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Former Premier League Striker Set To Make Wrestling Debut

Former Premier League Striker Set To Make Wrestling Debut
By Eoin Lyons

Former Norwich City striker Grant Holt is set for a career change as the 37-year-old is set to appear at a World Association of Wrestling 'supershow' in 2019.

WAW was founded by Ricky Knight, Saraya Knight and Jimmy Ocean in Norwich in 1994.

The forward will start his wrestling training this Thursday and it is understood he will juggle his football and wrestling commitments.

Holt, who has played for 18 clubs over his football career, is currently with English side Barrow AFC.

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It turns out that Holt's reasoning for dipping his toe in the sport of professional wrestling is a very commendable one, as the footballer revealed on Twitter that his fee for going into the ring will be given to various charities:

WAW has already been crowdsourcing potential ring names for the bulky forward:

You're probably not going to do any better than Holt Hogan.

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