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Topic: Championship (professional wrestling)


  
  Championship (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In professional wrestling kayfabe, a championship or title is a recognition of a wrestler being the best in his or her promotion, or for lesser championships (such as the WWE Cruiserweight Championship), his or her division.
Most championships are represented by a championship belt, which the wrestler wears around his or her waist or carries over the shoulder.
Professional wrestling's championship belts are modeled after the championship belts in boxing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Championship_(professional_wrestling)   (366 words)

  
 Wrestling - MSN Encarta
Wrestling, sport in which two contestants try to force each other’s shoulders to the floor, thus scoring a fall and winning the match.
A world championship for women was created in the 1980s, and an increasing number of countries field women's wrestling teams each year.
For years the USSR was the world powerhouse in Greco-Roman wrestling, and after the collapse of the USSR in 1991, wrestlers from Russia continued to dominate international competition.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557370/Wrestling.html   (613 words)

  
 Wrestling
Exhibition wrestling is also popular in the United States, although this professional type of wrestling is viewed as an entertainment spectacle rather than a sport.
Professional wrestling reached its zenith during the early decades of the 20th century before giving way to exhibition wrestling.
Because the chief purpose of such wrestling is entertainment, both the action and the outcome of exhibition matches are carefully rehearsed in advance to be dramatic or humorous.
www.cnenigeria.com /sports/wrestling.htm   (1386 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Pro Wrestling Works"
Mention pro wrestling in public and you're likely to get a livelier debate than you would with politics or philosophy.
The Roman Empire adopted elements of Greek wrestling with an emphasis on brute strength.
Wrestling does have rules, which we'll explain in more detail in the Rules of Wrestling section.
entertainment.howstuffworks.com /pro-wrestling.htm   (618 words)

  
 Championship Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Championship Wrestling Professional Wrestling Camp is very reasonable and is broken down into weekly payments once the 1st down payment is paid.
Upon completion of the training, the student receives a certificate and is guaranteed four matches with Championship Wrestling on a tryout basis.
Championship Wrestling also puts the student in contact with other promoters all of the southeastern United States and in many cases all over the entire country.
www.championshipwrestlingtv.com /school.htm   (147 words)

  
 Championship Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Championship Wrestling is currently seeking several dedicated fans to fill positions in our newly formed street team.
The Championship Wrestling Street Team is also a great way to get your foot in the door in professional wrestling.
If you are looking to get a start in professional wrestling or you just want to learn more about professional wrestling then the Street Team is for you.
www.championshipwrestlingtv.com /streetteam.htm   (193 words)

  
 NWL and HoPWF Official Internet Headquarters (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The National Wrestling League, headquartered out of Hagerstown, MD, was founded by Dick Caricofe in 1988, and has held professional wrestling events throughout the US and overseas in Guam, Saipan, Pohnpei, Hawaiian Islands, Palua, and the Marshall Islands.
WWF superstar Mankind won his very first professional wrestling championship when he captured the NWL heavyweight title on the island of Guam in 1991.
The NWL takes pride in providing quality professional wrestling training at the NWL's Superior Pro Wrestling Training Center, which continuously sets new creative standards and ideas, making it a popular place for many leagues to keep an eye on.
www.nwlwrestling.com.cob-web.org:8888   (419 words)

  
 The World Heavyweight Title
Boston, MA Recognition withdrawn by the wrestling section of National Boxing Association in 29 for failing to meet "real" contenders.
Los Angeles, CA loses American Wrestling Association World title by DQ to Henri Deglane on 31/05/04 in Montreal, QC, but is still recognized as champion in Illinois; also defeats the title claimant Wladek Zbyszko on 31/11/02 in Chicago, IL; wins New York State Athelitc Commission World title defeating Jack Sherry on 32/10/10.
Boston, MA Defeats Jim Londos to win NYSAC and National Wrestling Association World titles; wins AWA World Title, defeating Ed Don George on 35/07/30 in Boston, MA to become the undisputed champion.
www.wrestling-titles.com /world/world-h.html   (417 words)

