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[Josh Prohibition Gallery]

[Josh Prohibition Interview]
Wrestler: Josh Prohibition
Real Name: Josh Piscura
Birthday: July 4, 1979
Hometown: Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
Moved to Brecksville, Ohio
Marital Status: Has girlfriend
Height & Weight: 6' - 200 lbs
Trained by: JT Lightning
CAPW Training Center
Cleveland, OH
Debut: April 21, 2001
Previous Gimmicks:
Finishing Move: T-bone Suplex
The Path of Resistance
The Sobriety Driver
Favorite Moves: Prohibition Plow
Straight Edge
Brass Knuckles shot
Notable Feuds: M-Dogg 20
Nick Berk (CZW)

  • Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling Tag Team titles;
  • Mid-Ohio Wrestling Cruiserweight titles;
  • XPW Tag Team titles w/Iron Matt Cross;
  • Cleveland All Pro Wrestling (CAPW) Tag Team titles w/M-Dogg 20;
  • UWA Hardcore Wrestling Lightweight title defeating Christopher Bishop (June 17, 2005);
  • UWA Hardcore Wrestling Canadian title defeating M-Dogg20 (November 23, 2006);


  • In The Beginning:
  • Josh Piscura was a professional baseball player before getting into wrestling due to a shoulder injury..
  • Josh Piscura began wrestling in his backyard with some of his friends, and a tape somehow got into the hands of a local promotor..
  • April 25, 1999: Josh's match was a 3-WAY between Matt Capiccioni (M-Dogg20) and Josh's brother Dave Piscura (Creeping Death)..
  • Josh Prohibition's indy wrestling career took off from there and he gained a lot of media exposure for his violent ring style..
  • Josh Prohibition suffered a few bad concussions and other injuries and decided to hang up the wrestling boots..
  • Josh Prohibition was lured back to wrestling by local promoter and trainer JT Lightning who ran Cleveland All Pro Wrestling..
  • Josh Prohibition attended the Cleveland All Pro Wrestling Training Center in Cleveland, Ohio..

