UK Wrestling Round-Up (22/2/16)

Added by Michael Jolly

Just before publishing this PROGRESS Wrestling announced that current champion the ‘Villain’ Marty Scurll will be defending his title in a ‘Thunderbastard’ match also in the match will be former champions Rampage Brown, Mark Andrews & Will Ospreay plus Eddie Dennis, Paul Robinson, Mark Haskins, Zack Gibson & ‘Flash’ Morgan Webster. The show is on March 27th and as of now is SOLD OUT but as always, there may be returned tickets so head over to progresswrestling.com to see where to find them, if you can’t make the show of course it will be available on demand a week or so after and soon after that on DVD.

4th Generation Wrestling will host their next show “All Or Nothing” from the Pontefract Town Hall, Pontefract on April 2nd and will feature; Jigsaw, Bubblegum, Lana Austin, Noah, El Excentrico, LOMAX, Oscar Lee, Lacey Mendez, Tiger Jnr & Vix EnNoir.

BWE: British Wrestling Entertainment are proud to announce that their 1st Anniversary show which will take place on May 22nd will be held at the Royal Armouries, Leeds as part of Smash Con Leeds.

Grapple Wrestling are happy to announce that their next show on March 19th will come to us live from Fight Science, Morley, Leeds. This is due to the flooding that has effected the UK over the Christmas period and I’m glad that they’re back on their feet. You can also help contribute to the company as they lost a lot and are currently raising money for a new ring. Do us a favour and give what you can.

Pro Evolution Wrestling have started to put together some amazing matches for their upcoming show “The Great Battle Of Gloucester” on March 12th which will be held at The GL1 Leisure Centre, Gloucester. We have these so far; ‘The Mexican Sensation’ El Ligero taking on Martin Kirby, T-Bone will team with Rampage Brown when they face Joel Redman & Charlie Garrett, ‘The Showstealer’ Nathan Cruz will go one-on-one with Matt Ridler and Justin ‘Hammer’ Sysum will defend his EVW Heavyweight Title against TNA’s Bram in a Ladder Match.

International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom will host “Final Chapter” live from The Angel Centre, Tonbridge on March 6th and will feature; Johnny Kidd takes on EVOLVE Champion Timothy Thatcher, Paul Robinson will challenge Tom Dawkins in a Streetfight, The GZRS (Sebastian & Tom Irvin) will take on Chris Masters Masterlock Challenge and Sammy Smooth will defend his IPW:UK All-England Championship against wrestling superstar Chris Dickinson.

In their March 28th show “Supershow 2” we will get to see Mark Andrews in singles action against Matt Sydal (former WWE star Evan Bourne), ‘The Best In The Galaxy’ Nikki Storm will challenge Tennessee Honey for the IPW:UK Women’s Title and both Chris Masters & Mr. Anderson will be in action.

Two more matches have been added to TNT Extreme Wrestling‘s “Merseyside Massacre” taking place from the Fusion Nightclub, Liverpool on February 27th when ‘The Mexican Sensation’ El Ligero faces ‘The Righteous’ Joseph Conners and Ruffbull (Ruffneck & The Babyfaced Pitbull) team to take on The Manc Union (Ashton Smith & Sam Bailey). Matches already announced for the evening will see; Carmel Jacob in women’s action against Lana Austin, Danny O’Doherty issues another Open Challenge, they will crown their first TNT Extreme Division Champion when Robbie X, Liam Lazarus, Chris Ridgeway and ‘Flash’ Morgan Webster in a Fatal 4-Way Match and finally TNT World Heavyweight Champion Bubblegum will try to keep hold of his title when he meets Rampage Brown in a Chairs Match.

“We Like To Party” will be Main Event Wrestling‘s next show that takes place from the Innisfree Sports & Social Club, Longbenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne on March 25th with the following already set for the night; ‘The Primate’ Jason Prime will defend his MEW Championship against Liam Lazarus, we will crown the first MEW North-East Champion in a Fatal 4-Way Match with Martin Kirby already announced to participate, Little Miss Roxxy, Erin Night & Aria Sapphire will meet in a Triple Threat Match and the debuts of Chris Masters and Sean Only who has been sidelined with an injury.

Absolute Wrestling are proud to announce that they will host the “Absolute Fight” Club Tour 2016 from the following venues, Friday 15th April from the Pelaw Social Club, Gateshead, Saturday 16th April from Spennymoor Working Mens Club, Spennymoor and Sunday 17th April from the NE6 Suite, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Already confirmed to appear over the weekend are; HT Drake, Micky The Dragon, Little Miss Roxxy, ‘Primate’ Jason Prime, Alexander Henry, MVK Valkabious, Rampage Brown, Bubblegum, ‘Flash’ Morgan Webster, ‘Liverpool’s No.1’ Zack Gibson, Wolfgang, Toni Storm, CJ Banks, Chris Ridgeway, ‘Mr. Massive’ Chuck Cyrus and ‘The Amazing’ Matt Myers with more to be announced.

Alpha Omega Wrestling will present “Morecambe Mayhem” from the Morecambe Winter Gardens, Morecambe on March 19th and have started to assemble an amazing card. We have; Johnny Phere in singles competition against Mikey Whiplash, Craig Kollins will take on Chris Ridgeway, Ricky J. Mckenzie will battle James Drake who will have Barricade at ringside and your AOW Heavyweight Champion Stixx will go one-on-one with ‘The Beast of Belfast’ Big Damo in a Non-Title Match. However if Damo can beat the Champion then I hope management would do the right thing and give him a shot at the title at a later date.

