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Pro-Wrestling or Sports Entertainment has plenty of drama, athleticism and excitement but what it lacks is sufficient law enforcement and justice. One man seeking to change all that is the indomitable 'Supercop' Dick Justice.
In one fell swoop, WWE has changed the landscape of British Wrestling. At a press conference in London, jaws dropped as Paul "Triple H" Levesque revealed that the company would be hosting a two-night tournament on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 January 2017 at Blackpool's Empress Ballroom in order to crown its first-ever WWE United Kingdom Champion live on the WWE Network. The next step, it is hoped, is a weekly UK show.
Juventud Guerrera is one of the most iconic, decorated, well-respected and impressive luchadores of all time. Having gained
Roderick "Roddy" Toombs better known to you or us as "Rowdy" Roddy Piper sadly passed away this summer. Whilst technically Canadian, Piper was famously of Scottish descent and much loved by fans across the UK and indeed the world.
As regular readers will know, the Royal Ramblings team went 'on tour' at the beginning of this year, looking out some of the best independent promotions the UK had to offer. The business that we kept coming back to, that kept receiving warm praise and whose management team, as Drew Galloway put it "knows how to have a good time" is IPW: UK.
Kurt Angle is one of the most decorated professional wrestlers of all time. He is the current reigning TNA World Heavyweight Champion and thankfully for us, he agreed to sit down and talk at length about his career and more. Parts one and two of our interview trilogy were revealing and this third instalment proved no different.
In April 2015, for the first time in the company's history, Chikara toured the UK. As dedicated wrestling fans, or indeed members of the 'Chikarmy' will know, the promotion takes its name from the Japanese symbol meaning strength and it was in London that we witnessed first-hand, just how strong Chikara is.
For those that have followed the story of Progress, you will know that Jimmy Havoc, the plucky underdog turned evil king, has been the champion basically forever.
In the first part of our in-depth conversation with EC3, we learned about his views on TNA, his training and more. In this, the second and final part of our interview, he reveals his thoughts about TNA's future stars, the internet fansites and more - read on and then make sure to watch EC3 on Impact, Sunday nights at 9pm on Challenge TV!
Last week, we had the opportunity to sit down with a wrestling hero, Al Snow. Here in London for the Film and Comic Convention, we found him to be thoughtful and engaging. He spoke to us about a range of topics from business to relationships, showcasing his forensic knowledge of the profession. We left, having been thoroughly schooled by the head-master.
The lights went out. The countdown started. The music blasted. Through the darkness a shadowy figure strolls on to the stage, arms open and back to the audience. Suddenly, the room was ablaze with his spectacular fairy-lighted form. Chris 'Y2J' Jericho was in the building and he certainly knows how to make an entrance.
On Monday, we had the opportunity to interview TNA's breakout star, Gunner. In the UK to promote TNA's forthcoming tour (for which roster details have just been announced - the tour poster follows this article), here is what he had to say...
In years gone by wrestling commentators might have described WWE megastar Shawn Michaels as brash or vain but in his first ever UK Q&A sessions, the Heartbreak Kid conveyed a kind-hearted, fun and humble spirit which somewhat belied his on-screen persona.
This week, the WWE has been holding shows in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. John Cena, Randy Orton and some 30 others have been performing across the three-day tour. This is the first time the franchise has held matches in the country since its Middle East debut in Egypt in 2012. Subsequent events were held in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates...