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Douglas Adam Becker (born on October 22, 1971) is an American professional wrestler better known by his ring name Adam Flash.
Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) states that it is "the largest Arab American grassroots civil rights organization in the United States." According to its webpage it is open to people of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnicities and has a national network of chapters and members in all 50 states.
Anti-Arabism, Anti-Arab sentiment or Arabophobia is opposition to, or dislike, fear, hatred, and advocacy of genocide of Arab people.
Anti-Iranian sentiment also known as Anti-Persian sentiment, Persophobia, or IranophobiaRam, H. (2009): Iranophobia: The Logic of an Israeli Obsession, Stanford University Press, refers to feelings and expression of hostility, hatred, discrimination, or prejudice towards Iran (Persia) and its culture, and towards persons based on their association with Iran and Iranian culture.
William Reid "Bill" Eadie (born December 27, 1947) is an American professional wrestler who has competed under the names of Ax as part of Demolition and The Masked Superstar.
Brian Knighton (April 21, 1971 – February 4, 2016), better known by the ring name Axl Rotten, was an American professional wrestler.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Battle royal (plural battles royal, also royale) traditionally refers to a fight involving many combatants that is fought until only one fighter remains standing.
Robert A. "Bob" Starr (born 1971) is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, trainer and manager who has competed in numerous independent promotions throughout the United States since his debut in 1988.
Boyertown is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Breach of contract is a legal cause of action and a type of civil wrong, in which a binding agreement or bargained-for exchange is not honored by one or more of the parties to the contract by non-performance or interference with the other party's performance.
Break The Barrier was a professional wrestling supercard event held at Viking Hall, better known as the ECW Arena, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 15, 1999.
Buddy Landel (born William Fritz Ensor; August 14, 1961 – June 22, 2015), better known as "Nature Boy" Buddy Landel, was an American professional wrestler born in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Butner is a town in Granville County, North Carolina, United States.
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras.
Christopher Wright (born January 7, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, C.W. Anderson.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Catonsville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
Chad Slivenski (born July 4, 1972) is a semi-retired American professional wrestler, known by his ringname Chad Bowman, who competed in East Coast and Mid-Atlantic independent promotions during the 1990s and 2000s.
Chantilly High School is a public high school in the Chantilly CDP in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Charles Doyle "Charlie" Haas II (born March 27, 1972) is an American semi-retired professional and amateur wrestler.
Chincoteague is a town on Chincoteague Island in Accomack County, Virginia, U.S. The population was 2,941 at the 2010 census.
Jason Spence (born March 13, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Christian York.
Mark Keenan, better known by his ring name Cody Michaels Jr., is an American former professional wrestler.
Edward Wiskoski (born January 10, 1945) is an American retired professional wrestler.
Greg Mosorjak (born June 21, 1961), better known as Count Grog, is an American professional wrestling manager, referee, ring announcer, commentator, promoter, and booker.
Christopher Ford (born March 4, 1974) is an American professional wrestler.
Death & Destruction was a professional wrestling tag team composed of Frank "The Tank" Parker and "Ruthless" Roger Anderson.
Diversity training can be defined as any program designed to facilitate positive intergroup interaction, reduce prejudice and discrimination, and generally teach individuals who are different from others how to work together effectively.
Doink the Clown is a professional wrestling character who first appeared in the World Wrestling Federation in 1992.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
Emmitsburg is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States, just south of the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania.
Ethers are a class of organic compounds that contain an ether group—an oxygen atom connected to two alkyl or aryl groups.
An ethnic stereotype, national stereotype, or national character is a system of beliefs about typical characteristics of members of a given ethnic group or nationality, their status, society and cultural norms.
The Fairfax County Public Schools system (abbreviated FCPS) is a school division in the U.S. commonwealth of Virginia.
Fairfax County, officially the County of Fairfax, is a predominantly suburban county — with urban and rural pockets — in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Fairfax High School is a public high school in the eastern United States, located in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb west of Washington, D.C. The school is owned by the City of Fairfax, but is operated by Fairfax County Public Schools as part of a contractual agreement.
Freeland is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Eugene Alan Snisky (born January 14, 1970) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Gene Snitsky, who is best known for his time spent with World Wrestling Entertainment.
William James Myers (April 16, 1937 – February 16, 2017), better known by his ring name George "The Animal" Steele, was an American professional wrestler, school teacher, author, and actor.
