Independence is a professional wrestling pay-per-view held by Soul Wrestling Incorporated in June. Along with Destiny Fulfilled, Independence is considered to be a major show, as the show commemorates the anniversary of SWI's first show and origins. Beginning in 2013, all Independence shows were labelled with a number.
June 25, 2006
- The Party Animals def. Ken Williams and Jason Daniels.
- CK pinned Daniels after the Jumping Jackass.
- The Drinkin Boyz and Fat Tony Drinkin def. Shorty's Soldiers.
- Overkill and Perro Loco def. The Sheriff and Tony Jones in a Losers Leave SWI match.
- Overkill pinned Tony after the Switch Blade.
- C-Code & MC Bob def. the Calgary Cowboys to win the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Ken Davids def. Edgemaster to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Davids forced Edgemaster to submit to the Dragon Clutch following a low blow.
- XS3 def. Necrosphere, John Musclebound, Perro Loco, Biohazard, Marc Signman, Jason Hardcore, SP Robertson, Fat Tony Drinkin, and Darren Phoenix in a Versus the World match to retain the SWI World Championship.
June 24, 2007
- CK Miles and Kelsey Phoenix def. Darren Phoenix.
- CK pinned Darren after the MXC.
- Frankie Starr def. Jason Hardcore in a Falls Count Anywhere match to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Frankie pinned Jason after the Starrmaker through a table.
- Jason injured his knee during the match.
- The Calgary Cowboys def. C-Code & MC Bob to win the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Joey McFarlane and Tannark Fisher won a Showcase of the Souls battle royal.
- Joey and Tannark both hit the floor at the same time, prompting Jonathan Rembrandt to declare them both winners.
- Joey and Tannark earned spots in the Versus the World match at Disasterpiece.
- Other participants included XS3, Mr. Besser, Rainmaster, Waylon Kenney, Ben Drinkin, Afternoon Drinkin, Christopher Evans, Marc Monzac, Chris Cool, Soulmaster, Sean Awesome, Trent Rodimer, and Demon.
- Overkill and Perro Loco def. Arn Allen and Yoshiro Atoshi in a Last Team Standing match.
- This was Overkill and Allen's last match in the company. Both teams made amends after the match.
- Ken Davids def. Necrosphere in a 30-Minute Ironman match (1-0).
- Davids pinned Necrosphere after the Shining Wizard in overtime.
- Rainmaster and Frankie attacked both men after the match.
- SP Robertson def. Edgemaster to win the SWI World Championship.
June 29, 2008
- Trinity and Joey McFarlane def. Necrosphere, SP Robertson, and Waylon Kenney.
- Joey pinned Waylon after the Final Fate.
- Edgemaster def. Jason Hardcore.
- Edgemaster pinned Jason after an inside cradle.
- The Drinkin Boyz def. The Party Animals to gain entry into the Versus the World match.
- Afternoon pinned CK after the Canadian Combo.
- Frankie Starr def. Kelsey Phoenix to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Frankie pinned Kelsey after the Starrmaker.
- The Calgary Cowboys def. Ken Williams and Jason Daniels to win the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Frederick pinned Daniels after the Frederick Facelift.
- Ken Davids and XS3 fought to a 60 minute time limit draw for the SWI World Championship.
June 28, 2009
- Team England def. The Party Animals.
- Collier pinned CK after the London Bridge.
- C-Code & MC Bob def. Wildfire and Demon to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- C-Code pinned Wildfire after the CC-MC.
- Monty James and Edgemaster def. Necrosphere and XS3.
- Edgemaster pinned Necrosphere after Monty delivered the Full Monty and Edgemaster tagged himself in.
- Monty hit the Full Monty on XS3 and Edgemaster after the match.
- Rainmaster and Frankie Starr def. Darren Phoenix and Survivor.
- Frankie pinned Darren after the Starrmaker.
- Waylon Kenney def. Jotun to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Waylon pinned Jotun after The Way It Is.
- Mr. Besser def. Joey McFarlane in a Lumberjack match to win the SWI World Championship.
- Besser forced Joey to pass out to the Besser Bender.
- The lumberjacks were XS3, Necrosphere, Edgemaster, Frankie Starr, Rainmaster, Monty James, Team England, C-Code, MC Bob, Darren Phoenix, Kayla Stevens, and Kelsey Phoenix.
June 27, 2010
- Dr. Jason Spencer def. Ken Williams.
- Spencer forced Williams to submit to the Anesthesia.
- Kayla Stevens def. Samantha Nichols to retain the SWI Women's Championship.
- Kayla pinned Samantha after the Judgment Day.
- Necrosphere, Monty James, and Blackwolf def. The Drinkin Clan.
- Blackwolf pinned Shorty after the Wolfpack Attack.
- Team England def. Bad Attitude Inc. to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Tannark Fisher def. CK Miles by DQ to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- CK refused to stop attacking Tannark in the corner, causing the DQ.
