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(born Go Il-myeong (Hangul: 고일명, Hanja: 高日明), January 24, 1959) is a Japanese promoter and retired mixed martial artist and professional wrestler of Korean descent.
Allen Ray Sarven (born July 18, 1963) is an American professional wrestler, color commentator, training coach and promoter better known by his ring name of Al Snow.
(AJPW / AJP) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972.
Martin Anthony Lunde (born September 20, 1958), better known by his ring name Arn Anderson, is an American road agent and retired professional wrestler and author.
William Stanley "Bill" Apter (born October 22, 1945) is an American photographer and journalist specializing in professional wrestling.
In professional wrestling, blading is the practice of intentionally cutting oneself to provoke bleeding.
Robert Michael Roop (born July 22, 1947) is a retired amateur and professional wrestler, whose career as a wrestler spanned high school, college, the United States Army, amateur and professional wrestling.
To botch in professional wrestling means to attempt a scripted move or spoken line that does not come out as it was originally planned due to a mistake, miscalculation, or a slip-up.
Adam Joseph Scherr (born September 6, 1983) is an American professional wrestler and former strongman currently signed to the professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performs under the ring name Braun Strowman on the Raw brand.
Bret Sergeant Hart (born July 2, 1957), better known by the ring name Bret "The Hitman" Hart, is a Canadian-American retired professional wrestler, retired amateur wrestler, writer and actor.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
In sports, a card lists the matches taking place in a title match combat-sport event.
Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.
Cesaro and Sheamus are a professional wrestling tag team in WWE, performing on the SmackDown brand.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Phillip Jack Brooks (born October 26, 1978), better known by the ring name CM Punk, is an American mixed martial artist, comic book writer and former professional wrestler.
Cody Garrett Runnels Rhodes (born Cody Garrett Runnels, June 30, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and occasional actor.
Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) is an American independent wrestling promotion.
In professional wrestling, a cruiserweight is a wrestler who competes in a Cruiserweight division.
Phillip Theis (born June 25, 1958) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler.
Daniel Allen Hodge (born May 13, 1932) is a retired American wrestler and boxer.
David Michael Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, mixed martial artist and bodybuilder.
David Allen Meltzer (born October 24, 1959) is an American journalist known for covering professional wrestling and mixed martial arts.
Virgil Riley Runnels Jr. (October 11, 1945 – June 11, 2015), better known as "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, was an American professional wrestler, booker, and trainer who most notably worked for the National Wrestling Alliance, Jim Crockett Promotions, and the World Wrestling Federation, later known as the WWE.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler.
ECW (also known as ECW on Sci-Fi/Syfy) is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by WWE, based on the independent Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion that lasted from 1992 to 2001.
Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon.
In professional wrestling, a face (babyface) is a heroic or a "good guy" wrestler, booked (scripted) by the promotion with the aim of being cheered by fans.
In professional wrestling, a feud is a staged rivalry between multiple wrestlers or groups of wrestlers.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Chō Sentō Puroresu FMW is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion founded on July 28, 1989, by Atsushi Onita as Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW).
Gasoline (American English), or petrol (British English), is a transparent, petroleum-derived liquid that is used primarily as a fuel in spark-ignited internal combustion engines.
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature throughout its existence.
Dustin Patrick Runnels (born April 11, 1969) is an American professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand under the ring name Goldust.
Robert James Marella (June 4, 1937 – October 6, 1999), better known by his ring name of Gorilla Monsoon, was an American professional wrestler, play-by-play commentator, and booker.
Grantland was a sports and pop-culture blog owned and operated by ESPN. The blog was started in 2011 by veteran writer and sports journalist Bill Simmons, who remained as editor-in-chief until May 2015. Grantland was named after famed 20th-century sportswriter Grantland Rice (1880–1954). On October 30, 2015, ESPN announced that it was ending the publication of Grantland.
The term Groupie is a slang word in reference to a fan of a particular musician, celebrity, or musical group who follows this person or band around while they're on tour or who attends as many of their public appearances as possible, usually in hopes of getting to know them more.
The Hart Dungeon or Hart Family Dungeon, otherwise known simply as The Dungeon, was the gym and wrestling school located in the basement of the Hart mansion.
Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks is an autobiography of former wrestler Mick Foley.
was a Japanese professional wrestler, stage actor, musician and professional wrestling promoter, better known under the ring name.
In professional wrestling, heat can refer to both crowd reactions and real-life animosity between those involved in a professional wrestling angle, or match.
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.
is a Japanese politician who served as the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology under current Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
is a Japanese professional wrestler who works primarily for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), where he is a former two time IWGP Intercontinental Champion, while also being a former seven-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, two-time IWGP Tag Team Champion and three-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion.
Terry Gene Bollea (born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and musician.
Impact Wrestling is an American professional wrestling promotion currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Improvisational theatre, often called improv or impro, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the performers.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
In professional wrestling slang, a job is a losing performance in a wrestling match.
John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and television host.
John Cone (born November 16, 1974) is an American professional wrestling referee who works for the WWE under the Raw brand.
A jumbotron, sometimes referred to as Jumbovision, is a large-screen television using technology.
Glenn Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician, better known by his ring name Kane.
A kangaroo court is a court that ignores recognized standards of law or justice, and often carries little or no official standing in the territory within which it resides.
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.
is a Japanese professional wrestler who first gained international fame in the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA).
Kenneth Shamrock (born Kenneth Wayne Kilpatrick; February 11, 1964) is an American mixed martial artist, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer, and retired professional wrestler.
Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE under their Legends program.
