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Aaron Stevens (FKA Damien Sandow)

Adam Blampied (see What Culture Wrestling)

    Adam Brooks 
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Made his debut at the Ringmaster Tournament, being eliminated by El Phantasmo.
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Adam Cole

Adam Pacitti (see What Culture Wrestling)

Alberto El Patrón (FKA Alberto Del Rio)

    Alex Dunne 
  • Squash Match: On the receiving end of one at the hands of Jurn Simmons, clocking at 1:40, at Defiant #2.

    Alex Gracie 
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AKA: "The Legend"
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Hometown: Nottingham, England, UK
Signature Move: "Fall from Gracie"note 

Dubbed ‘prospects’ by WCPW management, both Lucas Archer and Alex Gracie combine sneering attitude with watertight tag-team wrestling.

Under the guidance of James R. Kennedy, the team have lashed back at WCPW and the fans, using the name Prospect out of spite against everyone.

Kennedy’s influence, allied with the clear potential of Archer and Gracie makes for a dangerous package ready to explode.

Gracie appeared in WCPW Loaded #1, where he and Gabriel Kidd lost a three-way elimination match against Joseph Conners.

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Bea Priestley brought in Alex with her, hoping she could help her get Newell's championship. What she doesn't realize is that Windsor has aspirations of her own.

    Amir Jordan 
AKA: "The Bhangra Bad Boy"
Weight: 189 lbs (86 kg)
Hometown: Pakistan
Signature Move: Samosa Swanton, Bang-Ra

A trainee from Rampage's wrestling school. He debuted in Defiant #9 as part of Team Rampage.
  • C-List Fodder: His gimmick gets squashed at Defiant Chain Reaction at the hands of Drake.
  • Put on a Bus: Signed with WWE, became a competitor in the UK Tournament.
  • Wild Card: By way of an Easter Egg at a segment involving Kay Lee Ray and Stu Bennett Defiant #10.
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    Angélico 
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Austin Aries

    Ashley Dunn 
AKA: "Superstar"
Weight: 158 lbs (72 kg)
Hometown: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Signature Move: Shining Wizard, Double Footstomp

One half of the South Coast Connection Tag Team with Kelly Sixx. 1x Tag Team champion with the aforementioned team.
  • Put on a Bus: Fired from Defiant after losing the tag titles at Built To Destroy 2019.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Early 2019, as he and Sixx turned heel and began disrupting things in the tag division, all because they believed Defiant should start catering to them because they were friends with Will Ospreay. Unfortunately for them, it was later revealed that Ospreay didn't remember them at all.

    Ava Storie 
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    Bea Priestley 
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The sexy and dangerous Bea Priestley will do whatever it takes to get the Women's Title. She despises Nixon Newell with a passion.

2x Defiant Women's Championship champion.
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Big Damo (a.k.a. Killian Dain)

    Bobby Fish 
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    Bonesaw 
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    Brent Banks 
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Bully Ray (FKA Bubba Ray)

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    Chris Brookes 
AKA: "Calamari Catch King"
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Hometown: Tipton, Dudley, England, UK
Signature Move: Octopus Stretch, Yakuza Kick

Formerly one half of the CCK tag team with Kid Lykos.

Debuted in Defiant #1, saving Travis Banks from a beatdown at the hands of The Prestige + David Starr. His first match took place at Defiant #2, in a tag-team match turned handicap where his teammate Kid Lykos was taken down by David Starr before the match even began.
  • Genre Blind: In Defiant #2 during CCK vs. The Prestige, Chris Brooks tried to put a salived finger on El Ligero's ear. Problem is: El Ligero uses a mask which covers his ears. It went as well as you can imagine.
  • Refuge in Vulgarity: One of his initial spots involves him putting saliva in his opponent's ear.
    • Turned Up to Eleven in the Defiant Internet Title four-way match at Defiant #10, where Travis Banks (saliva on the other ear) and Mike Bailey (foot in mouth) joined him on his humiliation of David Starr.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After being utterly humiliated and forced to tap out by Laura Di Matteo, Brookes outright quit Defiant.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Became very frustrated with his run in Defiant in 2019. One tirade ended in him shoving Laura Di Matteo, and he subsequently ducked out on the 2019 No Regrets Rumble so he wouldn't have to run into her again, as she had entered specifically to confront him.

