15th Annual Super 8

ECWA Super 8 2011

15th Annual
Sat. April 30, 2011
Flyers Skate Zone, Voorhees, NJ

Time and tix price tbd.  609.220.5598 for info.

Tommaso Ciampa Announced as First Competitor in the 2011 Super 8 Tournament!

Tommaso CiampaTommaso Ciampa
Weight: 199 lbs
Hails From: Fighting out of Total Performance Sports (TPS) of Everett, MA
Years Pro: 6
Feuds: Spike Dudley, Jason Blade, Brian Milonas
Trained By: Killer Kowalski, Mike Hollow, Al Snow, Harley Race
Style of Wrestling: Hard-hitting intensity with a mix of submission wrestling
Finishers: Project Ciampa (power-bomb into lung blower); Modified cloverleaf submission
Titles Held: TRP Heavyweight Championship; CW Heavyweight Championship and New England Championship; MWF Television Championship; OVW Tag Championship (manager); UFO Cruiserweight Championship
Federations Worked For: WWE; OVW; ROH; DG-USA; CW; ECWA; TRP; WLW; NEW; MWF; MCW; CZW
Inspirations: “All the men and women who have paved the way and allowed me to follow my childhood dreams.”
Aspirations: “Third time is the charm – win the 2011 Super 8! I would also love the opportunity to wrestle overseas.”

Read an in-depth interview with Tommaso Ciampa at!

The Horror Sami Callihan Announced as Second Competitor in the 2011 Super 8 Tournament!

Sami Callihan

Work Name: Sami Callihan


Height/Weight: 5'11 - 200LBS

Hails From: "The Last House on the Left" South Jersey

Years Pro: 5

Trained by: Heartland Wrestling Association under: Cody Hawk, Les Thatcher, & Shark Boy

Style of Wrestling: HYBRID Style: Japanese Strong Style, & Submission's

Finishers: The Stretch Muffler Submission or Running Forearm aka "A Forearm to Remember"

Titles Held (including tournaments):
2010 Jeff Peterson Cup Tournament Winner
1x CZW Ironman Champion
1x WXW Germany World Tag Team Champion w/ Jon Moxley
1x JAPW Tag Team Champion w/ Chris Dickinson
1x IPW Jr. Heavyweight Champion
1x Force 1 Pro Heavyweight Champion
CZW Best of the Best 9 Tournament Finalist
2008 IWA Ted Petty Invitational Finalist
2008 IPW Super Jr. Tournament Finalist
2008 Revolution Strong Style Tournament Finalist
2008 Candido Cup Tag Tournament Finalist
2010 Shamrock Cup Tournament Finalist

Federations Worked For: Dragon Gate USA, Evolve Wrestling, CZW, RING OF HONOR,
JAPW, FORCE 1 PRO, CHIKARA, WXW Germany, IPW, IWC, Luchacore, ICW, British All Star Wrestling,
IWA Midsouth, IWA East Coast, and others

Inspirations: Vader, Stan Hansen, Chris Jericho

Aspirations: To Become the Best Wrestler.... in the World

Listen to the in-depth interview with Sami Callihan at

Adam Cole Announced as Third Competitor in the 2011 Super 8 Tournament!

Adam ColeWork Name: Adam Cole


Height/Weight: 5'11" 190 lbs.

Hails From: Panama City, FL

Years Pro: 3

Fueds: Sabian, Ryan McBride, Tyler Veritas

Trained By: DJ Hyde, Jon Dahmer

Style: American Cruiserweight with technical influences

Finishers: Panama Sunrise (top rope flipping piledriver), Coleateral (Northern Lights Bomb), Corona Kick (flying Yakuza kick)

Titles Held:
CZW World Junior Heavyweight Champion (current)
WORLD-1 North American Champion (current)
EWA Crusierweight Champion
MCW Rage Champion (2 times)
WXW-C4 Ultimate Hybrid Champion
RCW Tag Team Champion w/ Devon Moore
2009 GBW Battle of Gettysburg Tournament Champion (2 day, 16 man tournament)
2010 World-1 Shinya Hashimoto Legacy Cup Champion
2010 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Rookie of the Year

