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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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 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: Who Are Some Famous WWE Champions?

    A: John Cena, Roddy Piper and Ric Flair are some famous World Wrestling Entertainment champions. Some are modern stars, whereas others date back to the earlier history of the WWE.
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  • Q: Does the WWE Offer Wrestling Schools?

    A: The WWE does not operate its own wrestling school, and it does not make recommendations of independent schools. However, the official WWE website has featured independent schools with alumni who have made careers as WWE Superstars.
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  • How Much Does a Sumo Wrestler Weigh?

    Q: How Much Does a Sumo Wrestler Weigh?

    A: Professional Japanese sumo wrestlers weigh 148 kilograms on average. Wrestlers in sumo schools eat two large meals a day consisting of chankonabe, a meat, fish and vegetable stew, rice and beer to help achieve this weight.
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  • Q: What Did Brock Lesnar Do to The Undertaker's Wife Sara?

    A: According to Online World of Wrestling, Brock Lesnar had his manager Paul Heyman harass The Undertaker's pregnant wife Sara in their dressing room, luring The Undertaker into an attack from behind. Following the attack, Brock Lesnar put his hand on Sara's belly and cursed.
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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: How Do You Find WWE Updates?

    A: The websites of World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE.com, and the professional wrestling online news magazine Wrestling-Edge are both sources of WWE updates. The WWE also maintains official Twitter handles, and official WWE tweets often reference breaking WWE news, events and stories.
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  • Q: What Is the History of the WWE Undisputed Championship Belt?

    A: The WWE Undisputed Championship belt did not exist until 2001, as WWE had purchased competitor WCW and wanted a single title rather than a separate one for each company. Chris Jericho, who had already spent significant time in both organizations, was the first to win the Undisputed Championship after beating both The Rock and "Stone Cold" Steve Austin at the WWE Vengeance pay-per-view in December 2001.
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  • Q: What Are Some WWE Professional Wrestling Training Schools?

    A: The WWE Performance Center is the official wrestling training school for the company. While WWE previously worked with other training schools and spread its own clinics across multiple locations, the organization opened the Performance Center in 2013 to serve as its lone training facility.
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  • Q: Why Did the Ultimate Warrior Leave Wrestling?

    A: The Ultimate Warrior, one of World Wrestling Entertainment's superstar wrestlers, initially left wrestling due to a contract dispute. The wrestler officially resigned in October 1991 with an on-again, off-again relationship with professional wrestling. Vince McMahon reported the Ultimate Warrior's use of growth hormone led to his departure, according to the documentary, "Warrior: The Ultimate Legend."
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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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