    Independent Circuit:
  • January 11, 2002--NEPW: Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg 20 defeated Virus & Unknown..
  • January 24, 2002--IWA Mid South Wrestling 300th Show: Josh Prohibition defeated Colt Cabana..
  • February 14, 2003 - Xtreme Pro Wrestling: Youthanazia beat Chris Chetti & Chris Candido to retain..
  • March 8, 2003 - XPW: Youthanazia over Christian York/Danny Doring and Tracy Smothers/Chris Hamrick to retain..
  • March 9, 2003 - CAPW: Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg20 beat Chris Sabin & Frankie Kazarian to retain the Tag titles..
  • May 18, 2003 --- C.A.P.W: Shiek Abdul Hassan & DisCole Fever defeated M-Dogg 20 & Josh Prohibition..
  • September 10, 2003 'Backyard Wrestling-Don't Try This At Home' Video Game Release: M-Dogg20 pinned Josh Prohibition..
  • September 19, 2003 - Union of Independent Professional Wrestlers: Josh Prohibition pinned AERO in Erie, PA..
  • September 27, 2003 - Lucha Xtreme Wrestling: Aerial Express (Scorpio Sky/Quicksilver) beat Youthanazia (Prohibition/Matt Cross)..
  • February 13, 2004--IWA Mid South Wrestling: Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg 20 defeated Eddie Kingston & Jack Marciano..
  • March 6, 2004 - IWA Mid South Wrestling: M-Dogg 20 & Josh Prohibition b Vito & Sal Thomaselli (Pro Wrestling Iron)..
  • June 5, 2004--Jersey All Pro Wrestling: Los Maximos defeated Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg20..
  • September 18, 2004--JAPW: The SAT & Amazing Red vs Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg20 & Sonjay Dutt ended in a NO CONTEST..
  • ~~~Sonjay Dutt was injured (He was sent to hospital where he learned that he suffered a dislocated elbow)..
  • September 25, 2004--NWA Upstate New York: Dunn & Marcos b M Dogg 20 & Josh Prohibition (1st Round Tag Team tournament)..
  • October 3, 2004 --- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Jason Turner for the Junior Heavyweight title..
  • December 5, 2004 ---- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Nigel McGuinness in the "Spotlight Challenge" match.
  • January 15, 2005--World Pro Wrestling: M-Dogg 20 defeated Josh Prohibition in a Falls Court Anywhere match..
  • February 18, 2005--UWA Hardcore title: M-Dogg 20 defeated Josh Prohibition to retain the UWA Canadian title..
  • February 26, 2005--IWC: Tracy Smothers & Chris Hamrick defeated Matt Cross & Josh Prohibition..
  • February 27, 2005--IWC: John McChesney defeated Josh Prohibition..
  • March 4, 2005--Mid-Ohio Wrestling: Josh Prohibiton defeated Roger Rowe..
  • February 6, 2005 --- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Alex Shelley to retain the Junior Heavyweight title..
  • March 6, 2005 --- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Dios "The Rush" Salvador to retain the Junior title..
  • March 18, 2005--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Austin Aries defeated Josh Prohibition to retain the ROH World Title..
  • April 3, 2005 --- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Matt Stryker to retain the Junior Heavyweight title..
  • May 1. 2005 --- C.A.P.W: Josh Prohibition defeated Davey Andrews to retain the Junior Heavyweight title...
  • May 13, 2005--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Blade..
  • June 5, 2005 --- C.A.P.W: DIos Salvador defeated Matt Stryker and Chris Sabin and Josh Prohibition to win the Junior title.
  • June 17, 2005--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Christopher Bishop to win the Lightweight title..
  • September 10, 2005--NWA Upstate: M-Dogg 20 & Josh Prohibition defeated Charisma & Gabe Saint (First Round)..
  • ~~~M-Dogg20 & Josh Prohibition defeated The Ring Crew Express (Dunn & Marcos) in the second round of the Tournament..
  • ~~~M-Dogg20 & Josh Prohibition defeated Austin Aries & Roderick Strong to become the NWA Upstate Tag Team Champions!
  • November 25, 2005--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated El Generico..
  • January 8, 2006 --- Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Chris Cronus defeated Josh Prohibition ..
  • January 13, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Alex Shelley defeated Josh Prohibition..
  • February 11, 2006--NWA Upstate: Cheech & Cloudy defeated The Burning River Brigade to win the Tag Team titles..
  • February 17, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibtion defeated Osiris in a Deathmatch to win ownership of UWA....
  • March 18, 2006--International Wrestling Cartel: The Gambinos defeated M-Dogg20 & Josh Prohibition to retain the Tag Team titles
  • March 24, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Jerry Lynn defeated Josh Prohibition in a special feature main event..
  • April 15, 2006--International Wrestling Cartel: M-Dogg20 & Josh Prohibition defeated The Gambino Brothers by DQ..
  • April 28, 2006--UWA Hardcore: Josh Prohibition defeated Petey Williams (playing a fan in the crowd)..
  • May 13, 2006--International Wrestling Cartel: M-Dogg20 & Josh Prohibition beat The Gambino Brothers to win the Tag Team titles
  • May 26, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Jerry Lynn......
  • June 9, 2006--IWC: J-Rocc & Raymond Rowe beat M-Dogg/Prohibition and The Gambinos in a 3-WAY to win the Tag Titles..
  • September 10, 2006--Cleveland All-Pro-Wrestling: Josh Prohibition vs M-Dogg20 ended in a 15-minute time limit draw..
  • September 22, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Chris Sabin...
  • October 8, 2006--CAPW: Johnny Gargano defeated Josh Prohibition and M-Dogg 20 and Zach Gowen in a 4-WAY
  • October 27, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Jerry Lynn in Mississauaga, ONTARIO ..
  • October 28, 2006--UWA: Jerry Lynn & M-Dogg 20 & Osyris beat Josh Prohibition & Lionel Knight & Christopher Bishop..
  • November 5, 2006--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: M-Dogg20 defeated Josh Prohibition after interference from Zach Gowen
  • November 23, 2006--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Rip Impact | Josh Prohibition defeated M-Dogg20..
  • December 3, 2006--CAPW: Cristopher Daniels & Zach Gowan & M-Dogg20 beat Josh Prohibition & Johnny Gargano & N8 Mattson..
  • January 14, 2007--Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling: Zach Gowan defeated Josh Prohibition w/Johnny Gargano
  • January 19, 2007--UWA Hardcore Wrestling: Josh Prohibition defeated Chris Sabin to retain the Canadian title..