Rockin' Rebel

For the band The Rockin' Rebels that recorded "Wild Weekend,", see The Rebels (band).
Rockin' Rebel
Birth name Chuck Williams
Born (1966-01-13) January 13, 1966
West Chester, Pennsylvania
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Rockin' Rebel
The Dark Ninja
Billed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Billed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Billed from "Anywhere He Damn Well Pleases!"
Trained by Ricky Morton
Robert Gibson
Debut December 1988

Chuck Williams (born January 13, 1966) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Rockin' Rebel. He is best known for his appearances on the U.S. independent circuit with promotions such as Eastern Championship Wrestling, Combat Zone Wrestling, Atomic Championship Wrestling, Classic Championship Wrestling, 1CW (Delaware) and Valour Pro Wrestling. Williams owns the trademark to his ring name.


Williams trained as a professional wrestler under The Rock 'n' Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson), debuting in December 1988 as Rockin' Rebel.

Tri-State Wrestling Alliance

In 1990, Rockin' Rebel signed with the Philadelphia-based Tri-State Wrestling Alliance. While touring with the TWA, Rebel became the first Tri- State Champion and had memorable feuds with The Sandman, D.C. Drake, and C.N. Redd. He also teamed with Jimmy Jannetty to form The Confederacy. They became top contenders to the tag team titles and feuded with teams such as The Super Destroyers and The Blackharts. Despite its success, the TWA ceased operations abruptly in 1991. Rebel returned to the promotion in early 1993 after it had been renamed Eastern Championship Wrestling.

Independent circuit

Rockin' Rebel hit the independent circuit after leaving ECW in 1995. He then had a brief stint in WCW and numerous dark matches with the then called WWF. He had successful tours of Japan, Korea and Puerto Rico before returning to the U.S. in 1996. Throughout the mid-90s, Rebel and fellow ECW alum Glen Osbourne formed a successful tag team known as Darkside. Together they won the Maryland-based Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation tag team titles five times, the Virginia-based International Pro Wrestling Association tag team titles twice, and appeared regularly for the NWA. On July 25, 2000, Rockin' Rebel debuted in Combat Zone Wrestling. He joined Lobo's Army and remained in the stable until it dissolved upon Lobo's retirement. He then formed a stable known as Rebel's Army with Derrick Frazier, Doomsday Danny Rose and former Tough Enough contestant Greg Matthews. Rebel and Matthews still team together in many promotions around the independent circuit such as PWF,3PW,PWU and World-1.

Between 2003 and 2005, Rockin' Rebel made numerous appearances with Pro-Pain Pro Wrestling.He still wrestles today for numerous independent federations. He also has been inducted into the DWF and IWPF hall of fame in 2012 and ACW, MWF and 1CW Hall of Fame in 2014.

On January 4, 2015, Rebel appeared on the premiere episode of First State Championship Wrestling, teaming with Adam Flash on in a losing effort against D-Line.

Rebel has been inducted in The Mid Penn Hall of Fame (MPWA) 2015.

In wrestling

Championships and accomplishments


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