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One of the IPW invaders. Suffered a Game-Breaking Injury days before Defiant Chain Reaction, prompting him to miss the "Winner Takes It All" main event. Returned at Defiant Stacked in order to try and get the Defiant Internet Title, losing against WALTER at Defiant Refuse To Lose.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Attacked Martin Kirby at the end of the triple-threat main event of Defiant #WeAreDefiant alongside Mark Haskins. Austin Aries comes to the ring to stop them. It all turns out to be a ruse, as Double-A is in league with them.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: Missed Defiant Chain Reaction because of a neck problem.

Christopher Daniels

Cody Rhodes

    Damien Corvin 
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    Dave Mastiff 
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  • Acrofatic: For a man his weight, he's very fast in the ring. It took several men to throw him out of the ring at the 30-man rumble in WCPW No Regrets.

Delirious (Hunter Johnston)

    Doug Williams 
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AKA: "The Anarchist", "The Human Torture Device", "The Finest Thing in Life", "The International Ambassador of British Wrestling" and "Mr. Brexit".
Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Hometown: Manchester, England
Signature Move: Anarchy Kneenote , British Figure Four Leglocknote , Cravatenote , European uppercutnote , Inverted Gory special, Double underhooknote , Northern Lights, Snap followed by a gutwrench followed by an exploder, Push-up facebuster.

Former british Judo champion Doug Williams is a true veteran of British wrestling. He's wrestled for both TNA (where he was X-Division champion) and Ring of Honor, where he was Pure Wrestling Champion.

See also the TNA character sheet.
  • Finishing Move: Mounted hammerlock.
  • Mighty Glacier: He's not as adept as he was in TNA, and moves at a much slower pace due to his advanced age.
  • Red Baron: Due to his right-wing views, especially regarding stars from outside the UK, he's been dubbed "Mr. Brexit."
  • Suplex Finisher: He still uses his Chaos Theory German Suplex combo, but can't pull it off as well as he used to.

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Drew Galloway (Drew McIntyre)

    El Desperado 
The masked student of Minoru Suzuki wants to apply what he's learned, but he's not exactly willing to work with others.

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    El Ligero 
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"Arriba!"

AKA: "The Mexican Sensation", "The Mexican Dragon"
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Hometown: Los Sanchos, Mexico
Signature Move: Air Carumbanote , Diving Seated Senton, El Booto Dosnote , Handspring Enzuigiri, Superkick , High-Angle Senton Bomb, Sunset Flip Powerbomb, Victory Roll flipped forward into a modified wheelbarrow facebuster as a Wheelbarrow Bodyscissors Counter.

Originally from Los Sanchos, Mexico, El Ligero makes his home in the United Kingdom and has, over the last decade or so, established himself as one of the best, hardest-working wrestlers in the country (which might be something of an understatement).

He debuted in WCPW Loaded #1, defeating Martin Kirby. He's 1x WCPW Internet Title champion and first holder of the title, winning it at WCPW Refuse To Lose against Alberto El Patrón and Travis Banks, and holding it until WCPW Delete WCPW, where he was defeated by GFW NEXGEN Title champion Cody Rhodes. He also won a plethora of other titles in promotions such as 3CW and Progress.

