TWA Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (1989-1992)

ECW had its origins in 1989 under the banner Tri-State Wrestling Alliance owned by Joel Goodhart. In 1992, Goodhart sold his share of the company to his partner, Tod Gordon, who in return renamed the promotion Eastern Championship Wrestling.

1989/04/16: TWA @ Newark
Newark, Delaware (United States of America)
1. Joe Daniels vs. Tom Brandi
2. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Mystery Man
3. David Schultz vs. Don Muraco

1990/03/31: TWA Spring Spectacular
McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Jules Strongbow vs. Randy Lewis
2. CN Redd vs. The Rockin’ Rebel
3. Taped Fist First Blood Match: Johnny Hotbody vs. Tony Stetson
4. The Cheetah Kid vs. Tom Prichard
5. I quit match: DC Drake vs. Larry Winters
6. Kat LaRue vs. Misty Blue Simmes
7. Austin Idol vs. Paul Orndorff
8. USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title Match: Jerry Lawler (c) vs. Kerry Von Erich
9. Steel Cage Match: Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Tully Blanchard

TWA Summer Sizzler I – 1990, June 09
Bob Orton Jr. vs Don Muraco
Sandman vs JT Smith
Jerry Lawler vs Austin Idol
Manny Fernandez vs Nakita Koloff
DC Drake,Johnny Hotbody & Mondo Kleen vs Larry Winters, Rockin’ Rebel & Tony Stetson
Tully Blanchard vs Paul Orndorff

1990/01/27: TWA Winter Challenge
McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Joey Maggs vs. The Rockin’ Rebel
2. Johnny Hotbody vs. Tony Stetson
3. Stretcher Match: DC Drake vs. Larry Winters
4. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Terry Gordy
5. Dog Collar Match: Junkyard Dog vs. Paul Jones
6. Manny Fernández vs. Nikita Koloff
7. AWA World Heavyweight Title Match: David Sammartino vs. Larry Zbyszko (c)

TWA Winter Challenge II – 1991, March 02
Winter Challenge II
March 2, 1991 in Philadelphia, PA
Penn Hall drawing 1,735
Al Perez vs. Stan Lane
Ringmaster Rumble – :JT Smith , Don E. Allen, Bulldog Brower Jr., Michael Bruno, Cry Baby Waldo,
Ghetto Blaster, Hoss, Jimmy Jannetty, Johnny O, Glenn Osbourne, Rick Perez, CN Redd, Rockin’ Rebel,
John Rock, Sabu, Sandman, Wild Child, and Larry Winters.
Ivan Koloff vs. Manny Fernandez in a “Russian chain” match.
Cactus Jack vs. Eddie Gilbert in a “falls count anywhere” match.
The Sheik vs. Abdullah the Butcher
Tony Stetson vs. Johnny Hotbody in a “barbed wire” match.
JT Smith vs. TWA Champ DC Drake
Jerry Lawler vs. USWA Unified Champ Terry Funk in a “fan participation lumberjack” match.

1991/05/04: TWA @ Newark
Newark, New Jersey (United States of America)
1. Abdullah the Butcher vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
2. Buddy Landel vs. Eddie Gilbert
3. DC Drake vs. JT Smith

1991/05/11: TWA @ Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. JT Smith vs. The Sandman
2. Jimmy Jannetty vs. Larry Winters
3. Johnny Hotbody and CN Redd vs. Pitbull #1 and Pitbull #2
4. Dog Collar Match: DC Drake vs. Tony Stetson
5. Cactus Jack vs. David Sammartino
6. Honky Tonk Man vs. Paul Orndorff
7. Abdullah the Butcher vs. Bam Bam Bigelow

1991/05/18: TWA @ Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Barbed Wire Match: Cactus Jack vs. Eddie Gilbert
2. Al Pérez and Buddy Landel vs. Stan Lane and Steve Keirn
3. USWA Unified World Heavyweight Title Match: Honky Tonk Man vs. Jerry Lawler (c)
4. Paul Orndorff vs. Rick Rude

Eddie Gilbert vs. Cactus Jack – 1991, August 03

1991/10/26: TWA @ Pine Hill
Overbrook High School in Pine Hill, New Jersey (United States of America)
1. Loser Eats Dog Food Match: Johnny Hotbody vs. Pitbull Rex
2. Rick Pérez vs. Tony Stetson
3. 2 on 1 Handicap Match: Crybaby Waldo vs. Michael Bruno and Johnny O
4. DC Drake vs. Glen Osbourne
5. Blackheart Apocalypse and Blackheart Destruction vs. The Rockin’ Rebel and Jimmy Jannetty
6. Special Referee: Buddy Rogers: Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Steve Williams
7. Eddie Gilbert vs. Kevin Sullivan
8. TWA Heavyweight Title Match: Buddy Landel vs. JT Smith (c)

1991/11/16: TWA @ Boothwyn
Chichester High School in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Johnny Hotbody vs. Rick Pérez
2. Blackheart Apocalypse and Blackheart Destruction vs. Tony Stetson and Michael Bruno
3. Bam Bam Bigelow vs. Crybaby Waldo
4. Chichester Crusader vs. Mr. Sandman
5. Glen Osbourne vs. Jimmy Jannetty
6. NWA Pacific Northwest Heavyweight Title Match: Billy Jack Haynes vs. Crush (c)

1991/11/19: TWA @ Philadelphia
Original Sports Bar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Johnny Hotbody vs. Michael Bruno
2. Glen Osbourne vs. Rick Pérez
3. Crybaby Waldo vs. Mr. Anthony
4. Harley Watkins vs. Max Thrasher
5. Jimmy Jannetty vs. The Rockin’ Rebel
6. Mr. Sandman vs. Tony Stetson
7. Johnny Rodz vs. Skull Von Krush
8. Buddy Landel vs. JT Smith

1991/12/07: TWA @ Philadelphia
Tabor Community Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States of America)
1. Crybaby Waldo vs. The Dynamo
2. Jimmy Jannetty vs. Rick Pérez
3. Glen Osbourne vs. Tony Stetson
4. JT Smith vs. Mr. Sandman
5. Max Thrasher vs. The Rockin’ Rebel
6. Johnny Hotbody and Don E. Allen vs. Pitbull Spike and Pitbull Rex
7. Buddy Landel vs. Paul Orndorff

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