[ The Story of The Messiah] Title History
XPW (Xtreme Pro Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating New Jack for the vacant title (May 26, 2001);
XPW (Xtreme Pro Wrestling) Deathmatch title defeating Supreme (November 11, 2000);
MPW (Millennium Pro Wrestling) Heavyweight title by winning a Gauntlet Match (March 23, 2002);
CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating Justice Pain (May 11, 2002);
CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) Iron Man title defeating Adam Flash (October 12, 2002);
NWA Florida King of the Deathmatch title defeating Madman Pondo and Prime Evil and Chaos (November 30, 2002);
CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating Justice Pain (December 14, 2002);
PCW (Pacific Championship Wrestling) Heavyweight title defeating B-Boy (January 25, 2003);
IWF (Insane Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Adam Flash defeating The Lynch Mob (June 27, 2003);
CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling) World Heavyweight title defeating John Zandig (March 6, 2004);
In the Beginning:
Messiah recieved his training at Slammers Wrestling Federation “Slam U Training School” in Sun Valley, CA..
Messiah made his wrestling debut in Slammers Wrestling Federation as “Iron Mike Ehrhardt”..
November 11, 1996: Iron Mike Ehrhardt debuts with a loss to El Sprito, who later became XPW’s Felony..
Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Messiah held the XPW World and XPW Deathmatch titles at the same time when he jumped to Combat Zone Wrestling..
The Attack: Messiah was attacked in his own apartment by two men who cut off his thumb and roughed him up!
~~~Rumors circulate that Rob Black set up the hit on Messiah to punish him for leaving XPW and sleeping with
his wife.. Combat Zone Wrestling: Messiah jumped to rival Combat Zone Westling and won the CZW World and CZW Iron Man titles..
November 9, 2002 – CZW: Messiah & Justice Pain defeated Nick Gage & Nate Hatred (tag champs) in a non-title match..
December 28, 2002 – Combat Zone Wrestling: Messiah defeated Nick Cage and Justice Pain to retain the CZW title.. Messiah was voted Combat Zone Wrestling’s wrestler of the year for 2002..
January 18, 2003 – Combat Zone Wrestling: Messiah defeated Nick Gage to retain the CZW World title..
February 8, 2003 – Combat Zone Wrestling: Nick Mondo defeated Messiah to win the CZW Iron Man title..
March 8, 2003 – Combat Zone Wrestling: H8 Club (Nick Gage & Nate Hatred) defeated B-Boy & Messiah..
April 12, 2003 – Combat Zone Wrestling: Messiah defeated Nick Gage to retain the CZW World title..
May 10, 2003 – CZW: Messiah defeated Nate Hatred in a FANS BRING WEAPONS match to retain the CZW title..
June 14, 2003 – CZW: Nick Gage defeated Nate Hatred & The Messiah in a 3way Cage Match to win the Deathmatch title!
July 20, 2003 – CZW: Ian Rotten defeated John Zandig after Messiah, Backseat Boys, B-Boy & Nate Hatred turned on CZW!!
August 9, 2003 – CZW Aftermath: The Messiah defeated Brad Bradley (of Mid-American Wrestling) to retain the CZW title!
August 23, 2003 – CZW: The Messiah issued an open challenge, and then defeated IWA’s Corporal Robinson.. ~~~Earlier in the night, the IWA crew joined forces with CZW and the faction known as Hi-Five turned on everybody..
September 13, 2003 – CZW Redesigned: The Messiah vs Zandig “Unsanctioned” match turned into the sickest display in CZW history.. ~~~Read this article by Online World of Wrestling’s own Mark Rose—
CZW Crosses The Line…
October 4, 2003 – CZW: The Messiah defeated Adam Flash to retain the CZW title!
October 25, 2003 – CZW Italy: John Zandig defeated The Messiah to capture the CZW World title!!
November 15, 2003 – CZW: Messiah & Nate Hatred vs Wifebeater & Nick Gage went to a NO CONTEST in a “Double Dog Collar” match..
January 16, 2004 – CZW: Ian Knoxx & Nick Gage & Nate Hatred defeated The Messiah & B-Boy & Adam Flash..
