Portuguese professional wrestler Killer Kelly has given an announcement on Twitter. Killer Kelly officially joins the wXw Academy as an official coach. She will be heading the first women’s wrestling training classes at the Academy. WXW Academy is a training school run by Germany’s largest professional wrestling promotion, Westside Xtreme Wrestling. Kelly, who herself had trained at the same school in 2016, will now be training the next generation of European women wrestlers. The academy also boasts wXw star “Avalanche” Robert Dreissker as the Head Trainer.
We have expanded our training offer at the wXw Wrestling Academy. Coach @Kelly_WP will be responsible for the weekly Women's class. Yesterday the first training session was held. Head Coach @AvalancheDRSKR also stopped by. https://t.co/Aai7JhmLag
— wXw Germany (@wXwGermany) July 2, 2020
Killer Kelly Joins wXw Academy As An Official Coach
Killer Kelly, won the first-ever wXw Women’s Championship at their 17th Anniversary Show in Oberhausen, Germany. She is also a rising star in the European indie circuit for the past few years. The Portugal native has worked with the likes of Revolution Pro Wrestling, Pro Wrestling: EVE, Hungarian Championship Wrestling, and most notably with WWE’s NXT UK. This well-traveled performer also has a Japan tour on her record, with Sendai Girls. Before the COVID pandemic, she was supposed to wrestle at GCW’s Bloodsport show. It is expected that Kelly, with her experience and drive, as well as a penchant for kicks and suplexes, will aid the wXw Academy greatly.
First official @wXwGermany Academy Women’s class training, and also first training as an official wXw coach!
— ?????? ????? (@Kelly_WP) July 1, 2020
wXw was formed in Essen, Germany at the turn of the millennium in 2000. It has since proven to be one of the top promotions not just in Germany but for Europe as well. Many known stars such as Chris Hero, Claudio Castagnolli, Shingo Takagi, and Zack Sabre Jr, have passed through the company. They have collectively helped build its reputation along the way. Kelly joining on as a women’s trainer indicates that the promotion wants to continue diversifying its talent roster. It is also likely to move into new markets as well. One can say with confidence that women’s professional wrestling is bigger today than it has been in the past. With more and more regional powerhouses outside of North America pushing for its development, women’s wrestling continues to thrive.
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Originally written by Hassan Umer Amin