Author: Joseph Rivera

Joseph Rivera. Opinion Based Writer. Pro Wrestling Enthusiast. Follow my IG & feel free to dispute/agree with whatever. IG: @joehova_

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On December 9, 2021, Jeff Hardy was (wrongfully) released from the WWE following an incident at a live event. According to Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp, WWE offered Jeff Hardy help and rehab which Jeff refused. These details by Sean Ross Sapp essentially confirmed that WWE released Jeff Hardy due to suspicion of relapse. On January 31, 2022, Jeff’s older brother Matt Hardy confirmed that Jeff Hardy indeed took a drug test in his final WWE days which ended up coming out negative for drugs, proving Jeff’s innocence and that he truly was clean. The internet wrestling community went into an…

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On February 19th WWE will be holding its annual Elimination Chamber event live in Saudi Arabia. The confirmed chamber match will have the WWE Championship on the line as Bobby Lashley defends against Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins, Austin Theory, Riddle, and AJ Styles. Following the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, there were reports that WWE Have No Plans For The WWE Championship At Wrestlemania as of yet. If the reports are true, there are several directions WWE can take for the most prestigious championship in wrestling at the biggest show of the year. The most obvious route would be to book Brock…

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When it comes to what’s wrong in WWE you have to ask yourself where do we start? There are so many things holding WWE back from being great. Nothing cliche either, such as making the program TV-14. We are at a point in time where WWE’s issues are beyond the content of their programming. We know that WWE can thrive under mature programming, case in point, the attitude era. They can also thrive under family-friendly programming, case in point, WWE being more profitable these days than it’s ever been. So it begs the question, what is wrong with WWE? For…

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The last time Seth Rollins held a World Championship in WWE it ended in disaster. In 2019, Seth Rollins won the Royal Rumble match and defeated Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania for the Universal Championship. At this point in his career, Rollins was a white-meat babyface who wasn’t all that well-received across the WWE universe. Rollins had multiple instances of getting into Twitter wars with multiple ‘indy darlings,’ and saying certain things that didn’t sit well with wrestling fans. The combination of Rollins’ booking, plus getting on the bad side of the IWC resulted in tons of boo’s towards Rollins. He…

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Brock Lesnar vs Bobby Lashley is scheduled to be a headlining matchup of this year’s Royal Rumble event. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for years, you’d know that this match has been highly requested by fans all over the world for a very long time. Two titans who match up against one another perfectly. Their careers have somewhat mirrored each other’s and they both share the same stature which has made fans fantasize about what a match between them could be. Although they both share a professional wrestling and MMA background, and their careers parallel each other, now…

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The 2022 Royal Rumble match is less than a week away on Saturday, January 29th. The field has been taking shape already for the past couple of weeks. Two world championship matches and two Royal Rumble matches are on the card. We already know Roman Reigns will defend his Universal Championship against Seth Rollins and Brock Lesnar will defend his WWE Championship against Bobby Lashley. How about the Royal Rumble matches though? More specifically, the men’s Royal Rumble match. The Royal Rumble is a time of year where wrestling fans alike get excited, looking forward to who will be in…

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Photo Credit – AEWIt’s Wednesday and you know what that means! Tonight marks the introduction of AEW to the TBS network. The show will be highlighted by the culmination of the TBS Championship tournament as well as Hangman Page vs Bryan Danielson for the World Title. I’m ready, are you? MUST WATCH: We waste no time as things kick off with the AEW World Championship match. Danielson and Page know each other well since they previously engaged in an hour matchup. They go back and forth in what is a slug fest. Blood is drawn from both men as the…

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Photo Credit – AEWIt’s Wednesday and you know what that means! The latest episode of AEW Dynamite is upon us. Advertised for tonight’s show is CM Punk, Sting and Darby Allin against FTR and MJF. Adam Cole also has a surprise to reveal for Best Friends. I’m ready, are you?  MUST WATCH: The show kicks off with Adam Cole. He’s set to go one on one with Orange Cassidy. Cole and Cassidy taunt each other after the bell rings to begin this match. The pace is slow in the early moments with both men reversing everything and vying for momentum.…

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Photo Credit – AEW At AEW’s special Dynamite “Winter is Coming,” Bryan Danielson and Hangman Page engaged in an absolute classic. Neither man was able to get the best of the other as the match went to a 60 minute time limit draw. It was yet another showcase of Danielson’s talent and technical prowess. We here at Wrestling Republic have rated this match a 5 out of 5 on our star rating guideline. Now, we may not be no ‘Wrestling Observer Newsletter’ but we here at the Republic are knowledgeable enough in pro wrestling to give our thoughts. Which brings…

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Photo Credit – AEW It’s Wednesday night and you know what that means! A special edition of AEW Dynamite is upon us with ‘Winter is Coming.’ The match we have all been waiting for between Bryan Danielson and Hangman Adam Page takes place tonight! I’m ready, are you? PERFECT: The show kicks off with the main attraction. Hangman Adam Page defending his AEW World Championship against Bryan Danielson. Danielson and Page engage in a sure fire match of the year candidate match. Not just for AEW but for pro wrestling altogether. Bryan, just as the last month or so, played…

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