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Sasha Banks and Naomi have been suspended indefinitely, have had their merchandise taken off WWEShop, and have had their titles vacated. Earlier tonight on Friday Night Smackdown, Michael Cole stated on commentary that Banks and Naomi “let us all down” when they walked out of Raw before the main event. Cole stated that they “walked out on of the building after leaving the titles on John Laurinaitis’ desk, this disappointing fans and fellow superstars. Cole then repeated the statement that WWE had put out on their website and social media earlier this week. He went on to announce that Banks…

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Since AJ Styles made his long awaited WWE debut at the Royal Rumble in 2016, he has captured the attention of the WWE Universe by putting on thriller after thriller in between the ropes. Styles made his professional wrestling debut all the way back in 1998, and quickly got a reputation around the United States as being one of the most promising young stars. He went on to become one of TNA’s breakout stars, where he was given a platform to get his name out there on national television, before becoming one of the cornerstones for the promotion. However in…

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Wrestling Republic have learned that All Elite Wrestling, along with the Jacksonville Jaguars, are the title sponsors for The KultureBALL 2022. The KultureBALL is an annual star studded event hosted by KultureCity, where celebrities and philanthropy walk hand in hand to promote acceptance, sensory inclusion and to raise funds for programs benefiting individuals with sensory needs and invisible disabilities such as PTSD, Autism, Dementia, Down Syndrome, and more. This years event will take place on August 27th in Birmingham, Alabama. Award winning American pop rock band, Imagine Dragons, headlined the 2021 KultureBALL event last year. AEW first partnered with KultureCity…

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Fightful Select (subscription required) are reporting that MJF and Tony Khan are both frustrated with each other after a heated conversation between the two following MJF’s recent interview with Ariel Helwani. During the interview MJF spoke about his AEW contract expiring in 2024 and noted that he wouldn’t sign a new deal before letting his existing deal expire, meaning that WWE and AEW would enter a bidding war before he chooses where he will end up going forward. MJF reportedly didn’t notify AEW’s PR team before accepting the interview with Helwani, who has a close relationship with WWE. All AEW…

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*NOTE: Fellow Wrestling Republic Contributor Gabriela Boteo also contributed to this feature.* If I could describe Melissa Cervantes aka Thunder Rosa in one word it would be “perseverant”.  She has overcome so much to get to where she is now. AEW Superstar Thunder Rosa defeated Dr. Britt Baker on March 16th to become the new AEW Women’s Champion.  She has solidified her name in the history books as the first Mexican-born Latina to hold a major title in professional wrestling. She also held the women’s championship in NWA prior to signing with All Elite Wrestling.  Why would I label her…

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WWE will be returning to the United Kingdom for a Pay-Per-View for the first time in three decades according to a new report from WrestleVotes. According to the report, WWE are planning to run a PPV in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, this September. The event will reportedly take place on Saturday, September 3rd 2022, which is the same weekend All Elite Wrestling will be putting on one of their biggest shows of the year, All Out, from Chicago. Rumors of a PPV taking place in the U.K. have been circling the wrestling world for the past half a…

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Jeff Hardy will make his AEW debut tonight as he will team with his brother Matt to take on the team of Private Party: All Elite Wrestling have sent Wrestling Republic the following press release in the past few minutes: The Hardys Make Their AEW Tag Team Debut Tonight on “AEW: Dynamite” — After reuniting for the first time on national TV in three years, Matt and Jeff Hardy face Private Party on a stacked St. Patrick’s Day Slam –March 16, 2022 –AEW CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan announced that the newly reunited Matt and Jeff Hardy…

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This weekend, fans and pro wrestlers alike were met with the horrible news that Scott Hall is to be taken off life support once his family is in place. The former WCW and WWE star had experienced three heart attacks following a hip replacement surgery he received last week. Since then, he was put on life support in hopes that he would recover. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Kevin Nash, formerly known as Diesel and former partner/tag team partner of Hall revealed on his Instagram, “Scott’s on life support. Once his family is in place they will discontinue life…

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The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy is All Elite. On March 9, 2022, Jeff Hardy officially became a free agent after being released by WWE in December 2021. He seemed to confirm a move to AEW during an interview in February, but commented a few days later saying that “Nothing is official.” Ahead of Dynamite on March 9, Matt Hardy promised a change following a loss at AEW Revolution where he, Andrade El Idolo, and Isiah Kassidy were defeated by Sting, Darby Allin, and Sammy Guevara. It was during this emergency meeting of the A.H.F.O that Matt apologized for being an…

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Most 14 year old wrestling fans simply dream of running their own promotions, but instead take to wrestling video games to play out their fantasies, but for current NJPW star Will Ospreay, that dream quickly became a reality. At only 14 years old Ospreay had a wrestling ring built in his backyard after his mother worked out that her son was getting into trouble outside of school. Ospreay then went on to launch the Rainham Championship Wrestling Alliance out of his backyard, which still runs to this day. In an interview with Wrestling Republic’s very own Eric Novak on the…

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