|Founded||26 August 2012|
Revolution Pro Wrestling (RevPro/RPW) is a British professional wrestling promotion founded on 26 August 2012 by Andy Quildan after separating from International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom.
Revolution Pro Wrestling currently has partnerships with several internationally based promotions including US-based All Elite Wrestling (AEW), Japan's New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and Mexico's Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL). American independent company Global Force Wrestling (GFW), also has worked with RPW in the past.
Top international wrestlers who have worked for RevPro, include WWE performers Kurt Angle, AJ Styles, Rey Mysterio, Kevin Owens, Apollo Crews, Finn Bálor, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Kalisto, Sami Zayn, Shinsuke Nakamura, Killian Dain, Noam Dar, Tommaso Ciampa, and Adam Cole.
On 26 August 2012, at Summer Sizzler International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom's (IPW:UK) booker Andy Quildan broke with the company to ensure the high standards he set to the promotion would be maintained. Quildan would bring with him the British Heavyweight, Tag Team and Cruiserweight Championships to the promotion. RPW would also book talent from other promotions such as Prince Devitt, Big Damo and Noam Dar, whom later were signed by WWE. With the rising popularity of RPW, it would become one of the biggest promotions in the British independent circuit.
RPW would begin a series of international collaborations and partnerships with other promotions. On 25 July 2014, RPW announced a working agreement with Global Force Wrestling (GFW). On 5 April 2015, RPW hosted hosted the first independent UK defence of the ICW World Heavyweight Championship as part of the At Our Best card when Drew Galloway defended the ICW title along with the EVOLVE and DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate Championships against Doug Williams.
On 18 July 2015, RPW established a working agreement with New Japan Pro-Wrestling as part of their "New IWGP Conception", a global expansion strategy centered on their international partnerships. The agreement also led to NJPW wrestlers making regular appearances for the promotion.
In May, RPW hosted a qualifying match for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic. The first co-promoted shows with NJPW were Uprising and Global Wars UK, which took place in October 2015. On 3 March 2016 RPW released their own OTT streaming service the RPW On Demand. On 16 March, announced a working agreement with Pro-Wrestling: EVE, which would also feature various title defenses of the Pro-Wrestling:EVE Championship and Pro-Wrestling:EVE events airing on the demand for the RPW On Demand. On 23 March, RPW launched a YouTube series the RevPro TV, which airs on Mondays.
On 8 June 2017, RPW announced the British J-Cup, a tournament based on NJPW's Super J-Cup for cruiserweight wrestlers from all over the world. In August 2017, RPW partnered with American promotion Ring of Honor (ROH) and Mexican Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) for the War of the Worlds UK, which featured participation from the promotion. On 22 September, RPW announced that content from Over The Top Wrestling would also be available on RPW On Demand.
On 13 November, RPW announced the creation of its fourth active title the British Women's Championship, On 30 November, RPW reach a deal with NJPW to officially sell their merchandise from the RPW shop, becoming their second European carrier of their licensed merchandise. On 30 August 2018, RPW signed a television deal with FreeSports, where it premiered on Wednesday and Thursday, 5 and 6 September 2018, in a live special held at the York Hall in London, England. On 3 October, it was announced the Queen of the Ring tournament for their women's division. On 18 September 2019, RevPro announced they take over Southside Wrestling operations.
Revolution Pro Wrestling hosts a professional wrestling school in Portsmouth, England. It was founded in August 2012 and run by Andy Quildan and Andy Simmonz. The school runs 4 trainee level shows a year for them to showcase their ability in front of a live audience. They teach all the basic elements of professional wrestling as well as other vital parts of being a wrestler such as how to conduct on social media.
As of May 18, 2023
|Championship||Current champion(s)||Reign||Date won||Days held||Location||Notes||Ref.|
|Undisputed British Heavyweight Championship||Great-O-Khan||1||17 December 2022||152||London, England||Defeated Zak Zodiac (replacement for Ricky Knight Jr.) on Uprising.|||
|Undisputed British Cruiserweight Championship||Robbie X||1||17 December 2022||152||London, England||Defeated Luke Jacobs on Uprising.|||
|Undisputed British Women's Championship||Alex Windsor||1||7 November 2021||557||London, England||Defeated Gisele Shaw on Live at The NOTpit.|||
|Southside Women's Championship||Dani Luna||1||17 December 2022||152||London, England||Defeated Kanji on Uprising.|||
|Undisputed British Tag Team Championship||Greedy Souls
(Brendan White and Danny Jones)
|23 October 2022||207||London, England||Defeated Sunshine Machine (Chuck Mambo and TK Cooper) on Live In London.|||
|Championship||Last champion(s)||Date retired||Notes|
|Southside Heavyweight Championship||Ricky Knight Jr.||18 July 2021||Ricky Knight Jr. retired the championship and proclaimed himself the British Heavyweight Champion, using the old British Heavyweight Championship belt.|
|Southside Heavyweight Championship|
|Promotion||Revolution Pro Wrestling|
Southside Wrestling Entertainment
|Date established||24 October 2010|
|Date retired||18 July 2021|
The Southside Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the British professional wrestling promotion Progress Wrestling. The title was previously patroned by the Southside Wrestling Entertainment promotion from 2010 until its closure in 2019. There have been a total of 22 reigns and two vacancies shared between 19 distinctive champions. The last holder was Ricky Knight Jr.
