania Penn Atlantic Wrestling (1997–1998)
Victory World Wrestling (1998–1999)
[1]
Bubba Brewer
(Ken Brewer)
1971– 1998– Commodore, Pennsylvania Allied Powers Wrestling Federation (2003–2011)
Sean Brockmole New American Wrestling (1993–1994) [1]
Don Brodie Cleveland, Mississippi South's Greatest Wrestling Fans (1998–1999)
NWA Mississippi (1999–)
[1]
John Brody Fort Pierce, Florida Florida Wrestling Alliance (1994–1995) [1]
Bill Brown 1954– Cutler Ridge, Florida Sunshine Wrestling Federation (1991–1998)
Florida Championship Wrestling (1998–)
[1]
Carral Brown St. Louis, Missouri Central Championship Wrestling (1992–2000) [1]
Elizabeth Brown Cleveland, Ohio Masterz of Mayhem (1994–) [1]
Kurt Brown Los Angeles Great American Mat Endeavors (1995–1996) [1]
Mike Brown Cleveland, Ohio Masterz of Mayhem (1994–) [1]
Patricia Brown Palmers, Minnesota Western Wrestling Association (1988–) [1]
Paul Brown Porterville, California West Coast Wrestling Alliance (1992–1997) [1]
Steve Bryant McMinnville, Tennessee Hardcore Championship Wrestling (1996–1998)
Southern Tennessee Wrestling (1998–1999)
[1]
Don Bucci Toms River, New Jersey Phoenix Championship Wrestling (2001–2003)
King Kong Bundy
(Christopher Pailles)
1957– 1981– Sewell, New Jersey Devastation Wrestling Federation (2004–2006)
Tim Burke 1960–2011 1991–2009 Essex, Maryland Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation (1992–2004) [1]
Mike Burns Palo Alto, Pennsylvania Future Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000) [1]
Al Burzynski Columbus, Ohio Capital City Wrestling (1999) [1]
Tom Byron Sherman Oaks, California Xtreme Pro Wrestling (1999–2003)
Eric Caiden San Francisco, California Incredibly Strange Wrestling (1995–) [1]
Tim Calhoun Hendersonville, North Carolina National Wrestling Federation (1993–1996) [1]
Arik Cannon 1981– 2001– Minneapolis, Minnesota F1rst Wrestling (2007–)
Jeff Capo 1966– 1993–2008 York, Pennsylvania American Commonwealth Wrestling (1993–1995) [1]
Cueball Carmichael
(Chris Jackson)
1960– 1983– Chincoteague, Virginia Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance (1995–2001) [1]
Ken Carpenter Maynardville, Tennessee Tri-State Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Lynn Carpenter Maynardville, Tennessee Tri-State Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Joey Carrier Elizabethton, Tennessee Tennessee Championship Wrestling (1992–1995) [1]
Gino Caruso 1988– Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey East Coast Professional Wrestling (1991–) [1][39]
Rico Casanova
(Jorge Luis Maldonado)
1968– 1992– Pawleys Island, South Carolina Atlantic Wrestling Federation (1994) [1]
Nick Castantini 1993 Seekonk, Massachusetts Coastal Pro Wrestling (1993) [1]
Mike Cavanaugh Lumberton, North Carolina All-Star Championship Wrestling (1992–1993) [1]
Grant Chapman 1992–1993 Bullhead City, Arizona Interwest Wrestling Federation (1992–1993) [1]
Ed Chuman 1947–2010 Streamwood, Illinois NWA Midwest (1998–2010) [1][40]
Jeff Cohen Indianapolis, Indiana Championship Wrestling of America (1994) [1]
Scott Cole 1992–1994 San Bernardino, California Coast to Coast Wrestling Federation / Golden State Wrestling (1992–1994) [1]
Bob Coley Hague, Virginia Southern Wrestling Association (1991–1994) [1]
Norm Connors 1972– 1994–2009 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Steel City Wrestling (1994–2000)
International Wrestling Cartel (2001–2009)
[1][41]
Pat Connors Newport News, Virginia Continental Wrestling Alliance (1993–1994) [1]
Sal Conte 1993–1998 Washington, Pennsylvania United States Championship Wrestling (1993–1998) [1]
Leroy Cook Osceola, Arkansas American Wrestling Federation (1999–2000) [1]
Dennis Coralluzzo 1953–2001 1993–2001 Galaxy Wrestling Federation (1993)
NWA New Jersey (1994–2001)
[1]
Marc Coralluzzo Raeford, North Carolina NWA 2000 (1997–2001) [1]
Steve Corino 1973– 1994– Limerick, Pennsylvania 3K Wrestling Fighting Athletes (2008–2009)
Jim Cornette 1961– 1982–2012 Knoxville, Tennessee Smokey Mountain Wrestling (1992–1995) [1]
Corporal Punishment
(Dan McDevitt)
1973– 1998–2003; 2006– Dundalk, Maryland Maryland Championship Wrestling (1998–2003; 2006–) [1]
Jeff Costa 1962– 1994– Hudson, New Hampshire Ringside Wrestling (1994–1996)
World Independent Wrestling (1997–1999)
[25]
Count Grog
(Greg Mosorjak)
1961– 1981– Raleigh, North Carolina Southern Championship Wrestling (1994–2004)
G.O.U.G.E. (2006–)
[1]
Jeff Cowey Marietta, Georgia Atlantic States Wrestling Federation (1992–1996) [1]
Lewis Crane Greer, South Carolina Southern Carolina Wrestling (1990–1999) [1]
Steve Creasy Lexington, Tennessee Tennessee Valley Wrestling Alliance (1998) [1]
Wayne Cryderman 1968– 1996– Lima, Ohio Global Wrestling Alliance (1996–1998)
World Wide Wrestling Alliance (1999)
[1]
Mark Cuccia 1999 Lima, Ohio Global Wrestling Alliance (1999) [1]
John Curse 1996– Hicksville, New York New York Wrestling Connection (2002–)
Dan Curtis 1961–1998 1989–1992; 1996–1998 Warren, Michigan (MCW)
Motor City Wrestling (1989–1992)
Championship Wrestling Federation (1996–1997)
Northern States Wrestling Alliance (1997–1998)
Hellfire Wrestling (1998)
[1]
Tom Cusati Tower City, Pennsylvania Galaxy Wrestling Federation (1993) [1]
B.A. Dalton
(Wes Wilson)
Mineral Wells, Texas Texas Outlaw Promotions (1993–2003) [1]
Allison Danger
(Cathy Corino)
1977– 2000– Berwyn, Illinois Shimmer Women Athletes (2005–)
Daryl Davis Jacksonville, Florida Pan-American Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Danny Davis
(Daniel Briley)
1952– 1978– Houston, Texas (AWU)
Louisville, Kentucky (OVW)
Associated Wrestlers of the Universe (1992–1994)
Ohio Valley Wrestling (1997–)
[1]
Willie Paul Davis Columbia, Tennessee National Wrestling Federation (1998) [1]
Scott Decker 1993–1994 Hamden, Connecticut Renegade Wrestling Federation (1993–1994) [1]
Henry Dean 1997–1999 Wilson, North Carolina Global Championship Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
