Mach One Wrestling

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Mach One Wrestling (M1W) was founded by Jon Ian in 2008 with their debut event taking place on June 1, 2008 at Santa Ana High School. M1W currently runs weekly events on Friday nights at the American Sports Center in Anaheim, CA. In addition to running events, M1W currently runs its own wrestling school at the American Sports Center with Joey Ryan and Johnny Goodtime serving as the current head trainers. M1W is a member of the NWA.

Promotion History

Beginning with their debut event on June 1, 2008, M1W ran sporadically during their first year at local Orange County high schools. On October 3, 2009, M1W held an event as part of the Long Beach Comic Con convention featuring former [World Wrestling Entertainment|WWE] wrestlers Scotty 2 Hotty and Paul London. On October 16, 2009 M1W began running weekly events at the American Sports Center in Anaheim. During the weekend of the 2010 San Diego Comic Con convention, M1W held an event at the nearby Downtown YMCA on July 24, 2010 featuring former WWE wrestlers Shelton Benjamin, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, and former ECW wrestler Steve Corino. In 2010, M1W pushed back their start time to 9PM so that they could holding viewings of episodes of NWA Championship Wrestling From Hollywood live as they air on KDOC.

Media and DVD Release

M1W's official Youtube channel is the main media outlet for M1W. The channel features highlights of its weekly events in Anaheim along with various matches from previous events. M1W's San Diego event is currently the only DVD released by the promotion.

Signature Events

  • Friday Fight Night: Friday Fight Night events are weekly events that take place at the American Sports Center and take place every Friday night with the exception of holidays that are on Friday nights. The events began on October 16, 2009. Episodes of NWA Championship Wrestling From Hollywood are shown for the fans in attendance live as it airs on KDOC before Friday Fight Night events begin.
  • Wrath of Con: The Wrath of Con events take place at the Long Beach Comic Con conventions in October. The first event took place on October 3, 2009 and featured former WWE wrestlers Scotty 2 Hotty and Paul London. The second Wrath Of Con event took place on October 30, 2010 and featured Christopher Daniels taking on Willie Mack in the main event for the M1W Championship.
  • New Year's Day Cup: On January 1, 2011, M1W held the inaugural New Year's Day Cup, a one day event featuring a 16 person Junior Heavyweight tournament with a 200 pound weight limit. The tournament was inspired by Rev Pro's Revolution J tournament . The tournament saw Scorpio Sky defeated Johnny Goodtime in the tournament finals.

Wrestling 101

M1W's "Wrestling 101" training academy opened in the fall of 2009 with Joey Ryan and Ryan Sakoda as the first head trainers. Johnny Goodtime would later replace Sakoda in 2010. The Wrestling 101 school has also hosted guest seminars with wrestlers such as Funaki, Chris Hero, Claudio Castagnoli, Christopher Daniels, Adam Pearce, Steve Corino, Terry Taylor, Diamond Dallas Page, Paul London, Frankie Kazarian, and Terry Taylor. Disco Machine and Brian Kendrick are regular guest trainers at Wrestling 101.


List of Mach One Wrestling employees

M1W Champions

Championship: Champion(s): Won From: Date Won: Location:
M1W Championship James Morgan Willie Mack, Nick Madrid, & Andrew Hellman March 5, 2011 Anaheim, California
M1W Heritage Tag Team Championship Natural Selection (Brian Cage & Shaun Ricker) RockNES Monsters (Johnny Goodtime & Johnny Yuma) December 8, 2010 Los Angeles, California

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