Wrestler Spotlight: Zack Sabre Jr.

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Welcome to the Wrestler Spotlight. Today, we’re looking at the final guest for tomorrow night’s SWE Hell for Lycra event and one of the final four in last year’s WWE Cruiserweight Classic, Zack Sabre Jr.

Alias – Zack Sabre Jr., Zak

Nicknames – “The Technical Wizard”, “The British Master”, “Zacky Three Belts”, “The Dickhead Hunter”, “The Hunk Killer”

Debut – 2004

Companies Wrestled For –

  • 4 Front Wrestling
  • A-Merchandise
  • AAW: Professional Wrestling Redefined
  • Absolute Intense Wrestling
  • Adriatic Special Combat Academy
  • All Japan Pro Wrestling
  • All Pro Wrestling
  • All Star Wrestling
  • Alternative Wrestling Show
  • AMP Wrestling
  • Asociacion Espanola de Wrestling
  • Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment
  • ATTACK! Pro Wrestling
  • Be. Catch Company
  • Best of British Wrestling
  • Beyond Wrestling
  • Big Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Blitzkrieg Pro
  • British Allstar Wrestling Alliance
  • British Championship Wrestling
  • Catch Wrestling Norddeutschland
  • Celtic Wrestling
  • Centro de Treinos de Wrestling
  • CHIKARA
  • Combat Zone Wrestling
  • Complete Revolutionary Wrestling
  • Costa Rica Wrestling Embassy
  • The Crash Lucha Libre
  • Defiant Wrestling
  • Diamond Ring
  • Discovery Wrestling
  • Dragon Gate
  • Dragon Gate UK
  • EVOLVE Wrestling
  • Fight Club: PRO
  • Five Star Wrestling
  • Force One Pro Wrestling
  • Frontier Wrestling Alliance
  • Fu-Ten Promotion
  • Future Championship Wrestling
  • Future Pro Wrestling
  • German Stampede Wrestling
  • Grand Pro Wrestling
  • Great Bear Promotions
  • Heartland Wrestling Association
  • House of Glory
  • Hybrid Wrestling Association
  • Imperio Lucha Libre
  • Independent Wrestling Federation
  • Insane Championship Wrestling
  • Insanity Pro Wrestling
  • International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom
  • Kamikaze Pro
  • LDN Wrestling
  • LEGION
  • Limitless Wrestling
  • Lucha Forever
  • Lucha Memes
  • Martinez Entertainment Lucha Libre Mexicana
  • Michinoku Pro
  • National Wrestling Alliance United Kingdom Hammerlock
  • National Wrestling Alliance Wales
  • New Generation Wrestling
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
  • Next Generation Wrestling
  • One Pro Wrestling
  • Over The Top Wrestling
  • Pacific Coast Wrestling
  • PCW ULTRA
  • Phoenix Pro Wrestling
  • Premier British Wrestling
  • Premier Promotions
  • Premiere Wrestling Xperience
  • Preston City Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Chaos
  • Pro Wrestling Elite
  • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
  • Pro Wrestling NOAH
  • Pro Wrestling Phoenix
  • Pro Wrestling Showdown
  • Pro Wrestling ZERO1 Ireland
  • Pro Wrestling ZERO1 Spain
  • PROGRESS Wrestling
  • Promociones MDA
  • Real Quality Wrestling
  • Revolution Pro Wrestling
  • Ring of Honor
  • Riptide Wrestling
  • SAS Wrestling
  • Schadenfreude & Friends
  • Scottish Wrestling Alliance
  • Scottish Wrestling Entertainment
  • SMASH Wrestling
  • Solent Wrestling Federation
  • South East Professional Wrestling
  • Southside Wrestling Entertainment
  • Tetsujin: Hybrid Wrestling
  • Three Count Wrestling
  • Triple X Wrestling
  • VIP Wrestling
  • Westside Dojo
  • westside Xtreme wrestling
  • Women’s Wrestling Revolution
  • World Series Wrestling
  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Wrestle Midlands
  • WrestleCircus
  • X-Sports: Wrestling
  • Xtreme Wrestling Alliance