Tommy Dee 1992–1997 Staten Island, New York Universal Superstars of America (1992–1997) [1]
Rick Deezel
(Dean Puckett)
1962– 1992– Mt. Airy, North Carolina American Independent Wrestling Federation (1992)
Allied Independent Wrestling Federation (1993–)
[1]
Rocco Dellasandro 1940– 1993–2005 Cranston, Rhode Island New England Wrestling Alliance (1992–2005) [1]
Tony DeMura Mount Vernon, New York North American Westling Alliance (1992–1999) [1]
Jimmy Deo
(James Eschbach)
1987– Leesport, Pennsylvania Independent Wrestling Alliance (1990) [1]
Blaine DeSantis 1995–2001 Reading, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling (1995–2001) [1]
Carmine DeSpirito 1993– Milwaukee, Wisconsin (MAW)
Brownsville, Texas (NWA-LA)
Mid-American Wrestling (1993–2007)
NWA Lucha Americana (2009)
[1]
Doc Diamond 1983– Sewell, New Jersey World Wrestling Stars Alliance (2004–2005)
Devastation Wrestling Federation (2006–)
Johnny Diamond 1952–2012 1994–2012 Cincinnati, Ohio Northern Wrestling Federation (1994–1998)
Dynamic Wrestling Alliance (2008)
Classic Championship Wrestling (2009)
World Renown Wrestling (2012)
[1]
Don DiBiase
(Don Henritzy)
1996–2008 Chalmette, Louisiana Ultimate Wrestling Federation (1996–2008) [1]
Dusty Dillinger Lima, Ohio Global Wrestling Alliance (2007–2008) [1]
Dave Dobashi Tacoma, Washington Universal Independent Wrestling (1992–1993)
Universal Independent Wrestling Alliance (1995–1997)
Cascade Championship Wrestling (1997–2001)
[1]
Rodney Dobson Marietta, Georgia Atlantic States Wrestling Federation (1992–1996) [1]
Shane Douglas
(Troy Martin)
1964– 1982– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hardcore Homecoming (2005)
Extreme Rising (2012–2013)
Classic Wrestling Revolution (2016–)
Larry Doyle Hollywood, California Cal-International Pro Wrestling (1994–1998) [1]
Ric Drasin 1944– 1965– Sherman Oaks, California American Wrestling Federation (1997) [1]
Mike Dugger Greeneville, Tennessee All Pro Wrestling (1994–1998) [1]
Jesse Ellis Morristown, Tennessee United Atlantic Championship Wrestling [1]
Terry England Brownsville, Kentucky (UCW)
Franklin, Kentucky (CWF)
Ultimate Championship Wrestling (1997–1998)
Central Wrestling Federation (1998–1999)
[1]
Vito Esparo 1984– 2011– Fairfield, Connecticut (PGW) Power & Glory Wrestling (2007–2011) [1]
Paul Eubanks Bentonville, Arkansas South East Championship Wrestling (1998–) [1]
Bob Evans 1972– 1991– Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Hudson, New Hampshire
Power League Wrestling (1991–1993)
World Independent Wrestling (1997–1999)
Eastern Pro Wrestling (2005–2011)
[1]
Johnny Evans Jacksonville, Florida Pan-American Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Johnny Evans Miami, Florida National Wrestling Council (1993–2009) [1]
Excalibur
(Marc Letzmann)
2000– Los Angeles Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2003–)
Johnny Fabulous

(John Cena, Sr.)
Melrose, Massachusetts Millennium Wrestling Federation (2007–)
Tony Falk 1961– 1983– Paducah, Kentucky (ASW)
Nashville, Tennessee (USWO)
All Star Wrestling (1995–2002)
United States Wrestling Organization (2002–)
[1][42]
Randall Fanning McMinnville, Tennessee Hardcore Championship Wrestling (1996–1998)
Southern Tennessee Wrestling (1998–1999)
[1]
David K. Farmer Fort Worth, Texas Insane Hardcore Wrestling (1998–2003; 2008–) [1]
Dan Farren Hollywood, California Hollywood Heavyweight Wrestling (1990)
Cal-International Pro Wrestling (1994–)
[1]
Rick Fenwick Philadelphia Northern Wrestling Council (1994) [1]
Tommy Fierro 1977– 1993– Philadelphia (NWC)
Freehold Township, New Jersey (ISPW)
Northern Wrestling Council (1994)
Independent Superstars of Pro Wrestling (1999–2010)
[1]
Joseph Fillers Flag Pond, Tennessee Southern Championship Wrestling (1995–1998) [1]
Robert Fischer Philadelphia Pennsylvania Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000) [1][43]
Shawn Fitzgerald Verona, Pennsylvania Tri-State Wrestling Federation (1990–1992) [1]
Doug Flex
(Doug Yasinsky)
1964– 1988–2004 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania International Pro Wrestling (1996–2004) [1]
John Forsythe Tupelo, Mississippi International Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Jim Foxx Monroe, North Carolina All-Pro Championship Wrestling (1994–1996) [1]
Eric Freedom Chicago North American Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Darrell Fugate Somerset, Kentucky Hardcore Championship Wrestling (1996–2010) [1]
Bobby Fulton
(James Hines)
1960– 1977– Heritage Championship Wrestling (1990–1991)
Big Time Wrestling (1992–)
[1]
Dory Funk, Jr. 1941– 1963– Ocala, Florida International Wrestling Stars (1991)
Funking Conservatory (1999–)
[1][11]
Angel Gabriel Fort Wayne, Indiana Championship International Wrestling Alliance (1998–) [1]
Dale Gagner 1996– Present Rochester, Minnesota Wrestling Superstars Live (1996–2010) [1]
Rick Garcia Corpus Christi, Texas Gulf Coast Championship Wrestling / Gulf Coast Wrestling Alliance (1994–) [1][44]
Rick Garrett Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Mid-South Wrestling Federation (1996–2002) [1]
Mike Gasparza Phoenix, Arizona Southwestern Championship Wrestling (1998) [1]
Steve Gatorwolf
(Steve Ketcher)
1978–2006 Phoenix, Arizona American Wrestling Federation (1990–2000; 2006) [1][45][46]
Robert Geary Philadelphia Soul City Wrestling (1996–2000) [1]
Joel Gertner 1975– 1995– Waterbury, Connecticut MXW Pro Wrestling (2004–2010)
Charles Gibbs Vista, California California Championship Wrestling (1997–2001) [1][47]
Silas Gibson Universal Championship Wrestling (1992–1993) [1]
Tommy Gibson Ceredo, West Virginia Championship Pro Wrestling (1998) [1]
Paulie Gilmore
(James E. Allen)
1994– Blackstone, Massachusetts New World Wrestling (2003–2009)
New World Wrestling Xtreme (2009–)
Sheldon Goldberg Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts New England Championship Wrestling (2000–2010)