Duane Gill (born July 10, 1959) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) during the Attitude Era under the ring name Gillberg, a parody of then-rival promotion World Championship Wrestling's top star Goldberg.
Glen Burnie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Glen Osbourne (born June 5, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, perhaps best known for his appearances with Eastern Championship Wrestling in the early 1990s, where he was the youngest holder of the promotion's World Television Championship.
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature throughout its existence.
In professional wrestling, a heel (also known as a rudo in lucha libre) is a wrestler who portrays a villain or a "bad guy" and acts as an antagonist.
Henderson, a city with a population of 15,368 at the 2010 census, is the county seat of Vance County, North Carolina, United States.
Hurricane Edouard was the strongest hurricane in the 1996 Atlantic hurricane season, reaching winds of 145 mph (230 km/h) on its path.
In professional wrestling, the independent circuit or indie circuit is the collective name of independent professional wrestling promotions which are smaller than major televised promotions.
The Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance (IPWA, sometimes shortened to the Independent Pro Wrestling Alliance) was an American independent professional wrestling promotion that held events in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States, especially in the Carolinas and Virginia, from October 1995 to February 2001, when it was run by Cueball Carmichael and Kevin Carson.
Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss.
Investment brokers are individuals who bring together buyers and sellers of investments.
The IPWA Tag Team Championship was a professional wrestling tag team championship in the Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance (IPWA).
Jeannette is a city in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Matthew Bowman (born January 2, 1969) is an American professional wrestler, best known by his ring name "Wiseguy" Jimmy Cicero, who has worked for the United States Wrestling Association, Extreme Championship Wrestling, the World Wrestling Federation and various other promotions on the independent circuit.
Adam Birch (born July 18, 1979) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring names Joey Mercury and Joey Matthews.
Brian Wohl (born April 14, 1972) is an American professional wrestler better known under his ring name Julio Dinero.
Sylvester Ritter (December 13, 1952 – June 2, 1998) was an American professional wrestler and college football player, best known for his work in Mid-South Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation as the Junkyard Dog (or JYD for short), a nickname Ritter received while working in a wrecking yard.
In professional wrestling, kayfabe is the portrayal of staged events within the industry as "real" or "true", specifically the portrayal of competition, rivalries, and relationships between participants as being genuine and not of a staged or predetermined nature of any kind.
Christopher Alan Pallies (born November 7, 1957) is an American retired professional wrestler, stand-up comedian and actor, better known by his ring name, King Kong Bundy.
Larry Heiniemi (born March 14, 1939) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Lars Anderson.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
Lebanon is a city in and the county seat of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States.
The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling organization.
Louisburg is a town in Franklin County, North Carolina, in the United States.
Lusby is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States.
Mad Dog O'Malley is a retired Irish-American professional wrestler who competed on the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic independent circuit during the 1990s and early 2000s.
Johnnie Mae Young (March 12, 1923 – January 14, 2014) was an American professional wrestler.
Nikora Mana Tuhakaraina"Mana's official Facebook profile.". (born 7 April 1978) is a New Zealand professional wrestler, better known by his ringname Mana the Polynesian Warrior.
In professional wrestling, a manager is a supporting character paired with a wrestler (or wrestlers) for a variety of reasons.
Manassas (formerly Manassas Junction) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Martinsburg is a city in and the county seat of Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States, in the tip of the state's Eastern Panhandle region.
MCW Pro Wrestling (formerly known as Maryland Championship Wrestling) is a regional independent wrestling promotion based in Joppa, Maryland.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
The Mid-Eastern Wrestling Federation was a Mid-Atlantic independent professional wrestling promotion based in Essex, Maryland.
A midget professional wrestler is a dwarf or person of short stature who competes in professional wrestling.
Michael "Mike" Spillane (born March 18, 1976), is an American author, podcaster, professional wrestling trainer, professional wrestling promoter and semi-retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Mike Quackenbush.
Charles Warrington (born May 28, 1971) is an American professional wrestler best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation.
The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling organization.
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Ocean City, Maryland (OC or OCMD), officially the Town of Ocean City, is an Atlantic resort town in Worcester County, Maryland.
Odenton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States, located about 10–20 minutes from the state capital, Annapolis.
William Murray Happer (born October 4, 1972) is an American professional wrestler and trainer, best known by his ring name Otto Schwanz.
