Category Archives: wXw

Adventures in Oberhausen #4: #wXwWTTL 2018

Adventures in Oberhausen #4: #wXwWTTL 2018

ADVENTURES IN OBERHAUSEN IV:   WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2018   (OR 1ST CLASS JOEY “BIG ABS” PIGLET’S BOWLARAMA)   October 4 2018   5am. I am awake. I have been awake for 30 minutes and I am woefully underprepared for the start of the weekend. Oddly enough the 6 hours sleep I just got will… Continue Reading

wXw Shotgun 372 review

wXw Shotgun 372 review

wXw Shotgun 372   September 26 2018   We are on the verge of wXw World Tag Team League. It starts just over a week from today! We kick off backstage where Absolute Andy doesn’t recall attacking Ilja Dragunov last week so they show him footage of it. “No, that wasn’t me”. Andy gets fed… Continue Reading

wXw Shotgun 371 review

wXw Shotgun 371 review

wXw Shotgun 371   We’re on the road to Tag League, which looks incredible on paper, so I’m very into Shotgun at the moment. I watched the super long version last week but didn’t review it.   Video Control kicks us off backstage where Thomas Giesen interviews Lucky Kid about the whole Tarkan Aslan situation.… Continue Reading

wXw Fan Appreciation (1.9.18) review

wXw Fan Appreciation (1.9.18) review

wXw Fans Appreciation N2   September 1 2018   We’re in Oberhausen at the Turbinenhalle.   Millie McKenzie vs. Kris Wolf Millie has come a long way over the past year but she’s not come up against someone as unusual as Kris Wolf. The antics involve biting, the wolf mask being used on both Millie… Continue Reading

wXw Fan Appreciation Night review (8.31.18)

wXw Fan Appreciation Night review (8.31.18)

wXw Fans Appreciation Night N1   August 31 2018   We’re in Hamburg, Germany at the Markthalle. Hosts are Rico Bushido, Andy Jackson and Alan Counihan.   wXw Tag Team Championship Monster Consulting (c) vs. JayFK Two very good tag teams here. The powerhouse Monster Consulting against the ‘fresh’ JayFK. Two cocky, brash young heels… Continue Reading

wXw Shortcut to the Top review (8.4.18)

wXw Shortcut to the Top review (8.4.18)

wXw Shortcut to the Top   August 4 2018   We’re in Oberhausen, Germany for one of wXw’s marquee events; Shortcut to the Top, their Royal Rumble knock-off. I don’t care if it’s a blatant knock-off though because I love the 30-man staggered entrance format. It can provide all manner of intrigue and visitation to… Continue Reading

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