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Royal Ramblings: TNA Rocks Wembley

Danny Stone | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

They came, they saw and they tore the house down. Last week, TNA wowed a big London crowd as they hit the UK for their annual 'Maximum Impact' tour.

Royal Ramblings Meets Beer Money!

Danny Stone | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Beer Money, James Storm and Bobby Roode collectively, are one of wrestling's most successful tag-teams of all time. In the UK on the eve of TNA's Maximum Impact tour (details on the poster below), we took the pair on a visit to Parliament to give them a little bit of history...

Royal Ramblings: TNA's UK Tour Poll Won By Fans

Danny Stone | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

They've only gone and done it. As Dixie Carter announced on Impact which airs in the UK on Challenge TV, TNA have booked three of the UK's finest talent for their forthcoming Maximum Impact Tour...

Royal Ramblings: From Dreams to Reality, TNA's Brass Ring for Brits

Danny Stone | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

"It was all a dream" begins Jay-Z's Hip-Hop classic but for Royal Ramblings, dreams have turned unexpectedly into reality and for one British Wrestler...

Royal Ramblings: The Al Snow Wrestling Academy

Danny Stone | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Some 18 months ago, Royal Ramblings sat down with wrestling icon Al Snow. It was one of the most interesting, in-depth and educational wrestling-rela...

Royal Ramblings: Five MORE Reasons TNA's UK Tour Will Rock

Danny Stone | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

As we enter the New Year, there are plenty of reasons for fans of wrestling to be excited. Not least because TNA is due to hit our shores later this month on the Maximum Impact 8 Tour.

Royal Ramblings Reviews 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown

Danny Stone | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

The Turkey has been carved, the presents unwrapped, the stockings emptied and post-Christmas blues are threatening. What better way to boost your spir...

Royal Ramblings Meets the Villain Marty Scurll (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) only uses top talent on its cards. It was no surprise then that we witnessed 'The Villain' Marty Scurll battle for...

Royal Ramblings Meets the GZRS (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

They might be relative newcomers as a tag-team on the UK scene but the GZRS have taken the wrestling world by storm. They've sold out T-Shirt stocks w...

Royal Ramblings Meets Billy Kirkwood (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Vince McMahon, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler, Tazz, JBL and many others have provided the soundtrack to some of wrestling's greatest moments. That was until ...

Royal Ramblings Meets Jimmy Havoc

Danny Stone | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If there is one wrestler that perfectly captures the energy, excitement and popularity of British wrestling it is the ludicrously talented Jimmy Havoc...

Royal Ramblings Meets Leva 'Blue Pants' Bates

Danny Stone | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Leva 'Blue Pants' Bates is one of those rarest of talents in professional wrestling, someone who has organically 'got over' with the fans. The WWE NXT...

Royal Ramblings vs Kurt Angle

Danny Stone | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

One key star who fans will be clambering to see is the legendary Kurt Angle. On a tour of the UK to promote TNA's tour and to do his own speaking tour with Triple M Promotions, Kurt proved to us that the three 'I's' which he used to invoke - intensity, integrity, intelligence - were not just a storyline gimmick but rather a true reflection of this incredible man's character.

Royal Ramblings Meets Bram

Danny Stone | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Bram has been one of the breakout stars for TNA. Earlier this year, the company tore up the initial one-year contract he had signed with them in order to negotiate a multi-year deal, citing his potential as a top star...

Royal Ramblings Meets Rey Mysterio (Part 2)

Danny Stone | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Be it WWE, WCW, AAA or elsewhere, regardless of his home Rey Mysterio finds himself welcome across the world by adoring fans. We at Royal Ramblings were lucky enough to welcome him to our base in the UK and ask the great man some questions...

Royal Ramblings Meets Rey Mysterio (Part 1)

Danny Stone | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

For many fans, their very concept sports entertainment is synonymous with one individual - Rey Mysterio. An innovator in the ring, Mysterio can quite rightly claim to have changed the perception of what a superstar looks like...

Royal Ramblings Meets Stevie Boy (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

This month, following a second major UK tour in six months, Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) did what no other UK promotion has done in over 30 yea...

Royal Ramblings Meets Big Damo (ICW Special)

Danny Stone | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If Damo is right, you'll want to get your hands on one of the last few tickets for ICW's SECC show on 15 November to see him in action. We have more interviews and a review of ICW's KoKo show to come, so keep tuned!

Royal Ramblings Meets Eric Young

Danny Stone | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

There are some wrestlers for whom the mere mention of their name elicits declarations of respect not just from the fans but from their contemporaries....

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...