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Kayfabe

Index Kayfabe

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. [1]

175 relations: A Way with Words, Actor, Alisha Edwards, Anabolic steroid, André the Giant, Angelina Love, Antagonist, Appendicitis, Argot, Attitude Era, Axis powers, Battle royal (professional wrestling), Big Boss Man (wrestler), Big Cass, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Booing, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Bragging Rights (2009), Braun Strowman, Breaking character, Bret Hart, Brian Pillman, Brie Bella, Brock Lesnar, Brutus Beefcake, Canoe.com, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Chris Benoit, Chris Benoit double-murder and suicide, CM Punk, Cocaine, Contact sport, Crash Holly, D-Generation X, Daniel Bryan, Dentist, Dolph Ziggler, Drew Gulak, Dutch Mantel, DVD, Earl Hebner, East London, Eddie Guerrero, Egomania, Enzo Amore, Eric Bischoff, Ernie Roth, ..., Eva Marie, Extreme Championship Wrestling, Face (professional wrestling), Facebook, Feud (professional wrestling), Fiction, Fourth wall, Fred Allen, Gimmick (professional wrestling), Glossary of professional wrestling terms, Governor of Minnesota, Groucho Marx, Hardcore Holly, Heel (professional wrestling), Hero, Hulk Hogan, Humility, Impact! (TV series), Internet, Jack Benny, Jacques Rougeau, Jake Roberts, Jerry Lawler, Jesse Ventura, Jim Duggan, Jim Ross, John Cena, John Cone, Kamala (wrestler), Kane (wrestler), Kevin Nash, Kevin Sullivan (wrestler), King of the Ring (1996), Kingston, Jamaica, Kofi Kingston, KSDK, Kurt Angle, Latin, Lilian Garcia, Linda McMahon, Lita (wrestler), Madison Square Garden, Maryse, Matt Hardy, Michael Cole (wrestling), Mike Rotunda, Miss Elizabeth, Molly Holly, Montreal, Mustang, Oklahoma, Nancy Benoit, Naomi (wrestler), Narcissism, Natalya Neidhart, National Wrestling Alliance, New England Patriots, New Jersey Senate, Nia Jax, NXT (WWE brand), Ohio Valley Wrestling, Open secret, Over the Edge (1999), Owen Hart, Ox Baker, Pacific Northwest Wrestling, Parasailing, Pat Patterson (wrestler), Patriotism, Pig Latin, Professional wrestling, Professional wrestling match types, Promotion (marketing), Randy Orton, Randy Savage, Reality television, Repossession, Ric Flair, Ring name, Roddy Piper, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Sadomasochism, Scott Hall, September 11 attacks, Sexual harassment, Shawn Michaels, Shoot (professional wrestling), Smash (wrestler), Sports entertainment, Stephanie McMahon, Survivor Series (1997), Suspension of disbelief, Tag team, The American Wolves, The Dudley Brothers, The Holly Cousins, The Iron Sheik, The Miz, The Prime Time Players, The Star-Spangled Banner, The Sun (United Kingdom), The Undertaker, The Usos, Toronto, Total Divas, Trade secret, Triple H, Truthiness, Twitter, Tyson Kidd, Underdog, Video, Vince McMahon, World Championship Wrestling, World War I, World War II, WrestleMania 34, WrestleMania XXX, Wrigley Field, WWE, WWE Championship, WWE Magazine, WWE Network, WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown, You Bet Your Life. Expand index (125 more) »

A Way with Words

A Way with Words is an independent, non-profit, nationwide, weekly public radio show about language, currently broadcast around the United States of America.

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Actor

An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Alisha Edwards

Alisha Maher (née Inacio; born January 7, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, currently signed to Impact Wrestling under the ring name Alisha Edwards.

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Anabolic steroid

Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic–androgenic steroids (AAS), are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone.

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André the Giant

André René Roussimoff (May 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993), best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor.

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Angelina Love

Lauren Ann Williams (born September 13, 1981) is a Canadian professional wrestler best known for her time in TNA/Impact Wrestling under the ring name Angelina Love.

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Antagonist

An antagonist is a character, group of characters, institution or concept that stands in or represents opposition against which the protagonist(s) must contend.

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Appendicitis

Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix.

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Argot

An argot (from French argot 'slang') is a secret language used by various groups—e.g., schoolmates, outlaws, colleagues, among many others—to prevent outsiders from understanding their conversations.

