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Royal Ramblings: Wrestling Laid Bare

Danny Stone | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

One of the most frequent questions any wrestling fan will be asked is "isn't it all fake?" Of course, the well informed amongst us will reply that wrestling is simply pre-determined and invite the questioner to perform a 360 degree splash from the top turnbuckle.

Royal Ramblings Put on a Show

Danny Stone | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Don't underestimate just how hard it is and how lucky we are in the UK to have events week in and week out. We encourage you to read our coverage of UK promotions and get to a show. Hard work and love is going into this business and it's important we love it back.

Royal Ramblings: Stars of the Squared Circle

Danny Stone | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In less than a year Wardust or as it is now known WWL has been making its mark, emphatically, on the British wrestling scene. In less than a month, th...

Royal Ramblings Meets Ophidian the Cobra

Danny Stone | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you have had the pleasure of watching a Chikara show you'll know how entertaining and exciting the promotion is. If anyone embodies the energy, dynamism and character of Chikara it is Ophidian The Cobra.

Royal Ramblings Meets Robbie E

Danny Stone | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Love him or hate him, one cannot dispute that Robbie E has made a phenomenal impact at TNA since debuting some five years ago. With TNA back in the UK...

Royal Ramblings: GFW's UK Invasion!

Danny Stone | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Over a year ago, we highlighted Global Force Wrestling as one to watch, citing its claim to be "the most fan-interactive and immersive wrestling exper...

Royal Ramblings: Talks TNA with Spud and JB

Danny Stone | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

As regular readers will know, we at Royal Ramblings have a huge soft spot for both TNA's iconic British underdog Rockstar Spud and the MC of MC's Jere...

Royal Ramblings: Prepare for Superclash 3!

Danny Stone | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

What do you get if you mix the best wrestling talent from the UK with the top stars from Japan? This October 4th, fans visiting the Superstars of Wres...

Royal Ramblings Remembers Dusty Rhodes

Danny Stone | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In wrestling, the word legend is overused and the status conferred upon many as time rolls on. For Dusty Rhodes however, it held true meaning being a rank he achieved in life and one that has simply been underlined by his untimely passing. Rhodes was a legend in every sense of the word...

Royal Ramblings Meets the London Riots

Danny Stone | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

When we interviewed The Wolves, they told us that they had been excited to wrestle the "amazing" London Riots. There's a reason. The Riots, James Davis and Rob Lynch, have been making a huge impression across the UK with their fierce, emphatic performances.

Royal Ramblings Meets Diana Hart-Smith

Danny Stone | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Diana Hart-Smith will be known and loved by many wrestling fans. The daughter of WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Stu Hart, the sister of icons Bret and the late Owen Hart, one time wife of the tremendous Davey Boy Smith and mother of the extremely talented Harry or Davey Boy Smith Jr, she has wrestling in her blood...

Royal Ramblings Meets Justin Roberts

Danny Stone | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

For a generation of wrestling enthusiasts, Justin Roberts' golden voice was a gateway to their best loved matches. Having excited and inspired crowds around the world, Roberts' was in London to meet and greet his fans as part of PSI's inaugural London Wrestling Convention.

Royal Ramblings: Ric Flair Live

Danny Stone | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Last month, the Royal Ramblings team ventured out to the UK Midlands in order to meet and hear from the 'limousine riding, jet flying', one and only Ric Flair.

Royal Ramblings Talks GFW With Jeff Jarrett

Danny Stone | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

For those that have been living under a rock, you should know that a new wrestling promotion named GFW is about to explode across the US and that it w...

Royal Ramblings: ICW Special Part 6 - Kenny Williams

Danny Stone | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In this, our sixth and final instalment we talk to the explosive and exciting Zero-G legend Kenny Williams.

Royal Ramblings: ICW Special Part 5 - Stevie Boy

Danny Stone | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Insane Championship Wrestling is so good it's, well, insane. In our fifth ICW special, we talk to one of the most exciting stars of the promotion, Stevie Boy. We were fortunate enough to join him just after he had successfully captured the ICW Zero-G championship...

Royal Ramblings: ICW Special Part 4 - Grado

Danny Stone | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Insane Championship Wrestling continues to make its mark on the UK wrestling scene. With an ever expanding brand, the company is set to become not just the best in the UK but a worldwide phenomenon. We were fortunate enough to interview one of the MVP's of the promotion, Grado, on the company's recent UK tour.

Royal Ramblings Meets Kurt Angle (Part Two)

Danny Stone | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In the first part of our interview trilogy, Kurt Angle shared his thoughts on TNA's network, the talent roster and more. In this second part he goes further, talking injuries, ECW, his legacy and those that have followed in his path...

Royal Ramblings Meets Kurt Angle (Part One)

Danny Stone | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

We were very lucky to have had the opportunity to speak at length with the champ, so knuckle down for some revealing insights in the first part of our interview trilogy with the one and only Kurt Angle.

Royal Ramblings: Five Reasons TNA's UK Tour is Gonna Rock

Danny Stone | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you've watched TNA Wrestling on Challenge TV, you'll know that the promotion knows how to put on an excellent show. Having moved to a new network in the states, TNA was determined to deliver a quality product and so it has...

Royal Ramblings on Tour: ICW Live

Danny Stone | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Our final stop and homecoming, had to be epic and what better way to finish than a night with ICW. Having colonised Scotland, the promotion had embarked upon its biggest UK tour and no doubt to the chagrin of southern promotions, had packed out Camden's KOKO for the night which is where we caught up with them.

Royal Ramblings: ICW Special Part 3 - Kay Lee Ray

Danny Stone | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

She is one of the nation's best female wrestlers, with a work rate hard to equal. Whilst she gained international fame as a finalist for TNA's British Boot Camp, Kay Lee Ray has a long history with the sensational Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) promotion...

Royal Ramblings Meets Drew Galloway

Danny Stone | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

He is a champion the world over, super-talented and arguably one of the most impressive and successful wrestlers of all time but ultimately what makes him great is that Drew Galloway is a fan like you and like us...

Royal Ramblings: Wrestlemania Review - Feed Us More

Danny Stone | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

It was big, bold and beautiful. Wrestlemania 31 was the glorious wrestling-fest that we have come to love, nay expect from the company that rules them all.

Royal Ramblings: Behind the Scenes of Bootcamp

Danny Stone | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

This Wednesday, 25 March at 10pm on Challenge TV, TNA will be taking viewers behind the scenes of British Boot Camp 2. In a show which promises exclusive backstage footage and interviews, we will see what it was like..