The veteran is quick on his feet and even quicker to take to the skies, his C4L Springboard Tornado DDT finisher one of the most lethal on the WCPW roster. When the masked man is in the ring, you don’t want to take your eyes off the action for a second.
  • Arch-Enemy: Martin Kirby, Travis Banks.
  • Animal Motifs: A bull.
  • Catchphrase: Arriba!
  • Character Development: His heel turn was built up over many months, including temptations to use weapons in a match, a slow darkening of his attire to black, more cocky mannerisms, and a change in his wrestling style towards more heelish moves and tactics. It was accompanied by his involvement in a championship chase which gave the changes authenticity as that of an ambitious competitor.
  • Dirty Coward: He displays aspects of this after his heel turn, including staying out of the fight as much as possible during the Magnificent Seven ladder match at the August 17, 2017 Loaded event.
  • Face–Heel Turn: He took out Martin Kirby during the Last Man Standing match at Fight Back to claim Joe Hendry's bounty and joined The Prestige.
  • Fake Nationality: He's actually British.
  • Finishing Move: C4Lnote , El Bootonote , Mexican Splashnote , Mexican Wavenote , Operation Weardownnote .
  • Heel–Face Turn: In his sendoff at the 30-man rumble, he appeared first as the Prestige version, then as his face persona.
  • I Shall Taunt You: To Chris Brookes during Brookes vs. David Starr at Defiant #4, when he wasn't making Brookes to trip in the ring or attacking him outside.
  • Masked Luchador
  • The Mentor: Liam Slater and Little Miss Roxxy are among his trainees.
  • Mythology Gag: In WCPW KirbyMania, he's paired in a tag-team match with Arch-Enemy Martin Kirby. In many other promotions they are part of a tag-team called "Project Lucha".
  • Parts Unknown: Billed from "Los Sanchos, Mexico", even though such city doesn't exist in real life.
  • Power Stable: The Prestige, during the WCPW era.
  • Put on a Bus: Signed with WWE, became a competitor in the UK Tournament.
  • Shout-Out: During the Ring of Honor exhibition with Jay Lethal and Adam Cole, he displayed Pac-Man themed pants.
  • Tag Team: The Defiant incarnation of The Prestige is basically him teaming up with Joe Hendry.
  • Ur-Example: First WCPW Internet Champion.
  • Wild Card: In The Prestige, both him, Starr and Hendry have taken no side on the IPW invasion, though they threw away Travis Banks's match against Austin Aries at Defiant #5 just by showing up, triggering Banks's Revenge Before Reason.
  • Worthy Opponent: Jay Lethal considers him one.

Ethan Carter III (EC3)

    "Flash" Morgan Webster 
AKA: "Flash"
Weight: 156 lbs (71 kg)
Hometown: Abertillery, Wales, UK
Signature Move: 450° Splash

One of the competitors of the WCPW Pro-Wrestling World Cup '17, made his debut at Defiant #5 where he lost against Wrestling Monster and Congregation enforcer Jurn Simmons.

    Gabriel Kidd 
AKA: "Kid Danger", "The Lifeboat Man", "The Young Bull"
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Hometown: Nottingham, England, UK

One of the youngest wrestlers on the WCPW Roster, appearing in WCPW Loaded #1; his first match being a three-way elimination match where he lost at the hands of Joseph Conners. Had an odd partnership with Prince Ameen and later with Rory Coyle and John Klinger.

He's a 1x WCPW Internet Title champion.
  • Break-Up/Make-Up Scenario: After being bitter enemies with ex-friend Prince Ameen to the point of putting him out of active wrestling for a time, he made up with Ameen on his last night with Defiant via a show of respect and a hug.
  • Butt-Monkey: Was this to Prince Ameen. It all started with his defeat at his hands in WCPW Built To Destroy and went down (and up) from there.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Turned on Prince Ameen during the Magnificent Seven match at Defiant Lights Out and kept on attacking him during the Road to No Regrets.
  • Graceful Loser: Though he pulled out every trick in the book to try to beat Joe Hendry in a Loser Leaves match, he accepted his defeat gracefully, making up with Prince Ameen and bowing out after a speech.
  • Jobber: Kidd had built a solid streak of losses until he pulled an upset over Cody Rhodes and Joe Hendry at WCPW No Regrets to win the Internet title. Hendry later mocked him for it before their tag match at Unstoppable.
  • Kid Hero: Used to be billed as being as pure a wrestling Face as could exist, with his youth given particular emphasis. His 4-month Internet Title run, where he took down opponents such as Zack Sabre Jr., Joe Coffey, and Travis Banks cemented him as a force to be reckoned with.
  • Power Stable:
    • The Kirb Crawlers.
    • He joined the Bullet Club for one match.
  • Put on a Bus: Forced out of Defiant after losing a Loser Leaves match to Joe Hendry.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Wouldn't stop until he made Pastor William Eaver answer for what he did to Prince Ameen.
  • Tag Team: Used to fight alongside Prince Ameen. Later formed another odd partnership with Rory Coyle, and then joined up with John Klinger for a while after Primate's departure.

