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An "I Quit" match is a type of professional wrestling match in which the only way to win is to make the opponent say the words "I quit" (usually into a microphone).
A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian satirical black comedy novel by English writer Anthony Burgess, published in 1962.
Keith A. Franke, Jr. (September 15, 1953 – July 4, 1988) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Adrian Adonis.
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.
An ambulance is a vehicle for transportation, from or between places of treatment, and in some instances will also provide out of hospital medical care to the patient.
Arm wrestling is a sport involving two participants.
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.
The bamboos are evergreen perennial flowering plants in the subfamily Bambusoideae of the grass family Poaceae.
Barbed wire, also known as barb wire, less often as bob wire or, in the southeastern United States, bobbed wire, is a type of steel fencing wire constructed with sharp edges or points arranged at intervals along the strand(s).
A baseball bat is a smooth wooden or metal club used in the sport of baseball to hit the ball after it is thrown by the pitcher.
Battleground (2017) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE for the SmackDown brand.
A belt is a flexible band or strap, typically made of leather or heavy cloth, and worn around the waist.
Big Japan Pro Wrestling (BJW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1995.
Paul Donald Wight II (born February 8, 1972), better known by the ring name Big Show, is an American professional wrestler and actor, currently signed to WWE on the Raw brand.
The Big Six wheel, also known simply as The Big Six or Wheel of Fortune, is an unequal game of chance, played using a large vertical wheel that can be spun.
Leon Allen White (May 14, 1955 – June 18, 2018), better known by his ring names Big Van Vader or simply Vader, was an American professional wrestler and professional football player.
Black tie, occasionally known in the English-speaking world by its French name cravate noire, is a dress code for evening events and social functions derived from British and American costume conventions of the 19th century.
A body bag, also known as a cadaver pouch or human remains pouch (HRP), is a non-porous bag designed to contain a human body, used for the storage and transportation of corpses.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Boxing gloves are cushioned gloves that fighters wear on their hands during boxing matches and practices.
A bra, short for brassiere (UK or), is a form-fitting undergarment suspender designed to support or cover the wearer's breasts.
Brass knuckles, also sometimes called knuckles, knucks, brass knucks, knucklebusters, knuckledusters, an English punch or a classic, are weapons used in hand-to-hand combat.
Windham Lawrence Rotunda (born May 23, 1987) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Bray Wyatt, where he is one-half of the brand's Tag Team Champions, along with Matt Hardy in both his first individual reign and his first reign in a team with Hardy.
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.
Brian Keith Adams (April 14, 1964 – August 13, 2007) was an American professional wrestler.
Mark LoMonaco (born July 14, 1971) is an American radio talk show host and professional wrestler currently working for Ring of Honor (ROH) under the ring name Bully Ray.
Marcus Alexander Bagwell (born January 10, 1970) is an American professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Buff Bagwell.
A bulldozer is a crawler (continuous tracked tractor) equipped with a substantial metal plate (known as a blade) used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, or other such material during construction or conversion work and typically equipped at the rear with a claw-like device (known as a ripper) to loosen densely compacted materials.
The buttocks (singular: buttock) are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of primates (including humans), and many other bipeds or quadrupeds, and comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles.
Canoe.com is an English-language Canadian portal site and website network, and is a subsidiary of Postmedia Network.
Capture the flag (CTF) is a traditional outdoor game where two teams each have a flag (or other marker) and the objective is to capture the other team's flag, located at the team's "base," and bring it safely back to their own base.
Caruthersville is a city in and the county seat of Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States, located along the Mississippi River in the Bootheel region of the state's far southeast.
A chain is a serial assembly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it is flexible and curved in compression but linear, rigid, and load-bearing in tension.
A chain-link fence (also referred to as wire netting, wire-mesh fence, chain-wire fence, cyclone fence, hurricane fence, or diamond-mesh fence) is a type of woven fence usually made from galvanized or LLDPE-coated steel wire.
