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  Evolution (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Evolution was a heel stable on World Wrestling Entertainment's RAW brand consisting of Triple H, Ric Flair, Batista, and Randy Orton, officially founded on February 3, 2003.
The name "Evolution" was a reference made by Triple H when he described the group, describing Ric Flair as the past, Himself as the Present and Randy Orton and Batista as The Future of the WWE.
Evolution is the only wrestling stable in WWE history to hold every (men's) title for its respective brand at the same time, exept for the WWE Womens Title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Evolution_(professional_wrestling)   (1311 words)

  
 Evolution (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chemical Evolution, the evolution of chemical elements in cosmology, or a hypothesis of how life may have evolved from prebiotic molecules (aka Chemosynthesis).
Theistic evolution, the belief that religious teachings are compatible with the theory of evolution
Evolution (professional wrestling) a major heel professional wrestling stable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Evolution_(disambiguation)   (367 words)

  
 Pro Wrestling Insider - XTRA Pro Wrestling News Inside & Out
Well, the fact of the matter is that Professional Wrestling officially evolved on June 11th, 2006 at the Hammerstein Ballroom on 34th street at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
That one thing was that, Professional Wrestling was finally shaking the shadow of the “post-ECW, post-WCW, post Attitude Era” and bringing ECW back out of the closet to show that the bastard son will never die no matter how long you keep him suffocated, without food or water with it’s wrists slit in the corner.
Professional Wrestling was starting to Evolve, just like it had in the mid-to late nineteen nineties.
www.pwinsiderxtra.com /ViewArticle.asp?id=2648&p=1   (1116 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Bob Backlund
Bob Backlund's emergence served as a defining point in the evolution of professional wrestling as he seemed to serve as the end the old school, babyface, technical wrestling as the industry became more corporate and full of glitz, glamour and bigger than life characters.
Backlund was a wrestling star at North Dakota State University where he won the 1971 National Division II 190 pound amateur championship.
He moved through the National Wrestling Alliance territories and teamed with Jerry Brisco to win the NWA Georgia tag title belts in late 1975 and then teamed with Steve Keirn a year later to grab the NWA Florida tag titles.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/bobbacklund2.html   (650 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
AMSTERDAM, NY - The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum (PWHF) is pleased to announce the PWHF’s Induction Class for 2006.
His wrestling talents took him to the 1928 Olympics held in the Netherlands and he later became the professional World Heavyweight Champion in 1931 by defeating Gus Sonnenberg.
This award is an evolution of the New York State Award, which required wrestlers to have a connection to New York State for consideration.
www.pwhf.org /2006inductees/pressrelease.asp   (1204 words)

  
 American Chronicle: Who made professional wrestling what it is today?
Wrestling fans, especially on the internet, will swear that either Hulk Hogan or Ric Flair is the epitome of what makes professional wrestling great today.
There isn?t one entity that made professional wrestling; the fact is, everyone who has ever worked hard on their character, in the ring, and on the microphone has made professional wrestling what it is today.
Anyone and everyone who has been in professional wrestling?s illustrious history has had their thumb-print in the success of professional wrestling; therefore, they also made professional wrestling what it is today.
www.americanchronicle.com /articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=8554   (1173 words)

  
 ‘Professional wrestling gaining popularity in India’ : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The three heroes of TNA wrestling, Sunjoy Dutt (only Indian-American professional wrestler), Shark Boy and Simon Diamond were in the City today to promote the Hindi version of TNA wrestling.
When asked about participating in the Olympics or any other amateur wrestling, the 6.2-feet Simon said their job is to entertain the viewers with the maximum.
When the question was thrown at the international wrestlers, they said professional wrestling is an entertainment industry, as its purpose is to entertain the viewers.
www.hindustantimes.com /2005/Sep/29/5922_1504213,0015002100010001.htm   (720 words)

  
 Pro Wrestling Kids Style
But unlike the backyard style wrestling leagues of today’s time, the NWF was a much different venture.
NWF Wrestling was a popular attraction to kids and adults alike and seemed like it would last forever.
Whether you’re a fan of wrestling or not, you will find yourself marveled at the abilities of this very talented 14-year-old and the pro wrestling league he created.
www.nwfwrestling.net /Book.html   (689 words)

  
 Mexico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ongoing economic concerns include low real wages, underemployment for a large segment of the population, inequitable income distribution (top 20% of income earners account for 55% of income), and few advancement opportunities for the largely Amerindian population in the impoverished southern states.
The country has continued to struggle with such issues as economic control and development, especially with the petroleum sector and the evolution of trade relations with the United States.
Exhibitions like bull fighting are still practiced and professional wrestling as shown on shows like Lucha Libre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mexico   (9065 words)

