How do you make championships matter in 2019?

Written by: Luke Waskowski In response to the introduction of the 24/7 Championship, WWE Hall of Famer and now AEW commentator Jim Ross said it best when he tweeted, “Titles have never meant less in pro wrestling at least in my career than they do now.” When a championship match takes place, there needs to be the excitement of it, the build and anticipation of … Continue reading How do you make championships matter in 2019?

Main Event Wrestling June 5th Show Review

On October 2nd the Calling Spots team will be setting up camp at one of the biggest shows in the North East as the region’s longest standing promotion – Main Event Wrestling – celebrate their tenth anniversary at Northumbria University. We are very excited to come chat wrestling, bring some magazines and maybe even give out some freebies to everybody who visits our stall. The MEW card is stacked (more on that later) so, much more importantly than coming down to see us, be sure to come down and see how good our lads and lasses are as thy mix it up with the best wrestlers in the UK.

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To whet your appetite, we sent our boy Neil ‘Local Hero’ Rogers to MEW’s most recent show and this is his review….

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Inside Issue 16

A look inside the 16th issue of our professional wrestling magazine – Calling Spots.

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As voted by hundreds of our readers, Paul Cooper’s signature cover art for issue 16 features three staples of the British wrestling scene – Kris Travis, Tommy End and Noam Dar. Continue reading “Inside Issue 16”

Learning the Ropes


We caught up with comedian and life-long wrestling fan Carl Hutchinson to discuss ‘Learning The Ropes’, his new solo comedy show about realising a boyhood dream and becoming a professional wrestler. What we found out was that we can expect a lot of laughs, deep philosophical questions, and proof that Rampage Brown is as mean as you think!

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As you may or may not know, we make a professional wrestling magazine. Over the past three years, our team of writers, artists and photographers have worked extremely hard to create what we believe to be the best independently published wrestling magazine in the world.   We’re old school. Our magazine is best enjoyed in it’s true format – PRINT. We have been told that … Continue reading free magazine