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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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 are college wrestling rankings determined?

    Q: How are college wrestling rankings determined?

    A: The National Wrestling Coaches Association and USA Today determine college team wrestling rankings by conducting a poll of one coach from each conference. The poll committee includes 12 coaches, one from each conference, who rank the top 25 teams each week during the season. The committee releases top 25 rankings reflecting the coaches' composite opinion. The committee releases 15 polls a year, beginning in November and continuing through February.
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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: What are some ways to check InterMat wrestling rankings?

    A: InterMat wrestling rankings are available on InterMatWrestle.com, but other wrestling related sites, such as TakedownWrestle.com and CalGrappler.com, provide some of the rankings as well, as of 2016. Those sites also provide links to the rankings on InterMatWrestle.com.
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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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  • What do wrestlers wear?

    Q: What do wrestlers wear?

    A: Youth, high school and college wrestlers wear uniforms called singlets. These uniforms resemble women's one-piece swimsuits. The difference between the two is in the length and the dip of the neckline, which is dependent upon the style of wrestling in which the wearer participates.
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  • Q: What is FloWrestling known for?

    A: FloWrestling is a website dedicated to professional wrestling and wrestling athletes. It publishes videos and interviews with top wrestlers and features wrestling news. The site also offers rankings for high school and college wrestling.
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  • Q: How can you see results for the latest WWE raw?

    A: The easiest way to see the results for the latest WWE Raw matches is to visit the official WWE website. From the home page, scroll over the Shows tab at the top of the page, and select RAW from the drop-down menu.
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  • Q: Who are some notable wrestlers on WWE Monday Night Raw?

    A: Some of the Superstars on "WWE Monday Night Raw" include Brock Lesnar, Sting, John Cena, Paige and Undertaker. Others include Randy Orton, Nikki and Brie Bella and Roman Reigns, as of 2015.
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  • Q: Who are the top wrestlers in the 2015 TNA roster?

    A: Matt Hardy, Ethan Carter III, Kurt Angle and Lashley are all among the top wrestlers on the TNA roster in 2015. These four men are the only wrestlers on the roster to hold the company's World Heavyweight Championship during the calendar year.
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  • Q: Was Jess Hardy a part of the WWE?

    A: There is no record of anyone named Jess Hardy ever being affiliated with WWE. The fictional character Jessica Hardy has a Facebook page where she claims to be a five-time WWE Women's Champion and a three-time Diva's Champion.
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