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An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist(s) must contend.
An antihero, or antiheroine, is a protagonist in a story who lacks conventional heroic qualities and attributes such as idealism, courage, and morality.
Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12, 1977) is an American-Canadian professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist and football player.
Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.
Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr (born April 5, 1986) is an American professional wrestler, author and actress currently signed to WWE, where she performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Charlotte Flair.
Choking (also known as foreign body airway obstruction) is a life-threatening medical emergency characterized by the blockage of air passage into the lungs secondary to the inhalation or ingestion of food or another object.
Corpse paint or corpsepaint is a style of black and white makeup used by black metal bands for concerts and band photos.
A demon (from Koine Greek δαιμόνιον daimónion) is a supernatural and often malevolent being prevalent in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology and folklore.
A devil (from Greek: διάβολος diábolos "slanderer, accuser") is the personification and archetype of evil in various cultures.
Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University.
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.
Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American professional wrestler and a prominent member of the Guerrero wrestling family.
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.
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature throughout its existence.
George Raymond Wagner (March 24, 1915 – December 26, 1963) was an American professional wrestler best known by his ring name Gorgeous George.
In professional wrestling, heat can refer to both crowd reactions and real-life animosity between those involved in a professional wrestling angle, or match.
A hero (masculine) or heroine (feminine) is a real person or a main character of a literary work who, in the face of danger, combats adversity through feats of ingenuity, bravery or strength; the original hero type of classical epics did such things for the sake of glory and honor.
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.
Yuvraj Singh Dhesi (born July 19, 1986) is an Indian-Canadian professional wrestler.
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.
Lucha libre (meaning "freestyle wrestling" or literally translated as "free fight") is the term used in Mexico for professional wrestling.
Marc Julian Copani (born November 7, 1981) is an American school vice principal and professional wrestler.
The Nation of Domination (NOD) was a professional wrestling stable in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) from November 17, 1996 to November 28, 1998.
The term occult (from the Latin word occultus "clandestine, hidden, secret") is "knowledge of the hidden".
The persona and reception of Roman Reigns refers to the ascendency of Samoan American professional wrestler Roman Reigns (Leati Joseph Anoaʻi) within WWE, which has divided critical and public opinion.
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.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Aerial techniques, also known as "High-flying moves" are maneuvers in professional wrestling using the ring's posts and ropes as aids, in many cases to demonstrate the speed and agility of smaller, nimble and acrobatically inclined wrestlers preferring this style instead of throwing or locking the opponent.
A protagonist In modern usage, a protagonist is the main character of any story (in any medium, including prose, poetry, film, opera and so on).
In professional wrestling, a referee is an authority figure present in or near the ring during matches.
Richard Morgan Fliehr (born February 25, 1949), better known as Ric Flair, is an American professional wrestling manager and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE under its Legends program.
Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoaʻi (born May 25, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and a former professional gridiron football player, who is part of the Anoaʻi family.
Miroslav Barnyashev (Мирослав Барняшев; born December 25, 1985) is a Bulgarian professional wrestler and former powerlifter and rower.
Scott Oliver Hall (born October 20, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler.
Colby Daniel Lopez (born May 28, 1986) is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE.
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.
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 Ministry of Darkness was a villainious professional wrestling stable in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1999.
Mark William Calaway (born March 24, 1965), better known by the ring name The Undertaker, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE as a free agent.
In mythology, and in the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a character in a story (god, goddess, spirit, man, woman, or anthropomorphisation), which exhibits a great degree of intellect or secret knowledge, and uses it to play tricks or otherwise disobey normal rules and conventional behaviour.
An underdog is a person or group in a competition, usually in sports and creative works, who is popularly expected to lose.
A villain (also known as, "baddie", "bad guy", "evil guy", "heavy" or "black hat") is an "evil" character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction.
Wade Keller (born May 22, 1971) is an American professional wrestling journalist who runs the Pro Wrestling Torch newsletter.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
The WWE Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand.
The WWE Divas Championship was a women's professional wrestling championship in WWE.
The WWE Intercontinental Championship is a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the Raw brand.
The WWE Raw Women's Championship is a women's professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the Raw brand.