Joel Goodhart 1990–1992 Philadelphia Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (1990–1992) [1]
Frank Goodman 1983– Deer Park, New York
Orlando, Florida
USA Pro Wrestling (1994–2005)
USA Xtreme Wrestling (2005–2008)
[1]
Tod Gordon 1955– 1992– Philadelphia Extreme Championship Wrestling (1992–1996)
Pro Wrestling Unplugged (2006–2008)
[1]
Mitch Goude Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Atlantic Coast Championship Wrestling (1992)
American Championship Wrestling (1993)
[1]
Michael Gowing Woodbury, Tennessee New Age Wrestling Alliance (1999) [1]
Michael Grandizio Swarthmore, Pennsylvania All American Wrestling (1997–1998) [1]
Mickey Grant Dallas, Texas World Class II: The Next Generation (1997)
Lolly Griffin Monroe, Louisiana Southern Championship Wrestling (1996–) [1]
Rodney Grimes Corinth, Mississippi Championship Wrestling Association (1998–) [1]
Tom Gyarmati 1949– Price Hill, Ohio Intense Wrestling Inc. (1998–) [1]
Bill Hagen Asheville, North Carolina Great American Wrestling Federation (1995–1997) [1]
Randy Hales 1962– 1998–2001 Memphis, Tennessee Power Pro Wrestling (1998–2001) [1]
Sal Hamaoui Largo, Florida Full Impact Pro (2004–)
EVOLVE Wrestling (2010–)
Larry Hamilton 1989– Jacksonville, Florida Pan-American Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Sean Hansen Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey Women Superstars Uncensored (2007–)
Al Hardiman 1992–2002 Winter Haven, Florida Florida Wrestling Federation (1992–2002) [1]
Van Harden Memphis, Tennessee Kick Ass Wrestling (1998–2000) [1]
Jeff Hardy 1977– 1997–1999 Cameron, North Carolina OMEGA (1997–1999) [1]
Matt Hardy 1974– 1997–1999 Cameron, North Carolina OMEGA (1997–1999) [1]
Jimmy Hart 1944– 1982– Orlando, Florida Xtreme Wrestling Federation (2001–2005)
Wrestlicious (2010–2012)
Gary Hathaway 1990– Colchester, Vermont New England Wrestling Federation (1990–2001) [1]
Jim Hawkins 1997– Nutter Fort, West Virginia Atlantic Coast Championship Wrestling (1997–1998)
Mason-Dixon Wrestling (1998–1999)
[1]
Dave Hebner 1949– 1980– Richmond, Virginia UWF Live (2005–)
Earl Hebner 1949– 1980– Richmond, Virginia UWF Live (2005–)
Michael Heimberger Martinsburg, West Virginia Championship Pro Wrestling (1997–2003) [1]
Robert Heimberger Martinsburg, West Virginia Championship Pro Wrestling (1997–2003) [1]
Paul Hellams 1983– Clinton, South Carolina Southern Championship Wrestling (1995–) [1]
Ed Hellier Lakeville, Minnesota St. Paul Championship Wrestling (1998–)
Steel Domain Wrestling (2001–)
[1]
David Herro 1972– 1997– Grafton, Wisconsin Great Lakes Championship Wrestling (1997–) [1]
Paul Heyman 1965– 1987–2006 Philadelphia Extreme Championship Wrestling (1992–2001) [1]
Steve Hicks 1998 Moulton, Alabama World Organization of Wrestling (1998) [1]
Christopher Hill 2003–2008 Buffalo, New York Ballpark Brawl (2003–2008)
Calvin Hodge Pulaski, Virginia Independent International Wrestling Association (1996–1997) [1]
Tim Horner 1959– 1978– Johnson City, Tennessee National Championship Wrestling (1994) [1]
John Horton 1992–1997 Greenville, Mississippi Pro Wrestling International (1992)
Extreme Mid-South Wrestling (1993–1997)
[1]
Tom Howard Clawson, Michigan International Wrestling Organization (1998–2001) [1]
Henry Hubbard St. Louis, Missouri Missouri Wrestling Federation / Midwest Wrestling Federation / International Championship Wrestling (1992–1995) [1]
Dwayne Huckaba Brinkley, Arkansas American Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Kevin Hughes 1997–1999 Hudson, New Hampshire World Independent Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
Robin Hunt Elmira, New York United States Wrestling Federation (1995–2000) [1]
D.J. Hyde 1973– 2003– Philadelphia Combat Zone Wrestling (2009–) [1]
Frank Iadevaia 1972– 1992– Rahway, New Jersey Northern States Wrestling Alliance (1995–1996)
Jersey All Pro Wrestling (1997–)
[1]
Austin Idol 1949– 1992–1993 Dothan, Alabama USA Wrestling (1992–1993) [1]
Mike Imburgia 1972– Fairfield, Ohio Real Deal Pro Wrestling (1997–) [1]
David Jackson 1992 Cranston, Rhode Island New England Wrestling Alliance (1992–2005) [1]
Johnny Jackson Winter Garden, Florida Central Florida Wrestling (1994) [1]
Beau James 1989– Kingsport, Tennessee Southern States Wrestling (1991–) [1]
Dallas James
(Don Parker)
1993–1998 Indianapolis, Indiana Midwestern Wrestling Alliance (1993–1994)
Pro Wrestling International (1995–1998)
[1]
Jamie Jamitowski North Andover, Massachusetts Chaotic Wrestling (2000–)
Allen Jarnagan Elizabethton, Tennessee Northeast Championship Wrestling (1995)
Appalachian Mountain Wrestling (1998–1999)
[1]
Nick Jarman 1981– 1998–2000 Jacksonville, Florida Thunder Wrestling Federation (1998–2000) [1][48]
Wesley Jenkins Cleveland, Mississippi South's Greatest Wrestling Fans (1998–1999)
NWA Mississippi (1999–)
[1]
Jason Jerry 2005– Green Bay, Wisconsin NWA Wisconsin (2005–) [1]
Mark Johnson 1995 Chicopee, Massachusetts Massachusetts Wrestling Association (1995) [1]
Rocky Johnson 1944– 1965–2003 Tampa, Florida Caribbean Championship Wrestling (1993–1994) [1][49]
Barry Jones Mustang, Oklahoma Maximum Championship Wrestling (1996–1997) [1]
Leslie Jones Tupelo, Mississippi International Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Tom Jones Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Power Zone Wrestling Alliance (1994–1997)
Mid-South Wrestling Federation (1998–2002)
[1][50]
Stan Pain
(Stanley Joseph)
1974– 1991–2008, 2011– Chicago Evolution Championship Pro Wrestling (2004)
Real Good Wrestling (2007)
Chuck Justice Cherokee, North Carolina Southeastern Wrestling Alliance (1989)
South Eastern Wrestling Alliance (1991–1997)
[1]
Ivan Kafoury 1997– Portland, Oregon Portland Wrestling (1997–) [1]
Jeff Kafoury 1997– Portland, Oregon Portland Wrestling (1997–) [1]
Johnny Kashmere 1978– 1999– Philadelphia Pro Wrestling Unplugged (2006–2010)
Spanky Keane Wilson, North Carolina Global Championship Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
