Keeping tradition alive… Paul’s bringing iconic British wrestling to his gym

For Paul Bridges tradition is important, a lifelong martial artist he believes it’s vital to learn from the best; from those who understand what they are teaching at the most fundamental level. One of the UK’s leading Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructors Paul hasn’t got to where he is today without putting himself through some tough […]

Counted out! Dominator calls time on quarter century of action

The first time Stu Allen saw Professional Wrestling on TV he was hooked – it was to be a life defining moment. For more than quarter of a century Stu has practised his craft in venues the length and breadth of not just the UK but the world. It’s no real surprise then that when […]

Sportsmen with grit, determination and an overwhelming will to succeed

We’ve enjoyed meeting people, talking to them and finding out their story and as part of our review of 2018 we are revisiting some great profiles of local sporting heroes. There’s Stu and Tarnya Allen who are helping put British wrestling back on the map, Ross Garnett who was taking swimming lessons in 2017 and […]

Local talent tops the bill as wrestling stars take Hastings by storm

The first time the young Stu Allen watched wrestling on TV he knew that’s what he wanted to do and that’s what he went on and did, travelling to the US as a teenager to train with some of the biggest names in the business. Stu’s been wrestling professionally for the best part of 30 […]

The Bombshell From Hell – much more than just a sideshow

By day she’s a mild mannered baker turning out some of the most delicious and imaginative delights from her shop in Battle but when night falls Tarnya Allen takes on a whole new persona as she morphs in to Skarlett – The Bombshell from Hell. Tarnya never set out to become a professional wrestler. Like […]