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Kanji's opponent on her debut at Defiant Loaded #1.

    Grado 
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One half of Alpha Bad. Both debuted at Defiant Stacked '18 winning the #1 Contendership for Aussie Open's Tag Team titles.

Ivelisse Vélez

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  • He's Back: Returned to Defiant in 2019, though unfortunately...
  • Put on a Bus: He was seriously injured not long into his return, which forced his retirement.

Jack The Jobber (see What Culture Wrestling)

Jay Lethal

    Jim Hunter 
Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
Hometown: Tipton, West Midlands, England, UK
Signature Move: Swanton Bomb

One half of the Hunter Brothers alongside brother Lee.

Jimmy Havoc

    Joe Coffey 
AKA: "Iron Man"
Weight: 251 lbs (114 kg)
Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Signature Move: Black Coffey (Discus Lariat), No Mercy (Boston Crab)

One of the "founders" of WCPW, now Defiant, debuted at WCPW Loaded #1, where he defeated Prince Ameen by count out. He's one of the most difficult wrestlers to take down.

    Johnny Moss 
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  • Expy: Seems like a cross between Goldberg and Tazz.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Impressively quick for his size.
  • The Mentor: To Liam Slater.
    • Chris Ridgeway and El Ligero are among his trainees.
  • Retired Badass: After leaving WCPW, signed with the WWE... as a coach in the WWE Performance Center.
  • Ur-Example: The first-ever WCPW tag team champions with Liam Slater.

Johnny Mundo (FKA John Morrison)

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    Jurn Simmons 
AKA: "The Marquee Player"
Weight: 253 lbs (115 kg)
Hometown: Heeg, Friesland, the Netherlands
Signature Move: Powerbomb, Consiglierenote , Piledriver

    Kanji 
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A newcomer who became a #1 Contender for the Defiant Women Title... and its eventual winner at the six-woman gauntlet match.

1x Defiant Women's Championship champion.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Disappeared completely after relinquishing her title, to the point where she hasn't been mentioned since. Later showed up in NXT UK.
  • Enemy Mine: With Bea Priestley against Lana Austin and Lizzy Styles.

Katarina Leigh (Katarina Waters)

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She is 1x Defiant Women's Champion.

    Kelly Sixx 
AKA: "The King of Performance"
Weight: 158 lbs (72 kg)
Hometown: Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
Signature Move: Amity Deathville, Rolling Butterfly Lock, Flip DDT

The other half of the South Coast Connection Tag Team, with Ashley Dunn. 1x Tag Team champion with the aforementioned team.
  • Put on a Bus: Fired from Defiant after losing the tag titles at Built To Destroy 2019.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: Early 2019, as he and Dunn turned heel and began disrupting things in the tag division, all because they believed Defiant should start catering to them because they were friends with Will Ospreay. Unfortunately for them, it was later revealed that Ospreay didn't remember them at all.

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    Kid Lykos 
AKA: "The King of Performance"
Weight: 158 lbs (72 kg)
Hometown: Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK
Signature Move: Amity Deathville, Rolling Butterfly Lock, Flip DDT

One half of CCK with Chris Brookes.
  • Advertised Extra: One of Travis Banks's CCK companions at Defiant #1. In kayfabe, he was put out of commission by David Starr. Outside kayfabe, he had to get some rest due to injuries, and missed the entirety of the CCK vs. The Prestige feud (and by proxy the IPW invasion). Later scheduled to return at Unstoppable alongside Brookes to challenge Aussie Open, but had to pull out due to being injured yet again, and announced his retirement later in the year.
  • Dented Iron: The series of injuries that prevented him from teaming up with Brookes eventually catched up to him and forced him to retire.

