Meet The Team

Liam Happe
Editor In Chief
The editor of Hooked On Wrestling, Liam has a wealth of sports journalism experience in wrestling and MMA, previously working as a senior content editor for Yahoo Sports and Eurosport.
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Chris Hatch
Assistant Editor
The hardest working man in British Wrestling. The glue that keeps many promotions ticking. Chris Hatch...Referee, MC and now Hooked On Wrestling's Assistant Editor.
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Paul Benson
Assistant Editor

Ringmaster of Hooked On Wrestling, wannabe quizmaster and closet Papa Shango fan.

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Rob McNichol
Columnist & Podcast Host

Rob is a wrestling journalist of 12 years, podcast host, MC and one of only two Hooked On Wrestling originals.

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DJ Stevie C
Columnist

DJ, referee, quality assurance technician, bus driver, American football coach. Wrestling fan since the age of six, referee & backstage five years for the FWA, Hooked On homeboy, DJ for three decades, likely to never take anything too seriously.

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Dean Ayass
Columnist

One of the most recognisable and respected names in British Wrestling through over the last 20 years. The Twisted Genius has acted as hated heel manager, colour commentator, MC, writer and podcast host. He also once managed Terry Funk he tells us....regularly!

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Jason Auld
Columnist
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Leanne Marie
Interviewer
Leanne Marie is a Broadcast Journalist and Host in British Pro Wrestling, and alongside hosting the BEST Hooked On parties in Leeds, has also been ring announcing and interviewing some of your favourite performers for almost 5 years, including the American Nightmare Cody, Hangman Adam Page, Toni Storm, Bruce Prichard, and hundreds more! 
In 2018 she co-commentated the largest ever all-female PPV in Europe at the historic York Hall, and later, became the first female non-guest solo commentator in BritWres. She now leads the first ever full time all-female BritWres commentary team in Glasgow, Scotland. 
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Mike Paul
Columnist

Writer, voice actor, LetsPlay gamer, wrestling fan since the early '90s.

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Justin Czerwonka
Columnist
Justin C is a wrestling of almost 30 years. He has been the operator of HotTagWrestling.com for almost 10 years and the host of the Hot Tag Wrestling and 3 Beers Deep Wrestling Podcasts.
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Lewis Brown
Columnist

A wrestling fan with great taste. His favourite wrestler is Kenny Omega, his favourite match is Sami Zayn vs Shinsuke Nakamura at NXT Takeover, Dallas and his guilty wrestling pleasure is 'Freshly Squeezed' Orange Cassidy. 

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Dane 'Kaos' Nielsen
Columnist
A keen writer who has ghost written numerous articles for various sites, including WhatCulture, covering a variety of topics, mainly wrestling. A twice published author and regularly performs work alongside the group, Emerging Voices in Grimsby.
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Marc Hemingway
Columnist

Accomplished marathon runner, published author (one whole short story) and life long wrestling fan. Can finish a Rubik's cube in under 90 seconds!

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Joe Kennard
Columnist
A man of good taste, his favourite wrestler is Shawn Michaels. Proudest moment as a wrestling fan: In the front row for AJ Styles' historic WWE Championship win in Manchester in November 2017!
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Leanne Culverhouse
Columnist
Holding down the fort for Welsh Hooked On Wrestling events, Leanne is a wrestling fan of over 20 years. It was Chris Jericho's Raw Debut that swayed her original naysayer attitude. Can always be seen ringside at NXT UK Takeovers. Her favourite matches include Kurt Angle vs Shane McMahon (KotR 2001) and Jimmy Havoc vs Will Osprey - Fans bring the weapons match (Progress Chapter 46)
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