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Martin Bushby and Richard Benson review all the major happenings from the British wrestling scene including PROGRESS, RevPro, NXT UK, OTT, ICW & much more.

Martin Bushby and Richard Benson review all the major happenings from the British wrestling scene including PROGRESS, RevPro, NXT UK, OTT, ICW & much more.

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United Kingdom

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Martin Bushby and Richard Benson review all the major happenings from the British wrestling scene including PROGRESS, RevPro, NXT UK, OTT, ICW & much more.

Language:

English


Episodes

RevPro Epic Encounters 1, NXT UK returns, Benjamin Carter, Gabriel Kidd

9/4/2020
Martin & Benno are joined by Shane of Wrestle Wipe to talk about the past few weeks in European wrestling including a review of RevPro’s comeback show, Epic Encounters 1. The three also discuss the return of NXT UK, Benjamin Carter making waves in the US, Gabriel Kidd in NJPW, and several British promotions re-starting. Finally, they reveal changes coming to the British Wrestling Experience over the next few weeks. Subscribe to the British Wrestling Experience: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

Duration:01:35:05

Mark “Rollerball” Rocco, WWE Network, RevPro return, AEW releases

8/20/2020
Martin is back with Benno to rundown the last month or so in European wrestling. The two chat Progress, ICW and wXw being added to the WWE Network, statements from companies following Speaking Out, the return of RevPro and British talent released from AEW. Wrestling historian John Lister also drops in to talk about the life and career of Mark “Rollerball” Rocco, his legacy in wrestling and his memorable matches in New Japan as Black Tiger. Subscribe to the British Wrestling Experience:...

Duration:01:27:42

BWE Retro Edition: WWF Rebellion 2001

8/6/2020
Martin is joined by Cristen Brinkerhoff, Florence Bullock & Liv Heller (formerly of the “No Sell It” podcast) to take an irreverent look back at the UK-only PPV, WWF Rebellion 2001. The four chat the whole show headlined by Steve Austin vs. The Rock, with a lot of sidetracks along the way discussing the variety of PWG live shows the girls have attended, CM Punk’s latest film “Girl on the Third Floor” and a ton of other topics. Picture Courtesy: WWE Subscribe to the British Wrestling...

Duration:02:19:18

Wrestling Resurgence Project with Dr. Claire Warden & Sam West

7/23/2020
Martin is joined by Dr. Claire Warden & Sam West of the theatre-led professional wrestling and arts organisation, Wrestling Resurgence. They chat about the origins of the project, their backgrounds as academics, the ethos behind the company and the highlights of the promotion. The three then discuss the Speaking Out movement, how British wrestling needs to respond, and what changes Resurgence are implementing. Follow Wrestling Resurgence: Twitter / Facebook Picture Courtesy:...

Duration:01:01:13

#SpeakingOut (continued), WWE releases, Matt Riddle, wXw, OTT, Fight Club Pro

7/9/2020
Benno & Jamesie are again joined by Emma of the Journey Through Guerrilla Island podcast to continue the conversation about the Speaking Out movement. The three talk about the news coming out of WWE with releases of Ligero and Travis Banks, the suspension of Joe Coffey, as well as the allegations against Matt Riddle and his video statement. They also discuss the current state of their own fandom and the reactions of companies across European Wrestling, with wXw making changes to their...

Duration:01:52:27

#SpeakingOut

6/26/2020
Martin, Benno & Jamesie are joined by Emma G of the Journey Through Guerrilla Island podcast to talk the #SpeakingOut movement and the allegations that have rocked both the British and Irish Wrestling scene, as well as the wider wrestling world. Subscribe to the British Wrestling Experience: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Mac & PC | RSS Discuss: https://forum.postwrestling.com Follow: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

Duration:01:41:22

BWE Retro Edition: WWF UK Rampage (1992)

6/11/2020
Martin, Benno & Jamesie are joined by Andrew Thompson to review WWF UK Rampage 1992. They chat about the highlights of the show (including Shawn Michaels vs. Randy Savage) and have a much broader look at the company in 1992. Watch the show on WWE Network by clicking hereThe three also discuss some wrestling news including Drake Maverick re-signing with NXT and the return of New Japan. Most importantly, they introduce the show with a discussion of the worldwide outcry following the death...

