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List of professional wrestling promotions in Great Britain and Ireland

This is a list of professional wrestling promotions in Great Britain and Ireland, including England, Scotland, Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the Isle of Man) and lists both active and notable defunct professional wrestling promotions from the 1950s to the present day.

EnglandEdit

Promotion name Location Promoter(s) Years active Notes
1 Pro Wrestling Doncaster Steven Gauntley, Danny Rodd 2005–2011 [1][2][3]
4 Front Wrestling (4FW) Wiltshire David Sharp 2004–present [1][4]
5 Star Wrestling Sheffield

Liverpool

Daniel Hinkles 2015–2018
All Star Wrestling Liverpool Brian Dixon 1970–present Longest-running UK wrestling promotion.[1][5][6]
ATTACK! Pro Wrestling Cardiff, Bristol, Cheltenham Chris Brookes & Mark Andrews 2011–present Founded by Pete Dunne & Jim Lee in Birmingham in 2011.
Bellatrix Female Warriors Norfolk

Essex

Saraya Knight 2006–2009

2011–present

Female-only wrestling promotion originally known as World Association of Women's Wrestling
Fight Club: PRO Wolverhampton Martin Zaki, Trent Seven 2009–present
Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA) Portsmouth, Essex, London Elisar Cabrera, Mark Sloan, Alex Shane, Tony Simpson 1993–2007, 2009–present [1][7][8][9]
International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom (IPW:UK) Portsmouth, Essex, London Daniel Edler, Billy Wood 2004–present
Joint Promotions / Ring Wrestling Stars London Les Martin and Dale family cartel

The Hurst Syndicate
Jarvis Astaire
William Hill plc
Max Crabtree

1952–1995 [5][10]
Lucha Britannia London Garry Vanderhorne 2006–present
New Generation Wrestling (NGW) Hull Richard Dunn 2008–present [11]
NWA UK Hammerlock Kent Tony McMillain 1993–2014
Preston City Wrestling (PCW) Preston Steve Fludder 2011–present
PROGRESS Wrestling London Jon Briley and Glen Joseph 2012–present
Pro-Wrestling: EVE London Dann Read, Emily Read 2010–present Female-only wrestling promotion.[12]
Pro Wrestling Pride South West Darren Saviour 2012–2017 [13]
Revolution Pro Wrestling London

Hampshire

Andy Quildan, Andy Simmonz 2012–present
World Association of Wrestling (WAW) East Anglia Ricky Knight 1993–present [1][14]

IrelandEdit

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
Irish Whip Wrestling Dublin Ray Rooney 2002–present
Fight Factory Pro Wrestling Dublin Phil Boyd 2004–present
Over The Top Wrestling Dublin Joey Cabray 2014–present

ScotlandEdit

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
Insane Championship Wrestling Glasgow Mark Dallas & Duncan Gray 2006-

WalesEdit

Name Location Owner(s) Years active Notes
ATTACK! Pro Wrestling Cardiff Pete England 2011- [15]
Basix Pro Wrestling Deeside Mike Roberts 2005-
Welsh Wrestling Wales Alan Ravenhill 2005- [16]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "United Kingdom Promotions". Promotions. OnlineWorldofWrestling.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  2. ^ Garrison, Nick; Brian Wescott (2008). "1PW-1 Pro Wrestling". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  3. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "1 Pro Wrestling". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  4. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "4-Front Wrestling". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  5. ^ a b "Pro-Wrestling Title Histories: United Kingdom". The Great Hisa's Puroresu Dojo. Wrestling-Titles.com. 2003. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  6. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "All-Star Wrestling". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  7. ^ "Frontier Wrestling Alliance". The Great Hisa's Puroresu Dojo. Wrestling-Titles.com. 2003. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  8. ^ Oliver, Earl; Brian Westcott (2004). "FWA-Frontier Wrestling Alliance (UK)". Solie's Title Histories. Solie.org. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  9. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Frontier Wrestling Alliance". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  10. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Joint Promotions". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  11. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "New Generation Wrestling". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  12. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Pro-Wrestling: EVE". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  13. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Pro Wrestling Pride". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2017-10-13.
  14. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "World Association of Wrestling". Cagematch.de. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
  15. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "ATTACK! Pro Wrestling (ATTACK!) « Promotions Database « CAGEMATCH — The Internet Wrestling Database".
  16. ^ Kreikenbohm, Philip. "Welsh Wrestling « Promotions Database « CAGEMATCH — The Internet Wrestling Database".