The Card Is Going To Change
An unprecedented honest look inside the world of independent professional wrestling as the promoters of Absolute Intense Wrestling John Thorne and Chris “Chandler Biggins” Bryan join Steve Guy to discuss the trials and tribulations of...
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AIW Academy
The AIW Academy is a professional wrestling training school located just outside of Cleveland, Ohio which offers training year round for all skill levels to those who are 18 years of age or older. The...
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To book AIW for an upcoming event, please contact John Thorne via email at To sponsor an upcoming AIW event, or to book an official AIW After Party, please contact Steve Guy via email...
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Sunny Days
SUNNY DAYS SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2021 - THE ODEON IN CLEVELAND, OH Purchase this event courtesy of Smart Mark Video: DVD // MP4 // VOD...
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Wrestlerager 5: Fight to Survive
WRESTLERAGER 5: FIGHT TO SURVIVE AUGUST 28TH, 2021 - FIRST STOP IN PARMA, OH Purchase this event courtesy of Smart...
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A Touch Of Evil
A TOUCH OF EVIL AUGUST 27TH, 2021 - The Odeon in Cleveland, OH Purchase this event courtesy of Smart Mark...
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About AIW

Based in Cleveland, Ohio AIW was established in 2005, Absolute Intense Wrestling LLC (AIW) has promoted over 200 live events throughout Ohio, Michigan, New Jersey, and Indiana. AIW has defined itself as one of the premiere professional wrestling brands in the United States. By offering a unique live experience that is second to none in the professional wrestling world, AIW attracts hundreds of fans to its live events.

AIW has been featured in both local and national media outlets, including but not limited to:

Fox 8 News
WWE Network
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Scene Magazine
The Sun Post
Rover’s Morning Glory
Fox Sports
The Alan Cox Show
Channel 19 News
Pro Wrestling Illustrated
Pressure Life Magazine
Pink Eye Magazine

AIW has been a breeding ground for the future stars of the professional wrestling industry. We have worked with several of World Wrestling Entertainment and All Elite Wrestling’s biggest stars early in their careers such as AJ Styles, Seth Rollins, The Young Bucks, Corey Graves, Britt Baker, Pentagon Jr., Kevin Owens, MJF, Johnny Gargano, Jon Moxley, Ruby Riott, Cesaro, Ember Moon, Eddie Kingston, and many more. While several AIW performers have gone on to sign exclusive contracts with global wrestling organizations, AIW continued to work with and develop new stars over the years through our extensive scouting and professional wrestling training programs.

AIW has worked with several of professional wrestling’s biggest stars on a number of our events to participate in autograph signings and meet and greet sessions which create an unforgettable memory for our fans. Some of those names include: Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Ricky Steamboat, Terry Funk, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, Booker T, Gail Kim, Scott Steiner, Insane Clown Posse, Harley Race, Kelly Kelly, Arn Anderson, Honky Tonk Man, Bob Orton Jr., Tugboat, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Hornswoggle

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The Most Intense Wrestling In The United States



To book AIW for an upcoming event, please contact John Thorne via email at

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