Kimber Lee

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The other half of Alpha Bad.
  • Tag Team: Alpha Bad, with Iestyn Rees. Both debuted at Defiant Stacked '18 winning the #1 Contendership for Aussie Open's Tag Team titles.

"King" Ross Tweedell (see What Culture Wrestling)

Kurt Angle

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Debuted at the Ringmaster Tournament, was eliminated by David Starr but got a second chance due to her injury.

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    Lee Hunter 
Weight: 178 lbs (81 kg)
Hometown: Tipton, West Midlands, England, UK
Signature Move: Top Rope Splash

The other half of The Hunter Brothers, with brother Jim.

    Liam Slater 
AKA: "The Lazarus Kid"
Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
Hometown: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK

Liam Slater is a wrestler who Johnny Moss has taken under his wing. Afterwards he was involved in the Congregation angle, being The Dragon to Pastor Eaver.
  • The Dragon: To Pastor William Eaver in The Congregation.
  • Friendly Enemy: To Gabriel Kidd. He even let him be a temporary replacement for Johnny Moss when he got injured. Finally subverted as of Defiant #4 where he's part of The Congregation that separated Kidd from Prince Ameen.
  • Faith–Heel Turn: After teaming up with Eaver.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: On the receiving end of it, courtesy of Gabriel Kidd, at Kidd vs. Slater, on Defiant #4.
  • Power Stable: The Congregation.
  • Red Baron: Dubbed "The Lazarus Kid" due to his resilience.
  • Tag Team: Moss x Slater, with Johnny Moss.
  • Ur-Example: The first-ever WCPW tag team champions with Johnny Moss.

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One half of the tag team Prospect with Alex Gracie.
  • Charlie Brown from Outta Town: When Prospect is banned at Stacked, they sneak in at the next few shows as a fake Luchador trio called Los Perspectiva.

    Luke Menzies 

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Marty Scurll

Matt Hardy

Matt Jackson (The Young Bucks)

    Matt Riddle 
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  • Put on a Bus: Was going to be part of the Ringmaster Tournament, but got pulled due to being signed to WWE days prior.

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    Micky Mann 
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    Mihai 
One of Rampage's proteges from his wrestling school.
  • Berserk Button: After being called "a bitch" by Zack Gibson, went back to the ring and fought Gibson.
  • The Mentor: Rampage Brown is his trainer.
  • Squash Match: On the receiving end of one at the hands of Zack Gibson, at Defiant #7.

    Mike Bailey 
AKA: "Speedball"
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Signature Move: Ultima Weaponnote , Standing Moonsault Double Knee Drop.

A Taekwondo practitioner hailing from Canada.

Minoru Suzuki

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The first female in WCPW's Women's Division. She is the current Women's Champion.

See also the NXT page.
  • Arch-Enemy: Bea Priestley, Alex Windsor, and Kimber Lee. The only member of the women's division who wasn't her enemy was Little Miss Roxxy.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Seems like a face, but brutally beat Bea Priestley in a Last Woman Standing March at Built To Destroy to gain the Women's Championship.
  • Put on a Bus: Went to the NXT brand of the WWE, where she is now known as Tegan Nox.
  • Ur-Example: The first WCPW Women's Champion.

    Noam Dar 
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  • Badass Israeli: From Tel Aviv.
  • Loser Leaves Town: Doug Williams challenged him to this the week after the Kurt Angle Invitational Rumble. This was the Kayfabe reason for his departure.
  • Put on a Bus: As a result of getting far enough in WWE's Cruiserweight Classic to join their Cruiserweight Division.

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Joined WCPW as part of the Swords of Essex, and started Will Ospreay's heel turn.

Penta El Zero Miedo (Pentagón Jr.)

