Andreas Ullmann, better known by his ring name Absolute Andy, was a German professional wrestler who passed away on November 23, 2023, at the age of 40. The cause of death of the wrestler is not yet known.
Andy’s death was announced by Westside Xtreme Wrestling (wXw) in a post on X (formerly Twitter). In the post, the promotion announced that they “…say goodbye to one of the most deserving wrestlers in wXw history.“
The promotion further wrote that “Without a doubt, Absolute Andy is one of the best-known and most popular wrestlers in German-speaking countries. In a career spanning almost 20 years, Absolute Andy has won every major title at wXw. 16 Carat Gold Winner, wXw Unified World Wrestling Champion, wXw Shotgun Champion, 5-time wXw World Tag Team Champion, wXw World Heavyweight Champion. Andy is the only wrestler to have all of these achievements on his resume.
“Over 330 times, Andy has laced up his boots for wXw and stepped into the ring against the best of the best. Bryan Danielson, Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jeff Jarrett were among his opponents, as were Walter, Ilja Dragunov and Tommy End. His big tag teams Jay-AA, A-4, AbLas and Champions of Champions are part of our history.
The day before yesterday, Andy lost his long battle against his illness and fell asleep in the presence of his wife. We wish his family and friends a lot of strength during this time and ask you to give them the necessary distance until we can all say goodbye to Andy together in the wXw ring with the respect that his life’s work deserves…”
Who was Absolute Andy?
Absolute Andy was a highly respected figure in the European independent wrestling scene, particularly in wXw, where he was the director of sports. He was also a former two-time Unified World Wrestling Champion, five-time World Tag Team Champion, and 2018 winner of the prestigious 16 Carat Gold tournament.
Born on September 22, 1983, in Nuremberg, Germany, Absolute Andy began his wrestling career in 2003 and quickly established himself as a talented and charismatic performer. He joined wXw in 2006 and became an integral part of the promotion, capturing numerous titles and entertaining fans with his energetic and hard-hitting style in the ring.
Beyond his numerous in-ring achievements, Andy was also known for his dedication to the wrestling industry and his passion for nurturing young talents. He served as a trainer and mentor for many aspiring wrestlers, helping them develop their skills and pursue their dreams.
Absolute Andy cause of death
The official cause of death of Absolute Andy has yet to be revealed. However, it is a public knowledge that the deceased wrestler has taken ill for quite a long time.