Duration:02:09:56

The BWE Mixtape Vol. 1

5/28/2020
Martin, Benno & Jamesie are once again joined by Andy Ogden of Graps & Claps Audio in a special mixtape episode looking back at classic matches from European wrestling. Those include Owen Hart vs. Marty Jones, Bryan Danielson vs. Zack Sabre Jr., and Chris Hero vs. Tyler Bate. The BWE Mixtape Playlist can be found here They also chat about the results of the Big Euro Transfer Window, the latest with Drake Maverick and the return of wXw Shotgun. Image Courtesy: World of Sport, Southside,...

Duration:02:23:51

The Big Euro Transfer Window

5/14/2020
The year is 2021. Wrestling worldwide has been decimated by the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. Wrestling fans around the world have rejected empty arena wrestling and viewing figures have plummeted. Every major wrestling company across the world has gone bankrupt, from WWE to AEW to NJPW. As a result, every contracted wrestler on the planet is now a free agent. With the recent discovery of a vaccine for COVID-19, however, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Travel within...

Duration:01:47:35

Riptide Wrestling “The Storm”

4/30/2020
Martin is back with Benno and Jamesie to review one of the last British wrestling shows of 2020, Riptide Wrestling’s “The Storm”. They rundown the whole show including Travis Banks vs. Chuck Mambo and Spike Trivet vs. Jordan Breaks. They also discuss Marty Scurll’s appearance on the ROHStrong podcast, the latest with Drake Maverick, shows that should have been happening in April including NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin and the latest version of the Total Extreme Wrestling online game. Photos...

Duration:01:46:00

BWE Retro Edition: ROH Unified (2006)

4/17/2020
Benno & Jamesie welcome Joe Lemon from GRAPPL Spotlight to review Ring of Honor's 2006 UK debut show Unified. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:50:44] They discuss all the highlights including Nigel McGuinness vs. Bryan Danielson and Austin Aries & Roderick Strong vs. The Briscoe Brothers. They also chat about their own live experiences, their ROH fandom at the time, and how they all met one another due to this show. The three also chat about the huge news of WWE's massive cuts this week, with...

Duration:03:26:18

BWE Retro Edition: TWC International Showdown (2005)

4/2/2020
With no shows currently happening in European Wrestling, Martin, Benno & Jamesie take a look back in time at The Wrestling Channel supershow International Showdown from 2005, one of the biggest wrestling events to take place in the UK during the 2000s. They share their live experiences and discuss the highlights including CM Punk vs. Samoa Joe, AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels and a NOAH 6-man featuring a rare UK appearance from Mitsuharu Misawa. The three also discuss Jimmy Havoc in AEW,...

Duration:01:58:58

COVID-19 Crisis in Euro Wrestling, wXw 16 Carat Gold, WrestleTalk Showcase

3/20/2020
Martin, Benno & Jamesie are back to talk about the implications of the worldwide COVID-19 crisis on the European Wrestling scene, with a slew of cancelled cards and an uncertain forthcoming few months for wrestlers, promoters and fans. The three also chat Will Ospreay's "no fans" WresleTalk Showcase (Will Ospreay vs. Bea Priestley) and Martin's trip to RevPro in Sheffield for Risky Business (Jay Lethal vs. Shota Umino) Finally, Benno and Jamesie do a full rundown of all the major stories...