A chair is a piece of furniture with a raised surface supported by legs, commonly used to seat a single person.
Chicken wire, or poultry netting, is a mesh of wire commonly used to fence in fowl, such as chickens, in a run or coop.
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.
Christopher Keith Irvine (born November 9, 1970), better known by the ring name Chris Jericho, is a Canadian professional wrestler and musician who appears primarily for New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) through a non-contractual agreement, where he is the current IWGP Intercontinental Champion in his first reign.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
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.
A coffin is a funerary box used for viewing or keeping a corpse, either for burial or cremation.
Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) is an American independent wrestling promotion.
A cow bell or cowbell is a bell worn by freely roaming animals made to scare off any predators.
In geometry, a cuboid is a convex polyhedron bounded by six quadrilateral faces, whose polyhedral graph is the same as that of a cube.
Cyanoacrylates are a family of strong fast-acting adhesives with industrial, medical, and household uses.
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.
Dan Carlin (born 1965) is an American political commentator and podcaster.
David Michael Bautista Jr. (born January 18, 1969) is an American actor, retired professional wrestler, mixed martial artist and bodybuilder.
David Finlay Jr. (born 31 January 1958) is a Northern Irish professional wrestling trainer, producer and retired professional wrestler.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
Jonathan David Good (born December 7, 1985) is an American professional wrestler and actor currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand under the ring name Dean Ambrose and is currently inactive due to a triceps injury.
December to Dismember (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on December 3, 2006, at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia.
Dixie Carter-Salinas (born October 6, 1964), known professionally as Dixie Carter, is an American businesswoman and former promoter.
A dog collar is a piece of material put around the neck of a dog.
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.
A dumpster is a type of mobile garbage bin designed to be brought and taken away by a special truck, or to a bin that a specially designed garbage truck lifts, empties into its hopper, and lowers, on the spot.
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.
WWE ECW was one of WWE's brands which was established on June 13, 2006 as a revival of the Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion and was discontinued on February 16, 2010.
ECW Press is a Canadian book publisher located in Toronto, Ontario.
Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling (ECCW) (formerly known as NWA: Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling and Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling) is a Western Canada-based professional wrestling promotion and a former member of the National Wrestling Alliance.
Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a professional wrestling promotion that was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992 by Tod Gordon.
Extreme Rules (2016) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE.
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.
A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.
A fluorescent lamp, or fluorescent tube, is a low-pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light.
A folding chair is a light, portable chair that folds flat, and can be stored in a stack, in a row, or on a cart.
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 gas chamber is an apparatus for killing humans or other animals with gas, consisting of a sealed chamber into which a poisonous or asphyxiant gas is introduced.
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.
Hair conditioner is a hair care product used to improve the feel, appearance and manageability of hair.
A hand wrap or a wrist wrap is a strip of cloth used by boxers (and participants in other combat sports) to protect the hand and wrist against injuries induced by punching.
Robert William Howard (born January 29, 1963) is an American professional wrestler and actor.
Hardcore wrestling is a form of professional wrestling where disqualifications, count-outs, and all other different rules do not apply.
Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks is an autobiography of former wrestler Mick Foley.
Head shaving is the practice of shaving the hair from a person's head.
A hearse is a vehicle used to carry the dead in a coffin/casket.
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.
The high five is a hand gesture that occurs when two people simultaneously raise one hand each, about head-high, and push, slide, or slap the flat of their palm against the flat palm of the other person.
The history of professional wrestling, as a performing art, started in the early 20th century, with predecessors in funfair and variety strongman and wrestling performances (which often involved match fixing) in the 19th century.
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.
The Impact World Championship is a professional wrestling world heavyweight championship owned and promoted by Impact Wrestling.
Impact Wrestling is an American professional wrestling promotion currently based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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).
International Wrestling Association of Japan, more commonly known as IWA Japan, was a Japanese professional wrestling promotion operating from 1994 to 1996 and again from 2011 onwards.
