ugg black three forced to retire from sport with kidney disease
Charity wrestling match for dad of three forced to retire from sport with kidney diseaseScott Renwick, 33, nicknamed ‘The Butcher’, has had to start daily dialysis treatment from home and is currently on the transplant list19:29, 3 OCT 2017Wrestler Scott Renwick, nicknamed The Butcher
Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!
Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email
A wrestler who had been forced to retire because of kidney disease is being honoured with a charity event that boasts a WWE superstar.
nicknamed ‘The Butcher’, was recently diagnosed with the illness which has rendered him unable to continue in the ring.
His condition which has caused him to lose function of both kidneys has become so serious that he has had to start daily dialysis treatment from home and is currently on the transplant list.
Dad of three Scott has also had to give up his full time job in fire and flood restoration
To help, his friends within the wrestling community have arranged an evening of wrestling to help raise funds for the 33 year old on October 21 at Murieston Scout Hall, Livingston.
Wrestling superstar Damian Mackle known as Killian Dain in professional wrestling’s flagship company WWE is a former tag team partner of Renwick’s and he announced on Facebook that he would match all proceeds from the evening a staggering five times over to help Scott’s cause.
Read more: School holds charity day for West Lothian girl’s happy list after brain tumour diagnosis
The 32 year old Irishman who has found success at ICW with the likes of Grado has also began selling his own merchandise in aid of the event with the money from t shirt sales going to Renwick to help with his recovery.
Event organiser Mikey McLuckie said he owes his career to Renwick and said: “Scotty is one of the best and nicest guys you could ever meet.
“I met him in 2014 and has since been a massive influence my wrestling career.
“If it wasn’t for the advice and coaching Scott has given through the years I wouldn’t have been able to do the things I’ve done and do in wrestling today.
“I wanted to do something for him so we are running the show to raise funds for him and his family. The response we’ve had so far is amazing.
“It shows how much everyone loves Scott and how much of a positive influence he has had on everyone he’s come in contact with in the wrestling world.”
Read more: Urgent appeal launched to find people willing to become foster parents
Another pal of Scott’s, Jonathan Richards, said he is delighted to be part of the special evening.
He said: “I’ve been a huge fan of Scott inside the ring and outside the ring. He is easily one the kindest, nicest people you could ever meet.
“Due to medical issues that are keeping him for working, this show will take place to help raise funds for Scott. And I am excited to be part of such a great line up of wrestlers for a tremendous cause.”