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East Coast Wrestling Association
Acronym ECWA
Founded 1967
Style Professional wrestling
Headquarters Newark, Delaware
Founder(s) Jim Kettner
Owner(s) Jim Kettner
Website ECWAprowrestling.com

East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jim Kettner on August 27, 1967. Over the past 15 years the ECWA has become one of the most respected and visible independent wrestling companies in the United States. It is home to the annual Super 8 Tournament, one of the top independent wrestling tournaments in the country. The promotion's shows run out of the Greater Newark Boys and Girls Club in Newark, Delaware.

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Alumni

see: List of East Coast Wrestling Association alumni

Over 700 wrestlers have come through the ECWA during its 40-year history. Many have become top draws on the independent circuit or have gone on to success in World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship Wrestling, or Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. Notable alumni include the following wrestlers:

Current champions

Titles Current champion(s)
ECWA Heavyweight Championship Bazooka Joe
ECWA Mid Atlantic Championship Nick Logan
ECWA Tag Team Championship The Logan Brothers
Tournament
ECWA 2009 Super 8 Winner Nick Logan

ECWA Hall of Fame

Established in 1982, the East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA) Hall of Fame honors performers and staff members alike for their contributions to the organization. Though there is no physical location for the Hall of Fame, the organization acknowledges all inductees on its website.

1982

  • Red Devil
  • Jim Kettner
  • Super Smenkowski
  • Tiny Tom
  • Captain Tom
  • George Koukedis
  • Mike Schroeder

1983

  • Big Bill Page
  • The Maniac
  • Mr. Funk

1984

  • Mad Dog Celli
  • Barry Page

1985

  • The Baron
  • Dirty Dirk Dunlap
  • Ruffhouse Rivera
  • The Bulldog
  • Sweet Chocolate Thunder
  • Jim Russum

1986

  • The Wild Sheik

1987

  • Mike Clark

1988

  • Lord Vito Leone

1992

  • Viper
  • The Commando
  • Commanding Officer
  • Dazzling Donny Love
  • Billy K

1994

  • Dr. Destruction
  • Nigel Fair Service
  • Thunder
  • Boogie Woogie Brown

1995

1996

2000

  • Jeff Peterson

2001

2002

2004

2005

2006

  • Billy Bax
  • Rob Eckos
  • Mozart Fontaine
  • Pete Theophall
  • Joe Zanolle

2007

  • Low Ki
  • Sebastian Night
  • Iron Man
  • Gary McLaughlin

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