Pete Dunne (British Strong Style)

    Primate/Jay Melrose 
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Former general manager of Defiant, 2x Defiant Hardcore Champion, and 1x Defiant Tag Team Champion with Jimmy Havoc. The Primate is one of the most destructive forces in WCPW, alongside the likes of Rampage and Big Damo. Formerly managed by Suzie Kennedy.

Retired at Road to No Regrets after undergoing a jaw surgery that forced his retirement, then made general manager of Defiant at Defiant No Regrets. He lasted in this role until Defiant Loaded #1, where he was replaced by the returning Prince Ameen. He officially returned to action on Defiant Loaded #3.
  • Always Someone Better: Had a hard time going against Joe Coffey.
  • Animal Motifs: Gorilla.
  • Arch-Enemy: Gabriel Kidd, the man responsible for Primate's return to the ring after targetting his jaw at the end of Defiant Refuse To Lose. Quickly added his ex-friend Rory Coyle to the list.
  • Arch-Nemesis: Joe Coffey.
  • Beard of Barbarism: A wild, untamed beard that wouldn't look out of place on a rampaging viking.
  • Beast and Beauty: A dark, strictly professional version of this trope, with the lovely Suzie managing the brutal "Man-Beast".
  • Blood from the Mouth: Primate recreates Triple H's entrance to the ring spitting blood instead of water.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: As GM Jay Melrose, he's seen fighting with a mop, and involved in all kinds of quirky segments. Nevertheless, he's still a Reasonable Authority Figure and has the respect of the entire Defiant locker room, as evidenced by the speech at Road to No Regrets #3.
  • The Bus Came Back: Twice: He came back as the new GM, replacing the departing Stu Bennett at Defiant No Regrets, and kept the role until after Defiant Refuse To Lose, where he announced his return to the ring.
  • Game-Breaking Injury: During a match with Jimmy Havoc for the Hardcore title, his jaw broke so hard, he had to undergo surgery, forcing his retirement as a wrestler.
  • The Klutz: Revealed during a behind-the-scenes special, Primate has managed to accidentally injure himself several times to the point of drawing blood.
  • Parts Unknown: Said to come from a long time ago.
  • Put on a Bus: Run out of Defiant by Rory Coyle. At the same time, he was signed by NXT UK.
  • Use Your Head: Headbutted Chris Ridgeway in Defiant #4 after he proposed that he put the Hardcore Title on the line.
  • Wrestling Monster: Along with Big Damo and Rampage, he's built up as one of the most dangerous competitors in WCPW.

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Rey Mysterio

Ricochet (Trevor Mann)

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  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Was nowhere to be seen after the IPW invasion.
  • Establishing Character Moment: Appeared at Defiant #3 as one of the IPW ring wreckers.
  • Non-Action Guy: The only IPW roster member, outside of owner Billy Wood, who never took part in any match of the invasion, not counting the ring-wrecking invasion at Defiant #3 and the IPW roster attack on Jimmy Havoc and Primate on Defiant #9.
  • Red Baron: "Filthy"

Rockstar Spud

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Joined WCPW as part of the Swords of Essex, and started Will Ospreay's heel turn.

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    Stevie Xavier/Stevie Boy 
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Kay Lee Ray's boyfriend and partner in the "Filthy Kliq". Debuted at the Ringmaster Tournament.

Suzie Kennedy (see What Culture Wrestling)

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Tessa Blanchard

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Travis Banks

Trent Seven (British Strong Style)

Tyler Bate (British Strong Style)

Veda Scott

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WALTER

Will Ospreay

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    Xia Brookside 
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  • Cute Bruiser
  • Token Good Teammate: Although it wasn't brought up, she's the IPW women's champion, yet not only nobody seems to be bothered by this, but she also seems to be on it for the fight, rather than as part of the IPW invasion storyline.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Pink.

Zack Gibson

Zack Sabre Jr.

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Debuted at Defiant Stacked '18, challenging Bea Priestley for her Women's Title.

