History of professional wrestling
Professional wrestling, a performing art, is a popular form of entertainment in Australia, North America, Latin America, Europe, and Japan. It developed in the early 20th century, with predecessors i...
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The Lucha Libre fighters of the Bronx
On the first Saturday of every month, near the mouth of the Bronx River, Daro’s Extreme Fitness turns into a parallel universe: A diner owner and former drug dealer transforms into an ancient Mayan ki...
Professional wrestling in Australia
Professional wrestling in Australia makes up a small part of Australian culture. Unlike the North American or Japanese products which have large, globally renowned organisations such as World Wrestlin...
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Puroresu
Puroresu (プロレス) is the popular term for the predominant style or genre of professional wrestling that has developed in Japan. The term comes from the Japanese pronunciation of "professional wrestl...
Lucha libre
Lucha libre ([ˈlutʃa ˈlibɾe], meaning "free wrestling") is a term used in Mexico, and other Spanish-speaking countries, for a form of professional wrestling that has developed within those countries. ...
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Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom
Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom spans over one hundred years but became popular when the then new Independent Television station ITV began showing it in 1955, firstly on Saturday afternoo...
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History of professional wrestling in the United States
Professional wrestling in the United States, until the 1920s, was viewed as a legitimate sport. This view did not endure into the 1930s, as professional wrestling became identified with modern theatri...
History of professional wrestling in the United States - Wikipedia
The Kliq
The Kliq (sometimes spelled as Clique) was a backstage group in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) during the mid-1990s, composed of Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, and Se...
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The Lucha Libre fighters of the Bronx
On the first Saturday of every month, near the mouth of the Bronx River, Daro’s Extreme Fitness turns into a parallel universe: A diner owner and former drug dealer transforms into an ancient Mayan ki...
Scott Hall
Scott Oliver Hall (born October 20, 1958) is an American former professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenures with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) under the ring name Razor Ram...
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Muhammad Ali vs. Antonio Inoki
The fight between American boxer Muhammad Ali and Japanese professional wrestler Antonio Inoki was held at the Nippon Budokan arena in Tokyo on June 26, 1976. At the time, Ali had come off a knockout ...
D-Generation X
D-Generation X (also known DX) was a professional wrestling stable (and later tag team) best known for their appearances in the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment/WWE). The group originated in t...
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The Invasion (professional wrestling)
The Invasion was a professional wrestling storyline in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE) that ran from March–November 2001 and involved stables of wrestlers purporting to represen...
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1980s professional wrestling boom
The 1980s professional wrestling boom (more commonly referred to as the Golden Age) was a surge in the popularity of professional wrestling in the United States and elsewhere throughout the 1980s. The...
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Black Saturday (wrestling)
In professional wrestling, the term Black Saturday refers to Saturday, July 14, 1984, the day when Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation took over the time slot on Superstation WTBS that had been...
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Triple H
Paul Michael Levesque (born July 27, 1969), better known by his ring name Triple H (an abbreviation of his character's full name, Hunter Hearst Helmsley), is an American business executive, profession...
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Montreal Screwjob
The Montreal Screwjob (also called the Montreal Incident) was a controversial, real-life professional wrestling incident in which World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now World Wrestling Entertainment or ...
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Sean Waltman
Sean Michael Waltman (born July 13, 1972) is an American professional wrestler. He wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now called WWE) under the ring names 1–2–3 Kid and X-Pac intermitte...
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Over the Edge (1999)
Over the Edge (1999) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and presented by MCI's 1-800-COLLECT, which took place on May 23, 1999, at Kemper ...
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The New World Order (professional wrestling)
The New World Order (commonly abbreviated NWO, in logo stylized as nWo) is a professional wrestling stable that originally consisted of Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. They are best k...
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History of World Championship Wrestling
The history of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) is the history of the American professional wrestling promotion that existed from 1988 to 2001. It began as a promotion affiliated with the National W...
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The Outsiders (professional wrestling)
The Outsiders are a professional wrestling tag team consisting of Kevin Nash and Scott Hall. They first formed in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1996, and later teamed in the World Wrestling Fe...
Two Dudes with Attitudes
Two Dudes With Attitudes, also known simply as Diesel and Shawn Michaels, was a tag team that competed in the World Wrestling Federation from 1993 to 1994 and again in 1995. The team held the World Ta...
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Mass Transit incident (professional wrestling)
The "Mass Transit Incident" was an infamous event in professional wrestling that occurred at an Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) house show on November 23, 1996 at the Wonderland Ballroom in Rever...
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Lucha film
The sport of Lucha Libre (Mexican professional wrestling) became so popular in Mexico that it spawned a genre of Luchador films (wrestling/action/science-fiction/horror films) starring some of the mos...
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History of WWE
The history of WWE dates back to the early 1950s when it was founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1952 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation (CWC). It underwent numerous name changes throughout the y...
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Shawn Michaels
Michael Shawn Hickenbottom (born July 22, 1965), better known by his ring name, Shawn Michaels, is an American professional wrestling personality, television presenter and retired professional wrestle...
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Owen Hart
Owen James Hart (May 7, 1965 – May 23, 1999) was a Canadian professional and amateur wrestler who worked for several promotions including Stampede Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Cham...