NEWS UPDATES 11th September 2003
Updated 8:30pm
Author: Elisar Cabrera

  • Due to a serious injury suffered this week, Jody Fleisch has been pulled from all UK shows on doctor’s orders. As the injury was not from a wrestling show, this site will not go into it in respect of Jody’s privacy. This does mean Jody Fleisch will not be wrestling at Hotwired on the 21st.
  • As many fans may be disappointed at not seeing the advertised Jody Fleisch vs Jack Xavier match, a new opponent has been signed this evening, and it will be an international star. Chris Hamrick will be bringing with him his former ECW tag team partner who will be making his UK debut. Jack Xavier will face former WCW wrestler and current indy sensation, EZ Money.
  • XPW European Champion Wonderkid Jonny Storm has replied to Pat Roach with regards to Chris Hamrick’s challenge. Jonny Storm will accept the match only with his own condition. Should he win the match against Chris Hamrick, he will have the right not to have to face Jody Fleisch in a FWA ring in a one on one contest. With this in mind, its now officially been signed… Jonny Storm vs Chris Hamrick at FWA Hotwired on Sunday 21st September at the Broxbourne Civic Hall.
  • Also signed The Showstealer Alex Shane and Ulf Herman challenge The Family for the FWA Tag Team Titles. The teams will fight in a “double barbwire baseball bat match”. Rules are still being formulated and will be announced shortly.
  • On Tuesday the FWA Academy were represented on This Morning as Alex Shane got to speak on ITV about training to become a pro-wrestler. Nikita, Paul Travell and Simmons were on hand to provide in ring demonstrations. This Morning surprised one lucky viewer with the chance to train with the FWA stars.
  • backyard wrestling coverLast night, the FWA were on hand for the launch of Eidos Interactive’s new wrestling videogame. The adults only game is based on Insane Clown Posse’s JCW wrestling promotion and features many of JCW’s roster. The crowd got to witness three matches.Match results were:
    • 1. MDogg20 beat Josh Prohibition
    • 2. In a non-title match Alex Shane and Nikita beat FWA tag champs The Family
    • 3. Madman Pondo beat Iceman in a lightubes deathmatch.