Former tag teams

  • BT Gunn & Joe Coffey
  • Bullet Club (Adam Cole, Cody Rhodes, Marty Scurll, The Young Bucksnote )
  • BX (Adam Blampied, Big Damo, Rampage, Suzie Kennedy)
  • CCK (Chris Brookes and Kid Lykos)
  • The Congregation (Pastor William Eaver, Liam Slater, Jurn Simmons)
  • The Coffey Brothers (Joe Coffey, Mark Coffey)
  • Die Jungen Lowen (Lucky Kid, Tarkan Aslan)
  • Hendry & Conners (Joe Hendry, Joseph Conners)
  • Jimmy Havoc & Mark Haskins
  • Jimmy Havoc & Primate
  • The Kings of the North (Bonesaw, Damien Corvin)
  • Kirb Crawlers (Martin Kirby, Gabriel Kidd, Primate, Prince Ameen, Rampage)
  • Moss x Slater (Johnny Moss, Liam Slater)
  • Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven, Tyler Bate)
  • Myers & Mercer (Mitchell Myers, Ryan Mercer)
  • Pacitti Club (Adam Pacitti, Big Damo, Bully Ray, Jack the Jobber, Joe Hendry, Sam Driver, Suzie Kennedy, Viper, the Swords of Essexnote )
  • The Prestige (Joe Hendry, El Ligero)Former members 
  • Prince Ameen & Gabriel Kidd
  • Prospect (James R. Kennedy, Alex Gracie, Drake, Lucas Archer, Primate)
  • South Coast Connection (Ashley Dunn and Kelly Sixx)
  • Strong Style Collective (Pete Dunne, Travis Banks)
  • The Swords of Essex (Will Ospreay, Paul Robinson, Scott Wainwright, Bea Priestley)
  • Team IPW (Billy Wood, Austin Aries, Aussie Opennote , Chris Ridgeway, Mark Haskins, "No Fun" Damian Dunne & "Filthy" Rob Sharpe)
  • Team Gibson + Prospect (Zack Gibson, Alex Gracie, Drake)
  • Team Rampage (Rampage, Mihai, Amir Jordan)
  • War Machine (Hanson, Ray Rowe)
  • The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson)

Guests and other people

Bret Hart - Announcer

Eric Bischoff - General Manager & Commentator

Melina - Special guest referee

Jim Cornette - Commentator

Jim Ross - Commentator

Stu Bennett (FKA Wade Barrett) - General Manager & Commentator

    Billy Wood 
Owner of IPW.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: In his first Defiant promo, he used GM Stu Bennett's Catchphrase "I've got some bad news for you".
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: The Defiant episode after the takeover, he cut a promo where he mocked "the new kid in town".
    "Hello, Defiant. So, you guys won't know this, or maybe you do, but IPW runs Defiant now. PUT THAT LOGO ON THE SCREEN!" (The screen logo changes from the one from Defiant to the one from IPW) "Looks good, right? Put over that shit! So, Defiant Wrestling, the new kid in town. Oh, IPW for 13 years has been breaking british wrestler's ass. Oh, yes, it has! Do you know Marty Scurll? Well, look at here, look at this man right here! "Filthy" Rob Sharpe. Fighting Spirit Magazine's one to watch! "No fun" Damian Dunne! All of you know who he is, but Defiant wouldn't book him!"
    (chants of "Who are you?")
    "Sharpe. Dunne. The future of british wrestling. We'll go at you beg at us to do it, because IPW runs Defiant Wrestling now, and there's nothing Stu Bennett can do about it. But tonight I will say we'll see, mate, because in Fevrier 18, at the pay-per-view, five IPW guys will face five Defiant guys. Stu, bring whoever you want, mate, because IPW (is) ready. So, tonight, welcome to IPW. And, oh, yeah, Austin Aries is on there, too. IPW's Austin Aries. And, uhm, next week he will defend his title against a guy who is 26-0. 26 losses, yeah. He's against... Gabriel Kidd!" (starts laughing) "So, you know, enjoy the rest of the show, because, you know, IPW is here. Thank you! Bye!"

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