UK Wrestling Round-Up

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Target Wrestling will be coming back to Carlisle on Saturday, June 11th when they will host their “Best Of British 2” event from The Venue, and what a show it will be. Here is a list of who’s scheduled to appear; Polo Promotions (Jackie Polo & Mark Coffey), Johnny Moss, Toni Storm, Martin Kirby, Jody Fleisch, Jonny Storm & Danny Hope.

Not only will we see the debut of Dave Mastiff at Absolute Wrestling‘s next show “The Championship Suspects” which will be held at The NE6 Suite, Newcastle Upon Tyne, we will also get to see these three matches; Chuck Cyrus vs Johnny Moss, Toni Storm vs Little Miss Roxxy and Tyler Bate vs HT Drake in an Absolute Championship Quarter-Finals Match.

Riot House Promotions have now added even more to their “Numero Uno: Beers, Beats & Brainbusters” show which takes place at Liquid-Diva, Gloucester on Friday, June 10th with; Mike Bird vs Matt Ridler, Joel Redman vs Big Grizzly, Kat Von Kaige vs Toni Storm, The Magnums (‘Filthy’ Chris Walker & ‘Dirty’ Dick Riley) vs The Massive Party (Chuck Cyrus & Robbie Caine) and Chris Brookes will face Ryan Smile & Pete Dunne in a Triple Threat Match.

Leicester Championship Wrestling have signed their first three matches for the upcoming “Aftermath” show which will come to us from the Brockington College, Enderby, Leicester on Saturday, June 4th where; Alexis Rose will challenge Toni Storm, the team of HC Dyer & Alex Gracie will take on Chris Tyler & Tyler Bates and TK Hayward will defend his LCW Young Guns Title against Paul Malen.

Bubblegum will finally get his hands on Chris Ridgeway at Just Do Wrestling‘s “Match Of The Do” show that will be held at the Windle Labour Club, St Helens on Sunday, June 19th. Ridgeway has had hold of the title for sometime now even though he’s not the Champion and will now have to face the real Champ in under 4 weeks. We will also get to see; Lana Austin & Natalie Wild vs Xia Brookside & Lizzy Styles and T-Bone vs Ashton Smith with the winner becoming the #1 Contender for the title.

This Friday, May 27th, TIDAL Wrestling will travel to Darlington’s Dolphin Centre to present “Point Break 16” where we will see some of the best wrestlers in the UK face off; Lucy Cole vs Little Miss Roxxy, ‘Primate’ Jason Prime vs Taylor Bellando, Perfect Purdie & Micky The Dragon vs The Burial (BA Rose & David Graves), The Service (Sean Only & ‘The Armbar Superstar’ Dan James) vs HT Drake & Aaron Echo, Lou King Sharp vs TCW Open Champion, Liam Lazarus and El Ligero will defend his TCW Championship against Kid Fite.

Ultimate Pro Wrestling‘s next show “It’s All Kicking Off” will come to us from the Corn Exchange, Dorchester on Friday, June 3rd and will feature; Ayesha Ray vs Jamie Hayter in a No DQ-No Count Out Match, Jonny Storm vs Joel Redman in a #1 Contenders Match and The Bruce will defend his UPW World Heavyweight Championship against the current #1 Contender, Psycho Phillips.

After the successful “War On The Shore” event, Alpha Omega Wrestling will once again return to Morecambe Winter Gardens, Morecambe on Friday, July 16th to host “Vendetta” where the first two matches to be signed will see; Johnny Phere vs Chris Ridgeway and The Referendum (Bobby Roberts & Lewis Girvan) will defend their AOW Tag Team Titles against The Models (Joey Hayes & ‘Delicious’ Danny Hope).

What a line-up HOPE Wrestling have put together for their “Evolution XXXVII: No Surender My Bobby Jean” show, from the Queens Park Sports Centre, Chesterfield this Sunday, May 29th as we’ll see; Joseph Conners vs Kieran Bruce, Lucas Archer vs Most Wanted Holder, Burchill, Jake McCluskey vs Chris Tyler, the team of CJ Banks & Paul Malen vs Filthy Gorgeous (Robert Sharpe & Kyle Kingsley and HOPE Champion, Martin Kirby vs LJ Heron for the title.

