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With its recent introduction, Rossy Ogawa’s new promotion Marigold already promises to shake the joshi wrestling landscape from a product and business standpoint. Ever since the news of his release from Stardom broke up, many fans started to speculate about the possibilities of having Stardom founder and former Executive Producer Rossy Ogawa creating a brand-new promotion from scratch once again. And the speculations turned out to be true with the recent announcement of his latest project, a new joshi promotion named Dream Star Fighting Marigold. During the inaugural press conference, which also introduced us to the first main talents of…

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On todays episode of Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast Ben Allison, Clark Taylor and Soul discuss if the AEW/NJPW deal has actually hurt NJPW. They also preview tonights episode of Dynamite and Roderick Strong turning on Kyle O’Reilly. Todays episode will be LIVE at 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute daily podcast (with video) discussing the days wrestling news and all of the latest shows. The show is hosted by Ben Allison and Clark Taylor, with a cast of rotating panelists to join the discussion. To join in with the discussion,…

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From the rookie days in the dojo to competing in the big leagues, we will be Explaining the Storyline of Stardom’s Eternal Foes Starlight Kid & AZM and their journey to the top. With a great amount of talented competitors in their roster, Stardom is continuously offering a fantastic product that showcases some of the best women’s wrestlers of the world. And within these talents, we can find promising homegrown stars such as Starlight Kid and AZM. Even though they have the potential to become the main faces of the next generation of joshi wrestlers, the truth is that both…

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NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 18 2024 continues its return to a one night event after last years success. With a completely different championship picture, Tetsuya Naito got the ticket to the main event by winning the G1 Climax. IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Sanada awaits him as former LIJ stablemates collide in a New Japan Cup rematch. Kazuchika Okada looks to defend the honor of NJPW in Japan as he faces the American Dragon Bryan Danielson. Jon Moxley, David Finlay and Will Ospreay collide to crown the inaugural IWGP Global champion. Zack Sabre Jr. looks to make it a full calendar year…

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January 2024 was an insane month in the world of professional wrestling, both in front of and behind the camera. But behind the spectacles, controversies and surprises, one thing that has remained consistent is an excellent in ring product. In this article I’ll discuss and break down 10 must watch wrestling matches that you may have missed in January. The standard of wrestling across the world right now is possibly the highest it’s ever been, and while WWE, AEW, TNA and others often take up the headlines, I wanted to showcase some noteworthy matches from elsewhere in the wrestling landscape…

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NJPW and AEW star Will Ospreay has been awarded with Wrestling Republic’s Men’s Wrestler of the Year Award for 2023. ‘The Aerial Assassin’ Will Ospreay, 30 years old, is undoubtedly one of the most talented competitors to ever step foot inside the squared circle, as well as one of the main faces of the sport during the last couple of years. While competing in different promotions around the world, Will Ospreay starred many five star classics against opponents the caliber of Kenny Omega, Kazuchika Okada, Tetsuya Naito and ‘Speedball’ Mike Bailey to name a few. Former AEW World Champion MJF…

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On todays episode of Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast, Ben Allison, Clark Taylor, Chaos and Carter Crisp discuss if Kazuchika Okada will join WWE or AEW now that he has left NJPW, if the AEW roster is too bloated, and last nights episode of TNA Impact! Todays episode will be LIVE at 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute daily podcast (with video) discussing the days wrestling news and all of the latest shows. The show is hosted by Ben Allison and Clark Taylor, with a cast of rotating panelists to join…

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On todays episode of Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast, Ben Allison, Clark Taylor, Coby Galenzoski and Soul discuss last nights TNA Hard To Kill PPV where Nic Nemeth (Dolph Ziggler) made his debut. They will also discuss Jack Perry’s shocking NJPW appearance where he ripped up his AEW contract. Todays episode will be LIVE at 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute daily podcast (with video) discussing the days wrestling news and all of the latest shows. The show is hosted by Ben Allison and Clark Taylor, with a cast of rotating…

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On todays episode of Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast, Ben Allison, Clark Taylor, Shad Huda and Carter Crisp preview this weekend in wrestling where we will find out who’s next for Roman Reigns, when LA Knight takes on Randy Orton and AJ Styles in a number one contenders match, and Eddie Kingston makes his first defence of the Triple Crown title on Collision. On top of all of that, Ben will also give his thoughts on Wrestle Kingdom 18. Todays episode will be LIVE at 8:00pm BST / 3:00pm EST / 12:00pm PST! Wrestling Republic’s Daily Broadcast is a 45 minute…

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From the emergence of freelancer talents, to the appearances of new overseas stars and deeper development of younger competitors, 2023 was definitely a year to remember for all Stardom fans. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic was over and the entire scene of Japanese Puroresu and Joshi Puroresu regained their normal atmosphere, we the fans were constantly looking forward to the expansion of this industry in the coming years. If we look from the last two years to today, the truth is that all the biggest pro wrestling promotions around Japan have continued to offer more high-level matches and iconic moments,…

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