Insane Championship Wrestling
Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) is a British wrestling promotion based in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Mark Dallas in 2006. The company began by organising small shows at Maryhill community centre in Glasgow. From there the company expanded to Glasgow city centre and beyond. After promoting shows in Edinburgh the company recently expanded UK wide, running shows in London and Newcastle with shows announced in Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham. The promotion has gained an enhanced reputation after being featured in a Vice Magazine documentary in 2012 and the subject of a BBC documentary in 2014. ICW records and releases the majority of their shows on limited edition DVD as well as producing series of their own YouTube show, ICW Worldwide. ICW formerly aired on cable television station MyChannel which aired across Europe. This deal was cut short when a scheduling error led to ICW programming being shown at an improper time, leading to the show being banned after an Ofcom investigation. The promotion mixes elements of traditional Sports Entertainment with Hardcore wrestling, thus attendances at events are restricted to those aged 18+. Some performers incorporate zany gimmicks and play up Scottish stereotypes such as references to Irn-Bru. The promotion was named UK Promotion of the Year by Fighting Spirit Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2015 ICW launched their On Demand service (ICW On Demand), which is available worldwide for $5.99, and has become the companies primary source of distribution of content, with both new shows and a vault of classics being available for streaming, similar to the WWE Network. The service launched with the release of Fear and Loathing VII, at the time the most attended show in the company's history.
Mark Dallas, a lifeguard at Scotstoun Swimming Pool and fan of professional wrestling founded the promotion while living in relative poverty with his girlfriend in Glasgow's Red Road Flats in 2006. After attending training himself, to learn the business from the inside, he ran his first shows at Maryhill Community Centre. Future WWE Superstar, Drew Galloway was crowned the companies inaugural Heavyweight Champion on 15 October 2006 after defeating Darkside and Allan Grogan in a 3-way match at ICW: Fear & Loathing. Galloway held the title until 22 July 2007 when he was booked to defend his title against Sheamus O'Shaunessy however both faced travel issues with the latter not making the event. Darkside eventually won the title in a 5-way match which included the late arriving Galloway. This event would mark an almost 2-year hiatus for the organisation. On 9 May 2009, ICW returned with ICW: Fear & Loathing 2 however after another brief hiatus, the company began running shows every other month beginning with ICW: Payback on 28 February 2010.
On 5 June 2010 ICW: Menace 2 Society marked a change for the company. A new ICW Heavyweight Champion was crowned for the first time in 1049 days as BT Gunn won the vacant title in a 4-way match against Wolfgang, Liam Thomson and Johnny Moss. The event also kicked off a tournament for a secondary title, the Zero-G Championship. Another title change occurred on 4 September 2010 at ICW: Dazed and Confused when moments after defeating Red Lightning, BT Gunn was challenged by James Scott, ditching his Darkside character, who demanded his rightful title shot after having been stripped of the title due to injury. James Scott won the match and joined the villainous Gold Label faction.
ICW: Fear & Loathing 3 signaled ICW's first venture into Glasgow City Center with the event taking place at Apollo 23 nightclub on 21 November 2010. The finals of the Zero-G Championship tournament took place with 17-year-old Noam Dar defeating Andy Wild, Falcon and Rob Cage in a 4-way elimination match. The main event also helped solidify the companies reputation as BT Gunn and Jack Jester took on James Scott and Wolfgang of the Gold Label faction in a Glasgow Street Fight. The Zero-G Championship was briefly dropped by Dar to Lionheart at ICW: Summerbam on 14 August 2011 before winning the title back at ICW: Fear & Loathing 4 on 23 November.
