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Took To Soon - The Justin Silver Story

Backyard Trash Wrestling (BTW) wrestler John Silver was a huge part of his backyard wrestling federation and his group of friends before he tragically passed away. Watch the documentary and learn about the life of someone who brought people together and created a brotherhood.

Le Catch Des Arriere-Cours

Backyard Wrestling documentary about a group of teens and their relationship backyard wrestling has with their families and school. I believe this is a French BYW fed, but they could be Quebecois. 

This film is also in French. The quality of the documentary is very good and it's worth looking at even if you don't speak the language. 

Behind The Trampoline: The Story Of CWF Unity

CWF Unity will go down as one of the greatest backyard wrestling events of all time. But why did this event happen? What led to such an important match taking place? Behind The Trampoline goes in-depth into the events leading up to and after CWF Unity, through the eyes of the two men who were involved in the match. This documentary not only answers the questions everyone had regarding the event, but even goes as far as to answer the mysteries people have been wondering about since CWF Revival in 2016!

Joshua Allen: From Dream To Reality

Welcome to the documentary fans, Joshua Allen will tell you about his career and life and the troubled times he has had his life and some amazing moments in TBW history. Thank you for watching!

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The Extreme Truth: The Story of ESW (Chapter 1 - 16 plus bonus footage)

Check out this great sixteen part documentary from the backyard veterans known as Extreme Showdown Wrestling. You don't know the boys at ESW unless you've watched this documentary on their origins and first run as ultraviolent teenage backyard legends! 

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THE HISTORY OF EBW: A Backyard Wrestling Documentary

Check out a five part documentary detailing the life of Extreme Backyard Wrestling! 

Bob Saget's Strange Days - New Omega Wrestling

New Omega Wrestling was featured on Bob Saget's Strange Days TV show on the A&E channel which aired December 2010. You will see all the wreckless eating crew here & more! They had a lot of fun doing it and was a great way to say goodbye to our ten years in the backyard doing what they loved.

Backyard Wrestling - The Move of the Future (Ricardo Lacombe)

The BZW Backyard Federation was featured on their own documentary in 2007 from Troika LTD film and aired on CurrentTV. Narrated by David Oxley.

A documentary which discussed the amazing phanomanon of backyard wrestling. Wrestling that occurred in fields and backyards, until one is crowned the winner.

MXWA - S.A.W Backyard Wrestling With An Art

Pride Productions presents a short Documentary on the small backyard wrestling group that would become one of the biggest companies in the Midwest MXWA Wrestling. After starting in the backyard to getting trained professionally and putting on many shows S.A.W was the starting point. Mike Pride takes us back to a time before MXWA and shows us how the popular local group got started.

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Backyard Central - Superstar Series - Five Episode Documentary

The Backyard Wrestling Series is the 5-part documentary on the Southern California backyard wrestling scene from the early 2000’s through the eyes of Andy Johnson and fellow backyard wrestlers Jon Marcher, Richard Anderson and others. In this series you’ll see Andy’s backyard story from the early beginnings in his own backyard to the highest points of Underground Empire Wrestling, vintage news footage, the craziest spots recorded on VHS tape, who went pro and how it all ended.


The Backyard Wrestling Series is the redone version of our full-length backyard wrestling documentary “Grab Life & Bucket”.


Narrated by Dino Winwood. Featuring Andy Johnson, Jon Marcher, Stray Cat, Krs Kaz, Scorpio Sky, Larcen, Dino Winwood and many more.

Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes

"Bodyslam" Documentary Segment Featuring Christopher Daniels & UEW

In a short segment from the professional wrestling documentary "Bodyslam", "Fallen Angel" Christopher Daniels attends a UEW Mock Show and gives his thoughts on backyard wrestling.


Federation: Underground Empire Wrestling

Date: January 2001

Buried in the Backyard: The UWA Story (90 Mins)

In the late 90's/early 00's, professional wrestling was riding a massive wave of popularity. With that being said, kids across the country started putting on their own versions of WrestleMania in their backyards. This is the story of the Ultimate Wrestling Alliance, based out of Boston Massachusetts. From 1998 until the end of 2000 it ran consistently, then a few reunion shows and the eventual "Last Rites" put it to bed in the year 2006. This documentary was initially started in 2005 with a few interviews being recorded and has sat dormant for the better part of 16 years.

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Jimmy Meintel Jr Vlogs

Jimmy visits hardcore legends Underground Wrestling Federation during their annual Uncivilized Cup 2021 tournament!

Witness the savagery in all its glory! View today! 

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Best of Backyard Wrestling | Southern California (1998 - 2002) (60 Mins)

Backyard wrestling was never more popular than it was in the early 2000's. Best of Backyard Wrestling presents the most insane footage from that time period, directly from the region that produced the most hardcore footage. Chairs, Tables, Thumbtacks and more featuring favorites like Youth Suicide, Tommy Malice, Stray Cat and a few famous faces.

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