Chaotic Wrestling


Chaotic Wrestling
Chaotic Wrestling
Acronym CW
Founded 2000
Style Professional wrestling
Headquarters North Andover, Massachusetts
Founder(s) Jamie Jamitowski
Owner(s) Jamie Jamitowski
Website ChaoticWrestling.com
Chaotic Training Center

Chaotic Wrestling (CW) is an American independent wrestling promotion based in North Andover, Massachusetts owned by Jamie Jamitowski and formerly Killer Kowalski prior to his death in August 2008. In addition to the promotion is the Chaotic Training Center, a professional wrestling school where Kowalski would oversee the training of wrestlers. The promotion has worked with World Wrestling Entertainment on many occasions and is in the process of expanding its base of operations due to recent increases in attendance.

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History

The Chaotic Wrestling roster is composed mainly of aspiring independent wrestlers and established veterans from major wrestling promotions. It was founded by Jamie Jamitzowski in North Andover,[1] and is currently run by Jamitzowski and Randy Miller.[2]

In addition to the company’s Massachusetts shows, Chaotic Wrestling promotes many wrestling events in southern New Hampshire and the Merrimack Valley. On several occasions, the promotion has found it difficult to locate venues willing to host wrestling events. Jamitzowski blames this on other independent promotions that rely on “blood, cursing, and spitting on fans”.[1] Chaotic Wrestling, however, has run events every two or three weeks since opening in 2000.[3] In the promotion's first year of operation, Chaotic Wrestling was featured at New England's Locobazooka music festival. The wrestlers competed alongside musical acts such as Days of the New and Disturbed at the event, which was attended by an estimated 15,000 people.[4]

Chaotic Wrestling has been described as a “feeder fed[eration]”[5] for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and CW owner Jamitkowski is employed as a talent scout for WWE.[6] Because of this relationship, WWE has been known to contact CW when they are in need of people to appear on WWE programming.[7] Chaotic Wrestling was selected in 2006 to host a large WWE tryout session,[8] and several Chaotic Wrestling competitors, including Kofi Kingston,[9] have later been employed by WWE.[10] Former Chaotic Wrestling referee and booker Todd Sinclair has also worked for WWE and currently works for Ring of Honor.[7]

Chaotic Wrestling has also employed several wrestlers who had previously gained fame with major promotions. World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer Tony Atlas has competed for the promotion.[11] After his previous employer, Extreme Championship Wrestling, went out of business, Spike Dudley joined Chaotic Wrestling and held the tag team championship before signing with WWE.[12][13] Other notable wrestlers that have appeared for Chaotic Wrestling include Brutus Beefcake, King Kong Bundy, and WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart, Tito Santana, Jimmy Snuka, and Ricky Steamboat.[14] Chaotic Wrestling has also participated in a talent exchange program with the East Coast Wrestling Association, an independent promotion that has been operating since 1967.[15] This program allowed wrestlers from each promotion to compete in both CW and ECWA.[16]

Some wrestlers competing for Chaotic Wrestling have been noted for their unusual gimmicks. Writing for The Boston Phoenix, columnist Sean Bartlett commented on the "baroque characters" and wrestlers wearing "vinyl boots and fluorescent hot pants".[3] Boston Magazine's Benoit Denizet-Lewis pointed to the "ambiguously gay" two-time Chaotic Wrestling Tag Team Champions One Night Stand (Ronnie D. Lishus & Edward G. Xtasy) as well as Arch Kincaid, a man resembling a "1980s porn star" who "lectures about existentialism and philosophical theory" at Chaotic Wrestling events, as an example of the promotion's appeal.[2] In a story about the promotion for The Boston Globe, Danielle Dreilinger described how a referee searched a wrestler named Psycho for foreign objects prior to a match. The referee was forced to confiscate many weapons, including a hula hoop and a slice of pizza.[17]

Chaotic Wrestling owner Jamie Jamitowski states that the promotion has no desire to compete with Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Entertainment, preferring the "tight-knit community of wrestlers and fans". He views Chaotic Wrestling as an affordable alternative to major promotions and says that fans are able to feel more involved at independent wrestling shows.[2] He also states that the promotion has benefited in some ways from the late-2000s recession, as more fans are attending independent shows run by independent promotions like CW rather than paying for more expensive tickets to attend WWE events.[17] This increase in ticket sales has allowed Chaotic Wrestling to operate more shows and expand their market into new cities.[17]