Mike Kelly Westland, Michigan Great Lakes Wrestling (1996–2003) [1]
Jake Kemmerer 1990–2009 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Eastern Wrestling Federation (1998–2001)
Hardway Wrestling (2001–2006)
[1]
Sam Kent d. 2002 Forest Park, Georgia North Georgia Wrestling Association (1992–1997) [1][51]
Jim Kettner 1967–2010 Newark, Delaware East Coast Wrestling Association (1967–2010) [1]
Gary Key 1963– Simi Valley, California Impact Wrestling Federation (1998–1999) [1][52]
Scott King 2000– Portland, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (2000–) [1]
Kevin Kleinrock 1999– Los Angeles Wrestling Society X (2006–2007)
Calvin Knapp Terrell, Texas Extreme Pro Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Roger Knapp Hendersonville, North Carolina National Wrestling Federation (1993–1997) [1]
Alex Knight
(Alejandro Fregoso)
1962– Los Angeles American Independent Wrestling Alliance (1990–1998) [1]
Jason Knight
(Ronald Jason Knight)
1963– 1977– Waterbury, Connecticut Assault Championship Wrestling (2001–2004)
Kevin Knight
(Kevin Serio)
1973– 1996– Woodland Park, New Jersey Independent Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Rick Knopf Jacksonville, Florida Insane Wrestling Alliance (1996–) [1][53]
Michael Krause 1999– Green Bay, Wisconsin All-Star Championship Wrestling (1999–2001)
Mercury1 Wrestling
[1]
Tom Labarge Allentown, Pennsylvania World Xtreme Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Brad Laber 1996– Cincinnati, Ohio Heartland Wrestling Association (1996–) [1]
Joe Lachance 1999– Milford, Connecticut (CCW)
Fairfield, Connecticut (PGW)
Connecticut Championship Wrestling (2000–2007)
Power & Glory Wrestling (2007–2011)
[1]
Ben Lagerstrom Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey Northeast Wrestling (1995–1998) [1]
Tom Lance Mineola, Texas Superstars of Wrestling (1998–2002) [1]
Terry Landell 1950– 1972– Knoxville, Tennessee Tennessee Mountain Wrestling (2001–)
Verne Langdon 1941–2011 1986–1998 Studio City, California Slammers Wrestling Federation (1986–1998) [1]
Jeff Lane 1999–2003 Logan, West Virginia World Professional Wrestling (1999–2003) [1]
Gary Langevin 1996–2003 Newport, Vermont Green Mountain Wrestling (1996–2003) [1]
Thomas LaPeer Warren, Michigan Championship Wrestling Federation (1996–1997) [1]
Chris Lash Commodore, Pennsylvania Allied Powers Wrestling Federation (1998–2003) [1]
Larry Latham 1952–2003 1998–2003 Osceola, Arkansas Moondog Championship Wrestling (1998–2003) [1]
LaFonce Latham Osceola, Arkansas Moondog Championship Wrestling (1998–2009) [1]
Karl Lauer St. Louis, Missouri World League Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Brian Latham Deer Park, New York Eastern States Wrestling / Eastern Shores Wrestling (1994–1998) [1]
Johnny Legend Hollywood, California (HHW)
San Francisco, California (ISW)
Hollywood Heavyweight Wrestling (1990)
Incredibly Strange Wrestling (1995–)
[1]
Rick Leribeus 1957– 1986– Bay City, Texas Texas Championship Wrestling (1996–2000) [1]
J.T. Lightning 1970–2011 1993–2011 Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling (1993–1997) [1]
Mark Little Sparta, Tennessee American Wrestling Federation (1997–1998) [1]
Scott Little Mt. Vernon, Illinois Independent Championship Wrestling (1996–1998) [1]
Bobby Lombardi Long Island, New York Long Island Wrestling Federation (1997–2002) [1]
Josh Lomberger Hammond, Indiana Tri-Town Championship Wrestling (1998–) [1]
Rudy Lomberger Hammond, Indiana Tri-Town Championship Wrestling (1998–) [1]
Scott Lost
(Scott Epperson)
1980– 2001– Los Angeles Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2003–)
Jose Lothario
(Guadalupe Robledo)
1934– 1956– San Antonio, Texas Pro Wrestling International (1998)
Texas Wrestling Alliance (1998–)
[1]
Jonathan Luvstruck Red Lion, Pennsylvania National Championship Wrestling (1997–2009) [1]
Brian Lyle LaSalle, Illinois Powerhouse Championship Wrestling (1993–2000) [1]
Tim Lyle LaSalle, Illinois Powerhouse Championship Wrestling (1993–2000) [1]
Billy Mack Tampa, Florida International Championship Wrestling Association (1991–1994) [1]
Mad Man Pondo
(Kevin Canady)
1969– 1989– Dunbar, West Virginia IWA East Coast (2004–)
Pete Maguire Tulsa, Oklahoma Maximum Championship Wrestling (1996)
Oklahoma Pro (1997–2000)
[1]
Brian Mailhot 2001– Portland, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (2000–) [1]
Major Massacre
(Chris Brown)
Hamilton, Ohio Wrestling Group International (1993–1998)
Superstar Wrestling Federation (1998–2011)
[1]
Jordan Schneider
(Jordan Schneider)
Manhattan, New York Family Wrestling Entertainment (2010–)
Earl Mangrum St. Louis, Missouri Interstate Wrestling Alliance (1999) [1]
Neil Manolian Melrose, Massachusetts Millennium Wrestling Federation (2001–)
Eddie Mansfield Orlando, Florida International Wrestling Federation (1991–1993) [1]
Johnny Mantell Monroe, Louisiana Southern Championship Wrestling (1996–) [1]
Jayson Maples
(Jason Maples)
1969– 1990–2010 Marion, Indiana Extreme Wrestling Federation (1998–2012) [1]
Richard Marchand Philadelphia Soul City Wrestling (1996–2000) [1]
Martin Marin Orange County, California World Power Wrestling (1997–) [1]
Doc Marlee
(Jason Levin)
1998–2000 Pacoima, California United Independent Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000) [1]
David Marquez Springfield, Missouri
Los Angeles (NWA-P)
Hollywood (NWA-CWH)
World League Wrestling (1997–1998)
NWA Pro (2003–2010)
NWA Championship Wrestling from Hollywood (2011–)
[1]
Art Marshall Warren, Michigan Championship Wrestling Federation (1996–1997)
Northern States Wrestling Alliance (1997–1998)
[1]
Rick Martello 1958–1997 1994–1996 Clinton, Massachusetts New England Pro Wrestling (1994–1996) [1]
David Martin Millersville, Tennessee International Wrestling Organization (1994) [1]
Jerry Martin Ellerbe, North Carolina Mainstream Wrestling Organization (1997–1998) [1]
