UK Wrestling Round-Up (16/6/16)

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4FW have announced on October 22nd at the MECA in Swindon, Japan’s Dick Togo who has just announced he’s coming out of retirement and will wrestle the ‘Star Attraction’ Mark Haskins also, El Ultimo Dragon will return to the promotion to face Bubblegum. It’s sure to be a cracking show.

BWE: British Wrestling Entertainment returns to the Belle Isle WMC, Leeds on Saturday, July 9th when they present their “Fallout” show with the first match signed as we’ll see Alexander Henry facing off against the debuting Martin Kirby in singles competition, not only that, we will see new BWE Champion, El Ligero and all your BWE favourites.

4th Generation Wrestling are proud to announce that current TNA star, Jade is coming to “Saturday Night Storm Rising” which will take place at the Horbury Academy, Wakefield on Saturday, August 6th as she is set to take on New Zealand’s Dahlia Black in singles competition. Other matches signed will see Joe Nelson take on Co-owner Tiger Jnr in a Student vs Trainer Match and Josh Bodom will face high-flying Acro to crown the first Airborne Champion.

Fight Club: PRO have signed the first matches for their upcoming “Rage Against The Death Machine” event which will take place from the Fixxion Nightclub, Wolverhampton on Friday, July 8th as we’ll see; Zack Sabre Jr in action with Travis Banks, Trent Seven will meet Sami Callihan, Dan Moloney will battle Lee Hunter and ‘Wild Boar’ Mike Hitchman will hope to trample over Jim Hunter.

The New Wave Wrestling Alliance will return with their “Back In The Saddle” show from The Victoria Baths, Manchester on Saturday, July 9th and have already signed the first two matches for the night as we’ll see James Drake against Nathan Cruz and Xia Brookside will team with Lana Austin to battle Leah Owens & Lucy Cole.

The first two matches to be signed for GOOD Wrestling‘s “The Power Of 3” show which comes to us from The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes on Friday, July 29th will see Jack Sexsmith in one-on-one action with Damian Dunne and This Ain’t No Picnic (Big Grizzly & Panda Mask) vs The Dazzler Team (Darrell Allen & Earl Black Jr).

The first match to be signed for Combat Sports Federation‘s “Main Event” show which will take place from the Bridgewater Town Hall, Bridgewater on Saturday, July 16th will see the CSF All-Nations Champion, Charlie Garrett defending his title against Kay Jutler. Others scheduled to appear will be; Big Grizzly, Jack Starz, White Tiger, Owen Wall, Eddie Ryan, Odyssey and Lucha Legend, Juventud Guerrera.

IPW:UK present their “Supershow3” event from The Casino Rooms, Rochester on Sunday, July 3rd where Grado will take on Maverick Mayhew and Zack Gibson will face Billy Gunn in singles action.

They’re also delighted to announce that ROH’s War Machine (Ray Rowe & Hanson) will be coming back to the UK to take on The Sumerian Death Squad (Tommy End & Michael Dante) at their “Royal Reward” show which will be held at The Angel Centre, Tonbridge on Sunday, August 7th.

Preston City Wrestling will present their 3rd “Tribute To The Troops” show from the Preston Guild Hall, on Saturday, June 25th and will feature an incredible list of wrestling talent. He are the matches already signed for the day; Toni Storm vs Carmel Jacobs, Joey Hayes vs Joe Hendry, Lionheart vs Rob Van Dam, The Hooligans (Roy & Zak Knight) vs The New Age Ass-holes (Billy Gunn & Mr. Anderson), Dave Mastiff vs Martin Kirby, Charlie Garrett & Sammy Smooth in a Fatal 4-Way, Iestyn Rees has issued an Alpha Lock Challenge, Team Single (T-Bone & Rampage Brown) will defend their Tag Team Championships against The London Riots (James Davis & Rob Lynch) and you PCW Heavyweight Champion, Sha Samuels will put his title on the line against Drew Gallaway.

Speaking of PCW, they announced this week that this show will be available to watch for the first time ever via iPPV worldwide. Details can be found on their website for this amazing news.

Leicester Championship Wrestling are gearing up for their “Summertime” show which will be held at the Brockington College, Leicester on Saturday, July 9th and have put together an awesome card for their fans to get excited about; the team of Xander Cooper & Alexis Rose will take on Tyler Bate & Toni Storm, Ladz Ladz Ladz (Gabriel Kidd & Zak Northern) have issued an Open Challenge to any team who think they have what it takes, TK Hayward will defend his LCW Young Guns Championship against White Tiger and the team of LCW Champion, Stixx & Joseph Conners will challenge DNA (Marc Massa & CY Gregory) for the Tag Team Titles.

Although not a UK promotion we thought we’d give the good brothers over at  Over The Top Wrestling some coverage. They  have kept the ball rolling with their next show “A Matter Of Pride” which takes place from the Trivoli Theatre, Dublin on Saturday, June 25th and will see the following; Pete Dunne vs El Ligero, Luther Ward vs Big Damo and the OTT Tag Team Champions, The Gymnastics defend against the team of Colt Cabana & Workie.

It has been announced that ‘Primate’ Jason Prime will get the match he’s wanted when he faces ‘The Muscle Cat’ Saxon Huxley for the RISE Championship and it will happen at The Brundenell, Leeds on Saturday, August 13th. This all came about when Prime won a tournament at “Ascent” to become the first RISE Champion but it was short lived when he was attacked and then pinned by Saxon to lose the title. This match has been signed to be a Falls Count Anywhere and I’m sure will be violent.

