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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 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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  • 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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  • 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 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 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 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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  • 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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  • When is a wrestler "king of the ring"?

    Q: When is a wrestler "king of the ring"?

    A: A "King of the Ring" match has wrestlers competing in a single-elimination tournament, with the ultimate winner being crowned King of the Ring. The concept was first used in the World Wrestling Federation and has continued to be associated with the WWE.
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  • Q: What organizations oversee state wrestling tournaments in Indiana?

    A: The Indiana High School Athletic Association oversees wrestling events among students in its member high schools. The Indiana State Wrestling Association and the Hoosier Youth Wrestling Association also provide oversight for wrestling competitions.
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  • Q: How are wrestling state rankings determined?

    A: USA Wrestling and Wrestling USA Magazine both determine wrestling rankings based on success at wrestling tournaments, as of 2015. Wrestling ranking methods vary based on the organization, although tournament success is typically a key factor.
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  • Q: How do you find out the real names of WWE wrestlers?

    A: The real names of WWE wrestlers can be found online through Prowrestling.com and Wikipedia. Prowrestling.com has a master list of professional wrestlers' real names organized alphabetically by stage name. Wikipedia has a page listing WWE personnel broken down in sections by gender, roster and job function.
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  • Q: How do you find Division I college wrestling rankings?

    A: You can find Division I wrestling rankings on NCAA.com. USA Today compiles these rankings, based on votes by members of the National Wrestling Coaches Association.
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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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  • What are custom batting gloves?

    Q: What are custom batting gloves?

    A: Custom batting gloves are gloves worn while batting during a game of baseball and are fitted and styled to the batter's preference. Custom batting gloves can be personalized with team colors, logos, design elements, such as lines or zigzags and inscriptions of the player's name.
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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 last night's UFC fight?

    A: The Fox Sports UFC home page provides the latest information on Ultimate Fighting Championship competition. Selecting the Results tab on the UFC home page brings up the most recent results. Drop-down menus let users view fights from earlier in the season or from previous years.
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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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