A brief look at all the latest the British wrestling news from the past week 28/03-04/04,
North Wrestling NCL
North Wrestling (NCL)Will no longer be using SDD concerts to help organise events, in a statement from NCL released on social media accounts read;
“Given the recent allegations concerning SDD concerts, we will cease to continue NORTH wrestling shows at Riverside Newcastle with immediate effect.
We cannot compromise our ethos and principals with regards to inclusivity, safety and respect, their silence on the matter is not acceptable.
We stand with any member of staff who have been affected and commend them on their bravery in speaking out. Thanks to the twitter user @Titsupontyne, for highlighting the allegations and their continued work on the matter.
We don’t have any future dates in our calender or a new venue to move to, we will keep you informed.”North Wrestling Statement On Twitter 29th of March
Will Ospreay is the New IWGP Heavyweight Champion
Yesterday at NJPW Sakura Genesis Will Ospreay defeated Kota Ibushi to become the new undisputed IWGP Heavyweight champion. (for More Details click here)
Shropshire Wrestling Alliance (SWA)
SWA have announced that returning to their roster is Joey Sanchez, he is their longest serving wrestler and the only two time SWA champion and the leader of the “Sanchez Squad” plus British Wrestling legend Jody Fleisch has also been announced as returning.
SWA have also announced 3 training seminars featuring some of top British Wrestlers in the country;
*Dean Allmack 11th of Septmeber
*Doug Williams 30th of October
*Jody Fleisch 27th of November
British Wrestling Revolution (BWR) (EVO)
BWR have set up their own developmental brand EVO which will be used to help showcase students from their wrestling school of the same name, but not only that
As per a statement on twitter
“Our goal is to give a new generation of wrestlers the chance to shine. We will work closely with training schools around the country to help showcase their best students, paying a fair wage and following British Wrestling Revolution policies at all times.”British Wrestling Revolution on Twitter 30th of March
They are also currently on the look out for young Tag Teams, releasing another tweet;
“We are busy putting together a singles roster full of exciting prospects that are hungry and ready to breakout onto the scene. But we don’t want to stop there… We are also on the look out for the next generation of tag teams! If that sounds like you then drop us a line!”British Wrestling Revolution on Twitter 1st of April
Preston City Wrestling PCW
PCW are looking to make partnerships with promotions across Europe,
“This year we would love to set up some partnerships with promotions in Europe. Help our talent get the air miles they deserve and vice versa. We have a crazy talented roster and love to help them more. Any fans have any recommendations of promotions?”PCW on Twitter 30th of March
PCW have launched their own on Demand Service PCW on Demand, the site also features Wrestling Promotions both home and abroad.
PCW are looking for Sponsors in a tweet;
“Sponsors wanted! Get your brand noticed by literally hundreds of thousands via PCW social media, TV, YouTube and on demand channels. We don’t just want your cash and are happy to look at services or goods and we want a partnership to grow both our brands.”PCW on Twitter 3rd of April
Prime Wrestling Entertainment
Have announced that their Breakout special event, Breakout in the Brewery First Class on the 9th of December, will be held at the Anarchy Brew Co. Anarchy will also become the official home of Breakout Season 2.
The full list of competitors for confirmed for PWE Breakout Season 1 include; Jimmy McIlee, Lee Dawson, Alfie Brooks, J.P.R, Marc Mathers, Leon Slater, Luke Ross, Paddy McGriffen, Soldato, Mickey Stoker, Zeo Knox, Rebecca Reznor.
PWE have also announced that LJ Cleary will be at taking part on their 7th of August, “Smoke and Mirrors” TV Tapings.
Odyssey Pro Wrestling OPW
OPW have announced Gia Adams will be joining their Growing Women’s division that also includes Alexxis Falcon, Taonga and Lizzy Evo
Wrestle Carnival have unveiled the daredevil himself Danny Black and he will be at their August 1st show in Nottingham at the Portland Centre.
Wrestle Carnival have also announced 2 new shows in Nottingham at the Portland centre on September 12th and November 14th respectively.
