John Walters began wrestling in 2001 after studying under wrestling legend Killer Kowalski. He wrestled for several promotions on the New England circuit and in 2003, he competed in the ECWA’s eighth annual Super 8 Tournament in Delaware. Later that year, he debuted in Ring Of Honor, where teamed with Tony Mamaluke as The Purists and would later become the third ROH Pure Wrestling Champion. After several appearances in WWE, he made his MXW debut in May 2006. He holds victories in MXW against Maverick Wild and Kid Mikaze. In 2007, he traveled to Japan to wrestle for the Muga World Pro Wrestling promotion. On May 16th, Walters will make his way to Toad’s Place when he returns to MXW at Come What May.


Justin Credible made his professional debut in 1992 after training with the legendary Hart Brothers. Soon afterwards, he was hired by the WWE and competed for 4 years as the masked “Portuguese Man-o-War” Aldo Montoya. In 1997, Credible went to ECW, where we worked until the company closed in 2001. During his ECW run, he won the tag team titles, as well as the ECW World Heavyweight Championship. When ECW closed, he went back to WWE, where he became an 8-time WWE Hardcore Champion. Since his departure from WWE in 2006, he has been wrestling on the independent circuit, where he still thrives today.


Bobby Fish entered the world of pro-wrestling in 2002 after training with Tony Devito. He quickly became infamous on the Northeast independent circuit and, in 2005, he debuted in Ring of Honor. One year later, he made his way to MXW as an at-large bid in the 2006 MXW Championship Tournament, and scored a win over Romeo Roselli at Golden Quest. At Capital Collision in his hometown of Albany, New York, he pinned “Fabulous” John McChesney at the historic Washington Avenue Armory. Since then, he has been regularly touring Japan with Pro Wrestling NOAH. In 2009, he appeared on several episodes of ROH on HDNet and wrestled in the first ever match of the EVOLVE Wrestling promotion. He recently returned to the Washington Ave. Armory where he was victorious in his first mixed martial arts fight. Fish looks forward to returning to MXW on May 16th and he is determined to continue his winning ways.


Quiet Storm was just 14 years old when he began his career in pro-wrestling. In 1999, he traveled from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to Long Island, New York to train with Mikey Whipwreck. He was a mainstay in the early days of Ring Of Honor where he displayed his high-flying aerial skills in Scramble matches and tag team competition as one half of Divine Storm with partner Chris Divine. After appearing on several early TNA pay-per-views, he began competing in Japan in 2003. He wrestled for AJPW, BJW, DDT and HUSTLE before becoming a regular in Taka Michinoku’s Kaientai Dojo promotion. In 2009, he won the UWA World Middleweight Championship in Tokyo, a title which originated in Mexican Lucha Libre and was later defended in Michinoku Pro Wrestling and Toryumon Japan. Later that year, he returned to the United States to compete in ECWA’s Super 8 Tournament. His unique blend of pro-wrestling styles will be exhibited when he makes his first appearance in MXW at Come What May.


Tony Mamaluke began his pro-wrestling career in 1998 after training under Dean Malenko. He quickly made a name for himself on the independent circuit in Florida and debuted in WCW in 1999 as a member of The Mamalukes, alongside “Big” Vito Lograsso and Johnny “The Bull” Stamboli. After the group disbanded the following year, he made his way to ECW where he joined Nunzio “Little Guido” Maritato and Sal E. Graziano in the Full Blooded Italians. With Nunzio, he captured the ECW Tag Team Titles on two occasions. After ECW folded, he wrestled for TNA and toured Australia with the WWA promotion. Mamaluke went on to join Ring of Honor, where he teamed with “Hurricane” John Walters as The Purists and, in 2005, won the ROH World Tag Team Titles with Sal Rinauro. At the first ECW One Night Stand pay-per-view, he reunited with Nunzio as the FBI. One year later, they joined WWE’s revived ECW brand on a full-time basis. After leaving the WWE in 2007, Mamaluke took a hiatus from professional wrestling. He returned to the ring earlier this year and is training diligently for his MXW debut on May 16th.