2012 saw the introduction of a new event on 22 January, ICW: 1st Annual Square Go! This event headlined by an over-the-top-rope battle royal granting the winner a shot at the ICW Heavyweight Championship at a time of their choosing. The match was won by Red Lightning. The event also saw BT Gunn win back the ICW Heavyweight Championship from James Scott. ICW's next event, ICW: Smells like Teen Spirit, took place in what would become their second home, The Garage. The beginning of the year saw ICW gain TV exposure through MyChannel although their tenure on the station was short-lived as they were removed from programming after one of their shows was shown at an inappropriate time. It was also around this time that the rise of Grado began. Red Lightning cashed in his title contract and won the ICW Heavyweight Championship from BT Gunn at ICW: In Yer Gaff thus beginning a 336-day title reign. Shortly after this, Andy Wild won the Zero-G Championship at ICW: Insane in the Membrane from Noam Dar in a 3-way match featuring Christopher. During the summer the ICW Tag Team Championships were introduced and after a series of elimination matches STI (Dickie Divers & William Grange) defeated The Bucky Boys (Davie Boy & Stevie Boy) for the titles at ICW: Hadouken!
After the airing of an in-house mockumentary and his prominent role in the Vice documentary, The British Wrestler, Grado became prominent in the promotion of ICW. At the 2nd Annual Square Go! Mikey Whiplash secured his opportunity at the Heavyweight Championship while ICW ventured out of Glasgow for the first time with a show at Studio 24 in Edinburgh. In Edinburgh at ICW: Tramspotting, Wolfgang defeated Andy Wild for the Zero-G Championship while qualifying matches began for the ICW: Fierce Females Championship. The Tag Team Championships saw their first change of hands with STI losing their titles to The Bucky Boys in a ladder match at ICW: Get To Da Choppa. ICW: Reservoir Dogs saw Red Lightning's Heavyweight Title reign, featuring the most successful defenses, come to an end at the hands of Square Go winner Mikey Whiplash. ICW announced that they were being filmed as the subject of a BBC documentary while also announcing their biggest show so far in Edinburgh's Picture House for ICW: Dave's Not Here Man.
Dave's Not Here Man saw international stars Colt Cabana and Sabu make their ICW debuts in front of an attendance of over 1000. The recently reformed New Age Kliq captured their first ICW Tag Team Championships in a 4-way match with The Bucky Boys, Fight Club and The Coffey Brothers, which signaled the beginning of their reign of terror over the ICW roster. That event also saw Mikey Whiplash add Wolfgang's Zero-G Championship to his Heavyweight Title. Whiplash lost the Zero-G Championship 13 days later to Mark Coffey at ICW: There's Something About Mary(hill)at ICW's return to Maryhill Community Centre. Whiplash then subsequently lost the ICW Heavyweight Championship to Jack Jester at ICW: Fear & Loathing VI – Welcome To Bat Country. This event was held at Glasgow's 02 ABC drawing over 1000 fans for the second time in 5 months.
At ICW: Show Me Your Lizard, Mark Coffey defeated title holder Fergal Devitt and Noam Dar in a three-way match for the ICW Zero Gravity Championship.
On 10 August 2014 Irn Jew defeated The New Age Kliq for the ICW Tag Team Championship at ICW: You Have The Right To Remain Dead. The New Age Kliq would go on to regain the championship from Irn Jew at ICW: Ice To See You.
On 7 February 2015 – the ICW Heavyweight Championship was renamed the ICW World Heavyweight Championship following title defenses in England, Denmark and the USA by Drew Galloway.
On November 15, 2015, Grado defeated Drew Galloway for the ICW World Championship at Fear & Loathing VIII. On January 24, 2016 Grado lost the title at the 5th Annual Square Go!, when he was defeated by Chris Renfrew.
On February 27, 2016, ICW had their first show in Ireland named The Big Elbowski, where Big Damo defeated Chris Renfrew for the ICW World Heavyweight Championship.