  
 Tony D.'s Professional Wrestling Webpage
On my Wrestling Page (you are here) are the Questions For The Pros Interviews that I've conducted.
Both Universal Championship Wrestling and The Global Wrestling Federation run shows in Pittsburg, Kansas, currently.
Also, I read some wrestling mags that I have from back then, and Jimmy Hart managed The Terminators around this time, but I don't remember if they were part of this video or not.
www.cpol.net /tonyd/wrestling.htm   (1389 words)

  
 Coastal Championship Wrestling - CCW
We are wrestling for ALL ages, striving to achieve the best in live family entertainment.
Our goal is to preserve the old school style of wrestling, as well as bring you the best in modern sports entertainment.
CCW wants to continue on the road which was paved by our predecessors, by bringing you a home grown wrestling organization to follow in the footsteps of these great stars.
www.coastalchampionshipwrestling.com /htm/home.htm   (151 words)

  
 Championship Professional Wrestling (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Wrestling fans have always been fascinated by the ultimate symbol of professional wrestling excellence, the championship belt.
Frank Gotch is truly one of the original pioneers of professional wrestling.
The embodiment of professional wrestling success resides in a small area on the border of Webb and...
www.gourenmorbihan.com.cob-web.org:8888 /wrestling/Championship-Professional-Wrestling.html   (500 words)

  
 Open Directory - Sports:Wrestling:Professional:Promotions
Sites about specific wrestlers should be submitted to their own category in Sports: Wrestling: Professional: Wrestlers.
The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is a confederation of 20 wrestling promotions located in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Japan.
World Championship Wrestling was carried along side the World Wrestling Federation (known as World Wrestling Entertainment starting in on May 6, 2002) brand for a short time as well before being disolved along with Exreme Championship Wrestling.
dmoz.org /Sports/Wrestling/Professional/Promotions/desc.html   (467 words)

  
 Extreme Championship Wrestling (WWE) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) is a professional wrestling brand for World Wrestling Entertainment, based on the independent promotion that lasted from 1992 to 2001, Extreme Championship Wrestling.
This series can be seen on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States, X-Treme Sports and Global in Canada, Lativi in Indonesia, Sky Sports 3 in the United Kingdom, FX in Latin America, Ten Sports in India, Astro Supersport in Malaysia, Solar Sports in Philippines, FOX8 in Australia and SKY 1 in New Zealand.
WWE, which acquired the Extreme Championship Wrestling name and video library in 2003, began reintroducing ECW through a series of DVDs and books, most notably The Rise and Fall of ECW, a documentary (and later a book) of the promotion's history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Extreme_Championship_Wrestling_(WWE)   (922 words)

  
 My Tribute to Professional Wrestling's Championship Belts
As I grew up watching wrestling, one of the things I was fascinated with were the belts and the artistry of them.
Shane Douglas with the ECW championship in its "Eastern" period
Brickhouse Brown with the WCCW Texas Heavyweight Championship.
www.angelfire.com /nj2/fabiano/belts.html   (989 words)

  
 Declaration of Independents - The Number 1 Independent Pro Wrestling Website in America Today. (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He said that, in preparation for his Kiss My Foot Match against Action Jackson in two weeks at Shock & Awe, he's soaking his feet nightly in a combination of raw sewage and assorted rancid garbage so that his feet will be as disgusting as possible for Jackson to kiss.
He also noted that he and Foxx both wrestled in WWE dark matches, most recently teaming together against the Highlanders, and he told Foxx, whom he called "kid," that "the better wrestler got the deal." When Atlas offered to shake hands, Foxx, feeling slighted, gave Atlas the M.F.'er to send him off to Louisville.
All mail (electronic or postal) sent to the DOI becomes property of the DOI which allows the DOI to reprint that e-mail in it's entirety by doing so, if the email is considered newsworthy.
www.declarationofindependents.net.cob-web.org:8888 /doi/pages/pcw617.html   (1290 words)

