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.

Freddie Prinze Jr. has expressed his belief that Amazon could emerge as the top contender to secure the media rights deal of WWE, which is scheduled to expire in 2024. Prinze, known for his career in acting, past work as a WWE writer, and his upcoming wrestling promotion, made this prediction during an episode of his podcast titled “Wrestling With Freddie,” where he discussed Amazon’s growing interest in WWE programming. During the podcast, Prinze disclosed that he became aware of Amazon’s interest in wrestling when he pitched to them his own wrestling federation. “I know for a fact that Amazon…

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AEW EVP Nick Jackson has come to the defence of ‘Hangman’ Adam Page following CM Punk slamming him in a recent ESPN interview. On tonights premiere episode of Collision, CM Punk will finally make his return to AEW programming after a long absence due to injury, media scrum controversies, and a backstage confrontation. The backstage confrontation included Nick Jackson, who himself returned from suspension in November. Although Hangman Adam Page was mentioned in the media scrum, he was not involved in the altercation and faced no suspension. Punk and Page’s feud over the AEW World Championship in 2022 created quite…

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CM Punk has broken his silence on his rant following All Out 2022, admitting he has apologised to AEW CEO Tony Khan. In the aftermath AEW’s All Out 2022 event, wrestling fans awaited the customary post-show media scrum for answers. Opening the press conference was Tony Khan, accompanied by a battered and fatigued CM Punk, freshly crowned as the AEW World Champion. However, before queries could be directed to them, Punk took the initiative to pose a question of his own to the gathering. He inquired, with a show of hands, who among them considered themselves journalists and if Nick…

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In his first interview since his outburst at the AEW All Out 2022 Press Conference, CM Punk has made a scathing critique of his match with Hangman Page, referring to it as “garbage.” Punk, who had been absent from the All Elite Wrestling (AEW) scene for nine months, will finally make his return on Saturday night during the inaugural episode of “Collision” at the United Center in Chicago. AEW owner Tony Khan had announced the vacation of Punk’s AEW championship title back in September, without providing any reasons. This left fans and viewers puzzled about Punk’s whereabouts and his triceps…

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This Saturday, AEW’s highly anticipated new two-hour weekly show, ‘AEW Collision,’ will make its debut. This program could be the solution AEW needs, providing more programming time for enhanced character development, storyline advancements, and most importantly, allowing segments to breathe. However, convincing fans to watch an additional two hours of content each week may pose a challenge for AEW. Since AEW Dynamite’s inception in 2019, I’ve consistently had the same complaint: segments and storylines aren’t given enough time to breathe. It often feels like the show transitions rapidly from one match to a promo, then to another promo package, and…

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Clark Taylor, Chaos, David Sheldon and Coby Galenzoski preview tonights WWE SmackDown , including the return of Roman Reigns, & tomorrow’s AEW Collision, including the return of CM Punk, in a packed Friday preview show. Todays episode will be LIVE at 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute daily podcast (with video) discussing the days wrestling news and all of the latest shows. The show is hosted by Ben Allison and Clark Taylor, with a cast of rotating panelists to join the discussion.

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AEW star Miro has hit back at CM Punk’s critics telling them to ‘go cry in your mansion’ ahead of Miro & CM Punk’s return this Saturday on AEW Collision. In recent wrestling history, very few names have sparked as much controversy and division as CM Punk. Critics of Punk’s include AEW’s own Executive Vice Presidents Kenny Omega, Matt and Nick Jackson, who was involved in a backstage confrontation with last year. Nevertheless, there are still those who stand by him, including wrestler Miro, who recently voiced his support and dismissed those who hold grudges against Punk. Miro had been…

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Sheamus has expressed his disappointment over his exclusion from the highly anticipated Money in the Bank match in London, England. During an interview with Metro, the Celtic Warrior voiced his confusion regarding the decision, particularly emphasising the impact he had at the previous UK Premium Live Event Clash at the Castle. He faced Gunther in what many consider to be WWE’s most outstanding match of 2022. Sheamus firmly believed that he deserved a spot in the marquee match at Money in the Bank, especially given his stellar performance and the overwhelming crowd reactions he consistently receives. Sheamus stated, “I mean,…

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Paul Heyman says Sami Zayn’s storyline with The Bloodline was obvious, but Zayn’s performance captivated the audience. In a recent interview on Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin, Paul Heyman provided insight into the captivating story of Sami Zayn’s involvement with The Bloodline. Heyman, known for his strategic mind and influential presence in the wrestling industry, delved into the relatable nature of Sami’s desire to join the esteemed group. Heyman compared the narrative to a familiar experience of adolescence, stating that anyone who has progressed past elementary school can understand the longing to be accepted by a popular clique. “You’re in high…

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Clark Taylor and Anthony Ricciardi talk last nights episode of AEW Dynamite, Forbidden Door, and for Throwback Thursday the duo look back at the first ECW One Night Stand. Todays episode will be LIVE at 11:00pm BST / 6:00pm EST / 3:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute daily podcast (with video) discussing the days wrestling news and all of the latest shows. The show is hosted by Ben Allison and Clark Taylor, with a cast of rotating panelists to join the discussion.

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