ECW stands for Extreme Championship Wrestling. ECW is more of a hardcore version of WWE and TNA. It started of in the 90's and almost when country wide before it was shut down. Recently the WWE has "re-vived" ECW.
In the 90's ECW matches always consisted under Extreme Rules Which basicly meant that there are no rules. Some of the main wepons were chairs,Tables, Barbed Wire and Fire. Some of the wrestler that started their include sabu, Tommy Dreamer, Sandman, RVD and Rey Mysterio

Now with the New ECW only one or two matches a night are called under extreme rules. Some of the wrestler that have joined ECW since it was revived are: Big Show, CM Punk, Kurt Angle and Test

The Current ECW champion is : The big show
The current Commentators are : Tazz & Joey Styles
It is currently being showed in USA on the sci-fi network and goes for 1 hour
Joey styles: OH MY GOD!!! sabu just put RVD through a burning table!!!!
Tazz:I can't belive it
by Darren Spencer October 5, 2006
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The best wrestling league ever. Ran from 1992 to 2001.
I went to ECW Heatwave 98 and it was fucking awesome.
by Yo Momma November 18, 2004
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The utlimate wrestling show. Specializes in broke necks, bob wires, tables lit on fire and chants of "Holy Shit" and "You Fucked Up". Technically should have won the T.V war against WCW and WWE but because of lack of funding and not fans or roster talent faded gracefully from the airwaves to then rise like a pheonix on the Sci-Fi channel; fitting because some the matches these dudes have had are not of this world.
Joey Styles: Holy shit Bam Bam Bigelow just been Full Nelson suplexed through a table by Taz the Suplex Machine.

Fans Chanting: ECW, ECW, ECW, ECW, ECW, ECW, ECW, ECW
by Slade Technics July 4, 2006
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Gave every one a chance to hear the single greatest catch phrase in recent his second only to "Doh!"
by lordaleksandre June 10, 2004
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ECW, or Extreme Championship Wrestling was a revolutionary american wrestling promotion. Notorious for its rowdy, die hard fans and willingness to push the envelop with story-lines and what could be done with wrestling...

However, due to constant money issues(Which haunted the company since it inception) ECW had to close in 2001...

Now Vinnie Mac who owns WWE decided to bring it back, and now you have a promotion thats a shadow of its former self.
Vince Macmahn thinks that he knows what the original ECW was all about, but sadly he is mistaken.

I dont want any WWECW or as I like to call it Entertainment Championship Wrestling, give me the original EXTREME Champonship Wrestling.

R.I.P. ECW(the real one) 1994-2001
by Fat Chick Thrilla March 14, 2008
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Like the wrestling promotion (1992 -2001), not that shit on tv today. A wild brawl or fight that occours with unconventional weapons being used such as chairs, brooms, DVD players, or any other items you normally would not see in a fight. Participants usually toss them or whack their adversary with the item. Very exciting.
Yo!!!! Shorty went into the house and came out with an ironing board and cracked Boo Boo over the head with it. Then Boo Boo's mom came up the street with a chair and went ECW on Shorty's ass. It was crazy!!!!
by MJ Wright February 19, 2008
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