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NXT

Following last night’s win in a title contender’s match, the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 3rd is NXT’s Trick Williams. Trick Williams Biography: Birth Name: Matrick Belton Age: (May 26th, 1994) Height: 6’4 Weight: 240 pounds Debut: 2021 Place of Birth: Columbia, South Carolina Accolades: 1x NXT North American Champion, Men’s Iron Survivor Challenge Winner (2023), #213 on the PWI 500 in 2023 Last night on NXT, Trick Williams defeated Grayson Waller in the main event to retain his number-one contender for the NXT Championship. Williams is today’s Wrestler of the Day in honor of this big…

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AEW

The Swiss Superman, the Swiss Cyborg, Cesaro. These are a few names used by the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for December 27th, 2023.  Claudio Castagnoli Biography: Birth Name: Claudio Castagnoli Age: 1980 (December 27th, 1980) Height: 6’5 Weight: 232 pounds Debut: 2000 Place of Birth: Lucerne, Switzerland Accolades: 1x WWE United States Champion, 7x WWE Tag Team Champion, Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal (2014), 2x Ring of Honor World Champion, 2x Ring of Honor Tag Team Champion, 1x PWG World Champion, #12 on the PWI Top 500 for 2023 Perennially underrated, Claudio today celebrates his 43rd birthday.…

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AEW

The new AEW International Champion, Rey Fenix, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for September 21st.  Rey Fenix Biography: Birth Name: Unknown Age: 32 (December 30th, 1990) Height: 5’10 Weight: 202 pounds Debut: 2005 Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico Accolades: 1x AEW International Champion (current), 1x AEW World Tag Team Champion, 1x AEW World Trios Champion, 1x Ring of Honor World Tag Team Champion, 1x AAA Mega Champion, 2x AAA Tag Team Champion, 1x Impact World Tag Team Champion, #22 on the PWI 500 in 2019, #2 on PWI’s Top 50 tag teams in 2021 Known for…

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With a career spanning fifty years and countless championships, WWE Hall of Famer Greg Valentine is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for September 20th, 2023. Greg Valentine Biography: Birth Name: Jonathan Wisniski Age: 72 (born September 20th, 1951) Height: 6’0 Weight: 243 pounds Debut: 1970 Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington Accolades: 1x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1x WWE Tag Team Champion, WWE Hall of Famer (2004), 2x NWA North American Heavyweight Champion, 4x NWA World Tag Team Champion (Mid-Atlantic), 2x NWA Television Champion In honor of his 72nd birthday, Valentine is today’s Wrestler of the Day. Wrestling was a…

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AEW

On the 24th anniversary of his passing, Owen Hart is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for May 23rd.  Owen Hart Biography: Birth Name: Owen James Hart Age: 34 (May 7th, 1965 – May 23rd, 1999) Height: 5’10 Weight: 227 pounds Debut: 1983 Place of Birth: Calgary, Canada Accolades: 1x WWE European Champion, 2x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 4x WWE Tag Team Champion, King of the Ring in 1994, 1x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion, #10 on the PWI 500 in 1994 At the WWE’s Over the Edge pay-per-view, Owen Hart was set to perform a risky stunt in which he…

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Six-time world champion and current NXT commentator, Booker T is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for May 21st.  Booker T Biography: Birth Name: Booker T. Huffman Age: 58 (March 1st, 1965) Height: 6’3 Weight: 256 pounds Debut: 1986 Place of Birth: Plain Dealing, Louisiana Accolades: 1x World Heavyweight Champion, 3x World Tag Team Champion, 1x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 3x WWE United States Champion, 2x WWE Hardcore Champion, King of the Ring (2006), WWE Hall of Famer, 4x WCW World Heavyweight Champion, 6x WCW World Television Champion, 10x WCW World Tag Team Champion, 1x TNA Legends Champion, 1x TNA…

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AEW

Celebrating his 55th birthday, WWE’s William Regal is the Wrestling Republic’s Wrestler of the Day for May 10th.  William Regal Biography: Birth Name: Darren Matthews Age: 55 (May 10th, 1968) Height: 6’3 Weight: 243 pounds Debut: 1983 Place of Birth: Codsall, England Accolades: 2x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 4x WWE European Champion, 3x WWE Hardcore Champion, 4x WWE Tag Team Champion, King of the Ring (2008), 4x WCW World Television Champion, #18 on the PWI 500 in 1994 After a decades-long career, William Regal has distinguished himself outside the ring on and off-screen. After a brief run in AEW, Regal has…

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After challenging for the SmackDown Women’s in Puerto Rico, LWO’s Zelina Vega is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for May 6th.  Zelina Vega Biography: Birth Name: Thea Trinidad Age: 32 (December 27th, 1990) Height: 5’1 Weight: 100 pounds Debut: 2010 Place of Birth: Queens, New York Accolades: 1x WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion, Queen of the Ring (2021), 1x TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion, #31 on the PWI Women’s 50 in 2011 For this year’s Backlash, Rhea Ripley defended the SmackDown Women’s Championship against the LWO’s Zelina Vega. This match was made all the more special because Vega…

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AEW

AEW’s newest signee, Roderick Strong, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for May 3rd.  Roderick Strong Biography: Birth Name: Christopher Lindsey Age: 39 (July 26th, 1983) Height: 5’10 Weight: 200 pounds Debut: 2000 Place of Birth: Eau Claire, Wisconsin Accolades: 1x NXT Cruiserweight Champion, 1x NXT North American Champion, 2x NXT Tag Team Champion, 1x Ring of Honor World Champion, 1x ROH Tag Team Champion, 2x ROH World TV Champion, 1x PWG World Champion, 3x PWG Tag Team Champion, #13 on PWI 500 in 2011 and 2016 For years, Roderick Strong was a mainstay on NXT alongside people…

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AEW

One-half of one of the greatest tag teams of all time, Christian Cage is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for May 1st. Christian Cage Biography: Birth Name: William Reso Age: 49 (November 30th, 1973) Height: 6’1 Weight: 212 pounds Debut: 1995 Place of Birth: Ontario, Canada Accolades: 2x World Heavyweight Champion, 9x WWE Tag Team Champion, 4x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1x WWE European Champion, 1x WWE Hardcore Champion, 1x WWE Light Heavyweight Champion, 2x ECW Champion, 1x Impact World Champion, 2x NWA World Champion, #7 on the PWI 500 in 2007 On May 1st, 2011 WWE held its…

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