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“Carry yourself like a champion now so when you get there, it’s not a surprise” David Fizdale For the past 20 years, Nick Aldis has been in the wrestling business working his way up through the ranks of multiple promotions proving time and time again that he has the heart and passion for this business. Nick Aldis took the opportunity offered to him by Billy Corgan to be the new flagship star and champion of the once prestigious NWA. The initials NWA once symbolized the most prestigious wrestling championship in the world of professional wrestling. For many years, the brand…

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Adam Pearce, NWA World Champion turned WWE official, is today’s Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day.  Adam Pearce Biography: Birth Name: Adam John Pearce Age: 44 (June 24th, 1978) Height: 6’2 Weight: 241 pounds Debut: 1996 Place of Birth: Lake Forest, Illinois Accolades: 5x NWA World Champion, 1x NWA British Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion, 2x NWA Heritage Champion, NWA Hall of Fame (2015), #44 on PWI Top 500 in 2008 One year ago today, Roman Reigns interfered in a gauntlet match to ensure that WWE official Adam Pearce would win and become his next challenger. Despite this comedic turn of events,…

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The Great Muta, most notably of All Japan Pro Wrestling, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for December 23rd.  The Great Muta Biography: Birth Name: Keiji Muto Age: 60 (December 23rd, 1962) Height: 6’2 Weight: 243 pounds Debut: 1984 Place of Birth: Fujiyoshida, Japan Accolades: 3x AJPW Triple Crown Heavyweight Champion, 5x AJPW World Tag Team Champion, 1x NWA World Champion, 1x NWA World Television Champion, 1x WCW World Tag Team Champion, 4x IWGP Heavyweight Champion, 6x IWGP Tag Team Champion, #3 on PWI’s Top 500 in 2002 After a decades-long career, The Great Muta is going to…

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Just a month after Charlotte was honored, Ric Flair joins his daughter as Wrestling Republic’s Wrestler of the Day on December 10th.  Ric Flair Biography: Birth Name: Richard Fliehr Age: 73 (February 25th, 1949) Height: 6’1 Weight: 243 pounds Debut: 1972 Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee Accolades: 10x NWA World Champion, NWA Hall of Fame (2008), 7x WCW World Heavyweight Champion, 2x WCW International World Heavyweight Champion, 2x WWF World Heavyweight Champion, 1x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 3x WWE World Tag Team Champion, 2x WWE Hall of Famer (2008 and 2012 as a member of The Four Horseman) On this date…

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A multi-time world champion in the American Wrestling Association, WWE Hall of Famer, Larry Zbyszko, is Wrestling Republic’s Wrestler of the Day for December 5th.  Larry Zbyszko Biography: Birth Name: Lawrence Whistler Age: 71 (December 5th, 1951) Height: 5’9 Weight: 233 pounds Debut: 1971 Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois Accolades: 2x AWA World Champion, 1x AWA America’s Heavyweight Champion, 1x WCW World Television Champion, 1x WCW World Tag Team Champion, 1x WWWF Tag Team Champion, #38 on PWI Top 500 in 1991, WWE Hall of Famer (2015) Today, Larry Zbyszko celebrates his 71st birthday. In honor of this, he is…

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Billy Corgan and the NWA are traveling to Mexico once more with the Smashing Pumpkins.The Smashing Pumpkins revealed their March 4 homecoming to Mexico. The advertised contest pits NWA vs. AAA. The National Wrestling Alliance is owned by Corgan, the vocalist of the Smashing Pumpkins. The Smashing Pumpkins’ 1995 song “Bullets with Butterfly Wings” from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is the inspiration for the festival’s name. The Smashing Pumpkins’ Spirits on Fire Tour with Janes Addictions recently ended. The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California, hosted the tour’s final performance. Atum: A Rock Opera in Three Acts, the…

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After years in NWA, former champion Nick Aldis now believes the promotion is the most toxic in the wrestling industry. Nick Aldis has spent a significant portion of his wrestling career signed with NWA and was its biggest star. He spent over 1000 days as the NWA World Champion, adding prestige and legitimacy to the legendary belt. He’s faced almost everyone there is to face in the wrestling industry in its defense and brought eyes to the promotion. Nick Aldis’s contributions were so large that he became the unofficial face of NWA and gave up opportunities for it. Unfortunately, NWA’s…

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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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The wrestler reveals one of the factors that lead him to leave NWA. Earlier today it was known that Nick Aldis asked publicly for his release from NWA. After that NWA gave a statement suspending Aldis and pulling him off from the upcoming PPV. After both announcements, Aldis went on Twitter and responded with a Tweet where he open up about the factors that lead him to want to leave NWA. A Tweet from Fightful Select said “Billy Corgan: There Are Great Women’s Wrestlers; Can They Wrestle NWA Style And Carry A PPV?” In response, Nick Aldis stated that the…

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Nick Aldis has been suspended by the NWA and pulled from their upcoming PPV.  The relationship between Aldis and NWA is not on good terms. Everything started after Aldis announced that he was giving notice to the National Wrestling Alliance. In response, the promotion announced that he is suspended. NWA COO, Joe Calli, confirmed that Aldis is under contract through December 31 and he added that this is not a wrestling storyline. He will become a free agent on January 1st. Nick was scheduled to wrestle Odinson at the Hard Times 3 pay-per-view but because of the suspension, a replacement…

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