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Allen Neal Jones (born June 2, 1977), best known by the ring name A.J. Styles (also stylized as AJ Styles), is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand and is the current WWE Champion in his second reign.
Robert Francis Roode Jr. (born May 11, 1977) is a Canadian professional wrestler signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand.
Christopher Wright (born January 7, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, C.W. Anderson.
Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.
Joshua Harter (born February 4, 1982) better known by his ring name Chris Sabin, is an American professional wrestler.
Jason Spence (born March 13, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Christian York.
Clinton is a city in and the county seat of Clinton County, Iowa, United States.
Destination X (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), which took place on March 12, 2006 from the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida.
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.
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.
Francine Meeks (née Francine Fournier; born February 19, 1972), known by the mononym Francine, is an American semi-retired professional wrestling valet and occasional professional wrestler.
Frank Benedict Gerdelman (born August 4, 1977) is an American professional wrestler.
Chō Sentō Puroresu FMW is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion founded on July 28, 1989, by Atsushi Onita as Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling (FMW).
A Gauntlet for the Gold match is a battle royal-style professional wrestling match used in Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, TNA).
Global Force Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a Global Force Wrestling (GFW), is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in 2014 by Jeff Jarrett, the co-founder and former President of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (now known as Impact Wrestling), and his wife Karen Jarrett.
The goth subculture is a music subculture that began in England during the early 1980s, where it developed from the audience of gothic rock, an offshoot of the post-punk genre.
Hard Justice (2005) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, which took place on May 15, 2005 at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida.
Impact: One Night Only is a series of professional wrestling events held by Impact Wrestling (formerly known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA)).
Impact Wrestling is an American professional wrestling promotion currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Xplosion is a professional wrestling television program produced by the Impact Wrestling promotion, featuring both highlights from the flagship television program of the same name and exclusive taped matches.
James Carson Yun (born May 13, 1981) is an American entrepenuer, actor and retired professional wrestler.
John Parsonage (born April 27, 1974) is a Canadian semi-retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name "Hot Shot" Johnny Devine.
Kevin Matthew McDonald (born February 10, 1983) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Impact Wrestling under the ring name KM.
Lake Mary is a suburban city in Seminole County, Florida, United States, and is located in Central Florida.
Lance Vance Hoyt (born February 28, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, currently working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as Lance Archer, regularly teaming with Davey Boy Smith Jr. as the Killer Elite Squad (K.E.S.). He is also known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he wrestled as Dallas and under his real name.
The Impact X Division Championship is a professional wrestling championship owned by the Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) professional wrestling promotion. The title was created and debuted on June 19, 2002 at the taping of TNA's second weekly pay-per-view (PPV) event. Title reigns are determined either by professional wrestling matches between wrestlers involved in pre-existing scripted feuds and storylines, or by scripted circumstances. Wrestlers are portrayed as either villains or heroes as they follow a series of tension-building events, which culminate in a wrestling match or series of matches for the championship. Title changes that happen on episodes of TNA's primary television program, TNA Impact!, air on television two to nine days from the date the match was taped. Changes that happened on weekly PPV events aired either during a live broadcast or aired on taped delay up to seven days apart. The inaugural champion was A.J. Styles, who defeated Low Ki, Jerry Lynn, and Psicosis in a Four Way Double Elimination match on June 19, 2002 at the taping of TNA's second weekly PPV event, which aired on June 26, 2002. Chris Sabin currently holds the record for the most reigns, with eight. At 301 days, Austin Aries' first reign is the longest in the title's history. At less than one day, Eric Young's only reign, Rockstar Spud's second reign, and Sabin's sixth reign are the shortest in the title's history. The current champion is Matt Sydal, who is in his first reign as champion.
Lockdown (2005) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, which took place on April 24, 2005, at the TNA Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida.
Brandon Silvestry (born September 6, 1979) is an American professional wrestler of Italian and Puerto Rican descent., better known by the ring name Low Ki.
Major League Wrestling (MLW) is an American professional wrestling promotion, digital media and live event promotion company dealing primarily in professional wrestling programming, digital content and ancillary entertainment.
In professional wrestling, a manager is a supporting character paired with a wrestler (or wrestlers) for a variety of reasons.
Michael Shane and Kazarian were a professional wrestling tag team in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling formed by Matt Bentley (then known as "Michael Shane") and Frankie Kazarian (usually known just by his last name, "Kazarian"), and managed by Traci Brooks.
Music in professional wrestling serves a variety of purposes.
A nickname is a substitute for the proper name of a familiar person, place, or thing, for affection or ridicule.
NWA Shockwave (NWA-SW, formerly known as CyberSpace Wrestling Federation and NWA: Cyberspace) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded by Billy Firehawk in Staten Island, New York in 2001, and later relocated to Wayne, New Jersey.
The NWA Shockwave Cruiser X Championship was a professional wrestling cruiserweight championship in NWA Shockwave (NWA-SW) and the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA).
Thomas Boric (born May 11, 1961) is a Yugoslav retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name Paul Diamond.
Paul Michael London (born April 16, 1980) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his time with WWE and NWA-TNA.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
(stylized as Pro Wrestling ZERO1), formerly known as Pro Wrestling Zero-One and Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max and often referred to simply as Zero1, is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion founded in 2001.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Attacking maneuvers are offensive moves in professional wrestling, used to set up an opponent for a submission hold or for a throw.
Scott Levy (born September 8, 1964) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, and podcaster better known by his ring name, Raven.
A ring name is a name assumed for professional purposes by a professional wrestler, martial artist or boxer.
Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a Ring of Honor (ROH) is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Nuufolau Joel Seanoa (born March 17, 1979), better known by his ring name Samoa Joe, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE and performing on the SmackDown brand.
San Antonio (Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States.
Troy Allan Martin (born November 21, 1964) is an American professional wrestler and promoter, better known by his ring name Shane Douglas.
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.
Stephanie Finochio (born December 1, 1971) is an American stuntwoman and former professional wrestler and valet.
Tag team wrestling is a type of professional wrestling in which matches are contested between teams of multiple wrestlers.
The Texas Wrestling Academy (formerly known as The Shawn Michaels Wrestling Academy) is a professional wrestling training school that was operated by Shawn Michaels and Rudy Boy Gonzalez.
The Diamonds in the Rough was a professional wrestling stable in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, led by the eponymous Simon Diamond and consisting primarily of lower- to mid-card wrestlers.
The Naturals were a professional wrestling tag team made up of Andy Douglas and Chase Stevens.
The Prophecy was a villainous alliance in the Ring of Honor wrestling promotion, led by Christopher Daniels, whose goal was to break down Ring of Honor and rebuild in their own image.
The Shane Twins (born December 21, 1967) are a professional wrestling tag team that consist of twin brothers Mike and Todd Shane.
Tracy Brookshaw (born May 22, 1975) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler, professional wrestling valet and professional wrestling referee, better known by her ring name Traci Brooks.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
The Ultimate X match is a type of professional wrestling match created by Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Non-stop Action Wrestling, TNA), mainly used in their X Division.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Oleg Aleksandrovich Prudius (Олег Александрович Прудиус; Олег Олександрович Прудіус, Oleh Oleksandrovych Prudius; born April 27, 1979) better known by his ring name Vladimir Kozlov, is a Ukrainian-American producer and retired professional wrestler.
World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion, historically based in Atlanta, Georgia.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
WWE Heat (formerly known as Sunday Night Heat and also known as Heat) is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
WWE SmackDown, also referred to as SmackDown Live or simply SmackDown, is a professional wrestling television program that debuted on April 29, 1999.
WWE Velocity is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).