New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame - Wikipedia

The New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame and Fan Fest is an American professional wrestling hall of fame . It was established in January 2008 to honor select wrestling personalities who have made significant contributions to professional wrestling in New England and the Northeastern United States .

The idea for the hall of fame was conceived by Joseph Bruen, a longtime ring announcer and...

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Date: 2017-04-07 17:41:09
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Wrestling ring - Wikipedia

Wrestling rings are generally composed of an elevated steel beam and wood plank stage covered by foam padding and a canvas mat, with the elevated sides then covered with a fabric skirt to prevent spectators from seeing underneath. Around the ring are three ring ropes. Depending on the promotion, the construction of these pieces differs; some, like WWE , use natural fiber ropes wrapped in tape,...

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Date: 2017-04-17 17:08:06
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Terry Gordy - Wikipedia

Professional wrestling career[ edit ]

Early career (1975-1982)[ edit ]

Gordy started wrestling in 1975 at the age of 14 as Terry Mecca for the International Wrestling Association . In early 1979, he began wrestling under his real name and formed the Fabulous Freebirds with Michael Hayes . [1] Buddy Roberts was later added to the group.

Memphis CWA Wrestling (1979 & 1984)[ edit ]

The Freebirds...

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Date: 2017-04-22 01:26:09
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Matt Osborne - Wikipedia

Professional wrestling career[ edit ]

National Wrestling Alliance[ edit ]

Under the ring name Matt Borne, Osborne debuted on December 6, 1978 and wrestled for various National Wrestling Alliance territories, most prominently for Pacific Northwest Wrestling , where he was their heavyweight and four-time tag champion. In Mid Atlantic Championship Wrestling on June 6, 1980, he won his first...

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Date: 2017-04-22 20:12:39
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WWE Extreme Rules - Wikipedia

WWE Extreme Rules (simply known as Extreme Rules) is a professional wrestling event produced annually by WWE , a Connecticut-based promotion , and broadcast live and available only through pay-per-view (PPV). The name of the event stems most matches being contested under hardcore wrestling regulations; [1] the defunct Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) promotion originally used the term to describe the regulations for all of its matches. The event name was established in 2009; however, its theme began with its...

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Date: 2017-04-21 10:32:19
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WWE Championship - Wikipedia

The WWE Championship is a world heavyweight championship created and promoted by the American professional wrestling promotion WWE on the SmackDown brand . It is one of two world titles in the WWE, alongside the WWE Universal Championship that was created for the Raw brand as a result of the 2016 WWE draft . The title is currently held by Randy Orton , who is in his ninth reign.

The original...

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Date: 2017-04-18 23:33:20
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List of Extreme Championship Wrestling alumni - Wikipedia

This is a list of professional wrestlers and other people who appeared in the original incarnation of Extreme Championship Wrestling

Performers are listed in alphabetical order by the ringname(s) they used in ECW (e.g. Roadkill, not Amish Roadkill). Normal alphabetical order applies. Dates listed are for when a performer used that name, not the entire time...

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Date: 2017-04-18 03:59:52
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X Division - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

The high-flying, high risk style of wrestling had become one of the features of World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling in the late 1990s. Rather than emphasizing the fact that most wrestlers who perform this style are under 220�lb (100�kg) by calling it a cruiserweight division, TNA decided to emphasize the high-risk nature of the stunt like moves that...

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Date: 2017-04-22 01:06:48
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ECW (WWE) - Wikipedia

ECW brand shows were held in large arenas as a part of the taping schedules of WWE's other brands. This was in sharp contrast to the original Extreme Championship Wrestling which ran most of its events in smaller venues. [27] The show generally aired live on Tuesdays directly before -- when touring the west coast -- or after SmackDown was taped, [28] [29] though it was also recorded and placed on a broadcast delay until later in the night depending on what circumstances dictated. [30] ECW had originally...

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Date: 2017-04-22 05:10:42
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WWE Music Group - Wikipedia

The series of World Wrestling Federation (WWF) produced albums began in 1985 with The Wrestling Album . [9] The album contained the song " Land of a Thousand Dances ", recorded by a majority of the WWF roster at the time (including Roddy Piper , Jesse Ventura , and Randy Savage ). The locker room would later reconvene for the song's music video . [9]

Later in 1993, WrestleMania: The Album was...

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Date: 2017-04-19 17:11:15
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Ring of Honor Wrestling - Wikipedia

Ring of Honor Wrestling began airing weekly starting March 21, 2009 on HDNet . [3] On July 1, 2009 it was reported that Ring of Honor had canceled television tapings scheduled to take place on July 17 and 18, the decision was reported to be a decision made by HDNet and not Ring of Honor. [2] On July 27, 2009, ROH announced that Ring of Honor Wrestling would be moving to Monday nights beginning...

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Date: 2017-04-21 17:35:20
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Sheamus - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In May 2004, still using the ring name Sheamus O'Shaunessy, Farrelly returned to wrestling at the newly opened Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) school in Dublin . He then made his debut match for the promotion at their Mount Temple show on 9 July against Mark Burns, who he easily defeated. [6] He went on to win a battle royal the following month.

O'Shaunessy spent the rest of the year engaged in a...

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Date: 2017-04-21 01:21:29
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World Xtreme Wrestling - Wikipedia

World Xtreme Wrestling

WXW Womens League

World Xtreme Wrestling (WXW) is a Florida -based independent professional wrestling promotion which has held events across the United States and toured in Japan , the Middle East and South Pacific region including American Samoa and Guam .

The promotion is associated with Afa Anoa'i 's Wild Samoan Pro Wrestling Training Center in Minneola, Florida , and...

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Date: 2017-04-17 18:50:13
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Job (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia

Definition[ edit ]

A job which is presented as being the result of an extremely close match, or underhanded tactics on the part of an opponent, will not necessarily tarnish a wrestler's reputation, especially if the situation is presented as one where the wrestler "deserved" to win but was cheated. At other times a high-profile loss, particularly one which makes the wrestler in question look...

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Date: 2017-04-06 05:22:05
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