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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What Is WWE Monday Night Raw?

    Q: What Is WWE Monday Night Raw?

    A: WWE Monday Night Raw is a television program that depicts a regular roster of sports entertainers battling it out in a wrestling ring to prove who is most worthy to hold various championship titles. As of 2015, the television program airs in the United States on the USA Network.
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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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  • Q: How Do You Get Custom Wrestling Headgear?

    A: Custom wrestling headgear is available online at CrossFaceGraphics.com, CliffKeen.com and DanmarWarrior.com. Custom headgear options from these sites include color-coordinated straps, custom helmet colors, and team logos and insignias.
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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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  • 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: How Do You Find High School Wrestling Records?

    A: National high school wrestling records are viewable online through WrestlingUSA.com. State high school wrestling records are viewable by visiting the respective state's high school athletic association website.
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  • Q: Who Are Some Older Female Wrestlers?

    A: As of 2015, older female wrestlers include Keiko Nakano and Debrah Anne Miceli. Other older female wrestlers include Lisa Mary Moretti and Jacqueline DeLois Moore. All of these women were WWE world champions.
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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: 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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