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Royal Ramblings: Jeff Jarrett Talks Impact Wrestling

Danny Stone | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Jeff Jarrett is one of the best known and most respected men in the whole wrestling industry. His family has wrestling in its genes and Jarrett as well as having an illustrious on-screen career with WWE and elsewhere has founded no less than two companies with international credentials...

Royal Ramblings Meets Eddie Edwards

Danny Stone | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Eddie Edwards had a pretty great 2016. A singles run in Impact Wrestling that led him to his first Heavyweight Championship with the company, a starring role at the Hardy compound in a hard hitting match with Bobby Lashley and bookings at independent shows the world over...

Royal Ramblings Meets Lionheart (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

ICW - Insane Championship Wrestling - has been relentlessly gifting fans with announcement after blessed announcement. Having already announced the Fe...

Royal Ramblings Meets Polo Promotions (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

ICW had a great 2016, setting attendance records and expanding the brand. The company further developed its relationship with WWE, leading to an appea...

Royal Ramblings Previews The WWE UK Championship Tournament With William Regal

Danny Stone | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that WWE has announced a landmark two-night tournament on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January 2017 a...

Royal Ramblings: WCPW's Happy New Year

Danny Stone | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

It's difficult to fathom a happier start to the New Year than UK wrestling fans have had. A WWE UK tournament? Check, A UK Championship? Check. Independent promotions setting the bar ever higher? Check.

Royal Ramblings Decays With Rosemary (Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Wrestling fans have been enchanted and drawn to the darkness of TNA's Decay. From the first eerie tones of their entrance music, to the awe-inspiring visual of their arrival and the havoc they wreak, Rosemary, Crazzy Steve and Abyss have been beating a violent path through the company...

Royal Ramblings Meets Jack Jester (ICW Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

With his menacing in-ring presence, frightening aggression and of course a scary level of talent, Jack Jester is one of the UK's most impactful, impre...

Royal Ramblings Meets The Young Bucks (Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you missed Ring of Honor's UK tour, you missed out. The Young Bucks and the Briscoe's wrestled what was possibly, the best match we've ever seen...

Royal Ramblings Meets Joe Hendry (ICW Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

They did it. Insane Championship Wrestling, delivered a top quality, high energy, dramatic, dynamic and at times brutal megashow in the form of Fear & Loathing IX at Glasgow's SSE Hydro...

Royal Ramblings Meets Trent Seven (ICW Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) is the most exciting and dynamic independent promotion in the UK. One will shortly be able to add record-breaking ...

Royal Ramblings Meets Drew Galloway (ICW Exclusive)

Danny Stone | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

For most people, a WWE run would be the crown jewel in their career but Drew Galloway continues to lead the wrestling world. His roots are in the mighty Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) and as one of its MVP's he's helping add to the companies international fan base which includes Olympic hero Kurt Angle...

Royal Ramblings Meets Wade Barrett (Part 2)

Danny Stone | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In the first part of our exclusive interview with Stu Bennet aka Wade Barratt, we learned that not only does he have one but two films on the horizon ...

Royal Ramblings Meets Wade Barrett (Part 1)

Danny Stone | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

One of the UK's proudest sons, Stu Bennett is known the word over as Wade Barrett. A multiple-time champion, he not only proved himself as a top-flight entertainer but established an important legacy in the WWE for the British superstars that followed...

Royal Ramblings Meets Wolfgang (Part 2) - ICW Exclusive!

Danny Stone | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

ICW is the BEST WRESTLING promotion in the WORLD. It showcases world class talent and features the biggest names in the industry. ICW can rival any company, pound for pound. We might not have the same exposure as TNA, ROH or even WWE, but you can put any ICW Roster member on any of their shows and they'll blow you away.

Royal Ramblings: An Evening With Damien Sandow

Danny Stone | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Whether the Rhodes Scholar, the Miz imitator or the Meta Power, he always managed to have fans invest in his characters - a unique and critical talent in the industry. Royal Ramblings were on hand in London to hear what the man now known as Aron Stevens had to say for himself.

Royal Ramblings: The Plymouth Wrestling Association (PWA)

Danny Stone | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Traditionally the West Country and specifically Plymouth wouldn't be the first place that came to mind when thinking about wrestling. London sure, Glasgow - well who hasn't heard of ICW? Maybe Preston in the North or IPW in Kent but Plymouth?

Royal Ramblings Meets Jeanie 'Lady Blossom' Clarke

Danny Stone | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

As we wrote in our review of her book, "Jeanie Clarke has a remarkable story to tell and in 'Through the Shattered Glass' she has told it".

Royal Ramblings Meets William Regal on the Road to the NXT UK Tour

Danny Stone | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

William Regal is a sports entertainment icon, a British and global wrestling legend and of course the current NXT General Manager. Royal Ramblings was...

Royal Ramblings Meets Finn Balor on the Road to the NXT Tour

Danny Stone | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

As ever, WWE is setting the pace for the entertainment world. Both on TV and live in person, the company is evolving, inspiring and revolutionising its approach. News broke last week that the company's Smackdown programme was to air live - for the first time ever - on Tuesday nights (at 10pm) on Sky Sports. Moreover, as part of a brand split, the show will now feature a distinct roster, with its own writing team and storylines too.

Royal Ramblings: Through the Shattered Glass

Danny Stone | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you are lucky enough to meet Jeanie Clarke, you will likely find yourself instinctively drawn to her. Warm and kind, she has a disarming smile, is down to earth and continues to cut a striking figure. It is little surprise that she reached infamy in the wrestling world as 'Lady Blossom' the valet to 'Stunning' (and inspiration behind the subsequent moniker for 'Stone Cold') Steve Austin.

Royal Ramblings: Five Reasons To Get Networked

Danny Stone | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you are a wrestling fan then the chances are you have already signed yourself up to the WWE Network. If not, what are you waiting for? In the best ...

Royal Ramblings: The Al Snow Wrestling Academy

Danny Stone | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

The Al Snow Wrestling Academy (ASWA) is the hottest wrestling innovation in town. Pairings announced by the ASWA include MuchMedia, Impact Wrestling, ...

Royal Ramblings: In Tribute to Kris Travis

Danny Stone | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In the shadow of the Wrestlemania weekend, the British wrestling world lost one of its brightest stars and most favourite sons. Kris Travis, the 'Shooting Star' passed away after a two year battle with stomach cancer.

Royal Ramblings: Antisemitism and Racism in Wrestling

Danny Stone | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Antisemitism is on the rise across Europe and here in Britain too. As with so many of society's ills, wrestling is not immune to it...