The “Greek God” Papadon started his career in July 1999 at the infamous Doghouse Dojo in Brooklyn NY. He was trained under the “Notorious 187″ Homicide and had some success in the LIWF as a TV champion and as a Tag Team champion as 1/2 of the team called the Solution (alongside w/ Havok). They became a dominant force in independent pro-wrestling, winning a total of 8 Tag Team titles for different companies. He now trains at the NYWC Academy in Deer Park, NY, where he has been taken under the wing of ECW Triple Crown Champion Mikey Whipwreck. Papadon has also had much success as a singles competitor. He is a 2 time NWA Shockwave Internet Champion and the last NWA Shockwave Heavyweight Champion. Papadon was the longest reigning NYWC Interstate Champion as he defeated ECW legend Jerry Lynn for the title. He has toured the UK where he wrestled for All Star Wrestling and Summit Promotions, feuding with TNA’s Brutus Magnus, Robbie Dynamite, Marty Scrull, & The Cougar Kid. The “Greek God” recently became a member of Steve Corino’s Extreme Horsemen in WXW-C4 and won the first ever Master of the Mat match in NYWC (a 30 minute iron-man match based on a point system). The “Greek God” Papadon has worked for ROH and had dark matches in TNA and WWE and appeared in the movie “The Wrestler” alongside Mickey Rourke. He proclaims himself “THE GREATEST TECHNICAL WRESTLER ALIVE TODAY.” Papadon is looking forward to make his mark and presence felt in MXW and claims that he will make his opponents get on their knees and bow to the Greek God of Pro-Wrestling.


The name Danny Inferno may not be familiar to Connecticut wrestling fans, but Inferno is an 18 year veteran of the mat game.  He made his debut in 1992, wrestling for NWA New Jersey and Jim Kettner’s ECWA out of Delaware.  Inferno is a former ECWA heavyweight champion, and was inducted into the ECWA Hall of Fame in 1996.  He went on to compete in the 1997 Super 8 tournament, losing in the opening round to Ace Darling. After tearing his ACL, Inferno fought back to make it to the finals of the 1998 Super 8 a year later, before being defeated by future ECW wrestler Lance “Simon” Diamond. He formed a successful team with indy sensation Mike Quackenbush, and as “Lightning and Fire” won the PCW tag team titles. After a handful of WWE appearances, Inferno returned to ECWA, before being signed to a WWE Developmental contract and becoming a part of Ohio Valley Wrestling. While in OVW, he crossed paths with Antonio Thomas and Romeo Roselli, who were also there at the time. Inferno was a part of the “Jersey Shore Crew” in OVW, a faction also including Nova and Aaron “The Idol” Stevens. On May 16th, Danny Inferno comes to Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut for the first time in his career. He’s ready to use his experience to his advantage, and leap frog over the rest of the MXW roster.


Romeo Roselli began training for professional wrestling under the advisement of Kevin Landry. After debuting in 1998, he quickly established himself on the Northeast independent circuit. After several years on the independents, he and fellow “Heart Throb” Antonio Thomas became a fixture in the the WWE World Tag Team Title scene in 2005. After his run in WWE, Roselli wrestled for Carlos Colon’s World Wrestling Council in Puerto Rico, winning their heavyweight championship. He debuted in MXW in May 2006, interfering in a match involving Antonio Thomas and Jason Blade. His actions culminated in a tag team match at InterPromotional Incident, where he and Xavier defeated the team of Thomas and Blade. He would go on to work for Nu Wrestling Evolution in Italy, defeating Vampiro to win their world title. Roselli also made an appearance in the Oscar nominated film, “The Wrestler” with Mickey Rourke.


Jason Blade began his professional wrestling career in 2000 after training with Brickhouse Baker in Massachusetts. As one of New England’s fastest rising stars, he formed a successful tag team with Kid Mikaze. In 2006, he made his debut in Ring of Honor. In April of that year, he came to MXW and scored an upset win over Xavier in their first match of many. Their feud would continue through the summer when Xavier, himself unable to compete at Golden Quest due to injury, would recruit none other than Billy Kidman in an effort to halt Blade’s momentum. The following year, he would appear in Florida’s Full Impact Pro where he captured the FIP Tag Team Titles with Kenny King as part of The Young, Rich and Ready For Action faction. He looks forward to returning to MXW and is determined to overcome all obstacles, Come What May!


Nunzio “Little Guido” Maritato made his professional debut in September 1991 after training with the legendary Billy Robinson. Soon afterwards, he competed in the shoot style UWFi promotion in Japan alongside MMA legends like Kiyoshi Tamura and Kazushi Sakuraba, earning his reputation as the “Sicilian Shooter”. In 1995, he would return stateside and gain notoriety in ECW as a founding member of the Full Blooded Italians. He would later win the ECW Tag Team Titles with both Tracy Smothers and Tony Mamaluke. In 2002, he made his WWE debut as Nunzio. He held the WWE Cruiserweight Championship on two seperate occasions, winning it in Bridgeport, CT and Rome, Italy. On May 16th, Nunzio will return to Connecticut where he looks to go the distance in his MXW debut.


