MCW Pro Wrestling, formerly known as Maryland Championship Wrestling, is a regional independent wrestling promotion based in Baltimore, Maryland.

Rivaling other east coast independent promotions such as East Coast Wrestling Association, Jersey All Pro Wrestling and the Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation, Maryland Championship Wrestling had many of the top cruiserweight and independent wrestlers in the region including current World Wrestling Entertainment and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling wrestlers such as Christian York, Danny Doring, Mickie James, Amazing Red, Orlando Jordan, A.J. Styles, Joey Matthews, Samoa Joe and The Hardy Boyz with Amy Dumas.

Wrestling Society X wrestler, Ruckus as well as other independent wrestlers from the area and throughout the country are current regulars in the promotion. Other mainstays such as Axl Rotten, Balls Mahoney, Chris Chetti, Mikey Whipwreck and Stevie Richards also regularly competed in the promotion while wrestling for Extreme Championship Wrestling.

Championships and accomplishments

Current champions

Championship Champion(s) Defeated Date Won Location
MCW Heavyweight Championship Joey Mercury Bruiser February 17, 2018 Joppa, MD
MCW Rage Television Championship Greg Excellent Maxwell Jacob Feinstein & Dante Caballero September 30, 2017 Joppa, MD
MCW Tag Team Championship The Cartel
(Dante Caballero & Joe Keys)
Guns For Hire
(Bill Collier & Paul Jordane)
December 1, 2017 Joppa, MD
MCW Women's Championship Sahara Se7en n/a October 21, 2017 Joppa, MD


Accomplishment Latest winner Date Won
Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup Joey Matthews Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup 2017

Defunct Championships

Championship First Champion Final Champion Date Retired
MCW Light Heavyweight Championship Shane Shamrock Shane Shamrock August 18, 1998
MCW Cruiserweight Champion Ryan McBride Adam Flash July 11, 2009

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