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SHOOOSH! The Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day is WWE’s Chad Gable.  Chad Gable Biography: Birth Name: Charles Edwards Betts Age: 37 (March 8th, 1986) Height: 5’8 Weight: 202 pounds Debut: 2014 Place of Birth: Saint Michael, Minnesota Accolades: 3x WWE Tag Team Champion, 1x NXT Tag Team Champion, #83 on the PWI 500 in 2019, U.S. Olympic Trials Champion (2012) in Amateur Wrestling In honor of his birthday, we are honoring Chad Gable as our Wrestler of the Day. Gable currently competes on Monday Night Raw with Otis as a member of Alpha Academy. Gable is part of the…

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Chyna, one of the stars of the Attitude Era, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for February 16th.  Chyna Biography: Birth Name: Joan Marie Lauerer Age: 46 (December 27th, 1969 – April 20th, 2016) Height: 5’10 Weight: 200 pounds Debut: 1996 Place of Birth: Rochester, New York Accolades: 2x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1x WWE Women’s Champion, WWE Hall of Famer (2019), #106 on the PWI 500 in 2000 A popular star during the Attitude Era, Chyna made her WWE debut on this day in 1996. At In Your House 13: Final Four, she made her debut attacking Melena…

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Big Daddy V, Viscera, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for February 14th.  Viscera Biography: Birth Name: Nelson Frazier, Jr Age: 43 (February 14th, 1971 – February 18th, 2014) Height: 6’9 Weight: 487 pounds Debut: 1991 Place of Birth: Goldsboro, North Carolina Accolades: 1x WWE Hardcore Champion, 1x WWE Tag Team Champion, King of the Ring (1995), #49 PWI 500 in 1995, 2x PWF Tag Team Champion One of the biggest wrestlers of all time, the late Viscera was an imposing figure at 6’9 and almost 500 pounds. To honor what would have been his 52nd birthday, he…

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The Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for February 13th.  Shawn Michaels Biography: Birth Name: Michael Shawn Hickenbottom Age: 57 (July 22nd, 1965) Height: 6’1 Weight: 225 pounds Debut: 1984 Place of Birth: Chandler, Arizona Accolades: 3x WWE Champion, 1x World Heavyweight Champion, 3x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1x WWE European Champion, 6x WWE Tag Team Champion, 2x Royal Rumble Winner (1995, 1996), 2x WWE Hall of Famer (once as an individual and once as a member of DX), #1 on PWI 500 in 1996 On this day in 1997, Shawn Michaels gave his “I…

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AEW

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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