HOPE will also be hosting their “Live In Milton Keynes” event from the Jury Inn, Milton Keynes on Saturday, June 18th with the following matches already signed for the night; Chris Tyler vs Ashley Dunn and Gene Munny will face anyone from the roster to face him in a Totes Swanky Open Challenge.

What an awesome show FutureShock Wrestling put on for the fans when they presented “Uproar 88!” from the Stockport Guild Hall, Stockport this past weekend where we saw; Sam Bailey def. Xander Cooper, Cyanide def. Jensen Blake, Soner Dursen def. Ashton Smith & Chris Ridgeway in a fantastic Triple Threat, Wonderland (Henry T. Grodd & Noah) def. The Sexy Gentlemen (John McGregor & Sexy Kev), Lana Austin def. Violet Vendetta to stay Women’s Champion and your FutureShock Adrenaline Champion, James Drake def. Jack Gallagher by DQ.

FutureShock will then return to the Stockport Guild Hall, on Friday, June 17th when they present “Underground 17” where’re following matches have been made; Jack Gallagher vs Xander Cooper and T-Bone will face the FutureShock Champion, ‘Liverpool’s No.1’ Zack Gibson in a tag team match with both men able to pick their own partners. This will be very interesting to see who they’ll team with and who will have the advantage?

New Generation Wrestling will be coming back to Hull City Hall, Hull this Saturday, May 28th when they present their “Ultimate Showdown” event and what a card they have for the fans to sink their teeth into as it looks like this; Liam Slater vs Dara Diablo, The Proven (Caz Crash & Sam Wilder) vs the team of Justin ‘Hammer’ Sysum & Charlie Garrett, Matt Myers vs ‘Wild Boar’ Mike Hitchman in a #1 Contenders Match, former NXT star, Sami Callihan vs Mark Haskins, El Ligero challenges for Bubblegum’s NGW Gen-X League Championship and finally Rampage Brown & ‘Liverpool’s No.1’ Zack Gibson will both be challenging Nathan Cruz in a Triple Threat Match for the NGW Undisputed Championship.

IPW:UK have started to assemble what will be an awesome card for their “Future #18” show which will take place from the Selsden Community Centre on Saturday, June 4th with the following matches already signed; James Mason vs ‘Liverpool’s No.1’ Zack Gibson, The Dazzler Team (Darrell Allen & Earl Black Jr) vs Muscles Mansfield & Mountain Stew, an Over The Top Future Rumble Match which will include stars of now and future and finally Xia Brookside, Tennessee Honey & Rhia O’Reilly are the first three to be entered into the first EVER Women’s Scrum Match.

The following night, Sunday, June 5th, IPW:UK will present “#200” from The Angel Centre, Tonbridge where we will see the following; RJ Singh vs Nathan Cruz, a Triple Threat Match featuring Jonny Storm, Tom Dawkins & Zack Gibson, a British Rounds Tag Team Match with Johnny Kidd & Doug Williams vs International sensation, Chris Hero & James Mason and a Scrum Winners Scrum Match which will feature all previous scrum winners.

What an incredible show British Empire Wrestling & Stardom put on for the fans when they presented the 3rd day of Stardom’s European Tour “International Grand Prix” from Tooting Tram & Social Club, Mitcham, London this past Sunday. We got to see some of the best female wrestlers from around the world and here are the results from the day; Alpha Female & Kairi Hojo def. Toni Storm & Dahlia Black, ABC Women’s Champion, Heidi Katrina def. Laura Di Matteo, The Buffet Club def. Team BEW who now will have FULL control of BEW’s July show “Coronation Of The Empire 2”, Kay Lee Ray was unsuccessful in her bid to become the new SWA World Women’s Champion when she faced Io Shirai and Santana Garrett became the first ever International Grand Prix Tournament winner when she beat Nixon Newell & Mayu Iwatani in a Triple Threat Finals Match.

