Tributes Pour in as Scottish Wrestling Champ Adrian ‘Lionheart’ McCallum Dies, aged 36.

By Wallis Bell-McQuade

In the early hours of yesterday evening, the saddening news broke on the death of Scottish independent wrestler Adrian “Lionheart” McCallum. The wrestler was well known in the independent scene and had a large local following in his hometown of Ayr and surrounding areas.

Within minutes of ICW’s tweet – a promotion in which Lionheart held the championship – tributes from fans and fellow wrestlers poured in. Each and every one of them proudly doting on the wonderful and talented person Adrian was.

“My person, my brother.

I love you so much. ️” – @viperpiperniven on twitter

“Love you my brother.

The Champ.

RIP @LionheartUK – we will never ever forget you.

Thank you for everything you done for the British wrestling scene…but more importantly for being our pal x”


Adrian McCallum was a talented man and entertainer who left it all in the ring..He will be remembered by family, friends and fans as courageous and selfless, a true Lionheart. RIP.

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