There have been many great wrestling families over the years from the Von Erich’s to the Hart’s, and the Knight’s a British family from Norwich are among them. The Knights consist of dad Ricky, mum Julia Hamer-Bevis (Sweet Saraya), son’s Zak and Roy, and daughter Britani.
The family starred in Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family, which followed the Knight children as they had tryouts with the WWE, and Britani ended up getting a contract and has since been a huge success in the WWE’s developmental territory NXT as Anti-Diva Paige.
After the success of the documentary there have been talks of a series and this is something the family would welcome, Ricky revealed.
“It was a really good experience making the documentary, we’ve done a lot of TV over the years like chat shows and other documentaries, but this one the whole family was involved.
“It was only on for an hour but they followed us about for 14 months, some days it could get frustrating because they are in your face on a bad day or if things aren’t going well in the office or your running late for a show they want to get another shot in.
“To be honest we were very lucky because Max (Fisher) the director was really good, and I was pleased with the end product and we got a very positive response and their is talk in the pipeline about doing a series.
“Britani getting the WWE contract whilst filming the documentary actually happened by accident, it was originally going to be about the whole family and WAW but as soon as she got the contract the whole angle of the show changed. That is why they can get a series out of it, because there is so much more in the can.” Continue reading