Former Norwich player Grant Holt wins a 40-person Rumble in his first wrestling match
(Image: BBC Radio Norfolk)

VIDEO: Former Norwich striker Grant Holt wins 40-person Rumble on wrestling debut

Secured first trophy after surprise appearance as 40th entrant.


Here’s the moment @Grantholt31 won a 40 person Rumble on his wrestling debut for @WAW_UK.

Go on Holty! pic.twitter.com/Y9KW8W0vBY

— BBC Radio Norfolk (@BBCNorfolk) September 22, 2018

Grant Holt’s life as a wrestler got off to a good start after the former Norwich City player saw off 39 opponents to secure his first trophy in the sport.

The 37-year-old participated in a thrilling finale to the match on his WAW British Wrestling debut.


Holt triumphed in the annual Crusher Mason rumble after a surprise appearance as the 40th entrant.

More footage of his involvement this weekend is provided in the BBC’s compilation below:

Here's the moment former @NorwichCityFC striker @Grantholt31 made his @WAW_UK wrestling debut. pic.twitter.com/IxiHrMGZrr

— BBC Look East (@BBCLookEast) September 24, 2018

Plus there’s a tag-team event next summer to look forward to:

In June 2019 @Grantholt31 will tag with the legendary @RickyKnightWAW to face @TheKosta_K and @malik_pw at show in Norwich. pic.twitter.com/UiBDGp5dZv

— BBC Radio Norfolk (@BBCNorfolk) September 22, 2018