Author: Ben Allison

Ben launched Wrestling Republic as an Instagram page back in 2016 as a space for wrestling fans from all around the world to share their views on shows, news and rumors! He fell in love with wrestling when he watched an episode of SmackDown as a child and ever since he has been completely in love and obsessed with it. Ben is also an Autism Acceptance Advocate as well as having a massive passion for Graphic Design.

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Ask Allison Anything is a series of articles in which fans submit questions for the owner of Wrestling Republic, Ben Allison, to answer. Welcome to the first edition of Ask Allison Anything. This new series of articles will consist of professional wrestling fans sending in questions of me to answer! Let’s get right into it! Question: How do you feel about Logan Paul signing with WWE? Honestly to me it seems like a great move from WWE. Admittedly while I haven’t the slightest idea how much Logan Paul will be earning in WWE, and I expect it is a hefty…

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WWE have announced that Stephanie McMahon has been named the interim CEO and Chairwomen of WWE. The interim change comes as Vince McMahon is being investigated by the Board Of Directors for an alleged affair with a former employee in 2019. WWE have released the following statement: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE and its Board of Directors jointly released the following statement today: Independent directors continue review of alleged executive misconduct Stephanie McMahon named interim CEO and interim Chairwoman Stamford, Conn. – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and the Board of Directors today announced that a Special Committee of the Board is conducting…

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As first reported by Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, a flight for MJF has been booked out of Vegas, just 24 hours before the Double Or Nothing Pay-Per-View. As originally reported by Ben Allison of Wrestling Republic in 2021, MJF’s plan has always been to leave AEW for WWE in 2024. Recent disagreements between specifically Tony Khan and MJF have led to this. Both sides feel the other side is being unreasonable. Wrestling Republic know of at least one other wrestler within AEW, who has privately turned against Tony Khan due to this situation and has leaked information. For those…

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NJPW’s President has issued a statement revealing the issues between NJPW and Kota Ibushi have been resolved, with both sides issuing an apology. This comes after recent allegations Kota Ibushi has made against the promotion. Over the past month, Kota Ibushi has released numerous tweets slamming NJPW, claiming he had faced sexual and power harassment from the management team. Ibushi also threatened to expose ‘more dark secrets’ from behind the scenes in NJPW. This came after Ibushi allegedly broke his contract by appearing on another wrestling show in Japan, without the permission of NJPW. During the fall out between Ibushi…

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Tommaso Ciampa has suggested Edge is ‘fishing for likes’ by recently teasing him joining The Judgement Day. Edge recently took go Twitter to tweet a picture of Tommaso Ciampa. This led many fans to believe that Ciampa could be the next member of Edge’s stable. https://twitter.com/edgeratedr/status/1527032535502540806?s=21&t=JlC9FKNaRckaF5rgHeNCMg During an interview on WWE El Brunch, Ciampa responded to Edge’s tease. “I saw it, I don’t know if he’s fishing for likes or attention” Ciampa claimed. “I don’t partake in the ‘what if?’ game. I’m a bit more of a realist and take on things that are real, and as they come in…

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AEW President Tony Khan gave major praise to CM Punk during Thursday’s media call. Khan claimed that anyone who’s stepped in the ring with Punk, has come out a better wrestler. Ahead of Sunday’s Double Or Nothing Pay-Per-View, Tony Khan did one of his quarterly pre PPV media calls last night. During the call, Khan gave his thoughts on CM Punk’s AEW run thus far. “CM Punk has come in so far and had a great series of matches with wrestlers of all different experience levels.” Khan told the media “Against younger wrestlers who, even for their age, have tons…

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AEW Star Wardlow has revealed in a recent interview that acting in a Marvel, or DC, Superhero movie would be a dream come true. Since debuting with AEW in 2019, Wardlow has been one of the companies breakout stars. However a recent interview may bring up possible concerns about his long term ambitions with the promotion. In an interview with with Chris Mueller of Bleacher Report, Wardlow revealed that he would consider a career in acting. “Yeah, I think I absolutely would [consider acting],” Wardlow told Mueller. “That’s something I think that’s always been in the back of my head.…

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AEW President Tony Khan has revealed that the Wrigley Field baseball stadium in Chicago, is a dream venues for a AEW show. However the threat of weather delays could be enough to put a stop to that dream. In an interview with Abe Kanan, Tony Khan revealed that it would be not only interesting to do an event at Wrigley Field, but it is one of his dream venues. “It would be interesting to do something at Wrigley Field,” he told Kanan. “I’ve been to a good amount of events at Wrigley Field that have been rained out. That’s harder…

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WWE Hall Of Famer, Booker T, has given his thoughts on WWE unifying the Raw & SmackDown Tag Team Championships, stating his unhappiness with the decision. This past Friday on WWE SmackDown, The Usos defeated Randy Orton and Riddle to become the Unified WWE Tag Team Champions, holding both the Raw and SmackDown tag team belts. However not everybody has been a fan of this decision from WWE, and this group includes the legendary Booker T. On a recent episode of his Hall Of Fame Podcast, Booker T explained why he was not a fan of WWE unifying both tag…

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Adam Cole has revealed that a major element in him gambling to leave WWE and instead joining AEW, was so he could spend more time with his long term girlfriend, Britt Baker. In a recent appearance at the Motor City Comic-Con, Cole spoke on why he decided to turn down a new contract offer from WWE, and instead join Tony Khan’s AEW. Cole revealed that one of the biggest reasons that he made the jump, was because his long-term girlfriend, Britt Baker, was signed to AEW. “One of the biggest things was getting to be around and see Britt a…

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