The promotion currently books most of its events in Glasgow with occasional events in Edinburgh. As the company grows it has expanded to the rest of the UK having held events in London and Newcastle with shows in Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham booked in the future as part of a working relationship with O2 Academy venues. ICW run shows in Glasgow's The Garage and Studio 24 in Edinburgh as well as ABC Glasgow. For larger events the promotion announced the Barrowland Ballroom as the location for ICW: Fear & Loathing VII, their biggest show to date.
|Fear & Loathing||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||15 October 2006|
|Stop! He's Already Dead!||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||17 December 2006|
|Serious Assault||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||11 February 2007|
|ReZerection||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||22 July 2007|
|Fear & Loathing 2||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||9 May 2009|
|Payback||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||28 February 2010|
|Serious Assault 2||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||17 April 2010|
|Menace 2 Society||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||5 June 2010|
|Dazed and Confused||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||4 September 2010|
|Fear & Loathing 3||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||21 November 2010|
|The Notorious I.C.W.||Apollo 23||Glasgow, Scotland||6 February 2011|
|Nightmare on Renfrew Street||Apollo 23||Glasgow, Scotland||3 April 2011|
|Never Mind The Baws, Here's The ICW!||Apollo 23||Glasgow, Scotland||3 July 2011|
|SummerBam||Apollo 23||Glasgow, Scotland||14 August 2011|
|Fear & Loathing 4||Apollo 23||Glasgow, Scotland||23 October 2011|
|First Annual Square Go||The Classic Grand||Glasgow, Scotland||22 January 2012|
|Smells Like Teen Spirit||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||26 February 2012|
|So's Yer Maw||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||1 April 2012|
|Up In Smoke||The Classic Grand||Glasgow, Scotland||6 May 2012|
|In Your Gaff||The Classic Grand||Glasgow, Scotland||3 June 2012|
|Insane In The Membrane||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||1 July 2012|
|Super Smokin' Thunderbowl||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||5 August 2012|
|Hadouken!||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||2 September 2012|
|Fear & Loathing 5||The Classic Grand||Glasgow, Scotland||4 November 2012|
|Santa Gravy||The Classic Grand||Glasgow, Scotland||2 December 2012|
|Second Annual Square Go||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||27 January 2013|
|Tramspotting||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||17 February 2013|
|Get To Da Choppa||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||3 March 2013|
|Get Your Rat Oot||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||7 April 2013|
|Reservoir Dogs||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||5 May 2013|
|Flava In Yer Ear||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||9 June 2013|
|Terminator 2: Judgement Day||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||14 July 2013|
|Dave's Not Here Man||The Picture House||Edinburgh, Scotland||25 August 2013|
|There's Something About Mary(hill)||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||7 September 2013|
|Fear & Loathing VI||The O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||13 October 2013|
|Fear & Lothian||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||3 November 2013|
|100% Shenanigans||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||1 December 2013|
|Third Annual Square Go||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||26 January 2014|
|The Goggles They Do Nothing!||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||23 February 2014|
|Still Smokin'||The O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||30 March 2014|
|Show Me Your Lizard||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||27 April 2014|
|A Show in London||O2 Academy Islington||London, England||4 May 2014|
|Up and Atom!||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||25 May 2014|
|Jimmy Nail's Revenge||Riverside||Newcastle, England||1 June 2014|
|What's Your Boggle?||O2 Academy Islington||London, England||13 July 2014|
|Shug's Hoose Party||The O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||27 July 2014|