Aloysius Martin Thesz (April 24, 1916 – April 28, 2002) was an American professional wrestler.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Montreal Screwjob (also called the Montreal Incident; French: Le Coup Tordu de Montréal) was an infamous and controversial legitimate professional wrestling incident in which World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now World Wrestling Entertainment/WWE) owner Vince McMahon and WWF employees covertly manipulated the pre-determined outcome of the match between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels at the 1997 Survivor Series.
The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling organization.
, operating as, is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion based in Nakano, Tokyo.
is the first-launched Japanese daily sports newspaper founded in 1946.
Nobuhiko Takada (高田延彦, born April 12, 1962) is a Japanese former mixed martial artist, retired professional wrestler, and actor.
Owen Hart and the British Bulldog were a professional wrestling tag team in the World Wrestling Federation that existed independently and as a component of the villainous stables Camp Cornette and The Hart Foundation.
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.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Mario González Lozano (born April 18, 1969) is a Mexican Luchador, or professional wrestler, who works as an Exótico for the Mexican Lucha Libre AAA World Wide promotion and Lucha Underground under the ring name Pimpinela Escarlata.
A pinfall is a victory condition in various forms of professional wrestling that is met by holding (pinning) an opponent's shoulders on the wrestling mat, usually until the referee counts to three.
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.
A championship or title in professional wrestling is a recognition promoted by professional wrestling organizations.
Many types of wrestling matches, sometimes called "concept" or "gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, are performed in professional wrestling.
Much like singles matches, tag team professional wrestling matches can and have taken many forms.
Professional wrestling throws are the application of professional wrestling techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming them down.
is the popular term for the predominant style or genre of professional wrestling that has developed in Japan.
Randal Keith Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and actor.
Real life is a phrase used originally in literature to distinguish between actual and fictional or idealized worlds, and in acting to distinguish between performers and the characters they portray.
In professional wrestling, a referee is an authority figure present in or near the ring during matches.
Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary.
Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short, is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.
Richard Wendell Morton (born September 21, 1956) is an American professional wrestler who has worked for such wrestling organizations as Jim Crockett Promotions, the American Wrestling Association, Extreme Championship Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.
Robert Gibson (born Ruben Gibson, July 19, 1958) is an American professional wrestler.
Anthony Carelli (born March 14, 1974) is a Canadian sports analyst, web series host, trainer, retired professional wrestler, former mixed martial artist and occasional actor who currently works for the Canadian sports TV network Sportsnet and for Impact Wrestling.
(born November 27, 1957) is a Japanese professional wrestler and mixed martial arts promoter, best known as the original Tiger Mask.
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.
Sean Michael Waltman (born July 13, 1972) is an American professional wrestler.
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name Shawn Michaels, is an American actor, professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestler.
A shoot in professional wrestling is any unplanned, unscripted, or real-life occurrence within a wrestling event.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
The Southeastern United States (Sureste de Estados Unidos, Sud-Est des États-Unis) is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.
Steven Williams (May 14, 1960 – December 29, 2009), better known by his ring name "Dr.
Steve Borden (born March 20, 1959), better known by the ring name Sting, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, author and former bodybuilder.
Steve Austin (born Steven James Anderson on December 18, 1964, later Steven James Williams),Steve Austin. ''The Stone Cold Truth'' (pp. 10, 12–13), better known by the ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, and television host.
Stewart Edward Hart, (May 3, 1915 – October 16, 2003) was a Canadian football player, amateur wrestler, sailor, professional wrestler, wrestling booker, promoter, coach and trainer.
SummerSlam (2005) was the eighteenth annual SummerSlam professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Survivor Series (1997) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and presented by Milton Bradley's Karate Fighters.
is a Japanese professional wrestler better known simply as.
Tag team wrestling is a type of professional wrestling in which matches are contested between teams of multiple wrestlers.
Peter Senercia (born October 11, 1967), better known by the ring names Taz or Tazz, is an American radio presenter, former color commentator and professional wrestler.
The Hart Foundation is the name of several derivative tag teams and stables composed primarily of members and close friends of the Hart wrestling family.
Michael Gregory Mizanin (born October 8, 1980) is an American professional wrestler, actor and media personality currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name The Miz.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa (in case citations, S.D. Iowa) has jurisdiction over forty-seven of Iowa's ninety-nine counties.
The original Japanese-based Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF) was a Japanese professional wrestling promotion from 1984 to 1986, formed by wrestlers who had left New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Union of Wrestling Forces International, better known as UWF International, U-Inter, or simply UWFi, was a shoot style professional wrestling promotion in Japan from 1991 to 1996.
The WCW Power Plant was a former professional wrestling school located at 1530 Carrol Drive in Atlanta, Georgia.
World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion, historically based in Atlanta, Georgia.
WrestleMania is a professional wrestling event produced annually between mid-March to early April by WWE, an American professional wrestling promotion based in Stamford, Connecticut.
WrestleMania 13 was the thirteenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
WrestleMania 34 was the thirty-fourth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event and WWE Network event produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brands.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
The brand extension (also referred to as the brand split) is the separation of the WWE talent roster (and, at various times, creative staff) into distinct divisions, or "brands".
The WWE Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand.
WWE Classics On Demand was an American subscription video on demand television service provided by WWE.
The WWE Intercontinental Championship is a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the Raw brand.
WWE Network is a subscription-based video streaming service owned by WWE, using the infrastructure of BAMTech.
The WWE Performance Center is the official professional wrestling school of WWE, as well as a training, sports science, and sports medical facility.
WWE Raw, also known as Monday Night Raw or simply Raw, is a professional wrestling television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings at 8 pm EST on the USA Network in the United States.
WWE SmackDown, also referred to as SmackDown Live or simply SmackDown, is a professional wrestling television program that debuted on April 29, 1999.
is a Japanese professional wrestler currently working for the Dragon Gate professional wrestling promotion under the ring name.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
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