Category Archives: Previews

Absolute Wrestling – We Are Supreme, 16th April 2017

This Sunday Absolute Wrestling will be making their return to the Linskill Centre in North Shields for another evening of pure, uncompromising (and most importantly) supreme wrestling action. So far there have been five matches announced and we will be previewing each one here. Continue reading

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NORTH Wrestling NCL 4: We’re All Going Straight To Hell

You can find our review of North’s last show (NCL 3) here.

This was perhaps the most star studded event that a fledging independent show in Newcastle has had so early since their foundation. Featuring the likes of:
Jimmy Havoc
The London Riots
Session Moth Martina
Jack Sexsmith.
The show can be found on YouTube here. Continue reading

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Issue 23 Pre-order available now!

The first issue of a new era is upon us as this is the first magazine not edited by Calling Spots founder Richard Penaluna.

However in keeping with the values set out by Richard we will be rewarding all of our subscribers and pre-order customers with an exclusive free gift that is related to the content of this issue. Want a little hint at what that could be? Well here is sneak peak at what issue 23 contains…

  • Marty Scurll – New Editor, Darren Wood, sits down with ‘The Villain’ and talks about his journey to the top of the wrestling Mountain.
  • Portrait of Big Damo pt 2 – The second part of James Musselwhite’s interview with the man now known as Killian Dain.
  • The Calling Spots Championship Tournament – Neil Rogers tells the story of how our shiny promotional belt became a legitimate championship that has already been competed for in five different promotions
  • What’s in a name – Tim Ricketts looks into the history of ring names.
  • What Has Happened to Paige – Martin Smith examines what has happened to Paige’s career and discusses what he believes will be next for the ‘anti-diva’.

PRE-ORDER IT HERE

 

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Main Event Wrestling – Planet of the Primate, Innisfree, Longbenton 27/01/17

MEW’s first show of 2017 is many things to many people. For many it will be their first wrestling show of the year, for some it will be the long awaited return of one of the Northeast wrestling scene’s biggest legends, Dave Carbon after more than 18 months in retirement. To Liam Slater it will be his first defense of his Northeast Championship. And for me it will be the end of approximately six months of organisation as the Calling Spots Championship Tournament comes to an end and the first ever Calling Spots champion is crowned. So without further ado here is our preview of the show. Continue reading

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WCPW Announce Wrestling World Cup


WCPW has announced the launch of the inaugural Pro Wrestling World Cup, a first of its kind 64-man tournament.

Run over ten separate dates beginning March 21st, the Pro Wrestling World Cup will see competitors from six continents compete in eight preliminary tournaments – to be held in several different countries.

The preliminaries will see eight men competing in a single fall elimination tournament. Each preliminary tournament will consist of competitors from a single country: Canada, England, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Scotland, USA. A tournament will also be held for competitors from the Rest Of The World, with eight further countries represented. Two winners will proceed from each tournament.

A two-night, 16-man, final will be held in the United Kingdom in the summer.

The first preliminary event to take place on March 21st will be the regional tournament for England, and is set to be held in Nottingham.

All Pro Wrestling World Cup tournament matches will be broadcast for free on the WCPW YouTube channel, with the two-night final being broadcast live.

Professional wrestling fans in over 180 countries have viewed WCPW content, with more than 130,000 subscribers to its YouTube channel, after launching in June, 2016.

Further information will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the first preliminary tournament will be on sale soon and will be priced from £15. They will be available via https://wc.pw/world-cup

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LCW Elevation: Triumph 2 – 27th November, Brockington College, Leicester

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I don’t want to spoil the illusion but the wrestlers you see on TV weren’t just created that way, each and every one of them (even the crapper ones) have put years into honing their craft and becoming the star they are. Perhaps their character will change but the moves they have learned and the way they carry themselves will often remain the same. Continue reading

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An Evening With Ryback – Lancastrian Suite, Federation Brewery, Gateshead

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Over the last few years “an evening with…” style events have become increasingly popular as they give fans a chance to meet various legends and heroes from their childhoods. This phenomenon isn’t just something happening in wrestling as companies around the world are hosting evenings with athletes from a plethora of sports as well as acting stars from the stage and screen. Continue reading

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Target Wrestling – Saturday 19th November 2016, English Gate Plaza, Carlisle

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Next week is one of the biggest weekends in wrestling. WWE Survivor Series is being talked about internationally and closer to home ICW Fear & Loathing IX is the talk of British wrestling. Although both of the aforementioned shows will undoubtedly have some water cooler moments (if such things exist in 2016) there are other wrestling events running that weekend that have potential to be absolute classics. Up and down the UK companies like Fight! Nation, New Generation Wrestling, Preston City Wrestling and WrestleZone will be putting on show but the one that has caught my eye is Target Wrestling at The Venue in Carlisle. Continue reading

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