|Get Mendoza!||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||3 August 2014|
|You Have The Right To Remain Dead||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||10 August 2014|
|Subject is Hatless (Repeat Hatless)||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||17 August 2014|
|Ice To See You||Studio 24||Edinburgh, Scotland||24 August 2014|
|1.21 Gigawatts: Great Scott!||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||31 August 2014|
|Spacebaws Episode 4: A New Hope||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||21 September 2014|
|Helter Skelter||O2 Academy Newcastle||Newcastle, England||5 October 2014|
|Sgt Wolfgangs' Lonely Hearts Band||Fat Sam's||Dundee, Scotland||10 October 2014|
|I Am The Walrus||O2 Academy Liverpool||Liverpool, England||11 October 2014|
|Lucy In The Sky With Divers||O2 Academy Leeds||Leeds, England||12 October 2014|
|Ringo's Despair||O2 Academy Birmingham||Birmingham, England||19 October 2014|
|Fear & Loathing VII||Barrowland Ballroom||Glasgow, Scotland||2 November 2014|
|Fear & Lothian II||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||16 November 2014|
|Brush Your Goose||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||7 December 2014|
|Space Baws Episode V: Bill Murray Strikes Back||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||21 December 2014|
|Fourth Annual Square Go||The O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||25 January 2015|
|Lu Kang Wins||Fat Sam's||Dundee, Scotland||15 February 2015|
|International Superstar Wrestling Deluxe||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||22 February 2015|
|Spacebaws Episode VI: Return of the Jewdi||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||15 March 2015|
|Blow In The Cartridge||O2 Academy Newcastle||Newcastle, England||28 March 2015|
|Barramania||Barrowland Ballroom||Glasgow, Scotland||29 March 2015|
|The Princess Is In Another Castle||Rock City||Nottingham, England||11 April 2015|
|Boom Shakalaka (He's On Fire)||O2 Academy Liverpool||Liverpool, England||12 April 2015|
|PAPERBOY||O2 Academy Birmingham||Birmingham, England||18 April 2015|
|Alex Kidd in London||KOKO||London, England||19 April 2015|
|Up Down Left Right A C Start||O2 Academy Sheffield||Sheffield, England||26 April 2015|
|Flawless Victory||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||3 May 2015|
|Afternoon Delight||The Briggait||Glasgow, Scotland||30 May 2015|
|Spacebaws Episode I: Raiders of The Lost Ark||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||31 May 2015|
|Long Before Wesley Snipes||Maryhill Community Central Halls||Glasgow, Scotland||25 July 2015|
|Shug's Hoose Party II||The O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||26 July 2015|
|I'm A Lumberjack Match (And I'm OK)||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||2 August 2015|
|Now For Something Completely Different||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||9 August 2015|
|The Ministry Of Silly Headlocks||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||16 August 2015|
|A Horse, A Spoon and A Bucket||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||23 August 2015|
|Spacebaws Episode II: Come As You Are||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||30 August 2015|
|Spacebaws Episode III: Weekend At Bernies 2||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||20 September 2015|
|The Lorraine Kelly Experience||Fat Sam's||Dundee, Scotland||8 October 2015|
|One Fall Brawl||O2 Academy Newcastle||Newcastle, England||9 October 2015|
|Bazooko Circus||Engine Rooms||Hampshire, England||10 October 2015|
|Barely Legal Tender||KOKO||London, England||11 October 2015|
|Where The Buffalo Roam||O2 Academy Liverpool||Liverpool, England||16 October 2015|
|Appetite For Destruction||UEA Norwich||Norwich, England||17 October 2015|
|When The Sun Goes Down||O2 Academy Sheffield||Sheffield, England||18 October 2015|
|Live Forever||O2 Academy Manchester||Manchester, England||30 October 2015|
|Imaginationland||O2 Academy Birmingham||Birmingham, England||31 October 2015|
|Get My Rocks Off!||Rock City||Nottingham, England||1 November 2015|
|Fear & Loathing VIII||SECC||Glasgow, Scotland||15 November 2015|
|Fear & Lothian III||City Nightclub||Edinburgh, Scotland||29 November 2015|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||6 December 2015|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||20 December 2015|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||3 January 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||10 January 2016|
