TNA British Boot Camp – Where Are They Now? (Season 1 & 2)

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In 2013, BSkyB worked with TNA Productions and commissioned two series of British Boot Camp as they aggressively attempted to build their UK wrestling audience. The show was to air on Challenge and would build on the theme of WWE’s Tough Enough and TNA’s Gut Check, a feature that ran on episodes of IMPACT where […] READ MORE


ROH Announces Three Participants For Pure Championship Tournament

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The resurgence of Ring of Honor continues as the upcoming Pure Excellence event will crown a new Pure Champion. It will be the first time since 2006 that a Pure Champion is crowned Bryan Danielson and Nigel McGuinness fought for it in a unification match that combined it with the ROH World Championship. Danielson was […] READ MORE


Pure Excellence: A History of ROH’s Pure Championship

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Continuing to make moves in 2020, over the weekend, Ring of Honor announced they’d be bringing back a nostalgic favorite, the Pure Championship. The title will be decided in a two-day, two-city tournament that kicks off on April 10th. The winner of the tourney will be crowned ROH’s first Pure Champion in nearly 14 years. […] READ MORE


Defiant Magnificent Seven: A Brief History

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Defiant Wrestling has announced that the Magnificent Seven Match will be returning for the third year in a row, taking place on March 16th in Sunderland. The match is a seven-man single-elimination contest, with the winner earning a briefcase that guarantees them the right to challenge for the Defiant World Championship at any point they […] READ MORE


Doug Williams: Changing The Perception Of British Wrestling (VIDEOS)

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Following his loss to Trent Seven at PROGRESS Chapter 76: Hello Wembley, Doug Williams was forced to retire from professional wrestling as a result of the stipulation. While he still has some independent bookings to fulfil, he has officially wrestled his final match in the United Kingdom. Some would refer to this as the end […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Titles Change Hands in PROGRESS at Hello Wembley!

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Tonight in London, England, PROGRESS Wrestling ran it’s biggest show to date – and easily one of the biggest indie shows in UK history – with Hello Wembley, held at the SSE Arena inside Wembley. A stellar card that saw Jimmy Havoc vanquish his arch-rival Paul Robinson, Jinny retain her PROGRESS Women’s title against Toni Storm […] READ MORE


Preview: PROGRESS Chapter 76: Hello Wembley (9/30/18)

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PROGRESS are holding the biggest independent wrestling show in the UK in 30 years.  The upstart promotion are running Wembley in a huge step for UK wrestling and a scene that 10 years ago could only have dreamed of a Wembley show. Unfortunately for PROGRESS, this card has been torn to bits with injuries and contractual obligations. A […] READ MORE


Preview: IPW:UK Anniversary XIV (9/22/18)

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International Pro Wrestling UK (IPW:UK) celebrates 14 years with a doubleheader.  Night one is their anniversary celebration as they bring WWE UK’s British Strong Style (Pete Dunne, Tyler Bate, Trent Seven) to IPW’s biggest show of the year.  With only a few matches announced so far we have a well built card from IPW that shows the direction they […] READ MORE


The Crystal Ball: 8 NXT Superstars Who Could Be Future WWE Champions

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WWE has searched the globe the past few years and plucked names from such companies as Ring Of Honor (ROH), Impact Wrestling, EVOLVE, wXw, PROGRESS Wrestling, ICW, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), and Stardom, among others, to expand the NXT roster and WWE as a whole, from WWE Champion AJ Styles to newly crowned NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa. The NXT […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: Women’s and Atlas Championships Change Hands in PROGRESS

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Two huge title changes occurred at last night’s PROGRESS event Chapter 69: Be Here Now in Manchester, including a changing of the guard in the Women’s Division and the crowning of a new Atlas Champion following WALTER‘s forfeit of the title in his pursuit of the PROGRESS World Heavyweight Championship. #AndNew #Chapter69 #BeHereNow #ThisIsProgress ? […] READ MORE