International Wrestling Syndicate (IWS) is a professional wrestling promotion based out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Ivan Koloff (born Oreal Donald Perras; August 25, 1942 – February 18, 2017) was a Canadian professional wrestler, best known for once holding the WWWF World Heavyweight Championship.
Jeffrey Nero Hardy (born August 31, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, singer-songwriter, painter, and musician.
Jeffrey Leonard Jarrett (born July 14, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, professional wrestling promoter and businessman currently signed to Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), where he is the current AAA Mega Champion in his second reign.
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.
James William Ross (born January 3, 1952) is an American professional wrestling commentator and talent relations executive currently signed to WWE.
Yuvraj Singh Dhesi (born July 19, 1986) is an Indian-Canadian professional wrestler.
John Charles Layfield (born November 29, 1966), better known by the ring name John "Bradshaw" Layfield (abbreviated JBL), is an American businessman, retired professional wrestler and television personality most prominently known for his time in WWE where he is a former WWE Champion.
James Harris (born May 28, 1950) is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Kamala.
Glenn Thomas Jacobs (born April 26, 1967) is an American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician, better known by his ring name Kane.
Karen Jarrett (Smedley and formerly Angle, born October 12, 1972) is an American professional wrestling valet and personality.
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.
King of the Ring (1995) was the third annual King of the Ring professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
A knockout (abbreviated to KO or K.O.) is a fight-ending, winning criterion in several full-contact combat sports, such as boxing, kickboxing, muay thai, mixed martial arts, karate, some forms of taekwondo, and other sports involving striking, as well as fighting-based video games.
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.
A ladder is a vertical or inclined set of rungs or steps.
A ladder match is a type of match in professional wrestling, most commonly one where an item (usually a title belt) is hung above the ring, and the winner is the contestant who climbs a ladder and retrieves the item.
A leash (also called a lead, lead line or tether) is a rope or similar material attached to the neck or head of an animal for restraint or control.
Lingerie is a category of women's clothing including at least undergarments, sleepwear and lightweight robes.
Halftime shows are a tradition during American football games at all levels of competition.
right WWE is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Stamford, Connecticut.
Literal translation, direct translation, or word-for-word translation is the rendering of text from one language to another one word at a time (Latin: "verbum pro verbo") with or without conveying the sense of the original whole.
Lucha libre (meaning "freestyle wrestling" or literally translated as "free fight") is the term used in Mexico for professional wrestling.
Antonio Peña Promotions, S.A de CV d/b/a Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide, or simply AAA (an abbreviation of its original name Asistencia Asesoría y Administración, Spanish for "Assistance, Assessment, and Administration") is a Mexican Lucha Libre (professional wrestling) promotion based in Mexico City, Mexico.
Lucha Underground is a Mexican-American professional wrestling promotion and serial drama television series owned and produced by United Artists Media Group.
Lumberjacks are North American workers in the logging industry who perform the initial harvesting and transport of trees for ultimate processing into forest products.
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (also known as Mad Max 3) is a 1985 Australian dystopian action film directed by George Miller and George Ogilvie, distributed by Warner Bros., and written by Miller and Terry Hayes.
In professional wrestling, a manager is a supporting character paired with a wrestler (or wrestlers) for a variety of reasons.
A mechanical room or a boiler room is a room or space in a building dedicated to the mechanical equipment and its associated electrical equipment, as opposed to rooms intended for human occupancy or storage.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
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.
Michael Francis "Mick" Foley Sr. (born June 7, 1965) is a former American professional wrestler and color commentator currently signed to WWE.
Mid-South Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena located in Memphis, Tennessee that seated 10,085 people.
Miracle on 34th Street (in the United Kingdom initially released as The Big Heart) is a 1947 American Christmas comedy-drama film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.
Nora Kristina Benshoof (née Greenwald; born on September 7, 1977) is an American professional wrestler.