- Ken Davids def. Frankie Starr in a Lumberjack match to retain the SWI World Championship.
June 26, 2011
- Team England def. The Stones in a Crescent Heights Street Fight.
- Collier pinned Mikey after the London Bridge onto a garbage can.
- Blackwolf def. Gene Van Tyler, Nicholai Ivanov, and Tannark Fisher to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Blackwolf pinned GVT after the Wolfpack Attack.
- The Monstourage def. Bad Attitude Inc., and CK Miles and Thunder Train to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Kayla Stevens def. Tonya Montana to win the SWI Women's Championship.
- Kayla pinned Tonya after the Ares Crossbody and using a handful of tights for leverage.
- Tonya was forced to leave SWI as a result of her loss.
- Hitman of the Gods def. Mr. Besser via referee stoppage.
- Hitman used heavy strikes, the Boot from Hell, and the Zeus' Anger I to knock Besser out.
- Monty James def. XS3 to retain the SWI World Championship.
- Monty pinned XS3 after countering the Burning Cradle into the Full Monty.
- The match was voted SWI Match of the Year.
- After the show, Monty proposed to Kennedy, who accepted.
June 24, 2012
- Nicholai Ivanov def. Frankie Starr in a Russian Chain match to win the SWI North American Championship.
- Kayla Stevens def. Kelsey Ayami to retain the SWI Women's Championship.
- Kayla pinned Kelsey after the Judgment Day.
- Kayla debuted a new delusional celebrity gimmick at the event.
- The Stones won a Tag Team Turmoil to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- The Besser Brothers eliminated The Brothers Grimm after the B3 to Deacon.
- The Drinkin Boyz eliminated The Besser Brothers after the Beer Bash from Afternoon to Jeremy.
- The Drinkin Boyz eliminated Mortales Guerreros after the Canadian Combo to Tormenta.
- The Drinkin Boyz eliminated Bad Attitude Inc. after the AOK from Ben to TANK.
- The Stones eliminated The Drinkin Boyz with a rollup from Mikey on Afternoon after JR hit the H.O.C.
- Team MCCW (Griffon Maverick, Curtis Russo, Howard Terrell, and Jefferson Reeves) def. Team SWI (Edgemaster, Worldwide Truth & Freedom, and Gene Van Tyler).
- Griffon pinned Blackwolf after Jeffy got poked in the eye and accidentally delivered the Mordor Drop to Blackwolf.
- Blackwolf threw his W.T.F. hoody at Jeffy and walked out on him.
- XS3 def. Monty James in an I Quit match.
- XS3 forced Monty to quit after crushing his ankle in a chair and forcing him to submit to the X-Cavation.
- Tannark Fisher def. CK Miles to win the SWI World Championship.
- Tannark pinned CK after the 602.
June 30, 2013
- Psychophelia def. Violet Cyrilla in a Shakespeare Street Fight to retain the SWI Women's Championship.
- Psychophelia pinned Violet after the Ode to Polonius through a table.
- Bad Attitude Inc. def. Mikey Stone and Robert Russo to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Andreas pinned Mikey after the Attitude Problem.
- Tannark Fisher and Monty James def. Frankie Starr and Daniel Ness.
- Monty pinned Ness after the Full Monty.
- Stan H. Johnston def. XS3 to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Johnston pinned XS3 after the Western Lariat.
- Blackwolf def. Jeffy in a Falls Count Anywhere match.
- Blackwolf pinned Jeffy after the Wolfpack Attack onto the announce table.
- Carter Starr def. JR Stone to win the SWI World Championship.
- Carter pinned JR after a low blow and the Fatal Encounter.
- The referee was distracted by the brawl between members of the SWI locker room and Starrway Enterprises.
June 29, 2014
- Keiji Satoshi def. Shorty Drinkin, Kellen Sampson, Jeremy Besser, Dmitri Laertes, and Gene Van Tyler to retain the SWI Canadian Television Championship.
- Keiji pinned Kellen after the Seishin Buster.
- Ben Drinkin def. TANK.
- Ben pinned TANK after countering the TANK Drop into the AOK.
- Lisa Cross def. Ashley Neon to win the SWI Women's Championship.
- Lisa pinned Ashley after the Cross to Bear.
- Mikey Stone def. JR Stone in a Last Man Standing match.
- Worldwide Truth & Freedom (Jeffy and Monty James) def. Starrway Enterprises to win the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Monty pinned Frankie after the Worldwide Justice.
- Carter Starr made his return and laid out Frankie with the Fatal Encounter to set up the finish.
- If Starrway Enterprises had won, Jeffy would have to leave SWI.
- Tannark Fisher def. Andreas Trinidad to retain the SWI World Championship.
- Tannark pinned Andreas with the 602.
