No Way Out Logo (2003 - 2009)

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No Way Out was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event, produced every February by the professional wrestling promotion, International Wrestling Entertainment (IWE). The event was created in 1998, with its inaugural event produced as an In Your House event in February of that year. The event in 2000 was rebranded as an annual PPV event for IWE. To coincide with the brand extension, the event was made exclusive to the Fusion brand in 2004. In 2007, to follow the format of WrestleMania, all PPV events became tri-branded. The final event was held in 2009, with Elimination Chamber replacing No Way Out in 2010. During its time, the event had been held in two countries: the United States and Canada. It had been held in eight U.S. states and one Canadian province, where every event has been held in an indoor arena. Each event featured talent from IWE competing in various professional wrestling match types. Seven championship matches have taken place in the main event during its run. Professional wrestling is a non-competitive professional sport, where matches are prearranged by the promotion's writing staff, and is also considered an athletic performing art, containing strong elements of catch wrestling, mock combat, and theatre. Each PPV event features several professional wrestling matches that involve different wrestlers from pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines. Wrestlers are portrayed as either villains or heroes in the scripted events that build tension and culminate into a wrestling match or series of matches.

History[edit | edit source]

Now Way Out went from ??? to 2009. It is now been replaced by Elimination Chamber where the World Heavyweight and IWE Championship's have to be defended inside the devils structure called the Elimination Chamber.

No Way Out Pay-Per-Views[edit | edit source]

# Event Date City Venue Main Event
1 No Way Out of Texas February 15, 1998 Houston, Texas Compaq Center Jeff Jarrett (c) vs. Justin Goff for the NWA North American Heavyweight Championship
Steve Johnson, Owen Heart, Cactus Jack, and Chainsaw Charlie vs. Triple K, David Roope, and the New Age Outlaws (Billy Morgan and Road Dogg) in a no disqualification match
2 No Way Out (2000) February 20, 2000 Hartford, Connecticut Hartford Civic Center Triple K (c) vs. Cactus Jack in a Hell in a Cell match for the IWF Championship
3 No Way Out (2001) February 25, 2001 Las Vegas, Nevada Thomas & Mack Center Triple K vs. Steve Johnson in a Three Stages of Hell match
Matt Borske (c) vs. The Rock for the WWF Championship
4 No Way Out (2002) February 17, 2002 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bradley Center Kris McGowan (c) vs. Steve Johnson for the Undisputed IWE Championship
5 No Way Out (2003) February 23, 2003 Montreal, Quebec Bell Centre Sam Simkins vs. Hulk Hogan
6 No Way Out (2004) February 15, 2004 Daly City, California Cow Palace Rob Lesnar (c) vs. Brian McAlmond for the IWE Championship
7 No Way Out (2005) February 20, 2005 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Mellon Arena John Goff (c) vs. The Big Marc in a first-ever Barbed Wired Steel Cage Match for the IWE Championship
8 No Way Out (2006) February 19, 2006 Baltimore, Maryland 1st Mariner Arena Matt Borske (c) vs. Martin McAlmond for the World Heavyweight Championship
9 No Way Out (2007) February 18, 2007 Los Angeles, California Staples Center Jesse Dern and Martin McAlmond vs. Dustin Simpson and Ryan Barnhart in a Tag Team Match
10 No Way Out (2008) February 17, 2008 Las Vagas, Navada Thomas & Mack Center Triple K vs. Ryan Barnhart vs. John Goff vs. Keith Coleman vs. Kris McGowan vs. Josh Hooper in a Elimination Chamber Match
11 No Way Out (2009) February 15, 2009 Seattle, Washington KeyArena Dustin Simpson (c) vs. Jose Serrano vs. Scott Wright vs. Kris McGowan vs. Alex Knox vs. Chris LeGreca for the IWE World Heavyweight Championship in a Elimination Chamber Match
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