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Attitude Era

The Attitude Era is a term used by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE, then known as World Wrestling Federation or WWF), professional wrestling fandom and media outlets to describe the company's programming, branded as "WWF Attitude", during the Monday Night Wars period when Monday Night Raw went head-to-head with World Championship Wrestling's (WCW) Monday Nitro in a battle for Nielsen ratings each week during the latter half of the 1990s.

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Axis powers

The Axis powers (Achsenmächte; Potenze dell'Asse; 枢軸国 Sūjikukoku), also known as the Axis and the Rome–Berlin–Tokyo Axis, were the nations that fought in World War II against the Allied forces.

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Battle royal (professional wrestling)

In professional wrestling, a battle royal (sometimes battle royale; plural battles royal or battle royals) is a multi-competitor match type in which wrestlers are eliminated until one is left and declared winner.

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Big Boss Man (wrestler)

Ray Washington Traylor Jr. (May 2, 1963 – September 22, 2004) was an American professional wrestler who was best known for his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) under the ring name Big Boss Man, as well as for his appearances with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as The Boss, The Man, The Guardian Angel, and Big Bubba Rogers.

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Big Cass

William Morrissey (born August 16, 1986) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his time in WWE, under the ring name Big Cass.

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Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp.

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Bob Hope

Sir Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) known professionally as Bob Hope, was an English-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author.

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Booing

Booing is an act of showing displeasure for someone or something, generally in response to an entertainer, by loudly yelling boo! (and holding the "oo" sound) or making other noises of disparagement, such as hissing.

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Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston.

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Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Bragging Rights (2009)

Bragging Rights (2009) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and presented by THQ's WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2010 that took place on October 25, 2009 at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Braun Strowman

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.

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Breaking character

In theatre (especially in the illusionistic Western tradition), breaking character occurs when an actor ceases to maintain the illusion that they are identical with the character they are portraying.

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Bret Hart

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.

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Brian Pillman

Brian William Pillman (May 22, 1962 – October 5, 1997) was an American professional wrestler and professional football player best known for his appearances in Stampede Wrestling in the 1980s and World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the 1990s.

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Brie Bella

Brianna Monique Danielson (née Garcia-Colace; born November 21, 1983) is an American professional wrestler, actress, businesswoman, model and YouTuber.

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Brock Lesnar

Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12, 1977) is an American-Canadian professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist and football player.

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Brutus Beefcake

Edward Harrison Leslie (born April 21, 1957) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, best known for his work in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) under the ring name Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake.

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Canoe.com

Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.

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Chris Benoit

Christopher Michael Benoit (May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler.

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Chris Benoit double-murder and suicide

Over a three-day period between June 22 and June 24, 2007, Chris Benoit, a 40-year-old veteran professional wrestler employed by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), killed his wife Nancy Benoit and strangled their 7-year-old son Daniel before hanging himself.

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CM Punk

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.

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Cocaine

Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug.

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Contact sport

Contact sports are sports that emphasize or require physical contact between players.

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Crash Holly

Michael John Lockwood (August 25, 1971 – November 6, 2003) was an American professional wrestler.

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D-Generation X

D-Generation X (also known as DX) was a professional wrestling stable (and later tag team) best known for their appearances in the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE.

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Daniel Bryan

Bryan Lloyd Danielson (born May 22, 1981) is an American professional wrestler and author currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Daniel Bryan.

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Dentist

A dentist, also known as a dental surgeon, is a surgeon who specializes in dentistry, the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity.

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Dolph Ziggler

Nicholas Theodore Nemeth (born July 27, 1980) is an American professional wrestler.

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Drew Gulak

Drew Gulak (born April 28, 1987) is an American professional wrestler.

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Dutch Mantel

Wayne Maurice Keown (born November 29, 1949) is an American professional wrestling manager, booker and retired professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Dutch Mantel (also spelled Dutch Mantell).

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DVD

DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Earl Hebner

Earl William Hebner (born May 17, 1949) is an American professional wrestling referee.

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East London

East London is a popularly and informally defined part of London, capital of the United Kingdom, lying east of the ancient City and north of the River Thames.

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Eddie Guerrero

Eduardo Gory Guerrero Llanes (October 9, 1967 – November 13, 2005) was an American professional wrestler and a prominent member of the Guerrero wrestling family.

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Egomania

Egomania is also known as preoccupation with one's selfdictionary.com and applies to someone who follows their own ungoverned impulses and is possessed by delusions of personal greatness and feels a lack of appreciation.

