2008 (MMVIII) was a leap year in which commenced on Tuesday. This article contains information on notable e-wrestling events that happened in 2008.
Notable 2008 E-Wrestling Events
- January 5 - Robert Garland won the GWF Global Championship.
- January 8 - Christian Championship Wrestling bought American Wrestling Alliance and Global Wrestling Alliance from Maximillion Pegasus Omnimedia Incorporated.
- January 18 - Vendetta Championship Wrestling is officially founded.
- January 20 - The Lock Wrestling Federation held its annual Massive Melee event.
- January 24 - Eric Scorpio defeated FMW World Champion Drew Michaels to win the FMW World Championship.
- February 12 - Drew Michaels defeated D. Hammond Samuels in a Tijuana Cage Fight to win the LPW International Heavyweight Championship at Dead Reckoning, ending Samuels' 17-month reign.
- February 14 - Krimson Mask defeated cYnical, Eric Scorpio, N'itomniskittel, Bloodrose, and Stone in the first-ever Death Cube Match to retain the LPW World Heavyweight Championship at LPW Insanity's EndGame pay-per-view.
- February 22 - Adam Leos holder of the BPW No limits Title, made his debut in GWF on Friday Night Brawl.
- February 29 - VCW holds its very first show, VCW Live 1.1.
- March 19 - David Alastair defeats Kevin Hardaway to win the GWC World Championship at GWC Unholy Coronation, ending Hardaway's 5-month reign.
- March 23 - The Lock Wrestling Federation held its premier event, Lockmania IV.
- March 29 - WWH Held Wrestlemania IV
- March 30 - The Xtreme Hardcore Federation holds it's final event, Night of Champions VII.
- March 31 - Justin Sane is signed to new company, TNA vs. WWE vs. WCW.
- April 6 - High Flying Dwarf loses his MMW Heavyweight Title to Tranz 9 at MMW Warzone: Mind Games
- May 8 - Total Nonstop Action is formed from American Wrestling Alliance and Global Wrestling Alliance.
- May 15 - National Internet Wrestling Alliance is formed.
- May 16 - Extreme Roughness Wrestling League is formed.
- May 31 - At CCW Invasion, Team Christian Championship Wrestling won the battle royal that included Team National Wrestling Alliance, Team World Championship Wrestling, Team World Wrestling All-Stars, and Team World Wrestling Entertainment to merge with the losing teams.
- June 2 - Extreme Championship Fatal Wrestling held its very last show after a storied six-year history.
- June 8 - European Wrestling Federation held its first Pay-per-view since its return, Kings of Hell crowning three new champions.
- June 12 - Christian Championship Wrestling held its 3rd Annual Draft Lottery.
- June 14 - Christian Championship Wrestling held its supplemental draft.
- June 25 - United Wrestling Federation is officially formed from Christian Championship Wrestling, National Wrestling Alliance, World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling All-Stars, World Wrestling Entertainment, Total Nonstop Action, American Wrestling Alliance, and Global Wrestling Alliance.
- June 28 - Night one of NIWA Beach Wars was held live from Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and it also marks the very first show in NIWA history.
- June 29 - Night two of NIWA Beach Wars was held live from Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- June 30 - Night three of NIWA Beach Wars was held live from Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
- July 21 - John "Doc" Derrick defeated FMW World Champion Eric Scorpio to win the FMW World Championship at the Supremacy supershow
- July 31 - NIWA Hot As Hell was held live from the Art Hauser Centre in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
- August 14 - The European Wrestling Federation folded for the third and final time.
- August 15 - The formation of Elite Wrestling Academy.
- August 30 - NIWA Summer Stampede was held live from General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia
- September 8 - Old Line Wrestling closed its doors.
- September 28 - James Wiezorek wins the CCWE World Heavyweight Championship for the first time.
- September 30 - NIWA A Change of Seasons was held live from the Pengrowth Saddledown in Calgary, Alberta
- October 16 - Christian G. Smitten defeated FMW World Champion John "Doc" Derrick to win the FMW World Championship at the Circus Maximus Supershow
- October 17 - "Ballistic" Bryan Deas defeats Deshaun Williams in a remarkably controversial fashion to win his first reign as EWC World Champion.
- October 24 - Due to backstage politics and squanderings, Kevin Hardaway leaves the Global Wrestling Coalition and announces his retirement from wrestling shortly there after.
- October 31 - NIWA Hardcore Halloween was held live from the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan
- November 9 - Mattsta becomes the World Wrestling Headquarters International Champion at X-Games
- November 10 CCWE closes its doors due to losing to much money.
- December 3 - World Nonstop Championship Wrestling opens it's doors.
- December 16 - Due to personal problems, Elite Wrestling Academy closes its doors.
Notable 2008 births and deaths
- January 2 - Patrick-Avery Morrus; First child of wrestling couple, Stef Morrus and Alice-Ruby Lee.
- January 7 - Elle Rachel Williams; First child of wrestling couple, Jay Williams and his wife Amy-Skye Williams.
- May 16 - Johnny Bravo and Tamara Hayes die in an automobile accident
- June 18 - Kimberly Morgan Hardaway; First child of wrestling couple, Kevin Hardaway and his wife Angelina Hardaway.
2008 Handler Births/Deaths
Notable 2008 events
Joel Williams neck injury, provoked at an autograph signing.
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