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AEW Star Kenny Omega has opened up about Cody Rhodes leaving the company earlier this week, and revealed that Cody was the one who wanted to go to war with WWE while The Elite didn’t. Last night the former AEW champion conducted what can only be described as a bombshell interview on Wrestling Observer Radio, where he gave his first comments on Cody leaving AEW. “Everyone was shocked. We all know when our deals are up, especially the EVPs, or in the case of The Bucks like when their options kick in. For myself, I don’t have a deal like…

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Recently Wrestling Republic’s own Eric Novak interviewed Marina Shafir on the All Real Wrestling Podcast. During the interview, Eric Novak asked the former NXT star how she felt about WWE’s short lived Raw Underground back in 2020. For those of whom who don’t know, or just flat out forgot, Raw Underground is a former segment on Raw that started in mid-2020 and didn’t last very long. RAW Underground featured scripted shoot fights and even introduced some NXT stars, like Shafir herself to the main roster. Some other names to appear on Raw Underground include Jessamyn Duke, Commander Azeez (under the…

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Wrestling Republic has learned the reason for Cody Rhodes’ AEW Departure and possible move to WWE. In case you missed it, earlier today both AEW & Cody Rhodes put out a statement revealing the bombshell news that Cody & Brandi Rhodes have officially left All Elite Wrestling, the company in which both helped to build. Cody Rhodes was an executive Vice President within the company, while Brandi took the Chief Branding Officer Role. There is no word as of this time about whether or not either will be replaced. We have been informed that Cody Rhodes was unhappy with the…

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For he is Limitless in All Elite Wrestling Last Friday during Rampage AEW President Tony Khan announced that a “top wrestler will walk through the forbidden door” on AEW Dynamite when they face Isiah Kassidy in the first qualifier to compete in the Face of the Revolution ladder match. During tonight’s AEW Dynamite, the mystery person turned out to be Keith Lee. The former NXT Champion did quick work of Isiah Kassidy, earning himself a spot at the face of the revolution ladder match on March 6. Isiah Kassidy and Marq Quen tried to attack Lee after the match, but…

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Wrestling Republic have learned that a top tag team in All Elite Wrestling are looking into leaving the company once their contracts expire after being unhappy with their booking over the past year. Despite having a strong start with AEW when they first signed, their momentum sunk through the pandemic era and have recently told people close to them that they are highly considering leaving the promotion once their contracts expire, with their ideal next step being WWE. With WWE’s new development plan being building athletes from the start, it remains unclear if WWE will have any interest in signing…

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WWE have sent the following statement to Wrestling Republic: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced that it has signed a multi-year exclusive licensing agreement with International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) to develop and distribute WWE-branded omnichannel lottery games and turnkey promotional programs featuring company logos, Superstars, events and programs. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220106005845/en/ WWE® Signs Multi-Year Agreement with IGT for Exclusive Licensing Rights to Develop Omnichannel Lottery Games (Photo: Business Wire) “IGT is the clear industry leader in the lottery and gaming space, and we look forward to collaborating by bringing our intellectual…

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When I started Wrestling Republic back in May 2016, the day before the Extreme Rules PPV, I couldn’t even imagine the page growing to 1000 followers. After being inspired by pages such as @TheWrestlingClassic and @RoyalKliq , I started the page as a way for me to share my predictions and opinions about wrestling online, with the hope that others would share theirs on the page as well. From the start the success of the page surprised me as it grew to 1000 followers within months which shattered the small long term expectations I had for it. From 2016 until…

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On last weeks AEW Dynamite Adam Cole promised a gift for The Young Bucks and Bobby fish to delivered in the form of Kyle O’Reilly. O’Reilly interfered in Cole’s match against Orange Cassidy. O’Reilly attacked Cassidy from behind to help Cole pick up the victory. Bobby Fish came down during the match to check out Cole after he rolled outside to avoid the Orange Punch. After the match, Cole and O’Reilly stared down each to exchanged words, but ultimately fought side by side against Chuck Taylor & Trent, who ran down to help Orange Cassidy. Once Best Friends were taken…

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Photo Credit: All Elite Wrestling In wrestling there are two different distinctions to tell wrestlers apart. Heels, and babyfaces. Heels protray the “villains” of wrestling by using dirtier tactics to win, trash talking the live crowd, and other villainish tactics. Where as, babyfaces are meant to portray a more lighthearted character. Usually, faces are used to chase titles, to take down the big bad heel, and ultimately win the crowd over.However, recently in the world of pro wrestling, its more often than not, the heels are getting more over with wrestling fans, while the faces get booed. Cody Rhodes is…

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Photo Credit – Aziz Altamimi Wrestling Republic has been given exclusive insight into an upcoming UK based wrestling documentary about the life of pro-wrestler Gia Adams in The Queen of The North. So, what is the story behind – The Queen of The North This documentary follows the story of twenty-one year old wrestler: Gia Adams as she wrestles around the United Kingdom while struggling to balance her day job as a primary school physical education teacher and the lifestyle of a professional wrestler. Gia was trained by Rampage, Screwface and HT Drake and has been wrestling since she completed…

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