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Enzo Amore

Eric Arndt (born December 8, 1986), known professionally as Real1, is an American rapper and professional wrestler.

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Eric Bischoff

Eric Aaron Bischoff (born May 27, 1955) is an American entrepreneur, television producer, professional wrestling booker, on-screen personality, occasional wrestler and retired amateur wrestler.

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Ernie Roth

Irwin J. Roth (August 30, 1926 – October 12, 1983), known by the ring names The Grand Wizard of Wrestling and Abdullah Farouk, was an American professional wrestling manager.

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Eva Marie

Natalie Marie Coyle (née Nelson; born September 19, 1984), known professionally as Eva Marie or Natalie Eva Marie, is an American actress, fashion designer, fitness model, and former professional wrestler.

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Extreme Championship Wrestling

Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon.

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Face (professional wrestling)

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.

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Facebook

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.

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Feud (professional wrestling)

In professional wrestling, a feud is a staged rivalry between multiple wrestlers or groups of wrestlers.

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Fiction

Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

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Fourth wall

The fourth wall is a performance convention in which an invisible, imagined wall separates actors from the audience.

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Fred Allen

John Florence Sullivan (May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956), known professionally as Fred Allen, was an American comedian.

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Gimmick (professional wrestling)

In professional wrestling, a gimmick generally refers to a wrestler's in-ring persona, character, behaviour, attire and/or other distinguishing traits while performing which are usually artificially created in order to draw fan interest.

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Glossary of professional wrestling terms

Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature throughout its existence.

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Governor of Minnesota

The Governor of Minnesota is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Minnesota, leading the state's executive branch.

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Groucho Marx

Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 – August 19, 1977) was an American comedian, writer, stage, film, radio, and television star.

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Hardcore Holly

Robert William Howard (born January 29, 1963) is an American professional wrestler and actor.

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Heel (professional wrestling)

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.

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Hero

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.

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Hulk Hogan

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.

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Humility

Humility is the quality of being humble.

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Impact! (TV series)

Impact! (also known as Impact on Pop and previously known as Impact Wrestling) is a professional wrestling television program produced by the American Impact Wrestling promotion, formerly known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

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Internet

The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Jack Benny

Jack Benny (born February 14, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, radio, television and film actor, and violinist.

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Jacques Rougeau

Jacques Rougeau Jr. (born June 13, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler best known for his appearances in the 1980s and 1990s with the World Wrestling Federation.

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Jake Roberts

Aurelian Jake Smith Jr. (born May 30, 1955), best known by his ring name Jake "The Snake" Roberts, is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler.

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Jerry Lawler

Jerry O'Neil Lawler (born November 29, 1949), better known as Jerry "The King" Lawler, is an American professional wrestler and color commentator signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the company's legends program.

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Jesse Ventura

Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos; July 15, 1951) is an American media personality, actor, author, former politician and retired professional wrestler, who served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003.

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Jim Duggan

James Edward Duggan Jr. (born January 14, 1954), better known by his ring name "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, is an American professional wrestler.

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Jim Ross

James William Ross (born January 3, 1952) is an American professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive currently signed to WWE.

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John Cena

John Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, actor, rapper, and television host.

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John Cone

John Cone (born November 16, 1974) is an American professional wrestling referee who works for the WWE under the Raw brand.

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Kamala (wrestler)

James Harris (born May 28, 1950) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Kamala.

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Kane (wrestler)

Glenn Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician, better known by his ring name Kane.

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Kevin Nash

Kevin Scott Nash (born July 9, 1959) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE under their Legends program.

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Kevin Sullivan (wrestler)

Kevin Francis Sullivan (born October 26, 1949) is an American professional wrestler and booker, perhaps best known for his role in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) as "The Taskmaster" and his leading of the "Dungeon of Doom".

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King of the Ring (1996)

King of the Ring (1996) was the fourth annual King of the Ring professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE).

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Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.

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Kofi Kingston

Kofi Johnson (born August 14, 1981) is a Ghanaian-born American professional wrestler.

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KSDK

KSDK, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 35), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Kurt Angle

Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler, actor and former amateur wrestler currently signed to professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he is the on-screen general manager of the Raw brand and an occasional wrestler.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lilian Garcia

Lilián Annette Garcia (born August 19, 1966) is a Spanish-American retired ring announcer and singer best known for her time with WWE.

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Linda McMahon

Linda Marie McMahon (née Edwards; born October 4, 1948) is an American professional wrestling magnate and government official serving as the Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the Trump Administration.