|No.||Overall reign number|
|Reign||Reign number for the specific champion|
|Days||Number of days held|
|<1||Reign lasted less than a day|
|No.||Champion||Championship change||Reign statistics||Notes||Ref.|
|1||Val Kaboius||24 October 2010||NBW Retribution||Over, United Kingdom||1||335||Defeated Martin Kirby in the tournament final to become the inaugural champion.|
|2||Greg Burridge||24 September 2011||SWE Retribution 2||Huntingdon, United Kingdom||1||43|
|3||T-Bone||6 November 2011||SWE 1st Anniversary Show||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||203||This was a three-way match also involving Val Kabious.|
|4||Rene Dupree||27 May 2012||SWE Notorious II||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||84||This was a three-way match also involving Rampage Brown.|
|—||Vacated||19 August 2012||—||—||—||—|
|5||Stixx||19 August 2012||SWE Supremacy||West Bridgford, United Kingdom||1||103||Defeated Mark Haskins to win the vacant title.|
|6||Max Angelus||30 November 2012||SWE vs. HOP - Ill Manors||West Bridgford, United Kingdom||1||212|
|7||Stixx||30 June 2013||SWE vs. HOP - Ill Manors||St. Neots, United Kingdom||2||119|
|8||Mark Haskins||27 October 2013||SWE 3rd Anniversary Show: End Game||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||490||This was a three-way match also involving Max Angelus.|
|9||Robbie X||1 March 2015||SWE Battle Of The Egos 5||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||<1||This was a three-way match also involving Tommy End.|
|10||Joseph Conners||1 March 2015||SWE Battle Of The Egos 5||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||139|
|11||Rockstar Spud||18 July 2015||SWE Great Expectations||Stevenage, United Kingdom||1||32|
|12||Joseph Conners||9 August 2015||SWE Retribution 6||St. Neots, United Kingdom||2||447|
|13||El Ligero||29 October 2016||SWE 6th Anniversary Show||Stevenage, United Kingdom||1||189||This was a Tables, Ladders & Chairs match.|
|14||BT Gunn||6 May 2017||SWE Speed King 2017||West Bridgford, United Kingdom||1||175|
|15||Ethan Page||28 October 2017||SWE 7th Anniversary Show: Masked Mania||Stevenage, United Kingdom||1||246||This was a seven-way match also involving HC Dyer, Mike Bird, Sean Kustom, Senza Volto and Tucker.|
|16||Joseph Conners||1 July 2018||SWE The Southside Wrestling World Cup||Bedford, United Kingdom||3||<1|
|17||Dan Moloney||1 July 2018||SWE The Southside Wrestling World Cup||Bedford, United Kingdom||1||<1|
|18||Rob Lynch||1 July 2018||SWE 7th Anniversary Show: Masked Mania||Stevenage, United Kingdom||1||245|
|19||Shigehiro Irie||3 March 2019||SWE Speed King 2019||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||161|
|20||Sean Kustom||11 August 2019||SWE Retribution X||St. Neots, United Kingdom||1||152||This was a three-way match also involving Stixx.|
|21||David Starr||10 January 2020||RevPro New Year's Revolution||Guildford, United Kingdom||1||160|||
|—||Vacated||18 June 2020||—||—||—||—||David Starr was stripped of the title due to allegations of rape and sexual assault by an ex-girlfriend.|||
|22||Ricky Knight Jr.||4 July 2021||Live at the Cockpit 51||London, United Kingdom||1||14||Defeated Dan Moloney to win the vacant title.|||
|—||Deactivated||18 July 2021||RevPro Live at Bristol||Bristol, United Kingdom||—||—||Ricky Knight Jr. retired the championship and proclaimed himself the British Heavyweight Champion, using the old Undisputed British Heavyweight Championship belt from when it was still called British Heavyweight Championship.|
|17||Ricky Knight Jr.||1||14|
|Tournament||Last winners||Date won||Location|
|British J Cup||"Speedball" Mike Bailey||6 November 2021||Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage|
|Queen of the Ring||Maddison Miles||9 November 2019||Sheffield, Yorkshire|
What Culture Pro Wrestling (WCPW) are pleased to announce the formation of a working partnership with global wrestling giants New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) and British wrestling's most must-see promotion Revolution Pro Wrestling (RPW)