Steve Martin Cornelia, Georgia National Championship Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
T.C. Martin Las Vegas, Nevada National Wrestling Council (1994–1995) [1]
Tony Martinelli Marrero, Louisiana Cajun Wrestling Federation (1997–2009) [1]
Ken Massey Kosciusko, Mississippi Mid-South Wrestling Federation (1991) [1]
Ben Masters Cordele, Georgia Peach State Wrestling (1991–1996) [1]
Joe Matterazzo Providence, Rhode Island Mayhem Independent Wrestling (1998–2000) [1]
John McAdam 1992 Nashua, New Hampshire Universal Championship Wrestling (1992) [1]
Daniel McClung Falls View, West Virginia 5-Star Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Andy McDaniel Charleston, South Carolina Low Country Wrestling (1998)
American Classic Wrestling (1999)
[1]
Ryan McGonagle Pacoima, California United Independent Wrestling Alliance (1999) [1]
J.D. McKay Louisville, Mississippi Ringside Riot Promotions (1991) [1]
Scott McKeever Ronceverte, West Virginia West Virginia Wrestling (1992–1994) [1]
Danny McLain Cleveland, Mississippi South's Greatest Wrestling Fans (1998–1999)
NWA Mississippi (1999–)
[1]
Bob Meister 1995–1997 Dallas, Texas Confederate Wrestling Association (1995–1996)
Continental Wrestling Alliance (1996–1997)
[1]
Bill Mercer 1926– 1953–1959;
1976–1997
Dallas, Texas World Class II: The Next Generation (1997)
Cody Michaels
(Mark Keenan)
1986– Los Angeles Wrestling Society X (2006–2007)
Shawn Michaels
(Shawn Hickenbottom)
1965– 1984–2010 San Antonio, Texas Texas Wrestling Alliance (1998–2001) [1]
Dave Milan Philadelphia Women's Extreme Wrestling (2002–)
Gene Miller 1997–2002 Monroe, Michigan (SMCW)
Charlotte, Michigan (NWA-M)
Sterling Heights, Michigan (NWA-GL)
Southern Michigan Championship Wrestling (1997–1998)
NWA Michigan (1998–2000)
NWA Great Lakes (2000–2002)
[1]
Grant Miller Los Angeles Great American Mat Endeavors (1995–1996) [1]
Jim Miller 1994– McKeesport, Pennsylvania NWA East / Pro Wrestling eXpress (1994–) [1]
David Millican Brighton, Tennessee American Wrestling Alliance (1995–1996) [1]
Alvin Minnick Tiptonville, Tennessee Warriors of Wrestling (1997–1998)
NWA Mid-South (1999–2001)
[1]
Dan Mirade 1977– 1990– Melrose, Massachusetts Millennium Wrestling Federation (2001–)
Pete Miragliotta Ohio Midwest Championship Wrestling Alliance (1994–1997) [1]
Jeff Molande Sparta, Tennessee American Wrestling Federation (1997–1998) [1]
Malcolm Monroe, Sr. 1951–2004 1980–2004 Warren, Michigan Midwest Championship Wrestling (1995)
Insane Championship Wrestling (1996–2000)
Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling (2000–2004)
[1]
Malcolm Monroe, Jr. 1996– Warren, Michigan Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling (2004–) [1]
George Morales Indianapolis, Indiana Unified Wrestling Federation (1994–1998) [1]
Rip Morrison 1997–1999 Hudson, New Hampshire World Independent Wrestling (1997–1999) [1]
Mark Morton 1993–1998 Hannibal, Missouri Central States Wrestling Alliance (1993–1998) [1]
Don Muraco 1949– 1976– Honolulu, Hawaii Hawai'i Championship Wrestling (2003–2008)
Bob Murphy Humble, Texas Texas All-Star Wrestling (1994–) [1]
Steve Murphy St. Louis, Missouri Mississippi Valley Wrestling Association (1997–1998) [1]
Jerome Muse Maryville, Tennessee All-State Wrestling (1993–1996) [1]
Donny Myers Northern Vermont and Southern Quebec Eastern Township Wrestling Association (1992–) [1]
Jason Nash 1999–2001 Lufkin, Texas Texas Wrestling Association (1999–2001) [1]
Jim Neidhart 1955– 1979– Tampa, Florida Anvil Promotions (1993–1994)
Steve Neilson Salt Lake City, Utah Ultra Championship Wrestling-Zero (2003–)
Ron Niemi 1970– 1991– Davie, Florida Independent Professional Wrestling (1998–2003) [1]
Bob Nettles Hague, Virginia Southern Wrestling Association (1991–1994) [1]
Kurt Nile Warren, Michigan (MCW)
Motor City Wrestling (1989–1991) [1]
Greg Oakes Marietta, Georgia Atlantic States Wrestling Federation (1992–1996) [1]
Bo Oates 1970– 1993–1997 Columbus, Georgia Georgia Wrestling Alliance (1996–1999) [1]
Ted Oates
(Ted Allen)
1955–2010 1970–2010 Columbus, Georgia Georgia Wrestling Alliance (1996–1999) [1]
Carlina O'Brien 1995–2000 Barnegat Township, New Jersey (WWC)
Ocean City, Maryland (APWA)
Staten Island, New York (RCW/NWA-NY)
World Wrestling Coalition (1995–1996)
Action Packed Wrestling Alliance (1996–1998)
Richmond Championship Wrestling (1998)
NWA New York (1998–2000)
[1]
Mike O'Brien Newburgh, New York Northeast Wrestling (1994–1998)
NWA Northeast (1998–2000)
Northeast Wrestling (2000–)
[1]
Richard O'Brien 1995–2000 Barnegat Township, New Jersey (WWC)
Ocean City, Maryland (APWA)
Staten Island, New York (RCW/NWA-NY)
World Wrestling Coalition (1995–1996)
Action Packed Wrestling Alliance (1996–1998)
Richmond Championship Wrestling (1998)
NWA New York (1998–2000)
[1]
Steve O'Neill Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Extreme Rising (2013–2015)
Ben Oliver 1998–2007 St. Louis, Missouri Midwest Renegade Wrestling (1998–1999)
Gateway Championship Wrestling (2000–2007)
[1][54]
Satoshi Oji Philadelphia Dragon Gate USA (2009–)
Paul Olsek, Sr. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Eastern Wrestling Federation (1998–2001)
Hardway Wrestling (2001–2006)
[1]
Paul Olsek, Jr. 1990–2009 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Eastern Wrestling Federation (1998–2001)
Hardway Wrestling (2001–2006)
[1]
Bob Orton, Jr. 1950– 1972– Knoxville, Tennessee Tennessee Mountain Wrestling (2001–)
Jeff Osborne 1992–1995 Evansville, Indiana New American Wrestling (1993–1995) [1]
Michael Paolini 1998–2007 Milford, Connecticut Connecticut Championship Wrestling (1998–2007) [1]
Jeff Patton 1993–1995 Morganton, North Carolina Burke County Wrestling (1993–1994)
New World Wrestling (1994–1995)
[1]
Mark Pennington 2004– Coldwater, Michigan Price of Glory Wrestling (2004–) [1]
Jose Perez 1972– 2011– Taunton, Massachusetts Full Spectrum Wrestling (2011–) [1]
