England’s Benji Announces Retirement

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Some sad news has emerged from the north-east English wrestling scene this morning, as Benji announced his retirement from the ring on his Twitter, bringing a culmination to his three-year career. [email protected]_NCL @MEWrestlingUK @Targetwrestling @FTWNEWCASTLE @RISE_ENGLAND pic.twitter.com/JGKRpRKE57 — Benji (@WrestlerBenji) June 29, 2020 After being trained by Rampage Brown, HT Drake, and Screwface, Benji would […] READ MORE


Martin Kirby Reveals Shock Retirement

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In a shocking announcement posted on his Twitter page on Sunday afternoon, one of the pioneers for modern British wrestling shockingly revealed their retirement as Martin Kirby has hung up his pink and black trunks for the final time. Thanks for letting me entertain you for the last 14 years. Its been a blast.👊 pic.twitter.com/fvRtNQMsja […] READ MORE


AEW On TNT: Bea Priestley, The Top Gaijin

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The women’s division in All Elite Wrestling (AEW) is stacked to say the least. Featuring some of the world’s best female performers from Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D to Awesome Kong to the current and inaugural AEW Women’s World Champion Riho. One of the other names in the division though is 23-year-old Bea Priestley. Having only […] READ MORE


Defiant Wrestling Closes Down: “The Journey Must Come To An End”

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In a shocking announcement from the UK scene, one of the scene’s biggest promotions, Defiant Wrestling, announced on Thursday it was closing up shop and that with “a heavy heart that we today announce that the journey must come to an end.” It has been an absolutely incredible journey over the past three years, but […] READ MORE


Project Japan: Martin Kirby To Debut For Dragon Gate

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Earlier on this week, it was announced that one of England’s finest independent wrestlers Martin Kirby would be heading to Japan to make his debut for Dragon Gate (DG). Project Ego follows in the footsteps of names such as Chris Brookes (Dramatic Dream Team) and Chris Ridgeway (Pro Wrestling NOAH) to head on a tour […] READ MORE


The Next Chapter Begins: Gabriel Kidd To Train At New Japan’s LA Dojo

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At this past Friday’s Revolution Pro Wrestling (RevPro) show in Manchester, titled Ungovernable, Gabriel Kidd was victorious in the opening six man tag team match alongside Kenneth Halfpenny and Shaun Jackson, where they defeated the team of Brendan White, Clark Connors, and Karl Fredericks. Following the match, Kidd told the audience that he wanted to […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Four New Champions Crowned In Defiant Wrestling

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Defiant Wrestling rolled into Newcastle this past Saturday night for the fourth annual Built to Destroy event, a night that drastically changed the landscape of Defiant as four of the five championships on offer changed hands throughout the night. #AndNEW: Four New Champions Crowned In Defiant Wrestling #AndNEW: David Starr Wins Defiant World Championship Perhaps […] READ MORE


Preview: Defiant – Built To Destroy (6/29/19)

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This coming Saturday night will see Defiant Wrestling celebrate three years of defiance with the fourth annual Built to Destroy, live on Access Defiant. The Built to Destroy shows have always been full of surprises and big moments, such as the inaugural World Champion being crowned in 2016, the breakup of Prospect (Alex Gracie and […] READ MORE


Farewell To The Young Bull: Gabriel Kidd Leaves Defiant Wrestling

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On this past Sunday’s episode of Defiant Wrestling‘s weekly YouTube show Loaded, Gabriel Kidd lost a 30 minute Iron Man Match to “The Prestigious One” Joe Hendry, meaning Kidd will now be forced to wrap up his career in the company he’s called home for the past three years. Gabriel Kidd Wraps Up Defiant Wrestling […] READ MORE


Match Point: Joe Hendry vs Gabriel Kidd (6/1/19)

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Match Point is an on-going series at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, where we look at intriguing matchups in indie wrestling and beyond. They may be dream matches, first-time matchups, or hotly anticipated rematches. Today’s edition looks at a very special 30 minute Iron Man Match between two Defiant Wrestling originals – former World Champion Joe Hendry, and […] READ MORE