Category Archives: Previews

Absolute Wrestling – Fight Forever, The NE6 Suite, 17/06/17

First off I have to congratulate Absolute Wrestling and their creative team for one again smashing it out of the park. The posters and artwork for Absolute are always incredible but they have trult surpassed themselves this time. If you haven’t seen them I urge you to check them out here.

Secondly, the people that put the matches together at Absolute also deserve a pat on the back as there are a few corkers lined up! Continue reading

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Target Wrestling, The Venue, Carlisle, 17/06/17

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to take in a Target’s last Carlisle show and as their next show approaches I thought it only polite to preview their next FANTASTIC show so any Calling Spots readers within travelling distance know not to miss out. Continue reading

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WCPW Built to Destroy, O2 Academy Newcastle, 16/06/17

After taking their unique brand of wrestling around the world, next Friday WCPW return to the O2 Academy in Newcastle for the first time since 1st December 2016.

Here is our preview of the announced matches so far… Continue reading

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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’.



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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

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