Catch Wrestling World Championships 2019 - Snakepit Wigan
Catch Wrestling World Championships 2019


Premier Suite – The University of Bolton Stadium, De Havilland Way, Bolton, BL6 6SF

World Championship Winners 2019

Female 63 kg  featherweight – Olga McGlinchey

Male – 68 kg  lightweight –  Brett Hawthorn

Male – 74 kg welterweight – Dinu Buchalet

Male – 82 kg middleweight – John Hathaway

Male – 100 kg heavy weight – Ian Jones

Male – superheavyweight – Chris Lomas

Challenge Match – John Hathaway v Nathaniel Brown – winner John Hathaway

Best Female Wrestler of the Night – Olga McGlinchey – Arthur Silcock Trophy

Best Male Wrestler of the Night – John Hathaway – Ian Bromley Trophy

The Coaches

At The Snake Pit, we believe in honouring all involved and in 2019 we particularly focused on coaches who had attended with their fighters and each coach was presented with an award to thank them for their dedication and commitment.

The Officials

Snake Pit are keen to develop Catch wrestling. This not only includes fighters but also officials. (Referees, timekeepers, commentators etc) If you are interested in becoming involved as an official please email

Event Pictures