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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 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 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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  • 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 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 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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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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  • Q: What are the real names of famous wrestlers?

    A: Ted DiBiase rose to professional wrestling fame as The Million Dollar Man. However, Ted DiBiase wasn't even this wrestler's original name, because he started life as Theodore Marvin Wills. Among other big-time wrestlers with pseudonyms, The Undertaker is really Mark David Calaway, and The Rock is actually Dwayne Johnson.
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  • Who owns TNA Wrestling?

    Q: Who owns TNA Wrestling?

    A: As of 2014, TNA (Total Nonstop Action) Wrestling is majority owned by Janice Carter, wife of former majority owner Robert W. Carter, who purchased a controlling stake of 71 percent in 2002 from the company's co-founder Jerry Jarrett.
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  • Q: Can you watch WWE live TV for free online?

    A: Fans must have the WWE Network or a cable package with the USA Network to watch WWE live events legally. As of 2015, WWE Network offers a free trial for new customers. WWE does offer videos on its website and has an extensive YouTube channel featuring clips from recent shows.
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  • Q: Where are some of the most notable wrestlers of 2015?

    A: The majority of notable wrestlers in 2015 participate in World Wrestling Entertainment. However, a handful of popular wrestlers participate in other organizations, such as Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling.
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  • Q: Which websites have news about college wrestling?

    A: Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine is a college wrestling hub featuring up-to-date news about college wrestling. It publishes a monthly print and digital version of WIN. Its website features content from the magazine and original online-only content.
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  • Q: What does Pro Wrestling Torch cover?

    A: Pro Wrestling Torch is a website that covers news, results, rumors and spoilers for professional wrestling organizations including World Wrestling Entertainment, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, Ring of Honor Wrestling and New Japan Professional Wrestling. Pro Wrestling Torch also hosts editorial articles and podcasts featuring wrestling discussion and interviews.
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  • Q: What is "TNA Impact" wrestling?

    A: "TNA Impact" is a weekly professional wrestling show performed by the Total Nonstop Action sports entertainment company and formerly shown on Fox Sports Net and Spike TV. In 2015, the show was renamed "Impact Wrestling" and moved to the Destination America cable channel.
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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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  • Where can you find out the names of pro wrestlers?

    Q: Where can you find out the names of pro wrestlers?

    A: Pro-wrestlers.com offers many wrestler bios, which include the wrestlers' real names. ProWrestling has a list of pro wrestlers matched with their real names, as do 1oftball.com and deadwrestlers.net. LethalWow has a list that reveals the real names of female wrestlers.
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  • Q: Who are some popular professional wrestlers who have passed away?

    A: Andre the Giant, Chris Benoit, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, The Ultimate Warrior and "Macho Man" Randy Savage are some popular WWE wrestlers who are dead. Other famous wrestlers that have passed away include Dusty Rhodes and "Captain" Lou Albano.
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