Titles & Accomplishments

  • 1x Defiant Wrestling Internet Champion
  • 1x Dramatic Dream Team Ironman Heavymetalweight Champion
  • 1x EVOLVE Wrestling Champion
  • 1x German Stampede Wrestling Breakthrough Champion
  • 1x International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom All England Champion
  • 2x International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom British Tag Team Champion w/Marty Scurll
  • 1x National Wrestling Alliance United Kingdom Hammerlock United Kingdom Junior Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x New Japan Pro Wrestling IWGP Tag Team Champion w/Taichi
  • 1x Premier Promotions Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Premier Promotions Middleweight Champion
  • 1x Pro Wrestling Guerrilla World Champion
  • 2x Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion w/Yoshinari Ogawa
  • 4x Revolution Pro Wrestling Undisputed British Heavyweight Champion
  • 3x Revolution Pro Wrestling Undisputed British Tag Team Champion w/Marty Scurll (2 times) and w/Minoru Suzuki (1 time)
  • 1x Triple X Wrestling Champion
  • 1x and first ever westside Xtreme wrestling Unified World Wrestling Champion
  • 1x and last westside Xtreme wrestling World Lightweight Champion
  • 1x westside Xtreme wrestling World Tag Team Champion w/Big Daddy Walter
  • 2008 National Wrestling United Kingdom Hammerlock Hardcore Lottery Winner
  • 2008 Wrestling Observer Newsletter UK Rising Star
  • 2010 Premier Promotions Ian Dowland Trophy Winner
  • 2011 Premier Promotions Ken Joyce Trophy Winner
  • 2012 Alternative Wrestling Magazine UK Match of the Year (vs Marty Scurll)
  • 2012 & 2013 Premier Promotions Worthing Trophy Winner
  • 2013 westside Xtreme wrestling AMBITION 4 Winner
  • 2014 International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom Super 8 Winner
  • 2014, 2015, & 2016 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Best Technical Wrestler
  • 2015 Pro Wrestling Guerrilla Battle of Los Angeles Winner
  • 2015 westside Xtreme wrestling World Tag Team Tournament Winner w/Big Daddy Walter
  • 2016 westside Xtreme wrestling 16 Carat Gold Winner
  • 2018 New Japan Pro Wrestling New Japan Cup Winner
  • 2018 PROGRESS Wrestling Super Strong Style 16 Winner

Signature Moves

  • Jim Breaks Armbar (Elevated Wrist Lock)
  • Article 50 (Cross Armbreaker)
  • CFS1 (Back-Mounted Double Armbar)
  • Orienteering with Napalm Death (Stretch Muffler/Calf Slicer Combo)
  • Sabre Driver (Modified Michinoku Driver II)
  • Young Boy Killer (Modified Double Underhook Guillotine Choke)
  • Hypernormalisation (Wrist Clutch Octopus Hold)
  • Hurrah! Another Year Surely This One Will Be Better Than The Last; The Inexorable March of Progress Will Lead Us All to Happiness (Modified Double Arm Octopus Hold)
  • Clymation Lily (Modified Figure Four Leglock)
  • European Clutch (Double Wrist-Clutch Cradle)
  • Penalty Kick

Alliances

  • The Crimson City Saga w/Tommy End
  • T-Emo w/EdEn
  • ZackDaddy w/WALTER
  • Team SPLX w/Jeff Cobb & AngΓ©lico
  • The LDRS 2000 w/Marty Scurll & Will Ospreay
  • Euro Trash w/Marty Scurll & Tommy End
  • Havoc’s Army w/Jimmy Havoc, Adam Maxted & Tennessee Honey
  • The LDRS of the New School w/Marty Scurll, Paul Robinson & Nikko Brixton
  • Suzuki-gun w/Minoru Suzuki, Takashi Iizuka, TAKA Michinoku, El Desperado, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, Taichi & The Killer Elite Squad (Lance Archer & Davey Boy Smith Jr.)
  • w/Yoshinari Ogawa

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