Category Archives: wXw

wXw Superstars of Wrestling review (5.5.18)

wXw Superstars of Wrestling review (5.5.18)

wXw Superstars of Wrestling   May 5 2018   We’re in Oberhausen at the Turbinenhalle. A great card produced a strong circa 750 crowd. Hosts are Rico Bushido and “Massive” Jurn Simmons. This is a perfect spot for Jurn while he recovers from a broken leg. The timing of that injury was so lousy. I… Continue Reading

wXw True Colors 2018 review (4.14.18)

wXw True Colors 2018 review (4.14.18)

wXw True Colors 2018   April 14 2018   We’re in Dresden at Eventwerk. wXw stacked this card up with a huge main event pitting WALTER against Ilja Dragunov in a singles rematch of last year’s 16 Carat Gold final. Plus Absolute Andy defending his title shot against arch rival Marius Al-Ani in a TLC… Continue Reading

wXw We Love Wrestling London review (3.24.18)

wXw We Love Wrestling London review (3.24.18)

wXw We Love Wrestling London   March 24 2018   We’re in London at the Dome, Tufnell Park. It’s one of my favourite venues for wrestling. Very intimate. Everywhere has a good view. I always get stinking drunk there, without even trying because the bar is so accessible. I think I’d go as far as… Continue Reading

Adventures in Oberhausen Part III: Mike Kilby’s Wild Ride

Adventures in Oberhausen Part III: Mike Kilby’s Wild Ride

ADVENTURES IN OBERHAUSEN PART III: Mike Kilby’s Wild Ride   Thursday 8th March   6.40am   I’m in Birmingham Airport and so hyped for 16 Carat Gold weekend that I can’t even bring myself to sit down while waiting for fellow Voices of Wrestling podcaster Oli Court. It’s in this hyper-state that I run into… Continue Reading

wXw Road to 16 Carat review (2.25.18)

wXw Road to 16 Carat review (2.25.18)

wXw Road to the 16 Carat   February 25 2018   We’re in Bielefeld, Germany at the Forum. This show will decide the final competitor in this years 16 Carat Gold tournament. Eight men will compete to determine who progresses the one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world. Among those competing are wXw… Continue Reading

wXw Dead End XVII review (2.9.18)

wXw Dead End XVII review (2.9.18)

wXw Dead End XVII   February 9 2018   We’re in Hamburg at the Markthalle. There’s never been a more appropriate name for a wrestling venue. All killer, no filler on tonight’s card. Four title matches, a 16 Carat qualifier and a hardcore match featuring Jurn Simmons. Let’s do it! Shout out to wXw’s design… Continue Reading

Countdown to Carat (travel guide & recommended matches)

Countdown to Carat (travel guide & recommended matches)

COUNTDOWN TO CARAT   Hi there. In a month’s time the wrestling fans of Europe will descend on Oberhausen, the normally sleepy Western German industrial town, for 16 Carat Gold. It only happens once a year and it’s a massive weekend of professional wrestling. If it’s your first time, or you’re a seasoned veteran, Oberhausen… Continue Reading

wXw Back to the Roots XVII review (1.20.18)

wXw Back to the Roots XVII review (1.20.18)

wXw Back to the Roots XVII   January 20 2018   We’re in Oberhausen, Germany at the Turbinenhalle for wXw’s first big show of 2018. Headlined by the Käfigschlacht eight man cage match. This year it’s RISE vs. wXw, headed up by Ringkampf and WALTER. Can WALTER stop the tide of Klinger’s RISE unit or… Continue Reading

wXw Shotgun 338 review

wXw Shotgun 338 review

wXw Shotgun 338   January 17 2018   Shotgun is a great TV show and one I’m going to attempt to keep up with in 2018. It won’t happen but I’ll be giving it a shot. Host is Jeremy Graves.   JayFK vs. Cash Crash & Oliver Carter This is from Munich. Cash Crash is… Continue Reading

wXw 17th Anniversary Show review (12.23.17)

wXw 17th Anniversary Show   December 23 2017   We’re in Oberhausen, Germany at the world-famous Turbinenhalle for wXw’s 17th Anniversary Show. Soon wXw will be leaving home, getting a real job and probably writing off a Corsa trying to impress his friends doing donuts on Aldi car park. It only seems like yesterday that… Continue Reading