Mark McDowell is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Mad Dog McDowell. He works primarily in the central United States wrestling territories such as Metro Pro Wrestling and especially 3XWrestling (3XW). He is one half of the tag team known as The American Bulldogs and co-holder of the 3XW Tag Team Championship with Bulldogs member Jon West.
McDowell first wrestled for 3XWrestling (3XW) in early 2007. His first major title was the 3XW Pure Wrestling Championship won in July of that year. McDowell later loss the title to Mark Sterling and his manager Todd Countryman on January 18, 2008. McDowell later formed a tag team with Krotch and embarked on numerous tag matches while in contention for the 3XW Tag Team Championships throughout their time on the roster. They eventually became known as The Horndogs and captured the tag team titles on January 7, 2011 after defeating The Gentleman's Club (Cassanova and Devin Carter) at 3XW Divide & Conquer. The Horndogs retained their titles at 3XW Reign Of Terror II on February 4 against AJ Smooth and Tony Sky). The team went on to successfully defend their titles on March 4 against The Mylan Management Agency (Ricky Kwong and The Mauler) at 3XW Last 1 On Locust. Their last winning championship match was on April 22 at 3XW Spring Showdown 2 in a Four Way Gauntlet against the teams of The Mylan Management Agency (Ricky Kwong and The Mauler) and Noize Booze And Tattoos (Ruff Crossing and Scott Spade) and Genesis (Casanova and Devin Carter). On May 27, McDowell formed the team of The American Bulldogs with Jon West. Their run as a tag team met with success on April 27, 2012 when they won the 3XW Tag Team Championship at 3XW Spring Showdown 3. As of March 1, McDowell and West are still the Tag Team Champions.
Metro Pro Wrestling (2011-2012)
McDowell first appeared in Metro Pro Wrestling during Fall 2011. He first wrestled in an Eight-Man Elimination Tag match on the September 16 taping of MPW TV. McDowell later competed in a special "Loser Doesn't Get Paid" match against Bull Schmitt on the October 8 MPW TV taping. During the December 8 MPW TV taping, McDowell filled in as the Television Champion for Bull Schmitt and successfully face Jeremy Wyatt. On the July 21, 2012 MPW TV taping, McDowell wrestled his last match with Jon West as the American Bulldogs against The Commission (Evan Gelistico at Pierre Abernathy).
- Finishing moves
- Dog Pound
- Rabies Shot
- Teams and stables
Championships and accomplishments
- Metro East Championship Wrestling
- MECW Tag Team Championship
- Windy City Pro Wrestling
- WCPW Tag Team Championship