Bea Priestley is bright and cheerful even at 9am on a Monday morning. A long way from what fans expect from her. To them she is a hard nosed bad girl, but on the other end of a Skype call is a very confident young woman who is keen to talk to James Truepenny about her past, her influences and her immediate future.
Orton V Wyatt
Randy Orton has been one of the faces of WWE since 2004. An enormous star for the entirety of the 2000s and beyond, he has faded into mediocrity over the last two years. A main event program, and a layered story involving Bray Wyatt, has ‘The Viper’ regaining the attention of the WWE Universe. Join Erik Beaston as he investigates Orton’s resurgence, how his current storyline helps him and how it all benefits wrestling’s hottest brand, SmackDown Live.
In 2002, Jeff Jarrett founded Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling and after being with the company for nearly 11 years left in 2013.
Female Focus Lana Austin
While WWE are having their women’s wrestling resurgence across the pond the UK scene is also seeing a batch of very talented female performers coming through with names such as Nixon Newell, Kay Lee Ray and Viper impressing across the length and breadth of the British isles. One performer whose name should also be mentioned in the same breath as those competitors is Lana Austin.
On the Spot With: Bayley
On the Spot With: Bayley
Thy Kingdom Come New Japan Pro Wrestling in the Tokyo Dome
This coming January 4, “Rainmaker” Kazuchika Okada of Chaos will make his second defence of his current IWGP title reign against Kenny Omega of Bullet Club’s Elite in the main event of Wrestle Kingdom 11 at the Tokyo Dome. James Truepenny looks back at what has made that day so special, and why New Japan in The Egg Dome has become synonymous with great matches and big money feuds.
Heidi Katrina is a thoroughly modern wrestler, but her mind set is decidedly old school. James Truepenny caught up with her between Dojo sessions for REINA two continents away from home.
Alexis Rose is a name you are going to hear a lot more of in 2017.
Since leaving WWE, Cody Rhodes has been a man who’s in hot demand.
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Pride Of The North
Wrestling in the Northeast of England was once a barren place.
Examining The Face That Runs The Place John Cena
Another classic encounter on his resume, this one a five-star match against AJ Styles at the Royal Rumble, John Cena once again reigns atop the sports-entertainment mountain.