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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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?

    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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  • 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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  • 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: What is the WWE?

    A: The WWE, an acronym for World Wrestling Entertainment, is the United States' highest level of professional wrestling. WWE matches are not considered as legitimate as other sporting events, but rather a source of entertainment and showmanship.
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  • Q: What are some middle school wrestling rules?

    A: Rules of folkstyle wrestling, which is played at the middle school and all other school levels in the United States, include no grabbing the other wrestler's hair or headgear, and no fleeing the mat. Wrestlers score points through takedowns, escapes, reversals, near falls and penalties by the opponent.
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  • Q: Who starts WWE wrestling rumors?

    A: WWE wrestling rumors are created by journalists and various wrestling websites. Some websites, such as PWMania.com, claim to get news from reliable and respected sources within the wrestling industry. The website also claims it doesn’t create any false wrestling rumors. Wrestling websites might even share the same wrestling rumors with each other. Social media, such as Twitter, is another platform for writers to start wrestling rumors.
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  • Q: Who won the PIAA wrestling championship in 2014?

    A: Bethlehem Catholic and Franklin Regional won the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association's state dual-meet wrestling championships. Both schools also won the team titles in the state individual championships.
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  • Q: What are some key high school wrestling rules?

    A: A few key rules of high school wrestling, as of 2015, are that wrestlers score points by taking an opponent down to the mat, escaping an opponent’s hold and escaping from underneath an opponent and gaining control, according to the West Virginia Wrestling overview page. The opposing wrestler scores points should one wrestler use illegal holds, commit technical violations or engage in unsportsmanlike behavior.
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  • Q: What is a USA Wrestling card?

    A: USA Wrestling cards are issued to athletes wishing to compete in USA Wrestling sanctioned events, coaches that teach wrestling and those that officiate or referee wrestling. Interested parties can purchase membership and print their card by visiting USAWmembership.com.
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  • How does Mexican wrestling work?

    Q: How does Mexican wrestling work?

    A: The rules of Mexican wrestling, or lucha libre, are similar to those of American professional wrestling. The sport consists of single matches and tag-team matches that take place in a ring. Wrestlers, called "luchadores," use special acrobatic moves and holds to defeat their opponents. Props, such as chairs, belts and other items, are also allowed for use as weapons in the ring.
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  • Q: Where is the WWE shop in New York?

    A: The World (originally called "WWF New York") was a retail, dining and nightclub location formerly owned and operated by World Wrestling Entertainment. It was in the Paramount Theatre building at the corner of Broadway and 43rd streets in New York City.
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  • Q: Who won UFC 168?

    A: The winner of the middleweight title fight in UFC 168 was Chris Weidman who beat Anderson Silva with a TKO decision. This was the second meeting between the two fighters, with Weidman winning the previous bout with a second round KO on Anderson Silva during UFC 162.
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