It was founded as Independent Wrestling League on August 13, 2010 by Martín Amaro, with Octavio Rivero as the head booker. In late 2010 Rivero was replaced by Amaro's niece, Ángeles Rubio, under whom IWL started a working agreement with Perros del Mal Producciones. Rubio would leave the promotion for personal reasons in April 2011.
He was followed as the head booker by wrestler Fantasma de la Ópera, who started a working relationship with Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA). On May 28, 2011, it was announced that Fantasma de la Ópera would be replaced by Valerie Richter
IWL was the first Mexican wrestling promotion to broadcast a live Internet Pay Per View. The iPPV was called "The Mad Man Takes Over Mexico!" and was aired on July 3, 2011. American hardcore wrestler Mad Man Pondo was the headliner in this show.
On July 15, 2011, Richter announced that IWL will incorporate a timekeeper, a ringbell and time limit for the matches
- IWL World Heavyweight Championship
- IWL Independent Heavyweight Championship
- IWL International Championship
- IWL International Junior Heavyweight Championship
- IWL International Tag Team Championship
- IWL Internet Championship
- IWL Lightweight Championship
- IWL Trios Championship
|Professional wrestling in Mexico|
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