BWE: British Wrestling Entertainment celebrated their 1st Anniversary from the New Hall Dock, Leeds this past weekend when they joined forces with LeedsCon to present an absolute belter of an event where we saw titles on the line, the Iron Throne Tournament and also the BWE: Bombshells. Here is what happened; Iron Throne Tournament matches, Sexy Kev def. Rocky Future, Sebb Strife def. ‘The Armbar Superstar’ Dan James, Prince Ameen’s bodyguard, Danny Binks def. JG Nash (Prince Ameen didn’t think he should lower himself to face Nash), Sean Only vs Liam Lazarus was thrown out when Danny Binks & Prince Ameen came in and attacked them both (this meant a bye for the Prince straight to the finals), Sexy Kev def. Sebb Strife and Prince Ameen with a lot of interference from his bodyguard def. Sexy Kev to win the Iron Throne Tournament, elsewhere on the card we saw the debuts of The Exotic Oliver Carter & Dara Diablo who both faced Alexander Henry in a fantastic Triple Threat Match with Dara picking up the win, Drake & The Dragon continued to celebrate 1 year as Tag Team Champions with a win over Ace Matthews & David Graves, Xia Brookside was unsuccessful in her attempt to become the new BWE: Bombshells Champion when she faces Ruby Summers who appeared to show a darker side of herself and in what was the match of the day, El Ligero became the new BWE Heavyweight Champion when he faced off against ‘Primate’ Jason Prime in a fantastic match which went outside of the ring and even onto a bouncy castle.

PROGRESS Wrestling this week drew the 1st Round Tournament brackets for their “Chapter 30: SPLX Super Strong Style 16” show which will happen this weekend at The Electric Ballroom, Camden, London over Sunday, 29th & Monday, 30th May and here it is;

Day 1: Mark Haskins vs Pete Dunne, Damon Moser vs Mikey Whiplash, Kenny Williams vs Liverpool’s No.1′ Zack Gibson, ENDVR Battle Royal Winner, TK Cooper vs Jack Gallagher (replacing an injured Zack Sabre Jr), Rampage Brown vs Tommy End, Sami Callihan vs Matt Cross, Mark Andrews vs Chris Hero and Dave Mastiff vs Big Daddy Walter (this match will also be an Atlas Tournament Match), we will also see The Origin (El Ligero & Nathan Cruz) defend their PROGRESS Tag Team Championships against The London Riots (James Davis & Rob Lynch).

Day 2: Super Strong Style 16 Tournament Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals & Finals.

CHIKARA Pro started their huge UK Tour with the guys at Fight Club: Pro and “Aniversario Night 1” from The Neon, Newport and here is what happened; Big Grizzly retained his All Wales Championship in a Fatal 4-Way against Danny Jones, Matthew Horgan & Panda Cub, Chris Brookes def. Frightmare, Officer Warren Barksdale & Travis Banks in a Triple Threat, The Batiri (Kodama & Obariyan) def. The Facesmashers (Dan Moloney &’Wild Boar’ Mike Hitchman), Pete Dunne def. Eddie Kingston, Ophidian def. Benny Figg (Chuck Taylor), Heidi Lovelace & Mike Bird in an entertaining Fatal 4-Way, Moustache Mountain (Trent Seven & Tyler Bate) def. The Colony (Fire Ant & Solider Ant) and CHIKARA Grand Champion, Princess Kimber Lee def. challenger Nixon Newell.

Next we traveled to the Fixxion Warehouse, Wolverhampton for “Aniversario Night 2” where the fans were treated to some outstanding wrestling; Fire Ant def. Travis Banks & Frightmare in a Triple Threat Match, Officer Warren Barksdale def. Trent Barretta (Chuck Taylor), The Batiri (Kodama & Obariyan) & Dan Moloney def. The Hunter Brothers (Jim & Lee Hunter) & Clint Margera, Tyler Bate def. Chris Brookes, Soldier Ant & Ophidian in their Triple Threat, Trent Seven def. Eddie Kingston and KYS (Damian Dunne, Pete Dunne & MK McKinnan) def. the team of Heidi Lovelace, Nixon Newell & Princess Kimber Lee in their 6-Person Tag Team Match.

The last stop on the 1st leg of CHIKARA Pro’s “Aniversario Night 3” Tour came from Bush Hall, London and again showcased some amazing wrestling; Heidi Lovelace def. Officer Warren Barksdale, Karate Durling (Chuck Taylor) def. Frightmare, The Hunter Brothers (Jim & Lee Hunter) def. The Colony (Fire Ant & Soldier Ant), Pete Dunne def. Ophidian, Princess Kimber Lee def. Chris Brookes, MK McKinnan def. Eddie Kingston and Dan Moloney & The Batiri (Kodama & Obariyan) def. Moustache Mountain 2.0 (Tyler Bates, Travis Banks & Drew Gulak).

Don’t forget that the 2nd leg of CHIKARA Pro’s UK Tour will start this weekend and checkout TheIndyCorner for all the news from the whole tour.

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