In May 2007, Chaotic Wrestling and Fabulous Productions announced a special charity event featuring then-World Wrestling Entertainment Champion John Cena acting as special guest referee between two of CW's wrestlers, Brian Milonas and "Big" Rick Fuller.[18] Cena’s father, who works for Chaotic Wrestling as an announcer, was in Fuller’s corner. During the match, WWE CEO Vince McMahon made a surprise appearance, attacking Cena, only to receive an FU from him.[19] The event also featured WWE wrestler Eugene competing against Handsome Johnny. Funds from the event went to the Newbury Police Association and several other charities.[18]

Chaotic Wrestling later hosted another fundraiser event to help with the medical bills for WWE Hall of Famer and former Chaotic Training Center operator Killer Kowalski.[20]

Today, Chaotic Wrestling puts on an average of 2 shows a month in Massachusetts. Their shows are primarily located in there home locations of Woburn and Lowell.

Chaotic Training Center

Chaotic Wrestling also operated the Chaotic Training Center until July 1, 2011, also known as the Killer Kowalski School of Wrestling. Kowalski, who has been described as one of the “most respected trainers”[21][22] in the world and trained such wrestlers as Big John Studd, Triple H, Perry Saturn, and Chyna,[22] oversaw training at the school prior to his death.[20]

At the Chaotic Training Center, the students were trained by Chaotic Wrestlers Brian Milonas, Brian Fury and Todd Smith (Handsome Johnny). The school has also hosted many guests from the wrestling industry including John Cena, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, The Rock and Goldberg, Dr. Tom Prichard, Tommy Dreamer, Percy Pringle, Nunzio, Charlie Haas and others.

On July 1, 2011 Chaotic Wrestling released a statement saying it had reached an agreement with trainer Brian Fury to sell the school to him. At this time the promotion has no affiliation with any pro wrestling school.

Notable graduates

Several graduates have appeared on WWE television, wrestled tryout matches, signed developmental contracts, or have appeared on TNA programming.

Championships

Current championships

Championship Current champion(s) Previous champion(s) Date won Location
Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight Championship "American Sasuke" Mikaze Vacant September 12, 2011 Woburn, Massachusetts[25]
Chaotic Wrestling New England Championship Max Bauer "American Sasuke" Mikaze February 11, 2011 Lowell, Massachusetts[25]
Chaotic Wrestling Tag Team Championship vacant The Logan Brothers (Matt & Bryan) June 24, 2011 Woburn, Massachusetts[25]
Chaotic Wrestling Women's Championship Alexxis Nikki Roxx June 3, 2011 Lowell, Massachusetts[25]

Retired and defunct championships

Championship Current champion(s) Previous champion(s) Date won Location
Chaotic Wrestling Television Championship Dukes Dalton John Walters February 12, 2002 Lowell, Massachusetts
Chaotic Wrestling Light Heavyweight Championship Dukes Dalton Arch Kincaid January 14, 2001 Lawrence, Massachusetts
Chaotic Wrestling King Of Chaos Ali Muhammad (New Title) The King Of Chaos 4 Man Tournament Held June 02 2001(Title retired title on August 16 2002) Worcester, MA

Roster

Current

  • "Golden Greek" Alex Arion
  • Alexxis
  • "Straight Edge" Brian Fury
  • "Kingpin" Brian Milonas
  • "Real Deal" Brandon Locke
  • Bryan Logan
  • Chase Del Monte
  • Danny E.
  • Elia Markopoulos
  • Fala
  • "Extreme Strongman" Gino Martino
  • "East Coast Cowboy" Greeley Matthews
  • Handsome Johnny
  • Ivy
  • Julian Starr
  • Kongo
  • Mercedes KV
  • Matt Logan
  • Matt Spectro
  • Matt Taven
  • "The Enforcer" Max Bauer
  • "American Sasuke" Mikaze
  • Mike Nice
  • Mistress Belmont
  • Nikki Roxx
  • Psycho
  • Rich Palladino (Ring Announcer & Commentator)
  • "Big" Rick Fuller
  • Rudiger J. DeLuise (Commentator)
  • Scotty Slade
  • Sean Gorman (manager)
  • Sledge
  • Taeler Hendrix
  • Taka Suzuki
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • "Head of Security" Tony Omega

Referees

  • Mike Crockett (Senior Official)
  • Tony S.