TNT Extreme Wrestling’s
TNT Extreme are one of the latest promotions in long line that have singed up to work with Equity UK, Announcing with a tweet,
“A big step in the right direction. We are dedicated to making sure TNT shows are a safe and inclusive place for everyone.”TNT Extreme Wrestling on Twitter 31st of March
Reach Wrestling have announced that tickets are now on sale for their Exeter and Plymouth shows on 3rd and 4th of July respectively.
3 Matches have been announced for the Exeter show;
*Charlie Sterling defends his Reach Titles against Eddie Ryan
*Nick Riley vs Grayson Reeves.
*PJ Jones vs Joey Seven
Progress have announced their latest chapter, chapter 108 Of Course You Realise This Means War. In the main event, Cara Noir will defend his Progress Championship against Kid Lykos, Chapter 108 will be available on WWE network from 5pm on Saturday the 10th of April. (Click here for more details)
Also announced for chapter 108, the start of Tag Team tournament to crown new tag team champions, (Click Here for more details)
Tag Team Entrants so far;
Sunshine Machine (Chuck Mambo and TK Cooper)
Big Money Gun Dogs (Big Guns Joe and Gene Munney)
Young Guns (Ethan Allen and Luke Jacobs)
Charlie Sterling and Nick Riley
Chaos Theory (Brendan White and Danny Jones)
Lykos Gym (Kid Lykos and Kid Lykos II)
Catch Pro Wrestling
Catch Pro have announced that at Catch 24/7 on the 24th of June, they will be holding a tournament to crown the inaugural Catch Women’s Heritage Champion, Lizzy Evo is the first competitor to be announced for the tournament.
Founder of Catch Pro, Anthony Scot Bray has released their Crew Code of Conduct and Fan Code of Conduct along with the following statement on social media;
“Just a heads up about the upcoming @CATCHpw show in July and going forward. I am accountable, the buck stops with me and if you have any questions please send them my way. Call me out if you feel you must but do it with the intention of making stuff better.”Cath Pro Founder Anthony Scot Bray on Twitter 31st of March
It can be safe, it can be transparent, it can be fun, it can be better. I give you my word, we’ll get there!”
Fight Nation Wrestling (FNW)
Have announced their first show, for Sunday the 27th of June, at Unit 9 in Milton Keynes, tickets available at Skiddle.Com. Some of the names confirmed for the show and have been announced are; Chris Ridgeway, Man Like Banks, Damon Moser, Young Guns Luke Jacobs and Ethan Allen, Laura Dimiateo and Big Guns on the Joe,
LDN Wrestling have announced that tickets for their show at The Studio in London are now available at studiotps.com, at least one person has been confirmed for the show and that is American Independent wrestler Griffen McCoy.
REV Pro Wrestling
REV Pro Wrestling have announced that they will be holding a Queen of the ring tournament at their Huntingdon shows on Saturday July 31st across afternoon & evening shows, where they will crown the 2021 Queen Of The Ring. The winner will go on to Saturday August 21st’s 9 Year Anniversary Show to challenge for the Undisputed British Women’s Championship.
Superstar Pro Wrestling
Superstar Pro Wrestling have announced that tickets are on sale now for their first ever show SlamJam on the 21st of June at the Kirkby Sports Bar in Liverpool. Tickets are available from ringsideworld.co.uk. So far only one match has been confirmed, a triple threat between Dean Allmack, JJ Webb and Philip Michaels.
The first match up has been announced will feature, a triple threat with Dean Allmark Vs JJ Webb Vs Philip Michaels
Insane Championship Wrestling ICW
During the latest ICW Fight club it was announced that due to injury, Liam Thompson has had to vacate the Zero G Championship, therefore the winner of the Zero G Tournament will be crowned the next ICW Zero G Champion.
ICW Fight Club Results
Angel Hayze defeated Ellie Armstrong
Craig Anthony defeated Kyle Khaos (ICW Zero G Semi Final)
John Trettan defeated Ian Skinner (in a Screw job)
Emily Hayden defeated Anastasia
Daz Black defeated Luky Kyro (ICW Zero G Semi-final)
Leyton Buzzard defeated Alex Parker and Logan Smith in a triple threat match,
The APPG Wrestling have announced that the All-Party Parliamentary report has been drafted and is set to be released Thursday 8 April.
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