Stu Bennett/Wade Barrett Talks WCPW Rebrand and more


WCPW/Defiant Wrestling General Manager Stu Bennett (formerly Wade Barrett) was recently interviewed for the What Culture YouTube channel. He talks at length about WCPW’s rebrand to Defiant Wrestling and how he felt when he was announced as the GM for the new venture.

If you hadn’t yet heard of WCPW’s rebrand they released the following statement detailing the change to Defiant:

On Monday, December 4, What Culture Pro Wrestling (WCPW) is to be relaunched as Defiant Wrestling.

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WeAreDefiant will be broadcast live on PPV on December 4 via a brand-new on-demand service, Access Defiant, as well as the FITE app. The show will be held in the O2 Academy Newcastle. Tickets will be on sale to O2 priority customers from Wednesday, October 4, and general sale from Friday, October 7.

A new dedicated subscription service for Defiant Wrestling will be launching as Access Defiant ahead of the WeAreDefiant PPV event on December 4. Historical WCPW broadcasts will all be available via the new service, as well as many new features, including: behind the scenes documentaries, ticket/merchandise discounts and community forum.

WhatCulture Extra will be incorporating brand-new content from across the WhatCulture spectrum, while continuing to house exclusive wrestling lists and documentaries. Exclusive written content will also be featured, while ad-free browsing will continue to benefit subscribers. The price point for WhatCulture Extra will be reduced to $4.99 starting November 1, with all WCPW content moving to Access Defiant on December 1.

You can check out the full interview below: