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The Machine, Brian Cage, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for February 2nd.  Brian Cage Biography: Birth Name: Brian Christopher Button Age: 38 (February 2nd, 1984) Height: 6’0 Weight: 272 pounds Debut: 2005 Place of Birth: Chico, California Accolades: 1x ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion (current), 1x FTW Champion, 1x Impact World Champion, 1x Impact X Division Champion, 1x FCW Tag Team Champion, 1x PWG World Tag Team Champion, #48 on the PWI Top 500 in 2009 Last night was not Cage’s night, as he lost a match on Dynamite to Konosuke Takeshita. Today, however, is the…

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NXT

The winner of the 2023 Women’s Royal Rumble Match, WWE’s Rhea Ripley is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for February 1st.  Rhea Ripley Biography: Birth Name: Demi Bennett Age: 26 (October 11th, 1996) Height: 5’10 Debut: 2013 Place of Birth: Adelaide, Australia Accolades: 1x WWE Raw Women’s Champion, 1x WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion, 1x NXT Women’s Champion, 1x NXT UK Women’s Champion, Women’s Royal Rumble winner (2023), #11 on the PWI Women’s 100 in 2020, #7 on the Sports Illustrated Top Women’s Wrestlers of 2019 At the Royal Rumble on Sunday in San Antonio, Rhea Ripley joined…

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One of the most decorated champions in wrestling history, WWE’s R-Truth is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 19th.  R-Truth Biography: Birth Name: Ron Killings Age: 51 (Born January 19th, 1972) Height: 6’2 Weight: 220 pounds Debut: 1997 Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina Accolades: 2x WWE United States Champion, 2x WWE Hardcore Champion, 54x WWE 24/7 Champion, 1x WWE Tag Team Champion, 2x NWA World Heavyweight Champion, 2x NWA World Tag Team Champion, 1x TNA World Tag Team CHampion, #18 on the PWI 500 in 2004 R-Truth is one of the biggest characters in the wrestling…

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AEW

One of the most decorated wrestlers in Ring of Honor history, the late Jay Briscoe is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 18th.  Jay Briscoe Biography: Birth Name: Jamin Pugh Age: 38 (January 25th, 1984 – January 17th, 2023) Height: 6’1 Weight: 231 pounds Debut: 2000 Place of Birth: Salisbury, Maryland Accolades: 2x ROH World Champion, 13x Time ROH World Tag Team Champion, 1x ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Champion, 1x IWGP Tag Team Champion, 2x NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Champion, 1x Impact World Tag Team Champion, 3x GCW Tag Team Champion, 2x CZW Tag Team…

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An eight-time world champion, WWE’s Bobby Lashley is today’s Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 16th.  Bobby Lashley Biography: Birth Name: Franklin Roberto Lashley Age: 46 (July 16th, 1976) Height: 6’3 Weight: 273 pounds Debut: 2005 Place of Birth: Junction City, Kansas Accolades: 2x WWE Champion, 2x ECW World Champion, 2x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 3x WWE United States Champion, 4x TNA World Champion, 1x TNA King of the Mountain Champion, 1x TNA X Division Champion, #3 on PWI 500 in 2021 After recently returning from his temporary firing by Adam Pearce, Bobby Lashley appear appear on Monday Night…

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Gunther, the reigning Intercontinental Champion, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 13th.  Gunther Biography: Birth Name: Walter Hahn Age: 35 (August 20th, 1987) Height: 6’4 Weight: 250 pounds  Debut: 2005 Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria Accolades: WWE Intercontinental Champion (current), 1x NXT UK Champion, 1x PWG World Champion, 3x wXw Unified World Wrestling Champion, 4x wXw World Tag Team Champion, ESPN’s Match of the Year in 2022 (Gunther vs. Sheamus at Clash at the Castle), #14 on PWI’s Top 500 in 2019 For the past 217 days, Gunther has restored honor to the ring as the…

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AEW

Representing the Elite, AEW’s Matt Jackson is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 12th.  Matt Jackson Biography: Birth Name: Matthew Massie Age: 37 (March 13th, 1985) Height: 5’10 Weight: 172 pounds Debut: 2004 Place of Birth: Montebello, California Accolades: 2x AEW Tag Team Champion, 2x AEW Trios Champion (current), 1x AAA World Tag Team Champion, 7x IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion, 1x IWGP Tag Team Champion, 3x ROH World Tag Team Champion, PWI’s #1 Tag Team in 2021 For the past few months, The Elite has been locked in a best-of-seven series with Death Triangle for…

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Yokozuna, one of WWE’s top stars in the 1990s, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for January 11th.  Yokozuna Biography: Birth Name: Agatupu Rodney Anoa’i Age: 34 (October 2nd, 1966 – October 23rd, 2000) Height: 6’4 Weight: 558 pounds Debut: 1984 Place of Birth: San Francisco, California Accolades: 2x WWE Champion, 2x WWE Tag Team Champion, Royal Rumble winner (1993), WWE Hall of Fame (Class of 2012), 1x UWA World Trios Champion, #5 on PWI Top 500 in 1993 On January 11th, 1993 WWE aired the first-ever episode of Monday Night Raw. In the opening match, Yokozuna defeated…

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Legacy Comix & Jambone Pictures have recently joined The Soul Sessions to comment on the comic adaptation of ‘The Ballad of Gia & Frankie’, as well as revealing the reasons why they decided to bring the story to comic format. Back in late 2019, the entire pro wrestling community witnessed the premiere of a documentary film that revealed the tragic and dramatic story of two up and coming wrestlers. The ‘Ballad of Gia & Frankie’ -who narrates the true story of Gia Savitz and his rival Frankie Firestarter, as well as the mysterious disappearance of one of them- has reached…

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NWA

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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