On Thursday 25th August we caught up with Mr Speciality entrance himself, ‘The Local Hero’ Joe Hendry. The previous day he had competed fatal four-way match for the WhatCulture Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Championship against Big Damo (champion), Rampage Brown and Hendry’s tag team partner Joseph Conners. The match itself (which can be viewed here) The match ended when Conners turned his back on his friendship with Hendry and annihilated him with a steel chair. Continue reading
When describing “Scotland’s Finest Export” it is tempting to throw around superlatives as like you would confetti at a wedding. Undoubtedly one of the most dominant forces in women’s wrestling, Viper has also shown that she is more than capable of mixing it up with the men as well. As tough and powerful as she is beautiful Viper has every attribute needed to get to the top of the wrestling world and it’s all wrapped up in a tartan clad, arse kicking package.
Fresh from her recent spell in Japan one of our contributors was able to catch up with “The Vixen of Violence” and discuss Japanese culture, Mick Foley and Joe Hendry’s balls amongst other things.
Recently one of our contributers was able to interview one of the most highly decorated UK wrestlers currently working today, Kid Fite. Although perhaps best known for his work in ICW where he is a former Tag Team Champion (he teamed with fellow 55 member Sha Samuels), Kid Fite has also won championships for several other promotions including One Pro Wrestling, British Championship Wrestling, Dansk Pro Wrestling, Deutsche Wrestling Allianz, Preston City Wrestling and the Union of European Wrestling Alliances. As well as performing all across Europe at an incredibly high standard Kid Fite also owns and runs Premier British Wrestling and runs a training school that counts Kay Lee Ray and Noam Dar as it’s graduates.
The UK wrestling scene is currently going through a renaissance. Promotions up and down the country are regularly putting on great shows in front of ever growing crowds. Whether it is ICW selling out the 4,000 capacity SECC for Fear and Loathing VIII (the largest UK show in 34 years) or PROGRESS Wrestling selling 200 of their 2016 season tickets in just 20 minutes, it’s fair to say that things are looking up. Continue reading
In January 2012 I had the pleasure of interviewing an Indy star on the UK with a very bright future – Noam Dar – for an article we have in Issue 1 of the Calling Spots Fanzine. For the first time ever, I have published the actual interview in its entirety here: