Extreme Championship Wrestling will forever have a place in the hearts and minds of wrestling fans from all over the world. It was the perfect storm of rebellion during a time when teen angst was considered pop culture. All along the Eastern seaboard in places like the Elk’s Lodge and the ECW Arena, fans would come from all over to catch and be a part of the revolution.
Owner Paul Heyman fostered that revolutionary feeling to create a sense of camaraderie amongst all of the ECW alumni. Whether they first achieved fame or reinvented themselves under Heyman’s tutelage, here’s 10 wrestlers we all forgot started in ECW.