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About OVW

The Future Is Now

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This is where the future happens, and has for nearly 30 years.

“Nightmare” Danny Davis, formerly known as “The Nightmare” in USWA and NWA and a former manager for Jerry “The King” Lawler, founded OVW in 1993.

The company has had a hand in the training of John Cena, Randy Orton, Brock Lesnar, CM Punk, Mickie James, Cody Rhodes, Shawn Spears and a near-endless list of talent now seen on Monday and Wednesday nights.

OVW became the world’s only state-accredited professional wrestling trade school in 2019, continuing a trailblazing path that the company has set for almost 30 years.