NWA: Fight! Nation have had to change their venue for “Destination: Fight!” this coming weekend and will now be presented from Skateworld, Eastbourne. Even though the venue has changed the quality of wrestling hasn’t with the following scheduled for the evening; Liquid Dreams (Jakey & Brucey) will take on the team of TNA’s Robbie E & DJ Z, ECW Legend ‘The Franchise’ Shane Douglas will face Joel Redman, former TNA star Gunner will be in action against Mark Haskins to be crowned the #1 Contender for the title and Marty Scurll will be defending his NWA British Championship against the one and only Doug Williams.

This Friday VII Pro Wrestling will host “A New Genesis” live from the Dawley Town Hall, Telford and what an incredible night of wrestling we will see; the debuts of Jinny & Dahlia Black when they face each other in singles competition, ‘Flash’ Morgan Webster teams with Mike Bird to take on The YOLO Squad (Drew Parker & Ethan Silver), TNA star and our very own Mark Andrews challenges British Lions Champion Chris Brookes for the title, due to a card shuffle ‘Mr. Massive’ Chuck Cyrus will make his return to the company teaming for the first time with Kelly Sixx to face ‘Wild Boar’ Mike Hitchman & Dan Moloney in tag team action, Damian Dunne will issue a Open Challenge and finally VII Champion Ryan Smile who has demanded a bigger challenge from VII management will get his wish when he faces a man who has faced some of the best on the US Independent scene since his debut back in 2002, ‘Dirty Daddy’ Chris Dickinson.

TIDAL Championship Wrestling will present “Riptide” on Sunday from the Leeds University, Leeds and what a line-up they have for the show; The Proven (Sam Wilder & Caz Crash) will be in a Tornado Rules Match with The New Nation (‘Primate’ Jason Prime & Alexander Henry), TCW Champion ‘The Mexican Sensation’ El Ligero will face Andrew Everett, Leva ‘Blue Pants’ Bates will be in singles competition against Addy Starr, TNA’s Robbie E makes his Tidal debut against HT Drake, Jake Gallagher will be in action against TCW Open Champion ‘Armbar Superstar’ Dan James, Liam Lazarus goes toe-to-toe with Chris Ridgeway, ‘The Dapper Grappler’ Josh Alden vs David Graves (making his solo debut) could be a real battle as Graves is a very good mat wrestler but Alden knows how to use the ring to his advantage and JD Boom will hope to continue his winning streak when he goes up against the ‘Ugandan Warrior’ Nsereko.

This Sunday XWA Wrestling will present “The Goldrush Rumble” from the Charter Hall, Colchester and will feature some of the best wrestlers on the UK scene right now; Jonny Storm will reignite his long standing rivalry with Jody Fleisch, Will Ospreay will challenge Danny Blaze for the XWA Frontier Sports Championship, Rhia O’Reilly will try to keep hold of her Pro Wrestling: EVE Championship when she faces ‘The Best In The Galaxy’ Nikki Storm, we will see The Congregation (Tom Dawkins, James Castle & ‘The Omega’ Isaac Zercher) in 6-Man Tag Team action when they battle The Lion Kid & The British Invasion (Doug Williams & current GFW Global Champion & former TNA star Nick Aldis aka Magnus) and the Rumble itself where the winner will receive a future title shot.

HOPE Wrestling presented “Evolution 32: Keep Your Hopes Up High & Your Head Down Low” this past weekend from the Forest Town Arena, Mansfield. The results from the night are as followed; Jigsaw def. ‘The Righteous’ Joseph Conners, Ryan Smile def. Blake, Flex Buffington was reinstated to the HOPE roster after this win over Rainz, ‘The Mexican Sensation’ El Ligero def. Money Benjamin, Chris Tyler def. Lionheart, Henry T. Grodd & Noah def. The Hunter Brothers (Jim & Lee Hunter) and Jack Jester retained his HOPE Championship when he defeated ‘Dirty Daddy’ Chris Dickinson.

They will present “Live In MK3” which takes place this coming Saturday from The Jury’s Inn, Milton Keynes and their card for the show so far will feature; Joey Ozbourne with Rosie Douglas at ringside will take on Paul Malen, CY Gregory will battle T-Bone, Paul McSherry goes one-on-one with Chris Tyler and Gene Munny will team with White Tiger to fight two members of Team M.A.D.

Next Sunday HOPE will host “Evolution 33: The Last Of The Jukebox Romeos” from The Brooklands Club, Leighton Buzzard when ‘The Righteous’ Joseph Conners will be in singles action against Jake McCluskey, Chris Tyler faces Kieran Bruce and So Scandalous (Ryan Smile & Damian Dunne) will tackle Filthy Gorgeous (Robert Sharpe & Kyle Kingsley).

The “Kings Of Flight 2016” brackets for the first round which will take place on March 25th with the Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals & Finals held the following night on the 26th from the Forest Town Arena, Mansfield have now been completed and will see; Chris Tyler vs White Tiger, Josh Bodom vs Mark Andrews, Pete Dunne vs Chuck Taylor, Will Ospreay vs Chris Ridgeway, Jigsaw vs ‘Flash’ Morgan Webster, ‘The Mexican Sensation’ El Ligero vs Mike Bird, Ryan Smile vs HC Dyer & Robert X vs Jake McCluskey.

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