June 28, 2015
- Trent Radical won a 30-Man Alumni Battle Royal, last eliminating Perro Loco to win the match.
- Other participants included: Ken Williams, Jason Daniels, Factor, C-Code, MC Bob, Rob Frederick, Sam Sisco, Survivor, Biohazard, Jason Hardcore, Christopher Evans, David Besser, Jeremy Besser, Colossus Rhodes, Fat Tony Drinkin, Run Away, Chris Cool, Yoshiro Atoshi, Stan H. Johnston, Marc Signman, Maximus Dungeon, Quinn Bradley, Social Drinkin, Non-stop Drinkin, Brainiac, The Wuss, Daniel Rebel, and Cheesy Fondue.
- Ashley Neon, Kayla Stevens, Lisa Cross, Samantha Nichols, and Psychophelia def. Justine Vaine, Becky Cooper, Madison Cooper, Simona Summers, and Lavanya.
- Kayla pinned Madison after the Judgment Day.
- The Stones won a Tag Team Turmoil to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- The Cypress Crew eliminated Militant Lightning after the G6 from G-String to Daisuke.
- The Drinkin Bros. eliminated the Cypress Crew after the AOK from Ben to G-String.
- The Drinkin Bros. eliminated the European Union with a roll-up from Shorty to Collier.
- Kellen Sampson and Gene Van Tyler eliminated The Drinkin Bros. with a roll-up from GVT to Ben.
- The Stones eliminated Kellen and GVT after the Stone Cutter to Kellen.
- The Drinkin Bros. attempted to attack Kellen and GVT after the match, but were thwarted by The Stones.
- Gina Scott def. Kasai, Sarah Bennett, Karen von Black, Theresa McShane, and Jordan Newport to win the SWI Women's Championship.
- Gina pinned Jordan after the Scott Shot.
- Tannark Fisher, Monty James, Jeffy, and Manzer def. The Barricade in a Falls Count Anywhere Elimination Tag Team match.
- Keiji Satoshi retained the SWI Canadian Television Championship and Andreas Trinidad won the SWI North American Championship, defeating Hayden Wilkinson, Robert Russo, and B. Randall Morrison.
- Keiji pinned Russo after the Seishin Buster.
- Andreas pinned Hayden after the Stand Up Shot onto Morrison.
- Waylon Kenney and Nicholai Ivanov def. Frankie Starr and Daniel Ness in a Steel Cage match.
- Waylon pinned Frankie after The Way It Is from the top of the cage.
- This was Waylon's last match in SWI. Waylon and Frankie shook hands after the match, then took their turns with Nicholai hitting Ness with their finishers.
- XS3 def. Blackwolf to win the SWI World Championship.
- XS3 pinned Blackwolf after the Shadow Step.
- XS3 celebrated his victory with Christine, his two children, and his father at ringside.
- The Barricade, B. Randall Morrison, Daniel Ness, and Jarod Barnes attempted to attack XS3 after the match, but were all beaten down by Tannark, CK Miles, Rainmaster, Edgemaster, Overkill, and The Ministry. All eight of the former champions then celebrated together with the fans.
Independence 11 Edit
June 26, 2016
- Fair Verona Connection def. Manzer and The Cypress Crew.
- Trudeau pinned G-String after the Bonne Nuit.
- Gina Scott def. 1-L.
- Gina pinned 1-L after the Scott Shot.
- Daniel Ness def. B. Randall Morrison.
- Truth & Freedom, XS3, Keiji Satoshi, and Benjamin Collier def. The Drinkin Clan in an Elimination Tag match.
- Collier eliminated Non-stop after the Big Ben Bomb.
- Keiji eliminated Social with the Solution.
- All Night eliminated Jeffy after the Black Out.
- XS3 eliminated All Night after the Full Monty from Monty and the Shadow Step.
- Fat Tony eliminated Monty after the Lucky Lariat.
- Keiji eliminated Shorty after the Seishin Buster.
- XS3 eliminated Fat Tony with the Maple Leaf Vice.
- Rock n' Roll Angels def. The Risen and The Unregulars in a Ladder match to retain the SWI World Tag Team Championship.
- Trent Radical def. Tannark Fisher in a 2/3 Falls match to retain the SWI North American Championship.
- Radical scored the first fall with an unseen low blow and an inside cradle.
- Tannark scored the second fall after the 602.
- Radical scored the third and final fall after two Code Rads in succession.
- As per the stipulation, Tannark Fisher was barred from competing in SWI until Independence 12.
- Ben Drinkin def. Andreas Trinidad and Sam Hawkins to retain the SWI World Championship.
- Ben pinned Hawkins after the AOK, following a ringside brawl between The Drinkin Clan and XS3's team.
- Ashley Neon def. Kayla Stevens to win the SWI Women's Championship.
- Ashley pinned Kayla after the Bass Drop.
- This match marked the first time a women's match had main evented an SWI PPV.