On the 12th October we were lucky enough to attend one of the most unique wrestling shows to have ever taken place (that’s not hyperbole) when we attempted Breed Wrestling’s Starrcave event at Peak Cavern in Castleton, aka GRAPS IN A CAVE. On that evening,stood outside the entrance to ‘The Devil’s Arse’ we were fortunate enough to grab a quick chat with YouTube star turned … Continue reading Simon Miller Interview
At the Feb 10th Tidal show “When The Boot Goes In” I was lucky enough that Sugar Dunkerton was able to find time for a quick chat. Here is what one of the nicest guys in wrestling had to say: Calling Spots: I’ve seen you working with a few companies in the UK, how many and who are you working for when you are in … Continue reading Sugar Dunkerton Interview
Very few people in wrestling can boast to have won championships in major promotions in four different decades, Scott Steiner (aka ‘The Big Bad Booty Daddy’, aka ‘Big Poppa Pump, aka ‘The Genetic Freak’) is one of the few. Steiner started his professional career in 1986 following impressing in amateur wrestling in college and by 1989 Steiner was an NWA World Tag Team champion alongside his brother Rick. The Steiners went on to become on of the best tag teams of all time and are one of few teams to have help the tag team gold in WCW, IWGP and WWF then after an unceremonious split from his brother Scott showed off his talents as a singles competitor with multiple WCW Television, United States and World Championship reigns between 1999 and 2002. Continue reading “Scott Steiner Conference Call”
The canvas doesn’t change shape, it doesn’t change how hard it is depending on your gender, it’s the same ring, and it’s the same audience, its sport and business so gender should not come into play when training… Continue reading “An interview with Chris Renfrew”
Over recent years fans of the Northeast wrestling scene have been been spoiled as the scene has continued to grow and go from strength to strength. On top of the existing promotions like Main Event Wrestling new companies like Absolute and NORTH have been formed and provided a stage for the area’s top workers to showcase their talents. Not only are performers in the northeast incredibly talented in the ring but many of them have created their own personas that makes them stand out from the crowd. With characters such as the Sons of Ulaid, The Primate and even Mr Kill All Gimmicks himself, HT Drake at the forefront the northeast has never had such a strong talent pool as it does today.
Given the depth of talented performers it could be difficult for anyone to emerge and standout but throughout 2017 one man has managed to adapt him persona and make himself one of the more unique characters around. That character Erin Jacobs is the brainchild of the extremely talented Joe Rage and we were lucky enough to talk to Joe about his start in wrestling, how he became the performed he is today and how he created the Erin Jacobs character. We hope you enjoy it… Continue reading “Joe Rage on becoming Erin Jacobs”
Fresh from the announcement that ITV’s World of Sport will be returning to the UK’s screens for a ten part series that will be filmed in May 2017, we spoke to ‘The Babe of Brutality, The Vixen of Violence’ Viper…
Keen to uncover the background story to the ever popular “ONE FALL” chant that occurs at wrestling shows across the British Isles our research told us that Simon Cassidy of ICW fame was the man to contact and boy did he not disappoint.
Continue reading “Interview with Simon Cassidy of One Fall Media”
I met Sean McLaughlin a few months ago at WhatCulture Pro Wrestling after being introduced to the man by their then-press officer Suzie Kennedy. We talked and I got the information I needed to create a profile on him for our profile section. After some gentle badgering by Sean I eventually got round to creating it. Despite finding Sean incredibly friendly I was genuinely surprised at the popularity of his profile and as the number of views climbed Sean and I connected over silly banter to the point where I would now class him as a pal.
With that in mind when I realised he was going to be involved in the largest European wrestling show in my lifetime, Fear & Loathing IX, I asked him to take some pictures on the day and then chat to me about it at the next WCPW Loaded taping after the big show…
Far too many people far too easily bestow the title of legend on those they admire, not me, for me you have to earn it with blood, sweat and tears and I confidently say that Jayne Porter (aka Klondyke Kate) is a legend.
There was no path for her to follow in her career, no path for her to follow in her life, she did it her way, on her terms and I for one know the wrestling family is better for having her in it.
I was lucky enough for her to give me some of her time recently and to hear her story in her own words… Continue reading “Klondyke Kate interview, Monday 21 November 2016”