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As of March 2014, the current WWE World Heavyweight champion is Randy Orton. At the very young age of 33, Randy is already a veteran in the wrestling business and has earned the reputation of being a heel.

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  • Is the wrestler Undertaker dead?

    Q: Is the wrestler Undertaker dead?

    A: As of November 2014, Mark Calaway, who wrestles under the ring name The Undertaker, is alive and well. He has been recovering from an injury sustained at WrestleMania XXX.
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  • How much money does a professional wrestler make in a week?

    Q: How much money does a professional wrestler make in a week?

    A: There is no ballpark per week salary for professional wrestlers since it varies widely. The amount of money professional wrestlers make in a week depends on their popularity, the number of appearances they make and other sources of income from royalties and promotional work.
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  • What does TKO stand for in UFC?

    Q: What does TKO stand for in UFC?

    A: "TKO" stands for technical knockout in UFC, according to HowStuffWorks. A technical knockout is one of the ways to win a UFC fight. The official UFC website notes that fights end in decisions, submissions or knockouts.
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  • What are some of the coolest wrestling names?

    Q: What are some of the coolest wrestling names?

    A: A few of the coolest wrestling names include Ace of Hearts (Shane Valentine), The Heartbreak Kid (Shawn Michaels) and The Rock (Dwayne Johnson). Hulk Hogan (Terry Gene Bollea) is perhaps the most well-known wrestling name.
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  • How much money does a professional wrestler make?

    Q: How much money does a professional wrestler make?

    A: The median salary for a typical professional wrestler is $47,000 per year. Wrestler wages vary widely according to the wrestler's experience, locations worked and other factors.
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  • What is the WWE Undisputed Championship?

    Q: What is the WWE Undisputed Championship?

    A: According to World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., the "World Heavyweight Championship" was briefly known as the "Undisputed Championship" from May until September 2002. The move came after the World Wresting Federation (WWF) doubled in size and divided its roster among the Raw and Smackdown brands, renaming itself the "WWE."
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  • What are the rules of Mexican wrestling?

    Q: What are the rules of Mexican wrestling?

    A: In Mexican professional wrestling, singles matches can be won by pin, submission, ring out or disqualification. A pin occurs when one wrestler pins his opponent for a count of three. A submission occurs when one wrestler waves his hands or tells the referee he submits. A ring out occurs when one wrestler is knocked out of the ring for a predetermined amount of time, typically 20 seconds.
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  • How old is gold dust?

    Q: How old is gold dust?

    A: Professional wrestler Goldust was born on April 11, 1969, making him 45 years old as of November 2014. He was born in Austin, Texas, as Dustin Patrick Runnels. Runnels is the son of WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes and brother of WWE wrestler Cody Rhodes.
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  • Who is the WWE champion right now?

    Q: Who is the WWE champion right now?

    A: As of March 2014, the current WWE World Heavyweight champion is Randy Orton. At the very young age of 33, Randy is already a veteran in the wrestling business and has earned the reputation of being a heel.
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  • Is the WWE fake or real?

    Q: Is the WWE fake or real?

    A: WWE wrestling is a combination of real wrestling moves and choreographed stunts performed by professionally trained athletes. The stunts performed during WWE matches are often considered fake due to the fact that the stunts are expertly choreographed. This does not mean that wrestlers do not experience injuries in the ring. It simply means that WWE wrestling is designed for entertainment purposes, and the stunts and choreography moves are practiced repeatedly in order to increase safety and minimize injury.
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  • What is the best way to win an arm wrestling match?

    Q: What is the best way to win an arm wrestling match?

    A: The best way to win an arm wrestling match is to work out the muscles in the arm and hand, learn the most effective arm wrestling moves, and practice arm wrestling. You should see improvement immediately.
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  • Are there popular wrestling events in Michigan?

    Q: Are there popular wrestling events in Michigan?

    A: The National Collegiate Athletic Association and Big Ten are two of the popular wrestling events in Michigan. Players who win in the Big Ten are qualified to compete in the NCAA championships.
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  • Q: How do you create a wrestling name?

    A: One way to create a wrestling name is to use a name generator, such as the one found on WrestlingName.com. You input your real name into the generator, and it gives you a wrestling name. There is a version of the generator for women as well as a Spanish version.
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  • Q: Where can you find high school wrestling rankings?

    A: A good place to find high school wrestling rankings is Wrestling USA, which looks at rankings across the nation. There are also location-specific websites with rankings, such as CalGrappler.com, a website that publishes rankings for California high schools and colleges.
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  • How does Mexican wrestling work?

    Q: How does Mexican wrestling work?

    A: The rules of Mexican wrestling, or lucha libre, are similar to those of American professional wrestling. The sport consists of single matches and tag-team matches that take place in a ring. Wrestlers, called "luchadores," use special acrobatic moves and holds to defeat their opponents. Props, such as chairs, belts and other items, are also allowed for use as weapons in the ring.
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  • Q: Is Lex Luger dead?

    A: As of February 2015, wrestler Lex Luger is still alive. His billed weight is 275 pounds and his billed height is 6 feet 6 inches.
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  • Q: What are some services offered by Flo Wrestling?

    A: Members of FloWrestling receive services such as access to all FloPRO content. This content includes live event streams, exclusive rankings, made-for-TV video series, insider articles and instructional technique videos from World champions, Olympians, NCAA champions and coaches. Devices that support the services that FloWrestling offers include laptop computers, desktop computers, iPads, iPhones and some Android devices.
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  • Q: What are some classic matches of the wrestler known as the Undertaker?

    A: Some classic matches of the Undertaker are "Undertaker vs. HBK, Wrestlemania 25," Undertaker vs. HBK, WrestleMania 26," Undertaker vs. Kane, Wrestlemania 14" and "Undertaker vs. Mankind, King of the Ring." The Undertaker, who has been wrestling for the WWE since 1990, was well-known for his 21 straight victories in WrestleMania, in which he finally lost to Brock Lesnar in WrestleMania XXX. Undertaker stands at 6'10" and uses horror tactics to intimidate his opponents.
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  • Q: What is the background of World Championship Wrestling?

    A: World Championship Wrestling, also known as WCW, was originally a brand name used by Georgia Championship Wrestling in the early 1980s. It went through multiple leadership changes, but Ted Turner owned the promotion when it launched as a television show in 1989. The promotion became the rival of the World Wrestling Federation, particularly under the leadership of executive producer Eric Bischoff.
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  • Q: What are some professional women's wrestling organizations?

    A: There are several women's professional wrestling companies in the United States, including Shimmer Women Athletes and Slammin Ladies. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Total Non-Stop Action (TNA) also have women's divisions.
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  • Q: Are there any wrestling events held in Wisconsin?

    A: Numerous wrestling events are held in Wisconsin. The events range from amateur camps to national tournaments. Events are held year-round and feature women’s and men’s Freestyle, Greco-Roman, Folkstyle, Grappling and Beach wrestling. Wisconsin has a thriving wrestling community, and information about upcoming events is available by contacting local chapters of the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation.
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