Michael Hitchman (October 12, 1989) is a Welsh professional wrestler currently signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) where he appears on the NXT UK brand under his real name. Before joining the WWE, Hitchman wrestled most of his career under the ring name Wild Boar.

Professional wrestling career

Early career (2002–2017)

Debuting in 2002, Wild Boar has wrestled and traveled across the world to United Kingdom, Norway and Spain. During the span of nearly 15 years, he wrestled in numerous British, Welsh and European promotions including Celtic Wrestling, 4 Front Wrestling, ATTACK! Pro Wrestling and many others. Among his many wrestling titles won during his career, his best reigns have included being a five-time ATTACK! 24:7 Champion while in ATTACK! Pro Wrestling, and a two-time King Of Chaos Champion while in Pro Wrestling Chaos.

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE

Under his real name, Hitchman made his WWE debut on June 26, 2018 during the second night of the second annual WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournamment in a dark match lost to Ligero.

NXT UK (2018–present)

Hitchman returned to the WWE, making his televised debut during the October 24 episode of NXT UK, during which he lost to Ligero in a rematch. The following month, Hitchman returned for the November 21 episode of NXT UK during which he lost to fellow Welshman Mark Andrews. During the next half of the November 21 episode, Hitchman teamed with Irish wrestler Tucker in a dark tag match won against Jack Starz & Jake Constantinou. During the December 5 episode of NXT UK, Hitchman was defeated by the "Human Hate Machine" Dave Mastiff. During the December 19 episode of NXT UK, he lost a match against Jordan Devlin. He returned for the December 26 episode of NXT UK, during which he teamed with Jay Melrose in a tag match lost to James Drake & Zack Gibson. On the January 2, 2019 episode of NXT UK the Wild Boar returned, defeating Josh Morrell. Two months later, during the March 20 episode of NXT UK, Wild Boar debuted in a new tag team with Primate under the team name The Hunt, defeating Lewis Howley & Sam Stoker in a tag match.

In wrestling

  • Finishing and signature moves
    • Trapper Keeper (Package Piledriver)
    • Diving Headbutt
    • Fireman's carry facebuster
    • Fireman's carry MDII
    • Frog splash (Also Off Apron)
    • Pop Up Powerbomb
    • The Hitch (reverse motion Cannonball)
  • Teams and stables

Championships and accomplishments


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Ring announcers

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Referees

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NXT Trainers

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General Managers

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