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No Holds Barred: Raul Ramirez on the Global Growth of Catch Wrestling

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On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman spoke with our correspondent Raul Ramirez of Catch Wrestling Los Angeles. He has just returned from Wigan, England, where on November 9 he won both his matches at the second annual International Catch Wrestling Tournament, organized by the Snake Pit Wigan. He won his first match by hammerlock over Stephen Greenfield of Wales, and his second by pin over Ulli Koch of Germany. For these efforts, he also was awarded three trophies: the Alan Latham AKA Francis Sullivan Trophy presented by his daughter Karen Latham, the Billy Chambers AKA Jack Fallon Trophy, and the Roy Wood Trophy for Most Improved Wrestler of the Year, presented by Wigan head coach Roy Wood himself. In addition, it was announced that Catch Wrestling Los Angeles is now an official Snake Pit Wigan Training Group. We spoke with Raul Ramirez by phone Sunday. We discussed the opportunity wrestling has with the void being created by all the problems i…

Raul Ramirez Earns the Roy Wood Trophy

We are now a Snake Pit Wigan Training Group!

Catch Wrestling Los Angeles is now a official Snake Pit Wigan Training Group!  This occurred after Dr. Ramirez's second time competing for the Snake Pit Wigan in international Catch Wrestling competition.

Dr. Ramirez won both of his matches.  The first by hammer lock and the second by pin.