January 17, 2004 – CZW: The H8 Club (Nate Hatred & Nick Gage) defeated Adam Flash & The Messiah.. February 2004: William Welch’s sister passed away, brother died about two months before, and his parents died a year ago — ouch.
March 5, 2004 – CZW: Rockin’ Rebel & Greg Matthews defeated Adam Flash & The Messiah..
March 6, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah defeated John Zandig in a “Taipei, Boards with Nails Death Match” to win the CZW title!
March 27, 2004 – CZW Italy: The Messiah & Sabu & Adam Flash defeated Ian Knoxx & John Zandig & Wifebeater..
April 30, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah defeated B-Boy to retain the CZW title..
May 1, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah & Sabu & Adam Flash defeated Nick Gage & Trent Acid & Wifebeater..
June 12, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah beat Wifebeater in a vicious bloody “Unlucky 13/Panes of Glass” match to retain the CZW title..
August 14, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah vs Homicide ended in a DOUBLE DQ after Justice Pain interfered.. ~~~Wifebeater came out and looked to go after Justice Pain, but instead attacked Homicide!
September 11, 2004 – CZW Night Show: The Messiah beat Justice Pain to retain the CZW title (Kaos debuted at the end).. October 30, 2004–AWS: Supreme & Kaos & Mongol beat Messiah & Adam Flash & Wifebeater in a WAR GAMES match..
December 11, 2004 – CZW: The Messiah beat Adam Flash and Kaos in a Scaffold/Ladders match to retain the CZW title.. January 29, 2005–AWS: Supreme defeated Messiah in a hardcore match..
February 5, 2005 – CZW: Ruckus defeated The Messiah to win the CZW World Heavyweight title!!!!!1 February 26, 2005–FCW: Psicosis defeated The Messiah..
May 21, 2005 – 3PW: Abyss defeated The Messiah in a Fans Bring the Weapons match..
June 18, 2005 – 3PW: The Messiah defeated Sterling James Keenan..
September 10, 2005 – CZW Chri$ Ca$h Tribute Show: Eddie Kingston & B-Boy defeated Adam Flash & The Messiah..
September 10, 2005 – CZW: Justice Pain & Nick Gage defeated Nate Hatred & The Messiah in a Fans Bring Weapons match..
February 11, 2006 – CZW: Necro Butcher defeated The Hellcare Assassin & The Messiah w/Lobo..
March 11, 2006 – CZW: Sonjay Dutt & B-Boy & Adam Flash defeated The Messiah & Nate Webb & Sexxy Eddy..
April 15, 2006 – CZW: B-Boy & Adam Flash w/Pandora defeated The Messiah & Altar Boy Luke..
June 10, 2006 – CZW: Kevin Steen beat Necro Butcher and The Messiah and BJ Whitmer and DJ Hyde to retain the Iron Man title..
July 8, 2006 – CZW: Pandora’s Box (Adam Flash & Sonjay Dutt) vs Messiah & Luke ended in a No Contest (Messiah turned on Luke)..
August 12, 2006 – CZW: Adam Flash & The Messiah defeated Luke & Necro Butcher..
September 9, 2006 – CZW Chri$ Ca$h Memorial: Luke defeated The Messiah (Adam Flash accidentally whacked Messiah with a chair!)..
December 9, 2006 – CZW: Pandora’s Box (The Messiah & Adam Flash & B-Boy) defeated Danny Havoc & Luke & LuFisto..
March 17, 2007–Pro Wrestling Unplugged: Adam Flash and The Messiah had a massive brawl
April 21, 2007–Pro Wrestling Unplugged: Trent Acid defeated The Messiah when Adam Flash distracted Messiah
June 16, 2007–Pro Wrestling Unplugged: The Messiah defeated Adam Flash by Count-out
July 28, 2007–Pro Wrestling Unplugged: The Messiah defeated Adam Flash in a Steel Cage match Combat Zone Wrestling:
December 8, 2007–CZW: Nick Gage beat Ruckus and The Messiah in a 3-WAY to win the CZW World Heavyweight title