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Royal Ramblings Reviews: The Condemned 2

Danny Stone | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Randy Orton is one of the most celebrated stars in the WWE Universe. Known as 'The Viper' Orton's unpredictable, serpentine strikes leave his in-ring ...

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.

Training To Wrestle Could Be This Refugee's Ticket To A Better Life

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Bassam, a 14-year-old living in Jordan, has big dreams of becoming a wrestler. But the teenager has more hurdles to jump than others his age, as he is...

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...

A Nice Long Weekend of Wrestling!

James Carr | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Sport
James Carr

The other interesting dynamic was that I would be a good guy JC Thunder today! 'Oh no JC, you told us you are terrible at that!' I hear you cry. Well fear not, as this actually went pretty well. I was possibly a bit aggressive as I shouted intensely in attempt to rally support, but overall I still had the majority of the crowd on my side and the match itself was really enjoyable.

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: The Who's Jew of Wrestling Two

Danny Stone | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

We have highlighted Jews of wrestling legend like 'The Grand Wizard', Barry Horowitz and Brian Pillman. We've discussed Jews of wrestling's recent past like Howard Finkel, The Nasty Boys, Lanny 'The Genius' Poffo, Billy Kidman and Raven. We've also looked at Jews of the wrestling present like Paul Heyman, Matt Striker and Robbie E.

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: WWE UK Invasion & Innovation 2K16

Danny Stone | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

This winter, in the words of a well-known wrestling commentator, is going to be a 'slobberknocker' for WWE fans.

Lewis Hamilton Tries His Hand At Wrestling And Proves Surprisingly Good

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Not content with being one of the best Formula One racers in the world, Lewis Hamilton was keen to show off his skills as a wrestler during a trip to ...

Hulk Homophobe and Victims of Masculinity

Anthony Lorenzo | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Sport
Anthony Lorenzo

WWE seems bigger and louder than ever. Its reach as a barometer of masculine culture knows no bounds. It was reported recently that Hulk Hogan, who fo...

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!