Ryan Richards

Ryan Richards

Height: 6ft     Weight14st

From: Norwich, Norfolk

Wrestling Debut: 2016

Trainer(s): The Knight Family | Jason Cross | Axyl Lynch

Signature Move(s): Step Up Enzuigiri | Michinoku Driver | Bitter End

Accolades: WAW Academy Championship x1

Influences: Zak Zodiac | Pete Dunne

About Wrestler: Ryan Richards is a former two-time WAW Academy champion, becoming just the third wrestler to do so after winning the title from Drew Marshall in late 2020. He hopes to become the first-ever wrestler to claim the title three times before moving on to winning the WAW World Light Heavyweight Championship.

Richards first discovered his interest in British wrestling when he was introduced to the sport by his grandfather, Richard Pyke. He’s also a distant descendant of Oliver Cromwell. Before becoming a wrestler, Richards briefly pursued an interest in becoming a referee, a natural progression from his previous experience as a football referee.