The Money in the Bank ladder match is a multi-person ladder match held by the professional wrestling promotion WWE.
The Naked Women's Wrestling League, also known as NWWL, is a defunct erotic women's professional wrestling promotion which featured naked females battling in the ring.
A national anthem (also state anthem, national hymn, national song, etc.) is generally a patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions, and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.
Nicholas Aldis (born 6 November 1986) is an English professional wrestler currently working for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), where he is the reigning NWA World Heavyweight Champion in his first reign.
No Mercy (2004) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on October 3, 2004, at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
No Mercy (2007) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which took place on October 7, 2007, at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
Over the Limit (2011) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE, which took place on May 22, 2011 at the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington.
Padlocks are portable locks with a shackle that may be passed through an opening (such as a chain link, or hasp staple) to prevent use, theft, vandalism or harm.
Pajamas (US) or pyjamas, often shortened to PJs or jammies, can refer to several related types of clothing originating from the Indian subcontinent.
Panties in American English (typically called knickers in British English) are a form of underwear worn by women.
Pattern hair loss, known as male-pattern hair loss (MPHL) when it affects males and female-pattern hair loss (FPHL) when it affects females, is hair loss that primarily affects the top and front of the scalp.
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.
The penalty box or sin bin (sometimes called the bad box, or simply bin or box) is the area in ice hockey, roller derby, rugby league, rugby union and some other sports where a player sits to serve the time of a given penalty, for an offence not severe enough to merit outright expulsion from the contest.
A pillow is a support of the body at rest for comfort, therapeutic, decoration or play.
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.
Premature burial, also known as live burial, burial alive, or vivisepulture, means to be buried while still alive.
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.
A professional wrestling promotion (also federation or fed) is a company or business that regularly performs shows involving professional wrestling.
Much like singles matches, tag team professional wrestling matches can and have taken many forms.
Punjab is a state in northern India.
Randal Keith Orton (born April 1, 1980) is an American professional wrestler and actor.
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).
Scott Levy (born September 8, 1964) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, and podcaster better known by his ring name, Raven.
Raw is one of WWE's brands which was first established on March 25, 2002 with a draft on Raw and went into effect one week later on April 1.
Ready to Rumble is a 2000 American buddy comedy film directed by Brian Robbins and written by Steven Brill, which is based on Turner Broadcasting's now defunct professional wrestling promotion, World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
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.
Ring of Honor Wrestling Entertainment, LLC, d/b/a Ring of Honor (ROH) is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Baltimore, Maryland.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
Roulette is a casino game named after the French word meaning little wheel.
The Royal Rumble is a professional wrestling event, produced every January since 1988 by professional wrestling promotion WWE.
Scaffolding, also called scaffold or staging, is a temporary structure used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, bridges and all other man made structures.
Scott Carl Rechsteiner (born July 29, 1962), better known by the ring name Scott Steiner, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Nonstop Action Wrestling).
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.
is a weapon used for practice and competition in kendo representing a Japanese sword.
A shoot in professional wrestling is any unplanned, unscripted, or real-life occurrence within a wrestling event.
A shovel is a tool for digging, lifting, and moving bulk materials, such as soil, coal, gravel, snow, sand, or ore.
Slammiversary XI was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion, which took place on June 2, 2013 at the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
SmackDown is one of WWE's brands which was first established on March 25, 2002 with a draft on Raw and went into effect one week later on April 2.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
Steve Borden (born March 20, 1959), better known by the ring name Sting, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, author and former bodybuilder.
A stretcher, litter, or pram is an apparatus used for moving patients who require medical care.
A submission is a combat sports term for yielding to the opponent, and hence resulting in an immediate defeat.
SummerSlam (2013) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE that took place on August 18, 2013 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
or sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet.
Super Bowl XXXIII was an American football game played between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Atlanta Falcons to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1998 season.
Survivor Series is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held in November by WWE.
