Browsing: NWA

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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Anthony’s best of the best. It is now time for my September 2022 best matches of the month list. Please keep in mind these are just my opinion of the best matches I saw this month and is not a definitive list and is not the official Wrestling Republic ratings and rankings. I’m sure there are matches that I may have missed but there are only so many hours in a day and only so much wrestling I can watch. So, please feel free to suggest matches in the comments, as it is possible, I haven’t seen them or maybe…

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Only the best of the best will make my list. It is now time for my August 2022 best matches of the month list. Please keep in mind these are just my opinion of the best matches I saw this month and is not a definitive list and is not the official Wrestling Republic ratings and rankings. I’m sure there are matches that I may have missed but there are only so many hours in a day and only so much wrestling I can watch. So, please feel free to suggest matches in the comments, as it is possible, I…

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Billy Corgan talks about WWE’s interest in NWA shows. The wrestling promoter mentioned a short conversation between WWE and NWA before Peacock’s purchase. Pointed on the interest of NWA present shows available on the WWE Network.  The WWE Network used to be a direct-to-consumer streaming service controlled by WWE. Looking for the growth of the service, WWE searched for the rights to various content libraries of wrestling.   All the ones that their had acquired were thanks to their connection with the original National Wrestling Alliance, the main wrestling focus before the WWE boom.  In the present, Billy Corgan owns the…

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Billy Corgan talks about another Empowerrr Event. According to Billy Corgan, the idea of bringing another all-woman Empowerrr show back to NWA could be a possibility.  Pointed on only when the time is appropriate. The wrestling promoter talked with Steve Fall of NBC Sports in advance of the upcoming NWA 74 PPV. During the conversation, he was asked about a possible second all-women pay-per-view.  The wrestling promoter responds to the rumors surrounding the PPV.  “We looked at Empowerrr for this NWA 74th PPV, and unfortunately, there’s a paucity of female talent available on the open market because there’s such a demand…

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Rivalries between wrestling fans is nothing new since it has existed since its inception of such, but there should be a line that should never be crossed as it might affect our favorite wrestlers who put their bodies on the line for our enjoyment on a weekly basis. Competition is always significant as it is essentially what makes things better due to how different companies want to be better than the other, thus the same happens with wrestling as the likes of AEW, WWE, and NJPW (to name a few) try to have a product that the audience will like.…

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Lasting legacies that stand the test of time in a positive are very hard to obtain, they can take many years to establish and mistakes along the way can end them in an instant. When you look at the history of professional wrestling, there are few performers that had as big of an impact on the wrestling business for almost 50 years like the “Nature Boy” Ric Flair. Often called one of if not the GOAT amongst fans for his matches in this business and his sheer status as an icon in this business. There are very few performers that…

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AEW

I seriously adore Thunder Rosa since her NWA days, her passion for wrestling is noticeable while her character development continues to grow with each feud she has throughout various promotions. When AEW bought Rosa’s NWA contract I was intrigued because she would finally have the chance to show her talents to a wider audience, and it should be said that she more than surpassed expectations with feuds against the likes of Britt Baker where she proved to be one of the best women in the AEW roster has. I had always said that Thunder Rosa was destined to beat Britt…

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