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AEW star donates THOUSANDS to Ugandan backyard promotion

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In a heartwarming act of generosity, AEW star Will Ospreay has made headlines by donating a significant sum to a burgeoning wrestling promotion in Uganda.

SGW (Soft Ground Wrestling) Uganda, a backyard wrestling group that has recently captured the attention of the wrestling community worldwide, received a $2,000 donation from Ospreay.

This contribution comes at a crucial time as the promotion seeks funding to purchase a professional wrestling ring.

The Rise of SGW Uganda

SGW Uganda has been making waves on social media, gaining viral status for its passionate and energetic wrestling displays, despite the lack of a proper ring and professional gear.

The promotion’s dedication to the sport, even in the face of such challenges, has endeared it to fans around the globe and highlighted the universal appeal of wrestling.

AEW News: Ospreay’s Generous Contribution

The news of Ospreay’s donation was shared via a tweet from @PuroresuFlow, which praised the wrestler’s kindness. “Will Ospreay donated $2,000 to SGW Uganda. The promotion has gone viral in the last couple of days & looking for funding to buy a ring. This so nice of Will!.”

This act of generosity is not just a financial boost for SGW Uganda but also a significant endorsement from one of wrestling’s most renowned figures.

AEW News: The Impact of the Donation

Ospreay’s contribution to SGW Uganda is more than just a monetary gift; it’s a beacon of hope and a testament to the wrestling community’s solidarity.

With this donation, SGW Uganda moves a step closer to acquiring a professional wrestling ring, which will dramatically improve the safety and quality of its events.

It also opens up new possibilities for the backyard promotion, from hosting larger events to attracting more talent and attention from the international wrestling scene.


  • What is SGW Uganda?
    • SGW Uganda is a backyard wrestling promotion based in Uganda, known for its passionate wrestlers and viral social media presence.
  • Who is Will Ospreay?
    • Will Ospreay is a professional wrestler currently signed with AEW, known for his high-flying style and technical prowess.
  • How much did Will Ospreay donate?
    • Will Ospreay donated $2,000 to SGW Uganda.
  • What will the donation be used for?
    • The donation will be used to help fund the purchase of a professional wrestling ring for SGW Uganda.
  • How can I support SGW Uganda?
    • Supporters can donate to SGW Uganda’s GoFundMe page or share their campaign to raise awareness.
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Jack Anderson