Joe Perri Verona, Pennsylvania Tri-State Wrestling Federation (1990–1992) [1]
Mike Pescina 1998–2003 Davie, Florida Independent Professional Wrestling (1998–2003) [1]
Bud Petty McMinnville, Tennessee Hardcore Championship Wrestling (1996–1998) [1]
Christopher Plano Greensboro, North Carolina New Dimension Wrestling (1997–2005) [1]
Steve Podunavac 1990–2005 Logan, West Virginia American International Wrestling (1989)
World Professional Wrestling (1990–2005)
[1][55]
Dan Polinsky Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Far North Wrestling (2003–2011)
Kris Pope 1992–1994 San Bernardino, California Coast to Coast Wrestling Federation / Golden State Wrestling (1992–1994) [1]
Ron Post 1974– 1996– Jersey Shore, New Jersey Empire Wrestling Association (1996)
Empire Wrestling Alliance (1997–)
[1][56]
Brian Powell High Point, North Carolina Atlantic Championship Wrestling / Alternative Championship Wrestling (1994–2004) [1]
William Powell Richfield, Wisconsin Badger State Pro Wrestling (1996–2003)
Scott Pratt 1998–1999 Marion, North Carolina Southern Wrestling Alliance (1998–1999) [1]
Dave Prazak 1996– Berwyn, Illinois Shimmer Women Athletes (2005–)
Bert Prentice 1984– Sioux Falls, South Dakota (MSCW)
Dallas, Texas (CWT)
Memphis, Tennessee (MCW/NWA-WW)
Championship Wrestling from Texas (1992)
Music City Wrestling (1997–1998)
NWA Worldwide (1998–2002)
[1]
Greg Price Charlotte, North Carolina Carolina Championship Wrestling (1991)
South Atlantic Pro Wrestling (1991–1992)
All-Star Wrestling (1993–1998)
NWA All-Star Wrestling (1998–1999)
NWA Carolinas (1999)
NWA: New Beginnings (2010)
[1]
Jim Princeton Tiptonville, Tennessee Warriors of Wrestling (1997–1999)
NWA Mid-South (1999–2001)
[1]
Mike Quackenbush
(Michael Spillane)
1976– 1994– Philadelphia CHIKARA (2002–)
Harley Race 1943– 1960– Eldon, Missouri World League Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Dave Rahman 1998 Houston, Texas Great South Wrestling Federation (1998) [1]
Pharnell Raines Kingsport, Tennessee Iron Ring Wrestling (1998–2011) [1]
John Rambo 1962– 1989– Hagerstown, Maryland House of Pain Wrestling Federation (1997–) [1]
Steve Rand 2000–2003 Portland, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (2000–2003) [1]
T. Rantula
(David Younkins)
1962– 1990– Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Far North Wrestling (2003–2011)
Michael Rapuano 1974– 1990–2003; 2011– Miami, Florida (AWC)
Davie, Florida (FOW)
Atlantic Wrestling Council (1990–1994)
Future of Wrestling (1998–2003; 2011–)
[1]
Vincent Ratte 1976– 1998–2000 Unified Championship Wrestling (1998–2000) [1]
Lou Reardon
(Louis Reardon)
1994 Deer Park, New York Eastern States Wrestling / Eastern Shores Wrestling (1994) [1]
Reckless Youth
(Tom Carter)
1995– Philadelphia CHIKARA (2002–)
Frank Reed
(Frank Root)
1987– Hannibal, Missouri (CSWA)
Litchfield, Illinois (RCW)
Gateway City Championship Wrestling / Heartland Championship Wrestling (1991–1994)
Missouri State Wrestling Alliance (1992)
Central States Wrestling Alliance (1993–1998)
Rampage Championship Wrestling (1999–2009)
[1][57]
Frank Reyes Tampa, Florida Southeastern Professional Wrestling Federation (1996–1998) [1]
J.R. Rhodes Jacksonville, Florida Insane Wrestling Alliance (1996–) [1]
Steve Ricard 1979– 2000– New Bedford, Massachusetts Top Rope Promotions (2000–) [1]
Randy Ricci 1966– 1998– Lake Barrington, Illinois North American Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Davey Richards
(Wesley Richards)
1983– 2004– Rahway, New Jersey EVOLVE Wrestling (2010–)
Reno Riggins
(Neal Hargrove)
1967– 1986– Madison, Tennessee Spectrum Sports (1993) [1]
Ron Rivera City of Industry, California Revolution Pro Wrestling (1999–2004)
Chuck Roberts Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania International Wrestling Cartel (2001–)
Rusty Roberts Morristown, Tennessee United Atlantic Championship Wrestling (1994–1998) [1]
Chaz Rocco 1968–2005 1993–1999 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina American Championship Wrestling (1993–1999) [1]
Gino Rocco
(Gene Wapiennik)
1968– 1984– Washington, Pennsylvania All-Star Wrestling Association (1991–1993) [1][58][59][60]
Bobby Rogers 1974– 1998–2003; 2011– Fort Lauderdale, Florida Future of Wrestling (1998–2003; 2011–) [1]
Mike Rogers St. Louis, Missouri (MRW)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri (ICW)
Midwest Renegade Wrestling (1998–2000)
Impact Championship Wrestling (2000)
[1]
Chris Rose Brinkley, Arkansas American Championship Wrestling (1999–) [1]
Ian Rotten
(John Williams)
1970– 1996– Louisville, Kentucky IWA Mid-South (1996–) [1]
Roger Ruffen 1998– Cincinnati, Ohio Northern Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1]
Anthony Rufo 1968– 1998– Taunton, Massachusetts (FSW) Unified Championship Wrestling (1998–2000)
Ultimate Championship Wrestling (2003–2005)
Full Spectrum Wrestling (2011–)
[1]
Hugh Rundles Tiptonville, Tennessee Warriors of Wrestling (1997–1999)
NWA Mid-South (1999–2000)
[1]
Andy Runyon Portsmouth, Ohio Wrestling Group International (1993–1998)
Superstar Wrestling Federation (1998–2001)
[1]
Rob Russen 1976– Philadelphia (NAWF/NWF)
Girard, Ohio (IWA)
North American Wrestling Federation (1979–1984)
National Wrestling Federation (1985–1988)
International Wrestling Association (1989–1995)
[1]
Joey Ryan
(Joey Meehan)
1979– 2000– Los Angeles Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2003–)
Kandy Ryan Lenoir, North Carolina Fantasy Pro-Wrestling Federation (1992–1994) [1]
Gary Sabaugh Charlotte, North Carolina (PWF) Professional Wrestling Federation (1990–1999) [1]
Hermie Sadler 1969– 2005– Richmond, Virginia UWF Live (2005–)
Fred Salem Huntington, West Virginia All Star Championship Wrestling (1996–1999) [1]
Mike Samples Central City, Kentucky (TSW)
Indianapolis, Indiana (CCW)
Evansville, Indiana (HWF)
Tri-State Wrestling (1991–1993)
Circle City Wrestling (1996–1997)
Hardcore Wrestling Federation (1997–1999)
[1]
