Category Archives: Progress

Progress Chapter 53 Review (7.30.17)

Progress Chapter 53 Review (7.30.17)

An emotionally-charged night at the Ballroom saw PROGRESS welcome back two favourites… just at the right time! Continue Reading

Progress Chapter 52 review (7.23.17)

Progress Chapter 52 review (7.23.17)

Progress Chapter 52: Vote Pies   July 23 2017   We’re in Manchester at the O2 Ritz for another Northern instalment of Progress. Host in the ring is Jim Smallman and the crowd is rowdy! They sold this building out in record time. Jim fools a young lady into being proposed to! This was quite… Continue Reading

Progress Chapter 51 review (7.9.17)

Progress Chapter 51 review (7.9.17)

Progress Chapter 51: Screaming for Progress   July 9 2017   We’re in Birmingham, my local stomping ground*, for the latest Progress chapter show. I was hugely disappointed to miss this but I had a perfectly cromulent excuse; I was in Asia. So this is all new to me. I go in fairly unspoiled, although… Continue Reading

Progress Chapter 51- Eyewitness Review

  This is the second Birmingham show of 2017 and co-owner Jim Smallman makes a point of saying how great the crowds can be in the Midlands. Our city and surrounding areas have a lot to be proud of when it comes to wrestling in 2017, a lot of local talent is represented here today.… Continue Reading

Progress Freedom’s Road S01E12 review (6.29.17)

Progress Freedom’s Road S01E12 review (6.29.17)

Progress Freedom’s Road S01E12   June 29 2017   I’ve been way too busy to stay on top of Freedom’s Road but as the first “series” reaches a conclusion it would be nice to stay in touch. They’ve completely changed the introduction since I was last here. It’s got a proper theme and everything. The… Continue Reading

Progress: Chapter 50 – Eyewitness Review

  Progress is celebrating 50 chapters of its flagship product. We have seen almost everything in this time, and yet so much more is yet to come. This show is a prime example of “you aint seen nothin’ yet” – more on that as we go on. So let’s get to it. Pete Dunne is… Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #10: Furious is in Court!

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) sits down with Oliver Court, wrestling writer and podcaster, to talk about wrestling! It’s be weird if they talked about anything else. They look at the latest big offerings from WWE and the rest of the world in the tenth RVR Podcast! Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #8: Big Talk for a Small Man. (Pt 3)

RVR Wrestling Podcast #8: Big Talk for a Small Man. (Pt 3)

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) and regular Aqeel Khalid (@aqeelkhalid) continue their sit down Jim Smallman (@jimsmallman) of Progress Wrestling. (@thisis_progress) We couldn’t fit all that Jim had to say in to two podcasts, so we’ve gone for three so you don’t miss a thing! If you’re looking for parts one and two, they are here, and here! Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #8: Big Talk for a Small Man. (Pt 2)

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) and regular Aqeel Khalid (@aqeelkhalid) continue their sit down Jim Smallman (@jimsmallman) of Progress Wrestling. (@thisis_progress) Jim talks about his darkest moments in wrestling, the modern use of managers, comedy vs wrestling, booking planning… and more, so much more! And in case you missed it, part one is HERE! (Part 3 coming soon!) Continue Reading

RVR Wrestling Podcast #8: Big Talk for a Small Man. (Pt 1)

RVR Wrestling Podcast #8: Big Talk for a Small Man. (Pt 1)

Host Arnold Furious (@arnoldfurious) and regular Aqeel Khalid (@aqeelkhalid) sit down with a stand up comedian, a wrestling promoter, a host and hype man, a dad, and a gentlemen. To save costs, it’s just one guy; the incomparable Jim Smallman (@jimsmallman) of Progress Wrestling. (@thisis_progress) Jim discusses the latest from Progress (Super Strong Style 16), plus… Continue Reading