Feds Worked For:
Ring of Honor (currently contracted) - PA
Dragon Gate USA - PA
Combat Zone Wrestling - PA
Jersey All Pro Wrestling - NJ
All Star Wrestling - England
Westside Xtreme Wrestling - Germany
World Xtreme Wrestling - FL/PA
Eastern Wrestling Alliance- MD
Maryland Championship Wrestling - MD
Tri-State Wrestling Alliance - NJ
Ground Breaking Wrestling - PA
Real Championship Wrestling - MD

Inspirations: Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, Steve Austin, Kurt Angle

Aspiration: First and foremost, to win the most prestigous tournament in all of wrestling, the the 15th Annual 2011Super 8 tournament. I would also love to expand my overseas experience, and continue to grow and mold myself into the wrestler I dream of becoming. Ultimately, my goal is to make a living through this sport.

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Top 10 Moves of Adam Cole -

A look back at the past SUPER 8 TOURNAMENTS!

14th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - July 10, 2010

  • Austin "Consequences" Creed (winner)
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • Alex Reynolds
  • Nick U-Gene Dinsmore
  • Chase Del Monte
  • Brian Milonas
  • Chris Wylde
  • Mr. Scott Wright

13th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - October 10, 2009

  • Nick Logan (winner)
  • Tommaso Ciampa
  • Mikaze
  • Dan Eckos
  • Prince Nana
  • Quiet Storm
  • Mike Tobin
  • Metal Master

12th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - October 25, 2008

  • Aden Chambers (winner)
  • Alex Koslov
  • Scott Reed
  • Loca Vida
  • Chase Del Monte
  • Maverick
  • Frankie Arion
  • Shannon Moore

11th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - November 10, 2007

  • Jerry Lynn (winner)
  • Sonjay Dutt
  • Rob Conway
  • Billy Bax
  • Matt Logan
  • Rob Eckos
  • Brian Fury
  • Human Tornado

10th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - April 8, 2006

  • Davey Richards (winner)
  • Charlie Haas
  • Milano Collection A.T.
  • Bryan Logan
  • Josh Daniels
  • Xavier
  • Scott Lost
  • Andre Lyonz

9th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - April 9, 2005

  • Petey Williams (winner)
  • Alex Shelley
  • Andrew Ryker
  • Puma
  • J. J. Perez
  • Rory Fox
  • Tyson Dux
  • Eric Matlock

8th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - April 3, 2004

  • Christopher Daniels (winner)
  • Psicosis
  • Mike Kruel
  • Austin Aries
  • Daivari
  • John Walters
  • Rocky Romero
  • Ricky Reyes

7th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - April 5, 2003

  • Paul London (winner)
  • Brian Kendrick
  • Chance Beckett
  • Frankie Kazarian
  • Chris Cage
  • Chris Sabin
  • Alex Arion
  • Sedrick Strong

6th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - March 2, 2002

  • Donovan Morgan (winner)
  • A. J. Styles
  • Amazing Red
  • Jamie Noble
  • Bobby Rhoode
  • Xavier
  • Matt Stryker
  • Pepper Parks

5th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - February 24, 2001

  • Low Ki (winner)
  • Bryan Danielson
  • Reckless Youth
  • Brian Kendrick
  • Mike Sullivan
  • Tony Kozina
  • Billy Fives
  • Jayson Reign

4th Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - February 26, 2000

  • Christopher Daniels (winner)
  • Scoot Andrews
  • Chad Collyer
  • Jeff Peterson
  • Jet Jaguar
  • Vic Capri
  • Shark Boy
  • Trent Acid

3rd Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - February 27, 1999

  • Steve Bradley (winner)
  • Jeff Hardy
  • Matt Hardy
  • Christopher Daniels
  • Jeff Peterson
  • Ace Darling
  • Devon Storm
  • Christian York

2nd Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - March 21, 1998

  • Simon "Lance" Diamond (winner)
  • Scotty "Too Hotty" Taylor
  • Mark Shrader
  • Devon Storm
  • Ace Darling
  • Inferno Kid
  • Reckless Youth
  • Mike Quackenbush

1st Annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament - February 22, 1997

  • Ace Darling (winner)
  • Simon "Lance" Diamond
  • Billy Kidman
  • Cheetah Master
  • Devon Storm
  • Inferno Kid
  • Reckless Youth
  • Ravishing Ronny Roberts