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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: Josh Alexander, who was recently granted his release from IMPACT Wrestling, announced on Twitter that his work visa has expired and he cannot work in America, therefore he will miss Terminus & AML Wrestling later this month. FITE made the announcement earlier today that they will continue their new relationship with Lucha Libre AAA & Rey de Reyes will air live on the site. This is second AAA Pay-Per-View for the network. Republic of Lucha is making…

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This is an article I never thought I would be writing in all honesty because I never thought he had this type of run in him, but I’m so happy to have been wrong. Don’t get me wrong, I always liked Zack Ryder/Matt Cardona, but if you would have asked me years ago could I see him having anywhere close to the run he is having now, I would have said no way. The one thing I always liked and respected about Matt Cardona is his passion for wrestling and his hustle by trying to get himself over even when…

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Image Credit- NWA Matt Cardona has become NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion after defeating Trevor Murdoch at the NWA Powerrr Trip event on February 12th 2022. This comes after Trevor Murdoch won the belt from Nick Aldis in August, whom was NWA World’s champion for 3 years. The full results for the event can be seen below… Chelsea Green defeated Kenzie Paige Jax Dane defeated Eric Jackson The Fixers defeated OGK (Billy Corgan announced that this was the first match of the Crockett Cup) Colby Corino defeated Rhett Titus in a 2 out of 3 falls match Mike Knox defeated The…

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Welcome to Paper Talk with Zachary Linse, where we round up all of the smaller & interesting news stories from around the globe: Lucha Libre AAA announced at their press confer earlier that popular North American Lucha Star Gringo Loco will be making his long awaited debut with the company. He is apart of a Tag Team Bout teaming with Abismo Negro Jr. against El Hijo Del Vikingo & Laredo Kid, as well as Bandido and the also debuting Jack Cartwheel. The Hardy Boyz vs Griff Garrison & Marcus Kross has been announced for a Booster Club & Robotics Team…

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Ahead of one of the biggest weekends in his legendary career spanning well over two decades, Homicide looked back at how he came to be. Homicide will be inducted into the Indie Wrestling Hall of Fame by Chris Dickinson this Saturday, then the following night he will headline the Hammerstein Ballroom challenging Jon Moxley for the GCW Championship. Speaking to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, Homicide openly admitted that he doesn’t love the name that has brought him success over the years. “At the time, I was going to be The Latin Terror, this crazy bootleg version of Sting and The…

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Well, 2021 has come and gone, and what a year it was for wrestling! There have been some incredible moments and memories for us all, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to write up my top 10. The Fall of CONTRA MLW shot up my viewing list in 2021, inspired in part by the excellent series of articles about the promotion on this site. The gradual collapse of the dominant CONTRA UNIT faction, topped off by the epic war between Alexander Hammerstone and Jacob Fatu provided a perfect old-school “babyface-overcomes-the-odds,” story. Check out the War Chamber match and the…

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Photo Credit- AEW, Sportskeeda, TheIndependent, WrestleTalk As fans (and critics) of wrestling, we often want the product to succeed on a yearly basis despite the obstacles that might come as many put their bodies and livelihoods on the line for the public’s enjoyment. It is crucial for the industry to succeed especially through a hard year that was 2021 We already know that Covid proved to be a huge problem as different industries tried to understand and cope with the situation and wrestling was no exception as it was plagued with many problems. From large groups of talent releases, surprising…

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Starting next month, I will be doing a monthly list of the best matches I have seen in that particular month in no particular order and pick one match each month as the match of the month. These will be my own personal subjective lists and not the official Wrestling Republic lists. Those matches of the month will take up the first 12 slots in my annual top 25 matches of the year and the remaining 13 slots will be the other top matches from my monthly lists. The top 25-matches list is in order unlike the monthly that will…

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Photo Credits – WWE and Wikipedia Typically having a defining moment in your career is absolutely a good thing but sometimes they overshadow your career and your accomplishments are forgotten because of it. What Madusa did on December 18, 1995 would define her career in many people’s eyes and not in a good way. However, before we get to that moment let’s take a look back on her career up to that point. In 1984, Debrah Miceli, would take the name, Madusa and was trained by the legendary Eddie Sharkey. She began her career wrestling on the independent scene for as little…

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Photo Credit- Sportskeeda, WrestlingHeadlines, UBSArena As the year is coming to an end we have seen the rise of new stars, the return of fan favorites, and a hint to what the future holds for the wrestling world. The year 2022 might be one of the best years in wrestling as the events of 2021 opened the door for new and exciting possibilities that might have never happened previously. Within this article, I want to give my two reasons on why the new year will bring a lot of interesting stuff to wrestling. Generational Crossroads MJF and CM Punk exchanging…

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