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.

The WWE Universe will be returning to SmackDown for the first time in 16 months tonight, as the show takes place from the Toyota Center in Houston. With this being the first show back in front of fans, it’s almost certain that lots of surprises will be in store. One of these is a new look and feel to WWE’s Flagship show. Over the past few hours the following image of the new stage has leaked on social media: Photo Credit – Unknown The image shows the entrance video of the Universal Champion, Roman Reigns, on a huge LED screen.…

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WWE have announced that Tamina Snuka will be the eighth and final woman entering the women’s Money In The Bank ladder match. She will be joining Liv Morgan, Alexa Bliss, Natalya, Zelina Vega, Naomi, Nikki A.S.H and Asuka in the match. WWE released the following statement on WWE.com today: Tamina will join fellow titleholder Natalya, the absolutely driven Liv Morgan and a returning Zelina Vega in representing SmackDown in the high-stakes contest. Alexa Bliss, Nikki A.S.H., Asuka and Naomi will represent Raw in the free-for-all. Originally rumors suggested that Sonya was planned to be the final competitor, however unless someone…

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In today’s edition of the Rasslin Roundup we take a look at Jaxson Ryker Defends WWE BookingWWE Star Reacts To Fan Trying To Body Shame ThemRoman Reigns Slams CriticsRaw Underground Star Reveals Why The Show EndedReleased WWE Star Says Release Was Best Thing That Has Ever Happened To HimWWE Legend Claims Women’s Evolution PPV Was ‘Set Up To Fail’ 6. Jaxson Ryker Defends WWE Booking Photo Credit – WWE Over the past few years many wrestlers have spoken out about the booking process in WWE, with many stating they have not been given as much control as they would ideally…

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In today’s edition of the Rasslin Roundup we take a look at Released WWE Stars Booking Affected His Love For WrestlingJim Ross Responds To Criticism Over ‘WWE Dynamite’ MistakeMalakai Black Speaks On His Real Life Battle With His Mental HealthBrock Lesnar’s New Look RevealedHeath Slater Reveals Who Were Suppose To Be Members Of 3MBWWE Legend Ghosted By Triple H After Job Offer 6. Murphy WWE Booking Affected His Love For Wrestling Photo Credit – WWE Buddy Murphy sat down for an interview with Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful the other day, where he spoke about how his booking in WWE,…

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AEW’s Special Projects Manager, Charlie Ramone, was recently a guest on the AEW Unrestricted Podcast, where he revealed that he had to turn down a request by Tony Khan for a giant egg and turkey costume for the thanksgiving episode of Dynamite in November of 2019. Ramone said “As far as acquisitions, there’s a lot that you haven’t seen, that I’ve had to turn down,” Ramone said. “Probably one of the weirdest ones was the turkey for the Thanksgiving episode. Tony did want a giant egg and a turkey. Because that was a little out of my scope and because…

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In today’s special Saturday edition of the Rasslin Roundup, WWE didn’t realise Black had a 30 day no compete clause, and thought it was another talent who did, Paul Heyman has announced an upcoming WWE documentary, Buddy Murphy has reacted to his WWE release, AJ Styles has responded to criticism over recent booking, Kurt Angle has claimed he would ‘do the job’ for a female star, and and Impact Star has said he wants to ‘beat the f**k’ out of Jon Moxley. 6.Paul Heyman announces upcoming WWE Documentary Photo Credit – WWE The ‘special advisor’ to the current Universal Champion…

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Photo Credit – WWE WWE have made the shocking announcement this afternoon that Bayley will be out of action for 9 months after she suffered an injury in training. Bayley was originally suppose to face Bianca Belair in a match for the SmackDown women’s championship at the upcoming Money In The Bank PPV. WWE have announced that due to Bayley’s injury a new challenger for Bianca Belair will be announced on tonights episode of Friday Night SmackDown Live from the WWE Thunderdome. WWE released the following statement via Twitter: BREAKING NEWS: @itsBayleyWWE has suffered an injury while training and will…

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GREAT: AEW opened with Cody Rhodes taking on QT Marshal in a strap match. Despite the crowd seemingly not quite understanding the rules of the match at the start, as it went on they seemingly gained more and more of an understanding and Cody’s win at the end got a huge pop. During the match the lights noticeably all went out, seemingly teasing something for later. RESULT: Cody Rhodes Wins Ben Allison WR Star Rating = 3.75 GREAT: Shawn Spears cuts a promo backstage about the chairshot he gave to Sammy Guevara last week. Spears claims it was the second…

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In today’s edition of the Rasslin Roundup, A recently released WWE star revealed they watched WrestleTalk to keep up with the WWE product as they found it too hard to watch, Ethan Page has revealed he when he found out about his AEW Debut, Lana revealed Vince McMahon called her after her release, Cody Rhodes has given his thoughts on NXT using the ‘Great American Bash’ name, Triple H has commented on rumors about a potential John Cena and The Rock return, and finally John Cena has revealed a Fast & Furious star could be WWE Champion tomorrow! Let’s get…

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Wrestling Republic have gained access to a press release WWE sent to investors earlier this afternoon, revealing that the July 23 episode of SmackDown will take place from two separate venues including the originally planned Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, along with some matches taking place at at the Rolling Loud Music festival. This is notably WWE’s first ever partnership with a major music festival. Below we have attached the full statement from WWE: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and Rolling Loud, the world’s premier rap festival, today announced a new partnership that brings Friday Night SmackDown to Rolling Loud Miami 2021…

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