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Lita (wrestler)

Amy Dumas (born April 14, 1975), better known as Lita, is an American professional wrestler, and singer most recently signed with WWE as an analyst.

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Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, often called "MSG" or simply "The Garden", is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Maryse

Maryse is a given name.

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Matt Hardy

Matthew Moore Hardy (born September 23, 1974) is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling promoter currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand currently one-half of the brand's Tag Team Champions along with Bray Wyatt, in his third individual reign.

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Michael Cole (wrestling)

Michael Sean Coulthard (born December 8, 1968) better known by his stage name Michael Cole, is an American professional wrestling commentator, occasional wrestler, show host, voice actor and former journalist.

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Mike Rotunda

Lawrence Michael Rotunda (born March 30, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler.

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Miss Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ann Hulette (November 19, 1960 – May 1, 2003), best known in professional wrestling circles as Miss Elizabeth, was an American professional wrestling manager and occasional professional wrestler.

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Molly Holly

Nora Kristina Benshoof (née Greenwald; born on September 7, 1977) is an American professional wrestler.

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Montreal

Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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Mustang, Oklahoma

Mustang is a growing city in the southeast corner of Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States.

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Nancy Benoit

Nancy Elizabeth Benoit (née Toffoloni, formerly Daus and Sullivan; May 17, 1964 – June 22, 2007) was an American professional wrestling valet and model.

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Naomi (wrestler)

Trinity Fatu (née McCray; born November 30, 1987) is an American wrestler, actress, model, dancer and singer signed to WWE, performing on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Naomi.

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Narcissism

Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one's own attributes.

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Natalya Neidhart

Natalie Katherine Neidhart-Wilson (born May 27, 1982) is a Canadian-American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE under the ring name Natalya, performing on the Raw brand.

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National Wrestling Alliance

The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is an American professional wrestling organization.

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New England Patriots

The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.

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New Jersey Senate

The New Jersey Senate was established as the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature by the Constitution of 1844, replacing the Legislative Council.

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Nia Jax

Savelina Fanene (born May 29, 1984) is an Australian American professional wrestler and plus-size model signed to WWE, where she performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Nia Jax.

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NXT (WWE brand)

WWE NXT, often referred to simply as NXT, is a professional wrestling promotion and a division of the American professional wrestling company WWE based in Winter Park, Florida.

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Ohio Valley Wrestling

Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American independent professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Open secret

An open secret is a concept or idea that is "officially" (de jure) secret or restricted in knowledge, but de facto (in practice) may be widely known; or it refers to something that is widely known to be true but which none of the people most intimately concerned are willing to categorically acknowledge in public.

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Over the Edge (1999)

Over the Edge (1999) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on May 23, 1999, at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

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Owen Hart

Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian–American professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), where he wrestled under both his own name, and ring name The Blue Blazer.

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Ox Baker

Douglas A. Baker (April 19, 1934 – October 20, 2014) was an American professional wrestler and actor, better known professionally as Ox Baker.

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Pacific Northwest Wrestling

Pacific Northwest Wrestling (PNW) (also known as Big Time Wrestling and Portland Wrestling) is the common name used to refer to several different professional wrestling companies, both past and present, based in Portland, Oregon, United States.

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Parasailing

Parasailing, also known as parascending or parakiting, is a recreational kiting activity where a person is towed behind a vehicle (usually a boat) while attached to a specially designed canopy wing that reminds one of a parachute, known as a parasail wing.

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Pat Patterson (wrestler)

Pat Patterson (born Pierre Clermont on January 19, 1941) is a Canadian–American retired professional wrestler.

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Patriotism

Patriotism or national pride is the ideology of love and devotion to a homeland, and a sense of alliance with other citizens who share the same values.

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Pig Latin

Pig Latin is a language game or argot in which words in English are altered, usually by adding a fabricated suffix or by moving the onset or initial consonant or consonant cluster of a word to the end of the word and adding a vocalic syllable to create such a suffix.

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Professional wrestling

Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.

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Professional wrestling match types

Many types of wrestling matches, sometimes called "concept" or "gimmick matches" in the jargon of the business, are performed in professional wrestling.

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Promotion (marketing)

In marketing, promotion refers to any type of marketing communication used to inform or persuade target audiences of the relative merits of a product, service, brand or issue.

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Randy Orton

Randal Keith Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and actor.