Survivor Series (1992) was the sixth annual Survivor Series professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
A table is an item of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, used as a surface for working at, eating from or on which to place things.
Tag team wrestling is a type of professional wrestling in which matches are contested between teams of multiple wrestlers.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Terrence Funk (born June 30, 1944) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and actor.
Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia.
The Great American Bash (2000) was the fourteenth and final The Great American Bash professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
The Great American Bash (2006) was the third annual Great American Bash professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Dalip Singh Rana, (born 27 August 1972), better known by the ring name The Great Khali, is an Indian-born American professional wrestler, promoter and actor best known for his time in WWE.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.
The Legacy was a villainous alliance in the professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), that competed on its Raw brand from 2008 to 2010.
The New Age Outlaws were a professional wrestling tag team in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) made up of "Road Dogg" Jesse James and "Badd Ass" Billy Gunn.
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.
The Undertaker vs.
Lockdown is an annual television special and former professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event promoted every spring by the American professional wrestling promotion Impact Wrestling (formerly Total Nonstop Action Wrestling), is considered one of the flagship Pay-per-views in the company, alongside Slammiversary and Bound for Glory.
A torneo cibernetico is a multi-man professional wrestling elimination match that was created and primarily used in Mexican lucha libre professional wrestling promotions, especially in Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL).
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.
The Tucson Convention Center (previously named the Tucson Community Center) is a large multi-purpose convention center located in downtown Tucson, Arizona.
A turnbuckle, stretching screw or bottlescrew is a device for adjusting the tension or length of ropes, cables, tie rods, and other tensioning systems.
Edward Smith Fatu (March 28, 1973 – December 4, 2009) was an American Samoan professional wrestler.
Uncensored (1995) was the inaugural Uncensored professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
Uncensored (1996) was the second Uncensored professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Championship Wrestling (WCW).
Unforgiven: In Your House was the 21st professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event under the In Your House name from the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
Vincent James Russo (born January 24, 1961) is an American author, podcaster, professional wrestling writer and pundit.
Warrior is a 2011 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament makes them come to terms with their lives and each other.
The WCW World Six-Man Tag Team Championship was a short-lived championship contested in World Championship Wrestling throughout 1991.
A wheelbarrow is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles at the rear, or by a sail to push the ancient wheelbarrow by wind.
Throughout its history, women have served in various onscreen roles in the American professional wrestling promotion WWE.
Professional wrestling is a dramatic enactment of wrestling as a spectator sport.
World Championship Wrestling, Inc. (WCW) was an American professional wrestling promotion, historically based in Atlanta, Georgia.
WrestleMania 32 was the thirty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event and WWE Network event produced by WWE.
WrestleMania X was the tenth annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
A wrestling ring is the stage on which professional wrestlers wrestle.
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".
Breaking Point was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and presented by Eidos Interactive's Batman: Arkham Asylum.
The WWE Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand.
Elimination Chamber is a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event, produced by WWE, a professional wrestling promotion based in Connecticut.
The WWE Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to World Wrestling Entertainment is a reference book featuring in-depth knowledge surrounding the leading organization in professional wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Fastlane is a pay-per-view and WWE Network event produced annually by WWE, a Connecticut–based promotion, and broadcast live and available through pay-per-view (PPV) and WWE Network.
WWE NXT, also simply called NXT, is a professional wrestling television program that is produced by WWE and is broadcast on the WWE Network every Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.
WWE SmackDown, also referred to as SmackDown Live or simply SmackDown, is a professional wrestling television program that debuted on April 29, 1999.
TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs is a professional wrestling event produced annually by WWE, a Connecticut–based promotion, and broadcast live and available through the WWE Network and pay-per-view (PPV).
Rodney Agatupu Anoai (October 2, 1966 – October 23, 2000) was an American professional wrestler who is best known for his time with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) where he wrestled under the ring name Yokozuna.
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