UK Wrestling

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...

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...