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Wrestler: Messiah
Real Name: William Welch
Birthday: December 18, 1977
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Marital Status:
Height & Weight: 6'1" - 210 lbs
Trained by: Hombre de Oro aka Carlito Montana
Slam U Training School
Dynamite D
Debut: November 11, 1996
Previous Gimmicks: Iron Mike Ehrhardt (SWF)
The Blunatic (XPW)
Finishing Move: The Fall From Grace
~~~(Inverted Death Valley Driver)
Favorite Moves: The Godsmack
~~~ (Airplane Spin to a Stunner)
Notable Feuds: Crayz-1
Supreme
Rob Black (personal)
Nick Mondo
Adam Flash
John Zandig


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[The Story of The Messiah]

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  • 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 challange, 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 Obsessed With 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 passes 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..