Category Archives: Europe

Mid October Round Up

Mid October Round Up

Mid October Round Up   I just did a round up column but a load more wrestling dropped and I just don’t have time to watch entire shows because there are SO many. So here’s yet another round up.   October 7 2018   MaxiMum (Naruki Doi, Masato Yoshino, Dragon Kid, Jason Lee & Kaito… Continue Reading

Bodyslam 11 review (2.17.18)

Bodyslam 11 review (2.17.18)

Big Arn’s European Adventure   Part 1:   BODYSLAM 11   February 17 2018   We’re in Kobenhavn (Copenhagen), Denmark. My first trip into the grimy underworld of Eurograps comes from Brother Mort’s home promotion. He keeps putting Bodyslam over huge as having built quickly in the PROGRESS model. Using local guys and building an… Continue Reading

Adventures in Oberhausen #4: #wXwWTTL 2018

Adventures in Oberhausen #4: #wXwWTTL 2018

ADVENTURES IN OBERHAUSEN IV:   WORLD TAG LEAGUE 2018   (OR 1ST CLASS JOEY “BIG ABS” PIGLET’S BOWLARAMA)   October 4 2018   5am. I am awake. I have been awake for 30 minutes and I am woefully underprepared for the start of the weekend. Oddly enough the 6 hours sleep I just got will… Continue Reading

wXw Shotgun 372 review

wXw Shotgun 372 review

wXw Shotgun 372   September 26 2018   We are on the verge of wXw World Tag Team League. It starts just over a week from today! We kick off backstage where Absolute Andy doesn’t recall attacking Ilja Dragunov last week so they show him footage of it. “No, that wasn’t me”. Andy gets fed… Continue Reading

wXw Shotgun 371 review

wXw Shotgun 371 review

wXw Shotgun 371   We’re on the road to Tag League, which looks incredible on paper, so I’m very into Shotgun at the moment. I watched the super long version last week but didn’t review it.   Video Control kicks us off backstage where Thomas Giesen interviews Lucky Kid about the whole Tarkan Aslan situation.… Continue Reading

Rev Pro BJ Cup N1 review (9.8.18)

Rev Pro BJ Cup N1 review (9.8.18)

Rev Pro British J Cup N1   September 8 2018   We’re in Manchester at the Bowlers Exhibition Centre. Hosts are Kevin Kelly and Andy Boy Simmonz. This isn’t a venue I particularly like. It’s bad for crowd noise, for whatever reason, and it’s in the middle of nowhere. This was part of MediaCon so… Continue Reading

wXw Fan Appreciation (1.9.18) review

wXw Fan Appreciation (1.9.18) review

wXw Fans Appreciation N2   September 1 2018   We’re in Oberhausen at the Turbinenhalle.   Millie McKenzie vs. Kris Wolf Millie has come a long way over the past year but she’s not come up against someone as unusual as Kris Wolf. The antics involve biting, the wolf mask being used on both Millie… Continue Reading

Suzuki September – Minoru Suzuki vs. Joe Coffey II (12.11.16)

Suzuki September – Minoru Suzuki vs. Joe Coffey II (12.11.16)

If you read my review of the first match, you know I think these guys don’t really have much chemistry. Well this was a FAR better match than their previous encounter. It probably helps that the crowd is a bit more familiar with Suzuki by this point, or that it felt like less of an… Continue Reading

wXw Fan Appreciation Night review (8.31.18)

wXw Fan Appreciation Night review (8.31.18)

wXw Fans Appreciation Night N1   August 31 2018   We’re in Hamburg, Germany at the Markthalle. Hosts are Rico Bushido, Andy Jackson and Alan Counihan.   wXw Tag Team Championship Monster Consulting (c) vs. JayFK Two very good tag teams here. The powerhouse Monster Consulting against the ‘fresh’ JayFK. Two cocky, brash young heels… Continue Reading

Progress Coast to Coast Tour: Philadelphia review

Progress Coast to Coast Tour: Philadelphia review

Hi there, Arnold Furious here, this review arrived in my inbox this morning from the lovely @vilinskikonjic so here are my good pal VK’s thoughts on Progress’ ECW Arena show. Enjoy! – AF   The Progress Wrestling schedule has been busier than ever before in 2018. This has been the case since a blockbuster April… Continue Reading