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The Indy God, Matt Cardona, is the Wrestling Republic Wrestler of the Day for April 1st, 2024.  Matt Cardona Biography: Birth Name: Matthew Brett Cardona Age: 38 (May 14th, 1985) Height: 6’2 Weight: 224 pounds Debut: 2004 Place of Birth: Merrick, New York, USA Accolades: 1 x GCW World Champion, 1 x Impact Digital Media Champion, 1 x NWA World Heavyweight Champion, 1 x WWE Intercontinental Champion, 1 x WWE United States Champion, 3 x WWE Tag Team Champion, 2 x PWI Indie Wrestler of the Year (2022, 2023), #13 on the PWI 500 in 2022 This weekend on AEW…

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During the past year, the idea that talent from a particular company will appear in a rival’s promotion has made the wrestling industry very interesting as it makes everything unpredictable and exciting for fans. The surprising work within promotions and surprises has brought a term that is sometimes thrown around that being “forbidden door.” The idea of a forbidden door is meant to excite fans about a product, but it is just a ploy created to bring more eyes to a promotion. Rarely, do promotions work together, so observing how AEW has worked with TNA, and AAA, and seems to…

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On what would have been his 67th birthday, the WWF’s King Kong Bundy is Wrestling Republic’s Wrestler of the Day. Bundy wrestled in the 80s and 90s, feuding with several notable superstars including Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant. King Kong Bundy Biography: Name: King Kong Bundy Age: 63 (November 7th, 1955 – March 5th, 2019) Height: 6’4 Weight: 458 lbs Debut: March 16th, 1985 Place of Birth: Atlantic City, New Jersey Accolades: 2x NWA American Heavyweight Champion, 1x NWA New York Heavyweight Champion, 1x NWA National Tag Team Champion, 2x NWA American Tag Time Champion, #147 on PWI’s Top…

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How could a tour that featured the two biggest wrestling stars of the 80s facing each other in the main event fail? Well in this article I will discuss their history with each other, what led to the tour and give my opinions on why this failed. It is the tour that everyone involved wants you to forget that it ever happened. Much like Hogan’s match with Paul Wight in Memphis in 2007, it is a story in the chapter of Hogan’s career that exposed his drawing power was not what it used to be. Between the two of them, Flair…

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Photo Credit: WWE Samoa Joe addressed his in-ring future. Samoa Joe is one of the best and most charismatic wrestlers of this generation, winning championships in every promotion he has been part of. But the last two years have been a roller coaster for him, Joe hasn’t been a full-time in-ring performer in over two years due to concussion issues, layoffs, and re-hires. The last match he had was last year where he beat Karrion Kross to win the NXT Title at NXT TakeOver 36, but he after vacated the title, the reason was unknown, but now we know that it was…

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Another inductee has been announced for the upcoming Ring Of Honor (ROH) Hall of Fame and that person is “The Best in The World.” Announced through a press release by ROH, they had announced that CM Punk will be joining the inaugural class of the ROH Hall of Fame, joining Samoa Joe, The Briscoes and Bryan Danielson. CM Punk joined ROH back in 2002 and rose through the company through his use of his spectacular mic-skills and wrestling ability. Punk would feud with many others in ROH from Bryan Danielson to Raven in a destructive dog collar match. Punk would…

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Photo Credit – World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Former NXT Superstar: Karrion Kross has discussed about the hottest wrestler in the world……Hook. Kross appeared on Highspots Sign It Live with fiancée Scarlett Bordeaux, in which he discussed many topics covering his time in NXT and the stars within AEW. Kross first discussed wanting to drop the NXT title to Kyle O’Reilly: “No, I don’t think Kyle O’Reilly is underrated, we were always talking about like it’s not up to us, but if like, if ideally, we wanted to lose the belt to anyone, we were actually hoping it was going to…

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Photo Credit – Impact Wrestling It seems the “Deathmatch King” has challenged a hardcore legend to a deathmatch. Matt Cardona has had an eventful year from winning the GCW World Championship to appearing in many other promotions, now it seems Cardona is closing out the year with a challenge directed at Mick Foley to a deathmatch. Matt Cardona would speak to Barstool Sports and talk about heading to Disneyland after winning the GCW title: “I had all that bloody gear, bloody boots, and then TSA checked my bag and opened up my bag. It looked like I had murdered somebody,…

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Photo Credit – World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) It seems that there is zero interest from any major wrestling promotion to sign Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio has had a negative light upon him after his run in WWE and Impact Wrestling as he has had may issues within his personal life. After all these issues, Del Rio has stated he has enough to return back to the squared circle. However, it seems that no major wrestling promotion is willing to take a chance in the former champion. According to Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful, he spoke about the reaction he…

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James Michael Guffey – better known to fans as Jimmy Rave – has passed away aged 39. In November 2020, Guffey had to have one of his arms amputated as a result of a MRSA infection. Less than a year later in October 2021, Guffey then had to have both of his legs amputated. Wrestling agent Bill Behrens took to Twitter on Monday evening to announce Guffey’s passing, in a statement written by himself and Guffey’s daughter, Kailah. “James Michael Guffey has died at the age of 39.” “James was best known as Professional Wrestler, Jimmy Rave. His career, which…

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