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Randy Savage

Randall Mario Poffo (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011), better known by his ring name "Macho Man" Randy Savage, was an American professional wrestler and color commentator best known for his time in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) and later World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

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Reality television

Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.

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Repossession

Repossession is a term used to describe when.

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Ric Flair

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.

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Ring name

A ring name is a name assumed for professional purposes by a professional wrestler, martial artist or boxer.

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Roddy Piper

Roderick George Toombs (April 17, 1954 – July 31, 2015), better known by his ring name "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, was a Canadian professional wrestler and actor.

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.

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Sadomasochism

Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation.

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Scott Hall

Scott Oliver Hall (born October 20, 1958) is an American retired professional wrestler.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors.

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Shawn Michaels

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.

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Shoot (professional wrestling)

A shoot in professional wrestling is any unplanned, unscripted, or real-life occurrence within a wrestling event.

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Smash (wrestler)

Barry Allen Darsow (born October 6, 1959) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler who performs as Smash, one half of the tag team Demolition.

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Sports entertainment

Sports entertainment is a type of spectacle which presents an ostensibly competitive event using a high level of theatrical flourish and extravagant presentation, with the purpose of entertaining an audience.

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Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon Levesque (born Stephanie Marie McMahon; September 24, 1976), known professionally as Stephanie McMahon, is an American businesswoman, professional wrestling personality, valet, and occasional professional wrestler.

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Survivor Series (1997)

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.

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Suspension of disbelief

The term suspension of disbelief or willing suspension of disbelief has been defined as a willingness to suspend one's critical faculties and believe something surreal; sacrifice of realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment.

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Tag team

Tag team wrestling is a type of professional wrestling in which matches are contested between teams of multiple wrestlers.

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The American Wolves

The American Wolves were a professional wrestling tag team which consisted of Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards.

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The Dudley Brothers

The Dudley Brothers were a professional wrestling stable active in Extreme Championship Wrestling between 1995 and 1999.

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The Holly Cousins

The Holly Cousins, also known as The Hollys, were a professional wrestling tag team and, later, stable in the World Wrestling Federation between 1999 and 2001.

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The Iron Sheik

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.

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The Miz

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.

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The Prime Time Players

The Prime Time Players were a professional wrestling tag team performing in the WWE, composed of Darren Young and Titus O'Neil.

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The Star-Spangled Banner

"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.

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The Sun (United Kingdom)

The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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The Undertaker

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.

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The Usos

The Usos are an American professional wrestling tag team of Samoan descent, consisting of twin brothers Jey and Jimmy Uso (born August 22, 1985).

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Total Divas

Total Divas is an American reality television series that premiered on July 28, 2013, on E!.

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Trade secret

A trade secret is a formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, commercial method, or compilation of information not generally known or reasonably ascertainable by others by which a business can obtain an economic advantage over competitors or customers.

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Triple H

Paul Michael Levesque (born July 27, 1969), better known by the ring name Triple H (an abbreviation of his original WWE ring name Hunter Hearst Helmsley), is an American business executive, professional wrestler, and actor.

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Truthiness

Truthiness is the belief or assertion that a particular statement is true based on the intuition or perceptions of some individual or individuals, without regard to evidence, logic, intellectual examination, or facts.

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Twitter

Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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Tyson Kidd

Theodore James Wilson (born July 11, 1980) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler currently signed to WWE as a producer under the ring name Tyson Kidd.

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Underdog

An underdog is a person or group in a competition, usually in sports and creative works, who is popularly expected to lose.

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Video

Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

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Vince McMahon

Vincent Kennedy McMahon (born August 24, 1945) is an American professional wrestling promoter and executive, American football executive, businessman, film producer, actor and sporadic professional wrestler.

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World Championship Wrestling

World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion, historically based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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WrestleMania 34

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.

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WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXX (also written as WrestleMania 30) was the thirtieth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view event and WWE Network event produced by WWE.

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Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois.

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WWE

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.

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WWE Championship

The WWE Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand.

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WWE Magazine

WWE Magazine was the official professional wrestling magazine of WWE.

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WWE Network

WWE Network is a subscription-based video streaming service owned by WWE, using the infrastructure of BAMTech.

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WWE Raw

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.

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WWE SmackDown

WWE SmackDown, also referred to as SmackDown Live or simply SmackDown, is a professional wrestling television program that debuted on April 29, 1999.

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You Bet Your Life

You Bet Your Life is an American comedy quiz series that aired on both radio and television.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayfabe

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