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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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“Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Note: This is a collaborated piece written by Head of Opinions, Anthony Ricciardi and Reviewer, Clark Taylor. It never gets any easier writing these types of pieces because tragically after watching wrestling as long as we have, we have seen a lot of wrestlers pass away young and unexpectedly. The death of Jay Briscoe at only 38 years old, is so truly tragic and our thoughts and prayers go out to Jay and his family during this unimaginable, difficult…

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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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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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AEW

When you consider all the matches that take place in promotions all over the world and try to whittle that list down to just twenty-five matches that is a daunting task. However, I have put together the twenty-five must see matches of 2022. This is my second annual best of the year list; however, this has been the first year for Wrestling Republic, that I have done my personal best matches of the month lists leading up to these 25 best matches of the year list. It was a lot of fun for me to put together the best matches…

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ROH

TBS was reportedly not happy with Chris Jericho’s ROH PPV appearance. Chris Jericho has been one of AEW’s pilar since their foundation, and there is no doubt of his value. This a value that TBS is very aware of, as a top act for the company and ratings. According to a report by the Wrestling Observer, some TBS directors were against Jericho being on a non-AEW pay-per-view.  The initial plan by Tony Khan was that Jericho vs. Claudio Castagnoli would close out ROH Final Battle on December 10, but the AEW owner has to push back his idea. Dave Meltzer…

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On what is supposed to be a big night for him, The Bloodline’s Sami Zayn is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for December 16th.  Sami Zayn Biography: Birth Name: Rami Sebei Age: 38 (July 12th, 1984) Height: 6’1 Weight: 212 pounds Debut: 2002 Place of Birth: Laval, Canada Accolades: 1x NXT Champion, 3x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1x ROH World Television Champion, 1x ROH World Tag Team Champion, 2x PWG World Champion, 5x PWG World Tag Team Champion, #23 on PWI’s Top 500 in 2015 On December 16th, 2012 El Generico (Sami Zayn in the WWE) wrestled his final…

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NXT

Fresh off winning the NXT Women’s Championship, WWE’s Roxanne Perez is December 14th’s Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day.  Roxanne Perez Biography: Birth Name: Carla Gonzalez Age: 21 (November 5th, 2001) Height: 5’1 Debut: 2018 Place of Birth: Laredo, Texas Accolades: 1x NXT Women’s Champion (Current), 1x NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion, 1x Ring of Honor Women’s World Champion, #28 on the PWI Women’s Top 150 in 2021 For the past few years, Roxanne Perez has been a rising star in women’s wrestling. Last night on NXT, that hard work paid off as she defeated Mandy Rose to become NXT…

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ROH

The Ring Of Honor and AEW owner reveals plans for a weekly ROH show. After last night ROH PVV, Tony Khan shared the news about a new weekly show for the promotion. During the ROH Final Battle post-show media scrum, it was revealed a weekly Ring of Honor TV show that will be streaming on Honor Club. Fans can access Honor Club at watchroh.com for $9.99 per month to watch all ROH pay-per-views, plus the TV library dating back to 2011. https://twitter.com/ringofhonor/status/1601749131458154496?s=20&t=dbopKUu5SvhJn9FqT-J4XQ On the streaming service, you can also watch the first two ROH pay-per-views, Supercard of Honor and Death Before…

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AEW

The third ROH PPV event under Tony Khan’s ownership is the yearly Finale, Final Battle. Headlined with the double main event of FTR Vs The Briscoes 3 in a Double Dog Collar Match. And Chris Jericho Vs Claudio Castagnoli. Also featuring Samoa Joe Vs Juice Robinson. Former partners Keith Lee and Shane Taylor look to lead separate teams to victory. Wheeler Yuta Vs Daniel Garcia in their personal tiebreaker. And much more. Zero Hour: Results and Ratings will be provided for the Zero Hour. Ratings for the Zero Hour will not affect the overall rating of the event. GOOD Jeff…

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