The MLW World Heavyweight Championship is the major championship of Major League Wrestling (MLW). The championship first existed during MLW's first run from 2002 - 2004 and was revived when MLW returned in 2017 and announced a tournament to crown a new champion.
In January 2018 MLW announced there would be an eight-man tournament to crown a new MLW World Heavyweight Champion.
- Tom Lawlor
- Matt Riddle
- Jeff Cobb
- Shane Strickland
- Brody King
- Jimmy Havoc
- Maxwell Jacob Feinstein
|First round February 8, 2018||Semifinals||Final|
|Maxwell Jacob Friedman|
- ACH replaced Tom Lawlor in the tournament as an alternate after Lawlor suffered an injury resulting in him unable to continue in the tournament.