Duration:02:44:40

Progress 103, RevPro High Stakes, OTT ScrapperMania, wXw 16 Carat

3/6/2020
Martin & Benno are joined by PWTorch’s Will Cooling to rundown the last month or so in European wrestling. The three chat RevPro High Stakes (Will Ospreay vs. Zack Sabre Jr.), Progress Chapter 103 (Cara Noir vs. Mark Andrews) and NXT TakeOver: Portland. They also preview wXw 16 Carat, OTT ScrapperMania 6 (David Starr vs. Jon Moxley) and talk about the NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin announcement, Chris Brookes in DDT, the return of Ryan Smile and more. Andy Ogden is back with his segment Going...

Duration:02:30:20

Josh Bevan (RIPTIDE Wrestling) Interview

2/21/2020
Jamesie is joined by owner and promoter of RIPTIDE Wrestling, Josh Bevan for an in-depth interview. They discuss running a wrestling promotion in 2020, the unique “Cinematic Independent Wrestling” look they’ve created, the pros and cons of WWE on the UK wrestling scene, the responsibilities of being a promoter and much, much more. Photos Courtesy: RIPTIDE Wrestling Subscribe to the British Wrestling Experience: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | Mac &...

Duration:02:17:08

Progress 101 & 102, Worlds Collide, Ospreay vs ZSJ, Timothy Thatcher

2/7/2020
Martin, Benno and Jamesie are back to discuss the last month and a bit in European wrestling. The three talk Progress Chapter 101 & 102 (Progress title 4 way, Bill Eaver), NXT UK/NXT Worlds Collide (Moustache Mountain vs. D.I.Y), OTT Take Me To Your Leader (David Starr vs. LJ Cleary), Will Ospreay vs. Zack Sabre JR from NJPW and the latest with Rev Pro. They also chat about the latest signings by NXT UK, Christian Michael Jacobi’s statement on WXW, Marty Scurll resigning with ROH, WWE on...

Duration:02:22:35

Best Of The 2010s

1/24/2020
Martin is back with Benno and Jamesie to discuss their favourite matches, moments and memories from the 2010s of European wrestling. The three discuss how the scene changed in the first few years of the decade and the rise of such promotions as Progress, Rev Pro and OTT. They also discuss the big moments for companies such as PCW, ICW, EVE and the many other companies that have started in the 2010s. They also talk about promotions that aren’t around anymore such as WCPW and DragonGate...

Duration:02:26:28

NXT UK TakeOver Blackpool 2 POST show

1/12/2020
With Martin away after his trip to Japan, Benno and Jamesie are joined by Benno’s co-hosts on the GRAPPL Spotlight podcast, JP Houlihan and Joe Lemon to discuss the third NXT UK TakeOver, from Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom. They chat all the highs and lows from the show with a top to bottom review and talk about the current state of NXT UK as it goes into the BT Sport era. The four also take your feedback from the POST forums, talk the British involvement in Wrestle Kingdom 14 and what it...

Duration:02:21:13

Year In Review 2019

12/27/2019
Martin, Benno and Jamesie are joined by Benno’s co-hosts on the GRAPPL Spotlight podcast, JP Houlihan and Joe Lemon to discuss the year that was 2019 in European wrestling. They chat all the highs and lows from all the major promotions such as OTT, Progress, RevPro and wXw. They also discuss some of the lesser known companies like RIPTIDE and Breed. The five also pick their favourite wrestler, match, promotion & breakout star of the year. Finally, the guys talk about what they didn’t like...

Duration:02:55:17

David Starr Interview

12/13/2019
Jamesie is joined by David Starr for a near 2-hour interview discussing his outstanding year of accomplishments in 2019. They chat about his highlights including matches against Walter & Jordan Devlin in OTT, appearing in the final of PWG Battle of Los Angeles, wrestling in WXW 16 Carat, facing Will Ospreay in Rev Pro, and winning the Progress Super Strong Style 16 tournament. Starr also talks about the controversy of stomping on the NXT UK title, being his own worst critic, WON 5-star...

Duration:01:55:43