Pay-per-view (PPV) is a type of pay television service by which a subscriber of a television service provider can purchase events to view via private telecast.
A personal trainer is an individual certified to have a varying degree of knowledge of general fitness involved in exercise prescription and instruction.
Phoenix Championship Wrestling was a short-lived American independent professional wrestling promotion based in Toms River, New Jersey.
Pikeville is a town in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.
A powerbomb is a professional wrestling throw in which an opponent is lifted (usually so that they are sitting on the wrestler's shoulders) and then slammed back-first down to the mat.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) is an American produced, internationally sold professional wrestling magazine that was founded in 1979.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Many types of wrestling matches, sometimes called "concept" or "gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, are performed in professional wrestling.
An entertainment promoter in industries like music, wrestling, and sports is an individual or organization in the business of marketing and promoting live events such as concerts/gigs, sports events, professional wrestling (wrestling events), festivals, raves, and nightclubs.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Thomas Carter (born September 18, 1974) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Reckless Youth.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Joseph Michael Laurinaitis (born September 12, 1960) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Road Warrior Animal (or simply Animal).
Michael Hegstrand (January 26, 1957 – October 19, 2003) was an American professional wrestler.
Charles Williams (January 13, 1966 – June 1, 2018) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Rockin' Rebel.
Romeo Valentino (born July 8, 1968Pro Wrestling Illustrated. "Statistics for Professional Wrestlers." PWI 2001 Wrestling Almanac and Book of Facts. Vol. IV. No. 1. Fort Washington, Pennsylvania: London Publishing Co., 2001. (pg. 53)) is a retired American professional wrestler and promoter.
Thomas Russell "Russ" Haas (March 11, 1974 – December 15, 2001) was a professional wrestler.
Thomas Brandi (born July 9, 1966) is an American professional wrestler.
Samula Anoa'i (born May 29, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Samu.
Silver Spring is a city located inside the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States.
Patrick Kenney (born May 26, 1968) is an American retired professional wrestler and baseball player, better known by his ring name, Simon Diamond.
Southern Championship Wrestling (SCW) was a professional wrestling promotion that held events in the Southeastern United States, especially in eastern and central North Carolina, from November 1994 to November 2004, when it was run by Greg Mosorjak.
Steel City Wrestling (SCW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in 1994 by Norm Connors.
The SCW Heavyweight Championship was a professional wrestling championship in Steel City Wrestling (SCW).
Stem is a town in Granville County, North Carolina, United States.
Michael Stephen Manna (born October 9, 1971) is an American professional wrestler and podcaster.
Suffolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Brian Heffron (born May 18, 1973), better known by the ring name The Blue Meanie, is an American professional wrestler and occasional actor.
Mary Lillian Ellison (July 22, 1923 – November 2, 2007) was an American professional wrestler, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah.
The Haas Brothers was a Professional wrestling Tag team consisting of real life brothers Charlie and Russ Haas.
The Headbangers were a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Mosh (Charles Warrington) and Thrasher (Glenn Ruth).
Wayne Farris (born January 25, 1953), better known by the ring name The Honky Tonk Man, is an American professional wrestler.
Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri (حسین خسرو علی وزیری; born 15 March, 1942), better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik, is an Iranian American former professional wrestler, amateur wrestler and actor.
The Road Warriors were a professional wrestling tag team composed of Michael "Hawk" Hegstrand and Joseph "Animal" Laurinaitis.
Glenn Ruth (born June 13, 1969) is an American professional wrestler best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation, under the ring name, Thrasher.
Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Voorhees Township is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina; located almost entirely in Wake County, it lies just north of the state capital, Raleigh.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
White Oak is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Woodbridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States, located south of Washington, D.C. Bounded by the Occoquan and Potomac rivers, Woodbridge Magisterial District had 54,275 residents at the 2010 census.
WrestleMania XV was the fifteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), which took place on March 28, 1999, at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
Youngsville is a town in Franklin County, North Carolina, United States.
2300 Arena (previously named Viking Hall, New Alhambra Arena, and The Arena) is a multipurpose indoor arena used primarily for professional wrestling, boxing, mixed martial arts, and concert events.
Alfred Poling (born January 22, 1957) better known by the ring name 911, is an American retired professional wrestler, best known for his time with Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) between 1994 and 1996.