PAWL (Professional Anime Wrestling League) begun in late May of 2007. The first show to happen was a Click-Per-View event called Winner Take All. It consisted of a 20-Man Royal Rumble Match to decide the first PAWL World Champion. The superstars involved were (in no particular order): Tai Kamiya, Matt Ishida, Davis Motomiya, Michiru Kururugi, Koga, Naraku, Inuyasha, Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Seto Kaiba, Shikamaru Nara, Kabuto Yakushi, Might Guy, Ginta Toramizu, Zelgadis Greywords, Ferio, Van Fanel, Locke Cole, Vivi Orunitia, and Kenshin Himura. Tai Kamiya won this match entering at #17, becoming the first PAWL World Champion.
The weekly show for this CAW League, Voltage, normally has anywhere between 3-5 matches, and there are normally 3 episodes of Voltage before a Click-Per-View event. The main purpose of this show is to build up storylines that are happening in the PAWL.
PAWL also has a General Manager to help assist with storylines as well as handling many of the affairs of the league. The first General Manager of the PAWL was Tenchi Masaki. However, with the unexpected death of one of the members of the PAWL Board of Directors, Tenchi Masaki was chosen to fill the vacancy, leaving the PAWL without a General Manager temporarily. At Moment of Truth, Aoi Sakuraba was announced as the new General Manager.
PAWL forms part of the Big 4 of Anime CAW alongside Rocket's Championship Wrestling Federation, Anime Championship Wrestling and Pride Anime Championship.
Current PAWL Roster:
"Samurai Legend" Musashi
Asuka Langley Soryu
PAWL World Champion: Matt Ishida
PAWL Manga Champion: Dark Mousy
PAWL Tag Team Champions: Mech-Warriors (Suzaku Kururugi & Heero Yuy)
PAWL Women's Champion: Washu