As part of our week dedicated to The Buffet Club, we had a chat with The Fabulous Bakewell Boys, Steakley and Jerry. Follow them on Twitter & Instagram @fabbakewellboys or visit their website fabulousbakewellboys.com
What first got you both into watching pro wrestling?
Steakley: There was nowt else to do.
Who were your favourite wrestlers when you were children?
Steakley: “Vaporiser” Bernard Steam – he was a tough brick layer from Accrington. I liked his finish, a brick to the teeth.
What made you want to be pro wrestlers?
Who were your trainers?
Who has been your favourite opponents you’ve faced so far?
Steakley: 1971. Johnny Kwango. The Dog Beck pub. £20 bet got out of hand.
Who has been the biggest influence on your careers?
Who would be your dream opponents?
Jerry: I think we would be able to hang with any of ’em.
What is your finishing move?
Jerry: I spin em…
What do you think of the current state of British wrestling?
Jerry: It’s busy.
What promotions do you actively wrestle for?
Steakley: We can be found at Lucha Britannia, mainly. But we also appear for RISE in Leeds, The Wrestling League in Colchester has us, too. And we’ve done stints in Belgium and Germany, too.
Jerry: We feature moderately on the UK cabaret & entertainment scene, too. We’ve appeared at events for TechDept (London), DryBarge (Manchester), as well as being involved in events ran by places such as The Double R Club, Cabaret Derangium, The Magic Garden, It’s YOUR Funeral and of course our own evening: QUICHE.
What does wrestling mean to you both?
Steakley: Being out of work most of the time.
Where do you see yourselves in 12 months time?
What is the plan of the Buffet Club?
What should someone who has never seen a Fabulous Bakewell Boys match expect?
Jerry: Well, we are masters in Japanese strong style, Mexican Lucha Libre and wizards at technical wrestling.
SOMEONE STOP THE DAMN MATCH!!
Massive thanks to Steakley and Jerry for having a chat with us, let us know what you thought of the interview on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SomeoneStopTheDamnMatch and look out for the rest of our interviews with the members of The Buffet Club!