Author: WrestleJake

AEW

AEW’s fourth annual Double or Nothing pay-per-view is set to take place tonight from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Wrestling Republic staff have given their predictions for what looks to be a stacked night of wrestling. The Buy In: HookHausen (Danhausen and Hook) vs. Tony Nese and ‘Smart’ Mark Sterling Ben Allison (Owner): Despite Tony Nese shockingly squashing Danhausen a few weeks ago, this is easily the most predictable match on the card. Hookhausen will get the win. Prediction: HookHausen Joe: As odd as HookHausen is to see, there’s no way they lose. Both Hook and Danhausen are…

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WWE

WWE has moved the location of July’s Money In The Bank premium-live-event. As previously noted in the Markowitz Rumor Roundup, WWE were reportedly looking at changing the location of this year’s Money In The Bank show due to slow ticket sales. Money In The Bank was initially scheduled to emanate from the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on July 2. This was of course the location of SummerSlam last year. With a SummerSlam attendance of 51,000 and total capacity of 65,000, this was always going to be a tough venue for ticket sales, especially as Money In The Bank is…

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AEW

Britt Baker has revealed her dream opponent, who is currently suspended by WWE. Unlike others in AEW’s women’s roster, Britt Baker hasn’t spent time on WWE’s main roster, and therefore has many first time opponents within the wrestling world. As arguably the biggest female star in AEW, fans have discussed several ‘dream’ opponents for Baker should she follow Cody Rhodes in moving to WWE. She may not have to however, as her dream opponent is currently indefinitely suspended. The former AEW Women’s World Champion Britt Baker recently spoke to Forbes where she was quizzed on who she’d be interested in…

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NXT

Roderick Strong has reportedly requested his WWE release. Roderick Strong was the last to join the Undisputed Era, and remains the only member still with WWE. His former teammates Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly and Bobby Fish are now part of the ‘Undisputed Elite’ in All Elite Wrestling. Now, Fightful Select (subscription required) are reporting that Strong has requested his WWE release ‘multiple times’ over the past few months. It was noted that over the past year Strong has become frustrated with numerous things within WWE, however has been denied the requests for his release. This past week, Malcolm Bivens was…

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NXT

WWE has reportedly released NXT Tag Team Champion Nash Carter. Yesterday, IMPACT wrestler Kimber Lee accused her husband and current NXT Tag Team Champion Nash Carter of abuse, posting the following message to Twitter along with two images. “Hey @WWENXT this is my face after your tag champ @NashCarterWWE got wasted and hit me so hard he split my lip open. He told me I’m a wrestler so I’m always marked up. I’ve hid this for a year and even forgave him. But I can’t hide it anymore. You all wanted the proof. There it is. I’m sorry I backed…

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Raw

Lawler will be temporarily joining WWE’s commentary team. During Monday’s Raw Talk, it was revealed that Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler will be returning to WWE Raw’s commentary team next week, temporarily replacing Corey Graves, who will be on his honeymoon with Carmella. “I am looking forward to it. I’m going to be back behind the announcer’s table there on Monday Night RAW because that idiot Corey Graves is getting married!,” Lawler said jokingly. Corey Graves and Carmella will be getting married this Thursday (April 7th). The couple became engaged in October 2021, with their relationship featuring on Total Divas, and…

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Raw

Ronda Rousey has confirmed that she won’t be on tonight’s WrestleMania go-home episode of Raw, despite being previously announced for the show. On Thursday, WWE’s Facebook page was advertising a tag-team match which would have seen Ronda Rousey join forces with Bianca Belair to take on Raw Women’s Champion Becky Lynch and SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair ahead of their matches at this Saturday’s WrestleMania. However it doesn’t seem this match will be happening, as Rousey revealed on her Facebook Gaming stream that she won’t be appearing on the show, and that the advertisement was a mistake. “I’m not going…

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Will Ospreay is one of the biggest names in professional wrestling. Since making his debut in 2012, Ospreay has gone on to win championships in a range of promotions around the globe, along with having countless five-star matches. Will Ospreay was recently interviewed by Wrestling Republic’s Eric Novak on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. During the interview, the former IWGP World Heavyweight Champion commented on his childhood, and how he believes the school system let him down. “I enjoyed my childhood, I had a wonderful upbringing”, said Ospreay. “School system really did let me down, as you grow up, I’ve…

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Raw

WWE Raw announcer Corey Graves has teased the return of a ‘familiar face’ ahead of WrestleMania 38. During the most recent episode of WWE’s ‘After The Bell’ podcast, Corey Graves noted how he ‘couldn’t be more thrilled’ that someone may be returning to the company sometime between now and WrestleMania in April. “And who knows, if the rumors do in fact prove to be true, we may have another familiar face back in the fold between now and The Showcase of the Immortals,” Corey Graves said. “This is one of those ones where: if you know, you know. I’m not…

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