Category Archives: wXw

An Interview with Tassilo Jung (wXw 16 Carat Gold weekend)

An Interview with Tassilo Jung (wXw 16 Carat Gold weekend)

    With another prestigious wXw 16 Carat Gold weekend in the books I felt the urge to do a little follow up. I’ve always had a good relationship with wXw as a promotion and part of that relationship is the two-way street of information exchanges. As we feed back to them, they also feed… Continue Reading

Adventures in Oberhausen 5: The Year of Rice Pudding

ADVENTURES IN OBERHAUSEN 5: WXW 16 CARAT GOLD WEEKEND 2019   March 7 2019   5.30am I’m in Birmingham International Airport. It’s cold. I am excited. It’s 16 Carat Gold weekend. My favourite weekend of the year. It’s my WrestleMania. It’s my Wrestle Kingdom. It’s my Superbowl. The thing I was most thrilled about this… Continue Reading

wXw Dead End (2.15.19) review

wXw Dead End   February 15 2019   We’re in Hamburg, Germany at the Markthalle. This show is potentially a memorable one as Veit Muller steps up to face WALTER for the first time and is eager to show to his Ringkampf mentor that he can hang in the ring with the Ring General. Hosts… Continue Reading

wXw Road to 16 Carat Gold live (1.26.19) review

wXw Road to 16 Carat Gold live (1.26.19) review

wXw Road to 16 Carat Gold live review   January 26 2019   As my dreadful January comes careening to an end it was time for show three of the year; wXw Road to 16 Carat Gold in London. The wXw London shows are traditionally good and I’ve never been disappointed by them. Historically the… Continue Reading

wXw Back to the Roots XVIII (1.19.19) review

wXw Back to the Roots XVIII (1.19.19) review

wXw Back to the Roots XVIII   January 19 2019   We’re in Oberhausen, Germany for wXw’s first major show of 2019. Which means Käfigschlacht! The War Games style cage match that’s become a staple of January viewing. On this show we get not one but two of the trademark cage matches as the title… Continue Reading

wXw Broken Rules XVIII review (11.17.18)

wXw Broken Rules XVIII review (11.17.18)

wXw Broken Rules XVIII   November 17 2018   We’re in Dresden, Germany at the Kraftwerk Mitte. Host for the English language fans is Andy Jackson, flying solo on a big show.   Absolute Andy vs. Bobby Gunns This is a hell of a way to kick the show off! The winner of this faces… Continue Reading

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