  
 Iron Man Championship Wrestling -- Go The Distance!
Now IMCW may not have been around for half as long as some of the other indies trying to claw their way to the top, but we pledge to each and every one of you...
We promise you the highest in professional wrestling entertainment.
We here at Iron Man Championship Wrestling would like to thank you for taking the time to check us out.
www.geocities.com /iron_man_wrestling   (279 words)

  
 WWE: Homepage
Instead, he found himself defending his Championship against Lashley.
John Cena and Maria meet Nottingham WWE fans as the Superstars tour Europe.
All World Wrestling Entertainment programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
www.wwe.com   (385 words)

  
 Wrestling Inc. Championship Belts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
WrestlingInc Championship Belts makes championship wrestling and boxing belts made to your order.
Our belts are made from high quality brass plates that are approximately4mm thick.
It is updated constantly with new pictures of our latest belts and there is a wide variety of different championship belts, ranging from professional wrestling championship belts and boxing belts and old school collector belts.
www.wrestlingincchampionshipbelts.com   (100 words)

  
 United Championship Wrestling
If you love the old school style of professional wrestling that made the sport what it is today, then you'll be excited by what United Championship Wrestling has to offer!
Our organization is heavily influenced by that period of sports entertainment history, but we have also encorporated many elements of modern pro-wrestling.
Such as hardcore competition, high-flying athletes, as well as fresh, innovative angles that are sure to please fans young and old!
www.angelfire.com /indie/usaindy/unitedchampionshipwrestling.htm   (225 words)

  
 DDT Digest (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Official Professional Wrestler Home Pages - Your favorite superstars...on line and on your screen.
The DDT Digest Archives - There's some great stuff in here, but I just decided that after being on line a year and a half, it was time to move the old stuff off the main page.
This web site is in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by the WWE, any other professional wrestling organization, Arn Anderson, Robocop, nor the Gobbledygooker and our writing about them should not imply otherwise.
www.ddtdigest.com.cob-web.org:8888   (385 words)

  
 Omniseek: /Sports /Wrestling /Professional /Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)
They are one in the same, Livingdeth has the questions, Hed has the...
Wrestling Tapes Hello and welcome to my wrestling tape trading and selling site.
I have quite a bit of WWF and WCW and I have some ECW, but that is the collection I am looking to build...
www.omniseek.com /srch/{89146}   (232 words)

  
 HARDKORE CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
Do you love professional wrestling?, and would you like to join an up and coming organization?
Just print out the information sheetwith your printer, completeand send it and a picture of yourselfin mat print to the address posted belowwith a self addressed stamped envalope.
This page created using the webpage creation facilities of Webspawner.
www.webspawner.com /users/hardkorewrestling   (147 words)

  
 About International Championship Wrestling
International Championship Wrestling is a solely owned Missouri Corporation, of
"International Championship Wrestling is the only Professional Wrestling
organization we will do business with for any future wrestling appearences or wrestling shows."
www.icwrestling.com   (126 words)

  
 XPCW -- Xtreme Professional Championship Wrestling
WRESTLEBRAWL will go down into history by being the first major backyard wrestling event to include so many superstars from the south.
But the two superstars that lit the place of fire was none other then NcW's JC Crow and XPCW's Rock Roberts.
The XPCW has joined the BackYard Wrestling Alliance to help form one of the biggest southern Backyard wrestling chains around.
www.freewebs.com /xpcwrestling   (203 words)

  
 Championship Wrestling Experience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Our first month is in the books, and what a huge month it has been!
We have seen the additions of nine of the top names in professional wrestling today.
Also, we are excited to announce the opening of our MySpace account which can be viewed by clicking here.
www.championshipwrestlingonline.com   (371 words)

  
 WCPW- World Championship Professional Wrestling
His hard edge brawling will come in handy in this type of match.
We've seen him before in ICW, and the words between him, and Titan's friend Dante Cruz could light a fire under the 2 still actively wrestling.
The Beast: What is there to say about this man that his name doesn't already explain.
www.angelfire.com /co/mrtoughstuff   (548 words)

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