In the past decade, the wrestling industry has changed for the better. Brands like NXT have provided a platform for indie stars to shine in front of worldwide audiences. The likes of Pete Dunne, Ricochet, Adam Cole and Velveteen Dream have flourished on the black and gold brand. WWE decided to take it a step further by introducing NXT UK. Wrestlers from all over the UK have the chance to build their credibility on a grander stage. Here’s what I’ve thought of NXT UK so far. Continue reading “How NXT UK Is Shaping The Future Of British Wrestling”
The wrestling world is filled with performers who’ve dedicated themselves to being the best, especially on the independent circuit. The indie scene has produced many big names, including Daniel Bryan, Pete Dunne, and Johnny Gargano. But what does it take to be a main event superstar? Who has what it takes to be the next top guy? Who can carry the WWE for the next decade and beyond? Look no further than Adam Cole (BAY BAY). Continue reading “Why Adam Cole (BAY BAY) Is The Future Of The WWE”
Fans of wrestling appreciate a lot about the business, from the quality of matches, to the characters they root for. The connection that wrestlers have with the fans comes down to the way they carry themselves, with poses being a big deal. Wrestling poses are responsible for some of the biggest pops in history and there have been plenty of iconic taunts that have electrified the crowd. I’m looking into five poses that have become timeless and enhance the feeling of a match. Continue reading “5 Iconic Wrestling Poses That Have Defined A Generation”
When it comes to the wrestling industry, you have all kinds of people who are into the phenomenon of wrestlers busting their asses in the ring to entertain fans around the world. The WWE is the biggest game in town, but the independent wrestling scene is thriving as well. Much of this is thanks to the efforts of various indie wrestling promotions, like the Millennium Wrestling Federation.
I was lucky enough to attend Wrestlemania 34 and met MWF founder Dan Maride, who was sitting next to me in the crowd. Dan was extremely knowledgeable about the business and I couldn’t resist interviewing him for The Comic Vault. Read on to hear his thoughts about the indie wrestling scene, his relationship with the WWE and why it’s hell on earth being a wrestling promoter.
When it comes to wrestling, the key to success is creating strong characters and memorable storylines. It’s also about being talented at what you do and there are plenty of entertaining wrestlers in the WWE and on the independent circuit. But as good as the likes of AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura and Kevin Owens are, it’s the women’s division that feels red hot right now. The hunger and passion on display is a throwback to the glory days of the Attitude Era and I’m looking into why the women’s division is currently outclassing the men’s in WWE.
As a wrestling fan, I’ve enjoyed watching WWE for a long time, even during it’s more frustrating periods. In recent years, the company has been able to listen to their audience more by bringing in independent wrestlers from all over the world, and the independent scene in England has never been hotter. At the start of 2017, WWE introduced the UK Championship and it’s opened up the door for many British wrestlers to get the attention they deserve. British strong style is alive and well and here’s why you should be paying attention to the British indie scene.