What a show Absolute Wrestling have put together for their upcoming “The Championship Suspects” show held at The NE6 Suite, this Friday, June 19th where we’ll see some of the best wrestling talent working in the UK today. Matches include; Dave Mastiff vs Liam Lazarus, Chuck Cyrus vs Johnny Moss, Toni Storm vs Little Miss Roxxy, The New Nation (‘Primate’ Jason Prime & Alexander Henry) vs The British Nation (Prince Ameen & Assassin), Tyler Bate will meet HT Drake and Martin Kirby will face Micky The Dragon, both as part of the Absolute Championship Tournament Quarter-Finals.

TIDAL Wrestling goes from strength to strength and it shows when you look at the line-up for their “High Tide 2016” event which will take place from the O2 Academy, Leeds on Sunday, July 24th. We will see TIDAL regulars and international stars collide in what will be an enjoyable night of wrestling; The Service (Sean Only & ‘The Armbar Superstar’ Dan James) vs Sebb Strife & ‘The Ugandan Warrior’ Nsereko, HT Drake vs Shane Strickland, JD Boom vs Addy Starr in a Hardcore Rules Match, Joseph Conners, Pete Dunne & Chris Hero will face each other in a Triple Threat, Violet O’Hara will defend her TCW Women’s Title against Lana Austin & Ruby Summers, the TCW Open Championship will be on the line when Liam Lazarus (c) faces Jigsaw, Go Team Sports! (David Graves & Ace Matthews) will hope to become the new TCW Tag Team Champions when they challenge The Proven (Caz Crash & Sam Wilder) and El Ligero will hope to still be TCW Champion by the end of the night when he faces the vicious Rampage Brown in singles competition.

Alpha Omega Wrestling have included even more outstanding wrestling talent to their “Vendetta” show which will be held at Morecambe Winter Gardens, Morecambe on Saturday, July 16th as we’ll see; Lana Austin vs Violet Vendetta, Solar Power (Solar & Cyanide) vs ‘Primate’ Jason Prime & a mystery partner, Un-Sexy Kev vs James Drake, Barricade vs Ricky J McKenzie, Johnny Phere vs Chris Ridgeway and The Models (Joey Hayes & Danny Hope) challenge The Referendum (Bobby Roberts & Lewis Girvan) for the AOW Tag Team Championships.

Target Wrestling presented their “Best Of British 2” show from The Venue, Carlisle this past Saturday to a pumped up crowd and weren’t disappointed. Here are the results; Johnny Moss def. Martin Kirby, Kay Lee Ray def. Toni Storm, the team of Jody Fleisch, Jonny Storm & Josh Terry def. Havok, Karnage & TW High Octane Division Champion, Shady Nattrass, Polo Promotions (Jackie Polo & Mark Coffey) def. Craig Kollins & Johnny Phere, The Coyote Kid def. Danny Hope and Michael Dante retained his TW Championship when he beat Medallion in the Main Event.

What an amazing show Revolution Pro Wrestling put on for the fans this past Sunday when they presented their “Angle Vs Sabre” event from the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London as we witness the debut of an Olympic Gold Medalist and International sensation, Chris Hero. Here are the results from the show; Marty Scurll def. Noam Dar, RPW British Cruiserweight Champion, Pete Dunne def. Martin Stone, Big Damo def. Big Daddy Walter, Will Ospreay def. Mike Bailey, Josh Bodom def. Chris Hero, Charlie Garrett & Joel Redman def. The Revolutionists (Sha Samuels & James Castle) to become NEW RPW Tag Team Champions and in the Main Event we saw an incredible match when Kurt Angle def. RPW British Heavyweight Champion, Zack Sabre Jr via submission in a Non-Title Match.

Congratulations go to Riot House Promotions who presented their first ever show “Numero Uno: Beers, Beats & Brainbusters” from the Liquid-Diva, Gloucester last Friday to a hungry crown and what a show it was, here is what happened; The Magnums (‘Filthy’ Chris Walker & ‘Dirty’ Dick Riley) def. The Massive Party (Chuck Cyrus & Robbie Roids), Joel Redman def. Big Grizzly, ‘Wild Boar’ Mike Hitchman def. Charlie Garrett, Christopher Queen & RyRy def. The Heritage City Hitmen (David Eaton & Richard Diamond), Matt Ridler def. Mike Bird, Toni Storm def. Kat Von Kaige and Pete Dunne def. Chris Brookes & Tyler Bate in an incredible Triple Threat Match.

What a show Main Event Wrestling have assembled for their upcoming “Toon Tussle” event which takes place at the Innisfree Sports & Social Club, Longbenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday, June 24th. Here is the full card for the show; ‘Primate’ Jason Prime defends his MEW Title against BT Gunn, Alexander Henry will defend his MEW North East Title against Assassin, RCW Women’s Champion, Leah Owens will put her title on the line when she meets Little Miss Roxxy, Chris Renfrew takes on AJ Anderson, we will have a Hair vs Jose Match between Mihai and Loco Ryder and finally we will have a 10-Man Toon Tussle Match with the winner receiving a title shot at MEW’s “Northern Bash” show on Friday, September 30th. The participants are; Rampage Brown, Liam Lazarus, Iain Robinson, Adam Christ, Prince Ameen, ‘The Muscle Cat’ Saxon Huxley, Micky The Dragon, HT Drake, Aaron Echo and Nikki Starr.

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