Alumni

References

  1. ^ a b Dreilinger, Danielle (2009-06-18). "Still no place like Good Times". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/06/18/local_wrestling_fans_still_miss_somerville__8217s_good_times_venue/. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  2. ^ a b c Denizet-Lewis, Benoit (October 2001). "The Hold and the Beautiful". Boston magazine. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/articles/the_hold_and_the_beautiful/. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  3. ^ a b Bartlett, Sean (2007-05-23). "Ring of Fire". The Boston Phoenix. http://thephoenix.com/Boston/Life/40480-Ring-of-fire/. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  4. ^ Kanaracus, Chris (2000-09-15). "Loco like a fox". Worcester Phoenix. http://www.worcesterphoenix.com/archive/music/00/09/15/M_LOCOBAZOOKA.html. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  5. ^ Cook, Steve (2007-02-08). "Comments, Corrections & Other "C" Words". 411mania. http://www.411mania.com/wrestling/columns/79268/Ask-411-Wrestling-07.02.08:-Cats,-Demons,-TV-Titles-&-more!.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  6. ^ Bartlett, Sean (2007-05-23). "Ring of Fire: Page 2". The Boston Phoenix. http://thephoenix.com/Boston/Life/40480-Ring-of-fire/?page=2#TOPCONTENT. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  7. ^ a b Newman, Oliver (2008-09-04). "ROH Senior Official Todd Sinclair talks booking Chaotic Wrestling, refereeing a WWE dark match, ROH and more". Pro Wrestling Digest. http://www.prowrestlingdigest.com/2008/09/04/roh-ref-sinclair-talks-chaotic-refing-wwe-dark-match-roh/#more-6518. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  8. ^ "WWE and Chaotic Entertainment Group, LLC Come to Licensing Agreement". WrestleView. 2006-06-27. http://www.wrestleview.com/news2006/1151432812.shtml. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  9. ^ Dreilinger, Danielle (2009-06-18). "With times tough, pro wrestlers think small: Page 2". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2009/06/18/pro_wrestling_fans_turn_out_for_local_low_budget_alternatives/?page=2. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
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  11. ^ "Chaotic Wrestling". Online World of Wrestling. http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/results/chaotic/. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
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  14. ^ "Current/Previous Appearances". Chaotic Wrestling. http://www.chaoticwrestling.com/profiles/previous.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  15. ^ "ECWA Pro Wrestling". East Coast Wrestling Association. http://www.ecwaprowrestling.com/main/index.html. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  16. ^ Martin, Josh. "Superstar Spotlight Featuring Bryan Logan". East Coast Wrestling Association. http://www.ecwaprowrestling.com/main/superspotlight/ss-blogan-08-2006.html. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  17. ^ a b c Dreilinger, Danielle (2009-06-18). "With times tough, pro wrestlers think small". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2009/06/18/pro_wrestling_fans_turn_out_for_local_low_budget_alternatives/?page=1. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  18. ^ a b Medalis, Kara A. (2007-05-25). "The Champ to make a Homecoming in Massachusetts". World Wrestling Entertainment. http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/cenahomecoming. Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  19. ^ Milner, John; Xamin, Mark (February 25, 2005). "John Cena". Bios. SLAM! Sports - Wrestling. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/Bios/cena.html. Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  20. ^ a b Clevett, Jason (2008-08-09). "An uplifting visit with Killer Kowalski". SLAM! Sports – Wrestling. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2008/08/09/6400306.html. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  21. ^ Devine, Johnny (2007-04-03). "An indecent proposal: A trainers guild". SLAM! Sports – Wrestling. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2007/04/03/3906387.html. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  22. ^ a b Goode, Jon (2004-08-06). "Catching up with Killer Kowalski". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/sports/other_sports/articles/2004/08/06/1813036247?mode=PF. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  23. ^ a b "Making It Big". Chaotic Training Center. http://chaotictc.com/making_it_big.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-10. 
  24. ^ Clevett, Jason (2002-04-22). "John Walters building a 'Killer' career". SLAM! Sports - Wrestling. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/2004/04/21/431070.html. Retrieved 2007-04-05. 
  25. ^ a b c d "Title Histories". Chaotic Wrestling. http://www.chaoticwrestling.com/title_history/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-03-16. 

Further reading

  • "Wrestling event to build skating programs for youths". The Berkshire Eagle. 6 May 2002
  • "Sports". Providence Journal. 7 August 2004
  • "Throwing His Weight Around". Boston Globe 29 August 2002
  • "Ring masters; Exhibit reveals the dreams, struggles of aspiring pro-wrestlers". Boston Herald 6 November 2003

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