Author: Matt Cookson

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: WWE Champion Cody Rhodes and United States Champion Logan Paul make their title match official. What chaos will erupt at this contract signing? King and Queen of the Ring Tournament action continues. Randy Orton vs Carmelo Hayes. Bianca Belair vs Tiffany Stratton. Jade Cargill vs Nia Jax. LA Knight vs Tama Tonga. GREAT Bianca Belair vs Tiffany Stratton in the Queen of the Ring Tournament: Stratton frequently used Belair’s braid against her in this match. On one of these attacks, Belair tweaked her knee, giving Stratton a bigger edge. Later, Tiffany Stratton targeted the knee…

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On May 13th, 2024, the immortal Hulk Hogan is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day. Hulk Hogan Biography: Birth Name: Terry Bollea Age: 70 (August 11th, 1970) Height: 6’7 Weight: 302 pounds Debut: 1977 Place of Birth: Augusta, Georgia, USA Accolades: 6 x WWE Champion, 1 x WWE Tag Team Champion, 2 x Royal Rumble winner (1990, 1991), WWE Hall of Famer, 6 x WCW World Heavyweight Champion, 1 x IWGP Heavyweight Champion, 3 x PWI Wrestler of the Year (1987, 1991, and 1994), #1 on the PWI Top 500 in 1991 and 2003, On May 13th, 2002, Hulk…

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: Undisputed WWE Champion Cody Rhodes makes an appearance. What does the American Nightmare have to say after defending his title? The King and Queen of the Ring Tournaments continue as a plethora of 1st round matches are scheduled. Who will advance and keep their hopes of winning the prestigious tournament alive? GREAT Nick Aldis welcomes Cody Rhodes to SmackDown: Aldis congratulated Rhodes on his win and announced the next challenger for the WWE Title: current United States Champion Logan Paul! The Maverick believes he is the face of the WWE and wants to face WWE…

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: WWE Champion Cody Rhodes and challenger AJ Styles meet to sign the contract to make their match official. The 2024 WWE Draft gets underway. Who will be selected and to which brand? And Rey Mysterio teams up with Dragon Lee against Angel and Humberto. GOOD AJ Styles and WWE Champion Cody Rhodes sign the contract for their match at Backlash Styles gave credit to Cody’s father, Dusty Rhodes, for the influence he had on Styles’ career. The Phenomenal One pointed out their similarities before saying Cody’s reign will end at Backlash. For Cody, the title…

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: the latest development in the Bloodline story after last week’s twist. What is next for Solo Sikoa and Tama Tonga? Bayley defends the Women’s Title against Naomi. Will Bayley’s title run end before it can begin? LA Knight faces AJ Styles in a match to determine the first challenger for Cody Rhodes. Who will emerge victorious in this WrestleMania rematch? And a tag team fatal four-way match featuring the Street Profits, Authors of Pain, New Catch Republic, and Legado Del Fantasma. GREAT: LA Knight vs AJ Styles in a WWE Championship Qualifying Match: Knight spent…

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On tonight’s episode of SmackDown: WWE Champion Cody Rhodes will make an appearance. What comes next in the story of the American Nightmare? WWE Women’s Champion Bayley will also be on. What is next for the Role Model? And a couple of triple-threat matches determine the next challenger for the WWE Championship. GREAT Cody Rhodes: Addressing what the Rock said on Raw, Cody said he would be ready for whenever the Rock returns from Hollywood. In response to all his potential challengers, Cody warned the men not to miss if they took a shot at him. Matt Cookson WR Star…

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: Jey Uso takes on Solo Sikoa. Who will come out on top in this brother vs brother matchup? Randy Orton guest stars on the Kevin Owens show. What hard-hitting questions does KO have for the Viper? And the annual Andre the Giant Battle Royale takes place. Who will earn the prestigious trophy? AVERAGE Randy Orton on the Kevin Owens Show: While Orton and KO talked about how much they disliked Logan Paul, the US Champion appeared on screen. Broadcasting from the neighboring Lincoln Financial Field, Paul belittled his challengers for conducting this segment while Paul…

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AEW

The Indy God, Matt Cardona, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for April 1st, 2024.  Matt Cardona Biography: Birth Name: Matthew Brett Cardona Age: 38 (May 14th, 1985) Height: 6’2 Weight: 224 pounds Debut: 2004 Place of Birth: Merrick, New York, USA Accolades: 1 x GCW World Champion, 1 x Impact Digital Media Champion, 1 x NWA World Heavyweight Champion, 1 x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1 x WWE United States Champion, 3 x WWE Tag Team Champion, 2 x PWI Indie Wrestler of the Year (2022, 2023), #13 on the PWI 500 in 2022 This weekend on AEW…

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On tonight’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown: Jade Cargill is set to make an appearance. The rest of the women’s division, beware! The Street Profits face A-Town Down Under with the winner moving on to the six-pack match at WrestleMania. Kevin Owens teams up with Randy Orton to take on Pretty Deadly. Have the Brits bitten off more than they can chew? And Bianca Belair goes one-on-one with Dakota Kai. ABOVE AVERAGE Randy Orton and Kevin Owens vs Pretty Deadly: KO and the Viper controlled much of the match but chaos ensued when the fighting moved outside of the ring.…

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Tonight on Friday Night SmackDown: Naomi goes one-on-one with Women’s Champion Iyo Sky. Will Sky feel the Glow? Rey Mysterio seeks revenge against Santos Escobar. Will the Hall of Famer give the Emperor of Lucha Libre his just due? And Cody Rhodes comes face to face with Roman Reigns. GOOD Rey Mysterio vs Santos Escobar: Rey took things outside the ring and delivered a vicious diving seated senton off the announcer’s table. Mysterio rolled Escoar back in preparation for a springboard splash. Unfortunately, Dirty Dom grabbed Rey mid-air. This distraction opened the door for Escobar, who picked up the win…

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