Combat Zone Wrestling

American professional wrestling promotion

Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) is an independent professional wrestling company founded in 1999 by John Zandig.[1] The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are known for their hardcore wrestling style which is dubbed as "ultraviolence".[1] The company holds an annual Tournament of Death show that highlights the ultraviolent style of CZW and their annual Best of the Best highlights the technical and aerial style of professional wrestling. They hold annual shows at the Asylum Arena which was the former home to Extreme Championship Wrestling.

Combat Zone Wrestling
Company typePrivate
IndustryProfessional wrestling, Ultraviolent wrestling, Puroresu, Lucha libre
HeadquartersPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Key people
John Zandig (1999-2009)
DJ Hyde (2009 - Present)



Current championships

Championship: Champion(s): Defeated: Date Won: Location:
CZW World Heavyweight Championship Rich Swann Fred Yehi May 20, 2023 Havre de Grace, Maryland
CZW World Tag Team Championship Milk Chocolate (Randy Summers & Brandon Watts) CMD (DeSean Pratt & Boom Harding) September 3, 2023 Havre de Grace, Maryland

Former championships

Championship: Last champion(s): Defeated: Date Won: Location:
CZW Wired TV Championship Vacant Vacated when KC Navarro left the company January 1, 2021 Voorhees Township, New Jersey
CZW Medal of Valor Eran Ashe DK Meadows October 25, 2019 Voorhees Township, New Jersey
CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship Greg Excellent Alexander Jones March 14, 2015 Voorhees Township, New Jersey


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Combat Zone Wrestling History". Retrieved 2013-09-22.

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