UK Wrestling

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: Wrestling at the Edinburgh Fringe

Danny Stone | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

The aspects of entertainment that wrestling does not reach are few and far between and so it should come as no surprise that the Edinburgh Fringe, the pinnacle of the comedy calendar, is not devoid of wrestling input this year. Running from the 5 - 29th August in and around Edinburgh Scotland, the Fringe will play host to some of the world's top comedians and other entertainers.

Royal Ramblings: WWE's Exciting New Era

Danny Stone | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

This week was a momentous one in WWE history. On the first ever SmackDown Live show, the WWE Draft sorted WWE Superstars into competition for either Monday Night Raw, under the new management of the legendary Mick Foley or SmackDown, controlled by the head of the 'Yes Movement' Daniel Bryan. Both Raw and SmackDown will now feature distinct casts, unique storylines and dedicated writing teams. WWE's 'New Era' has truly begun.

Introducing What Culture Pro Wrestling (WCPW)

Danny Stone | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you call yourself a wrestling fan then chances are you've spent a few minutes here or there googling wrestling videos online. Whether you were looking for 'The Rock's Greatest Promos' or key news from WWE's Raw, it's inevitable you will have found yourself watching the fun, must-view content provided by the folks at Whatculture.com...

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 What Culture Wrestling

Danny Stone | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

What Culture Wrestling continues to go from strength to strength. Any wrestling fan searching for a wrestling video online will have stumbled across t...

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 Meets Juventud Guerrera

Danny Stone | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Juventud Guerrera is one of the most iconic, decorated, well-respected and impressive luchadores of all time. Having gained world recognition in WWE, ...

Royal Ramblings: The Al Snow Wrestling Academy Pt 2

Danny Stone | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In part one of our interview with the founder and trainers of the Al Snow Wrestling Academy (ASWA) we learned about what it takes to make the cut. In ...

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, ...

Butlins Apologises For 'Britain First-Style Race Hate' Kids Wrestling Show

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK

Butlins has apologised over a 'race hate' wrestling show at one of their holiday camps which has been likened to a Britain First rally. In footage of...

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...

Royal Ramblings Meets the Alpha Female: Round 2

Danny Stone | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Bold, beautiful, brave and brutal the Alpha Female is one of Europe's finest exports. Having returned from a stint in Japan, Jazzy is back home but won't be resting up...

Royal Ramblings Does wXw's 16 Carat Gold

Danny Stone | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Over the course of nearly 4 hours, wXw put on some top quality entertainment. The atmosphere, the production value, the card, the talent and so much more had been carefully and thoughtfully weaved together to make for a great night. 16 Carat is named Europe's biggest and most famous wrestling tournament. Perhaps it ought to be called its greatest. Make sure you get there next year to see what all the fuss is about.

Royal Ramblings Meets Kevin Owens on the Road to Wrestlemania!

Danny Stone | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Kevin Owens is one of the most exciting Superstars on the WWE roster. It's amazing to think that Wrestlemania 32 on 3 April 2016, will be the first time that he has performed on 'The Grandest Stage of Them All'.

Royal Ramblings: The Ringside Perspective

Danny Stone | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

If you've been to a wrestling show recently, chances are you've seen a fast-moving, bespectacled, fan-beloved and yet understated photo wizard at ringside shooting the talent. This man is Oli Sandler AKA The Ringside Perspective and he is the go-to guy for many key UK wrestling promotion's photography needs.

Royal Ramblings Meets Jim 'JR' Ross

Robert Rams | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Sport
Robert Rams

Jim 'JR' Ross, for the majority of wrestling fans growing up today, is the voice of wrestling. Having sound-tracked their most enjoyable wrestling eve...

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...