|The Fifth Annual Square Go!||Barrowland Ballroom||Glasgow, Scotland||24 January 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||31 January 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||21 February 2016|
|Whatever Happened To The ICW Lads?||02 Academy Liverpool||Liverpool, England||26 February 2016|
|The Big Elbowski||Mandela Hall||Belfast, Northern Ireland||27 February 2016|
|It's Just A Big Stereo Hangin' From A Tree||The Academy||Dublin, Ireland||28 February 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||6 March 2016|
|Pin Pals||Brooklyn Bowl||London, England||25 March 2016|
|Gladys The Groovy Mule||Tramshed||Cardiff, Wales||26 March 2016|
|Rocky VII (Adrian's Revenge)||O2 Academy Bournemouth||Bournemouth, England||27 March 2016|
|Why Aye Man!||O2 Academy Newcastle||Newcastle, England||2 April 2016|
|Barramania II||Barrowland Ballroom||Glasgow, Scotland||3 April 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||24 April 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||8 May 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||29 May 2016|
|Friday Night Fight Club taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||19 June 2016|
|Definitely Maybe||O2 Ritz Manchester||Manchester, England||29 July 2016|
|Seven Nation Army||O2 Institute Birmingham||Birmingham, England||30 July 2016|
|Shug's Hoose Party 3||O2 ABC||Glasgow, Scotland||31 July 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||28 August 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||11 September 2016|
|Live at MCM Comic Con||SECC||Glasgow, Scotland||24 September 2016|
|Live at MCM Comic Con||SECC||Glasgow, Scotland||25 September 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||9 October 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||23 October 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: Wrestleteria||02 Academy Sheffield||Sheffield, England||28 October 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: That's A Paddlin'||Engine Rooms||Southampton, England||29 October 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: You Don't Win Friends With Salad||Marble Factory||Bristol, England||30 October 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: Pray For Mojo||Tramshed||Cardiff, Wales||3 November 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: In Your Face Space Coyote||Wulfrun Hall||Wolverhampton, England||4 November 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: Scotchtoberfest||Brooklyn Bowl||London, England||5 November 2016|
|Road to Fear & Loathing IX: I Hope They Kill That Iron Yuppie!||O2 Academy Leicester||Leicester, England||6 November 2016|
|Fear & Loathing IX||The SSE Hydro||Glasgow, Scotland||20 November 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||27 November 2016|
|Fight Club Taping||The Garage||Glasgow, Scotland||11 December 2016|
|The Sixth Annual Square Go!||02 Academy Newcastle||Newcastle, England||5 February 2017|
|Fear & Loathing X||The SSE Hydro||Glasgow, Scotland||19 November 2017|
In addition to being a wrestling promotion, ICW actively promotes the music of local artists by use of their music in ICW events and by hosting live music events at Box in Glasgow. The theme song of the promotion is 'Crank' by Glasgow band, Psyko Dalek.
- Mark Dallas (2006 – present)
- Red Lightning (November 29, 2015 – November 20, 2016)
ICW General Manager
- Red Lightning (January 25, 2015 – November 17, 2015)
- Kenny Williams – "General Bollocks" (May 7, 2016 – present)
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Won from||Date won||Days||Location|
|ICW World Heavyweight Championship||Wolfgang||Joe Coffey||July 31, 2016||127+||Glasgow, Scotland|
|ICW Zero-G Championship||Kenny Williams||Lionheart||November 20, 2016||15+||Glasgow, Scotland|
|ICW Undisputed Tag Team Championship||Polo Promotions (Jackie Polo and Mark Coffey)||The Local Fire (Davey Boy and Joe Hendry)||September 11, 2016||85+||Glasgow, Scotland|
|ICW Women's Championship||Kay Lee Ray||Carmel Jacobs||November 20, 2016||15+||Glasgow, Scotland|
Square Go! Briefcase Holders
In a unique mixing of WWE's Royal Rumble and Money in the Bank matches, the competitors will compete in a 30-man over-the-top-rope battle royal, the Square Go!, with the winner earning the Square Go Briefcase. This gives the holder an opportunity to cash-in the briefcase for an ICW World Heavyweight Championship match at any time of their choosing for up to one year.