Chris Sanders Cranston, Rhode Island Rhode Island Wrestling Alliance (1995–2004) [1]
Tito Santana
(Merced Solis)
1953– 1977–2000 Chicago American Wrestling Federation (1995–1996) [1]
Clarence Santini Woodbury, Tennessee Universal Wrestling Alliance (1998)
New Age Wrestling Alliance (1999)
[1]
Gabe Sapolsky 1971– 1995– Philadelphia Dragon Gate USA (2009–)
EVOLVE Wrestling (2010–)
Bruno Sassi 1970– 1988– Coral Springs Coastal Championship Wrestling (2004–)
Peter Savage Stockton, California Golden State Wrestling Alliance (1998–1999) [1]
Savannah Slim
(Chris Livingstone)
Columbus, Ohio National Wrestling Conference (1993–1998) [1]
Jordan Schneider Manhattan, New York Family Wrestling Entertainment (2010–)
Kurt Schneider 1951– 1989–2009 Warren, Michigan Motor City Wrestling (1989–2000) [1]
Leo Schneider 1993 Hannibal, Missouri Central States Wrestling Alliance (1993) [1]
Mark Shrader 1967– 1993–2003 Dundalk, Maryland Maryland Championship Wrestling (1998–2003) [1]
Gordon Scozzari 1970–2011 1991–2000 Asbury Park, New Jersey American Wrestling Federation (1991–1992) [1]
Bobby Sechrist Mount Airy, North Carolina Virginia Carolina Wrestling (1998) [1]
Shaggy 2 Dope
(Joseph William Utsler)
1974– 1999– Detroit, Michigan Juggalo Championship Wrestling (1999–)
Joshua Shea 2000–2001 Portland, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (2000–2001) [1]
John Short Egg Harbor City, New Jersey Force One Pro Wrestling (2006–)
Bernie Siegel
(Bernard Siegel)
1991– Cutler Ridge, Florida Sunshine Wrestling Federation (1991–1998)
Florida Championship Wrestling (1994–2001)
[1]
Cary Silkin Bristol, Pennsylvania Ring of Honor (2002–)
Thomas Simpson 1988– Cameron, North Carolina OMEGA (1997–1999) [1][61]
Sir Mo
(Robert Horne)
1964– 1991– Dyersburg, Tennessee New Blood Wrestling (2006–2009)
Larry Skipper Forest City, North Carolina Eastern Wrestling Federation (1997–2003) [1]
Bill Slaydon Hammond, Indiana Nu Wave Wrestling Association (1996–1999) [1]
Richard Small 1995 Portland, Oregon Pacific Coast Wrestling (1995) [1]
Brian Smith Elizabethton, Tennessee Appalachian Mountain Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Robert Smith London, Kentucky Diehard Championship Wrestling (1997–2000) [1]
Tyson Smith Ceredo, West Virginia Championship Pro Wrestling (1998) [1]
George South 1964– 1985– Charlotte, North Carolina (PWF)
Concord, North Carolina (EWA)
Professional Wrestling Federation (1990–1999)
Exodus Wrestling Alliance (2001–)
[1][62]
Al Snow
(Allen Sarven)
1963– 1993–1998 Lima, Ohio Global Wrestling Alliance (1993–1999) [1]
Fred Sparta Rockland, Massachusetts World Wrestling Stars (1996–)
Mike Sparta Rockland, Massachusetts World Wrestling Stars (1996–)
Don Sparton Hammond, Indiana Ringside Wrestling Alliance (1994–1999) [1]
A.J. Sparxx
(Michael Illions)
1966– Woodland Park, New Jersey (IWF) New Jack City Wrestling (1995–1996)
American Wrestling Council (1997–1998)
Independent Wrestling Federation (1998–)
[1][63]
James St. Jean 1997–2000 Lewiston, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (1997–2000) [1]
David St. Onge 1964– Warren, Michigan (CWF)
Hazel Park, Michigan (MWA)
Championship Wrestling Federation (1996–1997)
Michigan Wrestling Alliance (1997–2004)
[1][64]
Bob Staples 1997–1999 Lewiston, Maine Eastern Wrestling Alliance (1997–1999) [1]
Preston Steele
(Pete Lucic)
1983– Girard, Ohio International Wrestling Association (1995–) [1][65][66]
Ken Staubs Martinsburg, West Virginia Ultimate Championship Wrestling (1995–1997) [1]
Cory Stevens
()
Limerick, Pennsylvania 3K Wrestling Fighting Athletes (2008–2009)
Gary Stevens Edison, New Jersey Bloody Rage American Wrestling League (1998–2003) [1]
Paul Stevens 1998–2000 Tucson, Arizona Combat Championship Wrestling (1998)
Dragon's Den (1998–2000)
[1]
Jonnie Stewart 1967– 1986–2007 Racine, Wisconsin Wrestling Superstars Live (1996–2010) [1]
Bill Stone 1999 Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Heroes of Wrestling (1999)
Curtis Stone San Antonio, Texas Warriors 4 Christ Wrestling (1999–)
Matt Storm
(Matt West)
1998– Providence, Rhode Island Mayhem Independent Wrestling (1998–2000)
PWF Northeast (2002–2006; 2010–)
[1][25]
Kyle Storm
(Kyle White)
1974– 1998– Providence, Rhode Island Mayhem Independent Wrestling (1998–2000)
PWF Northeast (2002–2006; 2010–)
[1][25]
Sage Strong
(Travis Shirk)
2005– Harrisburg, Pennsylvania The Ultimate Wrestling Experience (2011–) [67]
Gary Sturdevant Dallas, Texas Big D Wrestling (1992–1994) [1]
Super Dragon
(Daniel Lyon)
1975– 1997– Los Angeles Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2003–)
Frank Szabo Butler, Pennsylvania United States Wrestling League (1993–1998) [1]
Jeff Tankersley 1968– Kingsport, Tennessee Iron Ring Wrestling (1998–2011) [1]
Mike Tartaglia Sewell, New Jersey Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (1998–)
Sean Tasco Tampa, Florida New Breed Pro Wrestling (1998–2004) [1]
Ken Taylor Dallas, Texas NWA Southwest / Southwest Wrestling Alliance (1998–2011) [1]
Trent Taylor
(Scott Harvey)
1999–2001 Pacoima, California United Independent Wrestling Alliance (1999–2001) [1][68]
Les Thatcher 1940– 1996– Cincinnati, Ohio Heartland Wrestling Association (1996–) [1]
Dave Thomas Jobstown, New Jersey United Wrestling Coalition (1998–)
Lois Thomas Jobstown, New Jersey United Wrestling Coalition (1998–)
Gene Thompson Maryville, Tennessee Southern Wrestling Association (1992–1998) [1]
Mike Thompson Richfield, Wisconsin Badger State Pro Wrestling (1996–2003) [1]
John ThunderCloud
(John Medlin)
1979– 1996– Henderson, North Carolina Atlantic States Championship Wrestling (1998)
Central Carolina Pro Wrestling (1998–2000)
[1]
Frank Thurman Collinsville, Illinois New Midwest Wrestling (1997) [1]
James Thurston Morehead City, North Carolina World Wrestling Organization (1998–2001) [1]
Chris Tibbs Winchester, Virginia Mid-Eastern Championship Wrestling (1995–1997) [1]
