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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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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  • 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 happened to Batista from the WWE?

    Q: What happened to Batista from the WWE?

    A: Dave Batista is a former mixed martial artist and member of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE). Though the wrestler left the WWE for a short break, he returned to the company in January of 2014. In addition to wrestling, he also works as an actor, a voice actor and a mixed martial arts competitor.
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  • Who is Road Warrior Hawk?

    Q: Who is Road Warrior Hawk?

    A: Road Warrior Hawk was the performing name of professional wrestler Michael James Hegstrand. He was best known for partnering with Road Warrior Animal as a member of the Legion of Doom tag team.
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  • Q: Where can fans find a World Wrestling Entertainment rumor round-up?

    A: A rumor round-up for the World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE can be found online from Cageside Seats, which is a part of SB Nation and Vox Media. Cageside Seats provides up-to-date, rumor round-ups for a variety of matches, individuals and events that occur with the WWE.
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  • Q: Who were the WWE wrestlers suspended for steroids?

    A: The WWE did not disclose the names of the WWE wrestlers suspended for steroids, but according to ESPN, a close source listed Shoichi Funaki, Adam "Edge" Copeland, Shane Helms, Dave Bautista, John "Johnny Nitro" Hennigan, Eddie Guerrero, Chris "Masters" Mordetsky, Chris Benoit and Brian "Crush" Adams. Chris Benoit had previously killed his family and then hung himself, and Eddie Guerrero and Brian Adams were also among the deceased on the list to be investigated.
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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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  • 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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  • 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: Where can you find scheduled fights for Edinboro wrestling?

    A: Fans can find the Edinboro wrestling match schedule online at GoFightingScots.com by clicking the Wrestling link under the Men's Sports heading on the homepage, and then scrolling to the bottom of the page. Information on the wrestling schedule includes the date and location of the match.
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  • Who has had the longest reign as WWE champion?

    Q: Who has had the longest reign as WWE champion?

    A: As of 2014, Bruno Sammartino holds the record for being the longest-reigning WWE Champion. Sammartino held the championship for a total of 4,040 days. With two title reigns, Sammartino’s longest individual title reign reached 2,803 days.
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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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