A lifelong wrestling fan, Archadia knew he would someday enter the squared circle like his heroes before him. In 2000, his dream came true when he made his professional debut. After being heralded as one of the top light heavyweights in the New Jersey area, he was invited to represent Jersey All Pro Wrestling during his Connecticut debut at InterPromotional Incident in July 2006. He would go on to enjoy success in MXW’s Lightning Division and would later return to his home turf to become the JAPW New Jersey State Champion. Fans are anxiously awaiting his return to the area on May 16th.


Josh Daniels could win a title anywhere. His conventional approach lends to frequent travel, and an affinity for wrestling the most diverse selection of top-flite professional wrestlers in the world.  In the Pro-Wrestling WORLD-1 promotion, Daniels made it to the Finals of their Television Title tournament, and has always been consistently stellar at most of their biggest events in company history. He debuted in MXW on April 1, 2006 and quickly ascended the ranks. At Capital Collision in Albany, NY, he took on Chris Hero in the main event and 2 days later at Brass City Battle, he teamed with Low-Ki to take on the team of Eddie Edwards and DC Dillenger in the Gaijin Battle Series. By the end of 2006, he was MXW’s top ranked competitor. To date, he has yet to be defeated in an MXW ring.


Antonio Thomas had one of the greatest matches in MXW history with his epic battle against Claudio Castagnoli inside the Washington Avenue Armory at Capital Collision. He made his debut in late 2001 and quickly became a mainstay on the New England independent circuit. As one half of The Heart Throbs, Thomas was a focus of the WWE tag team picture in 2005. He competed at Backlash in a tag team turmoil match with the WWE tag team titles on the line. He has wrestled all around the world, performing at various wrestling landmarks, most notably Madison Square Garden. After his WWE run, he became a mainstay in MXW. Thomas took an opportunity with TNA and also claimed status as a true global sensation working with the hugely prestigous All Japan Pro Wrestling organization as one of their top gaijin competitors. After being all around the world, he is looking forward to returning to MXW. Toad’s Place is quite familiar with hosting nobility – The Rolling Stones, U2, and Billy Idol to name a few. On May 16th, 2010, it gets “The Promise.”


Xavier started training under Tony Devito when he was 17 years old. He made his professional debut in 1997 and quickly rose to prominence in the New York Tri-State area. In 2002, he appeared on the first ever Ring of Honor show and later that year he defeated Low-Ki to become the second ROH World Champion. Following several appearances in WWE, he made his MXW debut in April 2006, losing a spirited battle with Jason Blade. They would meet on opposite sides of the ring once again at InterPromotional Incident as Xavier partnered with Romeo Roselli to battle the team of Jason Blade and Antonio Thomas in one of the most highly-acclaimed matches in MXW’s history. Since that time, Xavier has been training in Mixed Martial Arts. He has competed in four matches and nobody has knocked him out nor made him submit. His fighting spirit will be on display May 16th.


Dan Barry started wrestling in 2001.  He began his training at the NYWC school on Long Island, NY and honed his training under former ECW Triple Crown Champion, Mikey Whipwreck.  Not long after, he found himself in the Northeast independent wrestling scene making waves. After feuding with Johnny Ova, Grim Reefer, Jay Lethal and Plazma, he made his way to MXW debuting against his longtime nemesis Grim Reefer.  His most notable matches were against Archadia in Wallingford and against Javi-Air in Albany.


Frankie Arion has been defying the odds his entire career. He trained under Kevin Landry and Steve Bradley, and made his debut in 2004 at only 18 years old. Since then he has held several regional heavyweight championships throughout New England. Arion competed in ECWA’s prestigious Super 8 Tournament in 2008. He has also made several appearances for Ring of Honor. Arion holds wins over former WWE Superstar “The Promise” Antonio Thomas and current Ring of Honor star Eddie Edwards. He debuted for MXW in 2006 at InterPromotional Incident, winning a battle royal. The following month at Golden Quest, Arion had a classic battle with Eddie Edwards. Frankie Arion proves that the only thing that matters is the size of your heart, and it is with that determination that he looks to dominate the rest of the MXW roster.