Ray Torres 1992– Reading, Pennsylvania Wild Independent Wrestling Federation (1995–1996)
Regional Championship Wrestling (1996–)
[1]
Barron Vangor Toth 1973–2008 1998–1999 Milford, Connecticut Connecticut Championship Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Dave Touchstone Stockton, California Golden State Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000)
Pacific Championship Wrestling (2000)
[1]
Brian Tramel Louisville, Mississippi Ringside Riot Promotions (1991) [1]
Alfredo Travieso, Jr. 1965– 1995– Cranston, Rhode Island Rhode Island Wrestling Alliance (1995–2004) [1][25]
Emily Tzortzatos 1970– 1995–1999 New York City, New York Ultimate Championship Wrestling (1995–1999) [1][69]
Dan Ulrich Tampa, Florida International Championship Wrestling Association (1991–1994) [1]
Steve Unterman Baltimore, Maryland Wrestling Independent Network (1992) [1]
Tony Valadez San Bernardino, California Sudden Impact Wrestling (1998) [1]
David Valentin Reading, Pennsylvania Wild Independent Wrestling Federation (1995–1996) [1]
Donny Valentine 1996–1997 Baytown, Texas Iron Fist Wrestling Federation (1996–1997) [1]
Rocco Valentino
(Rob Biggins)
1964– 1996– Tulsa, Oklahoma Oklahoma Pro (1997–2000) [1]
Kenny Valiant Tupelo, Mississippi All Pro Wrestling (1990–) [1]
Mark Vance Evansville, Indiana Hardcore Wrestling Federation (1997–1999) [1]
Vampiro
(Ian Richard Hodgkinson)
1967– 1991– Los Angeles Wrestling Society X (2006–2007)
Jay Vargas
(Jonathan Vargas)
1989– 2009–2010 Tampa, Florida Wrestlicious (2009–2010)
Violent J
(Joseph Bruce)
1972– 1999– Detroit, Michigan Juggalo Championship Wrestling (1999–)
Dale Walker Dyersburg, Tennessee Dyersburg Championship Wrestling (1998–2010)
Mid-America Championship Wrestling
[1]
John Walter (Johnny Toonz) 1979- 2017- Wysox,Pennsylvania Northern Tier Wrestling (2017)
Doug Ward Stanton, Virginia Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Alliance (1993–1995) [1][70]
Doug Watkins 1992– Dalton, Georgia Tri-Star Wrestling Alliance (1992–) [1][71][72]
Brian Wawczak Chicago Lunatic Wrestling Federation (1998–2004) [1]
Wendell Weatherby 1960– 1992–1993 Billerica, Massachusetts All-Star Can-Am Wrestling (1992–1993) [1]
Bill Weaver 1964– 1997–2008 Melbourne, Florida Coastal Championship Wrestling (1997–2008) [1]
Tim Welch Morristown, Tennessee United Atlantic Championship Wrestling (1995–1998) [1]
Danny Wenkel 1986– Burlington, North Carolina CWF Mid-Atlantic (2000–)
Ray Whebbe, Jr. 1955–1948 Lakeville, Minnesota St. Paul Championship Wrestling (1998–1999) [1][73][74]
Flexx Wheeler 1992– Philadelphia Pennsylvania Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000) [1][43]
Joe Wheeler Wilmington, North Carolina Atlantic Coast Championship Wrestling (1997–2002) [1]
Dennis Wipprecht 1991– Baltimore, Maryland Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation (1991–2004)
Maryland Championship Wrestling (2006–)
[1]
Billy Whack
(Larry Statkus)
Chicago Lunatic Wrestling Federation (1993–2004) [1][75][76]
Mikey Whipwreck
(John Watson)
1973– 1994– Hicksville, New York New York Wrestling Connection (2002–)
Anthony White High Point, North Carolina Atlantic Championship Wrestling / Alternative Championship Wrestling (1994–2004) [1]
Rod Whitworth Commerce, Texas National Class Wrestling (1993) [1]
John Wickizer Philadelphia Pennsylvania Wrestling Alliance (1998–2000) [1][43]
Scott Wilcox Clinton, Tennessee Volunteer Championship Wrestling (1997–1998) [1]
Maverick Wild
(Scott C. Despres)
1970– 1988–2010 Rochester, New Hampshire Front Row Wrestling (2003–2010)
Brant Wilkens St. Louis, Missouri Midwest Renegade Wrestling (1998–1999) [1]
Maurice Williams Jacksonville, Florida Thunder Wrestling Federation (1998–) [1][77][78][79]
Jack Williamson Woodbury, New Jersey Middle Atlantic States Wrestling (1992) [1]
Fred Willis New Albany, Indiana Wild Wrestling Action (1992) [1]
Carl Wilson Wilmington, North Carolina Coastal Carolina Wrestling Alliance / Carolina Wrestling Federation (1991–1994) [1]
Allen Withrow 1974– Jonesboro, Arkansas Continental Wrestling Federation (1996–2002) [1][80]
Roger Withrow Jonesboro, Arkansas Continental Wrestling Federation (1996–2002) [1][80]
Danny Wolfe Hollywood, California Hollywood Heavyweight Wrestling (1990) [1]
Mark Wood Princeton, West Virginia All Star Wrestling (1992–1993)
Appalachian Championship Wrestling (1993)
[1]
Tim Woody High Point, North Carolina Alternative Championship Wrestling (1994–2004) [1]
W.D. Woody 1995–2005 Louisa, Virginia Ultimate Championship Wrestling (1995–2005) [1][81]
Gary Woronchak 1994–1995 Dearborn, Michigan Midwest Territorial Wrestling (1994–1995) [1]
Bruce Wren 1957– Orlando, Florida Southeastern Championship Wrestling (1991–2002) [1][82][83]
Darren Wyse
(Darren Wise)
1975– 1992–2009 Red Lion, Pennsylvania National Championship Wrestling (1997–2009) [1][84]
John Zandig
(John Corson)
1971– 1996– Philadelphia Combat Zone Wrestling (1999–2009) [1]
Scott Zeinstra 1969– 1997–2003;
2007–
Grand Rapids, Michigan Championship Wrestling of Michigan / Pro Wrestling Worldwide (1997–2003; 2007–) [1][85][86]
Rob Zicari 1974– 1999–2003 Sherman Oaks, California Xtreme Pro Wrestling (1999–2003)

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  • a  – Entries without a birth name indicates that the individual did not perform under a ring name.
  • b – This includes the individual's entire time in the wrestling industry as opposed to activities as a promoter.
  • c – Prior to the formation of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) in 1948, many promoters did not publicly operate under a formal company. Instead, wrestling was independently promoted out of major cities and were only loosely affiliated under the National Wrestling Association.
  • d – This section lists the promotions in which the individual was the owner rather than being employed in a subordinate role such as booker or road agent.

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