|Holder||Date Won||Event||Match Type||Location||Cash-In Date||Notes|
|Red Lightning||January 22, 2012||1st Annual Square Go!||30 Man Square Go! Match||Glasgow, Scotland||June 3, 2012||Cashed in and defeated then champion BT Gunn, who had just successfully defended the ICW Heavyweight Championship against Lionheart, to win the championship at In Your Gaff.|
|Mikey Whiplash||January 27, 2013||2nd Annual Square Go!||30 Man Square Go! Match||Glasgow, Scotland||May 5, 2013||After having announced his intention to cash-in at the next show, Whiplash would go on to defeat Red Lightning at Reservoir Dogs to win the ICW Heavyweight Championship.|
|Chris Renfrew||January 26, 2014||3rd Annual Square Go!||30 Man Square Go! Match||Glasgow, Scotland||January 25, 2015||Successfully defended the briefcase against Grado at 1.21 Gigawatts, Great Scott! on August 31, 2014.
Unsuccessfully cashed-in against champion, Drew Galloway, at the 4th Annual Square Go! on January 25, 2015.
|Dickie Divers||January 25, 2015||4th Annual Square Go!||30 Man Square Go! Match||Glasgow, Scotland||N/A|
|Chris Renfrew (2)||July 26, 2015||Shug's Hoose Party II||Ladder||Glasgow, Scotland||January 24, 2016||Won the briefcase from Dickie Divers in a ladder match at Shug's Hoose Party II on July 26, 2015.
On 20 December 2015, Renfrew announced that he would be cashing in against World Heavyweight Champion, Grado, on January 24, 2016 at The Fifth Annual Square Go.
At the event, Renfrew successfully cashed-in and defeated Grado via pinfall to win the ICW World Heavyweight Championship.
|Wolfgang||January 24, 2016||Fifth Annual Square Go!||30 Man Square Go! Match||Glasgow, Scotland||July 31, 2016||Successfully cashed in on Joe Coffey (who had just prior, won the championship from Big Damo) defeating him via pinfall to win the ICW World Heavyweight Championship at Shug's Hoose Party 3.|
Notable Roster Members (Past and Present)
The promotion uses local talent as well as established international workers.
- Brian Kendrick
- Mark Dallas
- Colt Cabana
- Drew Galloway
- Drew McDonald
- El Ligero
- Prince Devitt
- Hardcore Holly
- Joe Hendry
- Jack Jester
- Mikey Whiplash
- Ken Anderson
- Kid Fite
- Damian O'Connor
- Joe Coffey
- Jimmy Havoc
- Doug Williams
- Robbie Dynamite
- Martin Stone
- Mickie James
- Nikki Storm
- Noam Dar
- Paul London
- Kenny Williams
- Zack Sabre, Jr.
- Tracy Smothers
- Tommy End
- BT Gunn
- Chris Renfrew
- Rockstar Spud
- Matt Cross
- Tommaso Ciampa
- Rampage Brown
- Michael Verdugo (Hatchet)
ICW Fierce Females
Since September 2012, ICW have operated a sister promotion called Fierce Females. The promotion is dedicated to showcasing female wrestlers. As of 2014 the organisation is no longer under the ICW banner.
- At Fear & Lothian III, Red Lightning revealed that, due to Mark Dallas missing payments on a company bank loan, the bank sold him the company's assets, resulting in him becoming a majority owner of Insane Championship Wrestling.
- Following the events of Fear & Loathing VIII, Red Lightning announced his resignation as ICW General Manager via his Facebook page on November 17, 2015.
- Due to the absence of Mark Dallas, because of a family emergency, Lionheart announced that Red Lightning had appointed him as General Manager for the evening at the Live Forever show in Manchester, England.
- On May 31, 2015 ICW owner Mark Dallas, as punishment for Red Lightning, appointed Mick Foley as ICW Commissioner, for one night only, to be in charge at Fear & Loathing VIII.
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- ICW Official Website
- ICW Twitter Account
- Owner Mark Dallas Twitter Account
- ICW YouTube Channel
- ICW on Facebook
- ICW on Google+