Jamie Greer - Aug 6, 2019

The day after wXw AMBITION 11 tournament in Toronto, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) holds a special wXw Toronto event, featuring several of wXw’s top stars mingling with some of the other international talent (and Smash Wrestling regulars) who are in town for SummerSlam week. Brent Banks vs. Marius Al-Ani vs. Julian Pace vs. CIMA […]

Adam Morrison - Mar 9, 2019

Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) is currently enjoying its annual 16 Carat weekend, with some huge developments already coming out of a surprise appearance from WWE‘s Alexander Wolfe and The Aussie Open capturing the wXw Tag Team Championships following the promotion debut of SCHADENFREUDE. Another title has now changed hands as Bobby Gunns has captured the Unified […]

On an action-packed day 2 of 16 Carat Gold wXw Shotgun Champion Marius Al-Ani  had an open challenge issued for his title.  To the shock of the fans in attendance the challenge was answered by Sanity member and Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) alumni Alexander Wolfe. Alexander Wolfe Makes Surprise Appearance at 16 Carat Weekend Live from #wXw16Carat Gold 2019. Shotgun Champion @mariusAL_Ani offers […]

Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) has been running it’s marquee 16 Carat Gold tournament which is a three-day tournament that is the highlight of their calendar.  Aussie Open (Mark Davis & Kyler Fletcher) have captured the tag team titles on day 2 of the tournament after beating Ivan Kiev and Pete Bouncer. Aussie Open win wXw World Tag Team Championships #schadenfreude is here!! #wXw16Carat […]

Adam Morrison - Mar 10, 2019

Over the past three days, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) promotion has been presenting their annual 16 Carat Gold tournament. The finals took place today, which saw the plucky underdog Lucky Kid come out victorious to the delight of many. He overcame Timothy Thatcher, Axel Dieter Jr., and Ilja Dragunov en-route to the finals, where he […]

Jamie Greer - Mar 3, 2019

Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw), an 18-year old indie that has emerged as the nation’s most recognizable independent promotion, is gearing up for its most prestigious tournament, 16 Carat Gold, that is the longest running tournament still active in European wrestling. Here’s a look at the sixteen people entered in the 2019 tournament, an event that […]

Jamie Greer - Jan 15, 2019

Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) enters 2019 on a huge international buzz following their partnership with the WWE last year and the recent debut of wXw’s own megastar WALTER in NXT UK at TakeOver: Blackpool last weekend. They kick off their own new year this Saturday with Back To The Roots XVIII that features some […]

Dan Niles - Jan 21, 2019

Every month, our own Dan Niles compiles his personal 20 Best Matches list from around the world, from North America to Europe to Japan. Some are obvious best matches choices, some are dark horses, but they’re always fun to find some matches you may have missed the previous month! (DISCLAIMER: This list is subjective and […]

Ilja Dragunov

Defiant Wrestling has announced that Ilja Dragunov will no longer be able to work their shows in February.  The company has reportedly been placed on a “no fly zone” of sorts for NXT UK talent, which Dragunov has been rumored to join,  leading to speculation that Dragunov will join NXT UK.  It has been rumored for a while now […]

Jamie Greer - Dec 19, 2018

This weekend, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) celebrates its 18th anniversary as a company with their annual anniversary show, and the line up is huge. wXw has a lot to celebrate this year, emerging as Germany’s premier wrestling company and entering into an alliance with the WWE in a similar position to EVOLVE in the […]

Jamie Greer - Nov 17, 2018

For those maybe expecting 2018 Mae Young Classic winner Toni Storm to perhaps help out Kairi Sane tonight at NXT TakeOver: War Games II in her war against Shayna Baszler and the Horsewomen, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir, Storm was in Germany tonight competing for Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw). And in a matter of […]

Jamie Greer - Nov 24, 2018

Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) has long since emerged as one of Europe’s premier indie promotions, being the home of such talents as WALTER, Ilja Dragunov, Jurn Simmons, “Bad Bones” John Klinger and more, including WWE/NXT stars like SaNitY’s Alexander Wolfe (formerly Axel Tischer), Killer Kelly and Marcel Barthel (formerly Axel Dieter Jr.). They recently […]

Meiko Satomura
Jamie Greer - Oct 8, 2018

The year 2018 has seen a resurgence in the 23 year career of joshi icon Meiko Satomura and it continued over the weekend. In Germany, Meiko Satomura was part of the 2018 Femme Fatales tournament with Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) and after defeating Wesna in the first round and Millie McKenzie in the semi-final, she defeated […]

Moritz Risch - Oct 2, 2018

During the World Tag Team League 2018, Germany’s Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) holds its all women tournament, Femmes Fatales featuring the likes of Toni Storm, Meiko Satomura, Millie McKenzie, Killer Keller, and Session Moth Martina. They all come to the Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen on October 6th. Here’s a look at the first round match ups. First Round: Wesna vs Meiko […]

Moritz Risch - Oct 1, 2018

The best wrestling teams from all over the world collide in the annual wXw World Tag Team League in Oberhausen. Are WALTER and Timothy Thatcher able to replicate their success from last year? Or are the teams from other continents conquering the German wrestling scene? Here’s a quick primer of the eight tag teams taking […]

Jamie Greer - Aug 29, 2018

Last weekend saw the second round of tapings for NXT UK, including a tournament to crown the inaugural NXT UK Women’s Champion. During a match against Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm went down with a back injury, and while some speculated it may have been storyline, the referee threw up the X sign to the back […]

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