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Former WWE Tag Team Champion and member of the Wyatt Family, Erick Rowan, is Wrestling Republic’s Wrestler of the Day for November 28th.  Erick Rowan Biography: Birth Name: Joseph Ruud Age: 42 (November 28th, 1980) Height: 6’8 Weight: 315 pounds Debut: 2003 Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota Accolades: 2x WWE SmackDown Tag Team Champion, 1x NXT Tag Team Champion, #57 on PWI’s Top 500 in 2014 Erick Rowan was a founding member of the popular Wyatt Family, winning several tag team titles. In honor of his birthday today, Rowan is today’s Wrestler of the Day. After graduating from college in…

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Shawn Spears and Cassie Lee are 100% focused on parenthood as they await their first child, but Spears doesn’t rule out Cassie Lee’s return. It’s been months since fans last saw Cassie Lee of the IInspiration in a wrestling ring. Earlier this year in April, Cassie and her tag partner Jessie McKay announced they would be stepping away from wrestling. While not disclosing anything, the duo desired to pursue other interests outside of the wrestling ring. Jessie McKay is set to appear in her first feature-length film, while Cassie Lee is on an entirely different adventure. She announced in August…

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Daisy Jenkins has recently commented on her time wrestling for ICW, claiming it was special for her to be featured in the WWE Network. Daisy Jenkins is undoubtedly a huge rising star within the entire Scottish independent pro wrestling scene. During this time, Daisy captivated fans with her in-ring talent and original 80’s inspired gimmick while wrestling at important Scottish promotions, such as FPWA and ICW. She has also worked with some of the biggest rising stars in Scotland while appearing at the ICW Fight Club events. Additionally, Daisy is currently scheduled to face the reigning ICW Women’s World Champion…

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James Ellis has recently commented on his experiences with local promotion Welsh Wrestling, praising the importance of the crowd on its shows. James Ellis is actually one of the biggest rising stars in the entire Wales’ Independent wrestling scene, wrestling for many important indie promotions across the UK and defending his recently-won No Mercy Combat Legacy Championship. With just 25 years of age, James Ellis has built a huge reputation for himself and continuously amazes fans with his great performances. Showing everyone why he is ‘The Brilliance’ and why he’s always ‘Good as Gold’. While appearing on the latest edition…

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‘The Brilliance’ James Ellis has opened up on his goals, training and experiences as an independent wrestler during the global pandemic. James Ellis is undoubtedly a rising star within the entire Welsh independent pro wrestling scene. Throughout this year, ‘The Brilliance’ has put on some solid performances in many indie promotions across Wales and the UK. After making a huge name for himself in many local promotions, James Ellis had his big moment to shine when he overcame the challenge of four other wrestlers to become No Mercy Wrestling’s first ever Combat Legacy Champion. During a recent appearance at The…

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Welsh wrestler James Ellis has opened up on his recent title win, which saw him becoming No Mercy’s first-ever Combat Legacy Champion. “The Brilliance” James Ellis is currently a huge rising star in the entire UK independent wrestling scene. Being only 25 years old, James Ellis has already amazed many indie promotions throughout Wales and the UK with his amazing in-ring talent and outstanding mic skills. After wrestling in almost every show of the brand new UK-based wrestling promotion No Mercy, James Ellis got the opportunity to solidify himself when he won a 5-Man Gauntlet Match to become the first…

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William Regal sees Aron Stevens (FKA Damien Sandow) as the one who got away and thinks he should have had a better career than he did. This week on his Gentleman Villain podcast, William Regal discussed the star formally known as Damien Sandow. Aron Stevens was in WWE for several years and went so high as winning Money in the Bank. Unfortunately, he was among the first to fail at cashing in, attempting to on John Cena and failing. Following that, his career took a bit of a nose dive when he was relegated to comedic roles. Most notably, he worked as The Miz’s stunt…

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Wrestling Legend Ultimo Dragon left WWE on good terms after they proposed ideas to remove his mask and change his character. Ultimo Dragon is a legend in the wrestling industry and has competed all over the world in his long career. However, many fans may not remember that for a brief time, following the fall of WCW, he worked for WWE. He signed with the company in 2003 and competed for WWE’s Cruiserweight division but asked for his release a year later. It was granted, and he returned to Japan to continue his legacy back in his home country. Ultimo Dragon…

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Alberto Del Rio, Ultimo Dragon, Josh Alexander, and notable wrestlers from Pro Wrestling NOAH worked an indie show without getting paid. There is no shortage of stories about wrestlers being cheated by bookers in the wrestling business, and it happens too often. Wrestlers put their bodies on the line night in and night out, putting themselves through all manner of trauma. It’s only right that they get properly compensated for their hard work because anything can go wrong at any time. Recently, at an indie wrestling event, numerous performers found themselves in a tough situation when the promotor disappeared. Fortunately,…

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During the past year, the idea that talent from a particular company will appear in a rival’s promotion has made the wrestling industry very interesting as it makes everything unpredictable and exciting for fans. The surprising work within promotions and surprises has brought a term that is sometimes thrown around that being “forbidden door.” The idea of a forbidden door is meant to excite fans about a product, but it is just a ploy created to bring more eyes to a promotion. Rarely, do promotions work together, so observing how AEW has worked with TNA, and AAA, and seems to…

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