  
 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Mike Tenay on TNA
Fast forward to the year 2005 and Tenay is still wearing the broadcaster's headset, still calling professional wrestling matches, still considered to be the best in the business.
Not only was it the end of the Monday night wrestling wars, but the closure of an era where Tenay had clearly elevated himself into the subconscious of wrestling fans.
Vigorous in his efforts to educate the masses on accurate names and origins of wrestling holds, he had indeed become The Professor of professional wrestling, the man who knew it all and did it with class.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2005/07/08/1123240.html   (1902 words)

  
 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - The evolution of Don West
Wrestling recently caught up with West, along with individuals from his past and present, to discuss the journey from sports cards to sports entertainment.
Wrestling during the aforementioned lunch meeting: "I thought Don was a person with charisma.
I realized he knew nothing about the wrestling business, but his personality expressed excitement and because we were going to try a three-man team, I thought he could fill the position we were seeking.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2006/01/31/1420308.html   (4380 words)

  
 Evolution Pro Wrestling: [ Headlines ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Core Wrestling is looking towards a high ratings summer and EPW was in need of assistance to get off its feet.
Lanier made a special note that the EPW World Championship is not to be confused with the xCw World Championship.
Core Wrestling hopes to be able to provide a place for an archive of EPW shows and title histories as well as other statistics.
exevent.net /epw/headlines.php   (558 words)

  
 Evolution PLM - Triple H Ric Flair Batista
Evolution is the greatest stable today in Professional Wrestling and maybe the best of all time.
Triple H is to Evolution as Ric Flair was to The Four Horseman.
Evolution is angry, and tonight is the night that everyone must fear Evolution.
www.freewebs.com /evolutionplm   (2162 words)

  
 The history and evolution of Pro Wrestling - Talk Wrestling Online
Wrestling as we know it was still a long way off in the future.
Wrestling was on TV six nights a week and names of wrestlers were known throughout America.
September 22: The New York State Atheltic Commission takes wrestling under control and issues stringent rules regarding the use of certain holds such as headlocks, toelocks, and scissorholds, which are used specifically to punish an opponent are to be foul methods resulting in a Disqualification..
www.talkwrestlingonline.com /forum/showthread.php?t=6988   (17690 words)

  
 NWF Kids Pro Wrestling - The Untold Story
The documentary, which is titled "NWF Kids Pro Wrestling – The Untold Story" has been in development for roughly a year, and has now been released on DVD video.
It covers the evolution into the garage, memorable matches that altered the direction of how things were being done in the league, and the days of doing live public events in front of hundreds of fans.
You will be left in a state of amazement in that history was indeed made through the mind of one kid with nothing more than a dream, a dream to run his very own professional wrestling league.
www.nwfwrestling.net /NWF_Documentary.html   (520 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Today We look at Wrestling in the South as a redneck sport where the only people that follow Pro Wrestling are lower class, toothless, speak real slow, and have a hard time reading.
On these 2 nights Pro Wrestling will be presented as a sport where 16 men will compete to put their name in the same legacy as Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Magnum TA, and many others.
At the behest of representatives of the Canton National Guard Armory, Roger Cantrell and Evolution Wrestling officials had a meeting on Monday, and came to the conclustion that it is in everyones best interest that he return to the company in the capacity of our Fan Relations Representative.
www.prowrestlingevolution.com /home.html   (1104 words)

  
 Wrestling fans say 'uncle'
If anyone suggested 10 years ago that professional wrestling was not a sport, that person or organization would have fielded considerable outrage.
The agreement is perhaps a reflection of the evolution of pro wrestling, whose leaders even no longer dispute that it should be considered in the context of sport.
In my opinion there is no doubt that "professional" sports of today are closer to pure entertainment and therefore closer to pro wrestling than they are to the original concept of the game.
espn.go.com /otl/wrestling/day4_part1.html   (1021 words)

  
 Alibris: wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the tragic loss of their mother during their childhood to their experiences in the world of professional wrestling, this electrifying memoir follows Matt and Jeff Hardy on their journey from Cameron, NC, to World Wrestling Entertainment fame.
Professional wrestling fans finally get the lowdown on a legend who has dominated the sport for decades.
This is the autobiography of Wrestling Entertainment's Lita--flaming redhead, dragon-tattooed diva, who fought her way to the top rope after a devastating stunt accident.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/wrestling   (1010 words)

  
 Wrestling With Attitude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
"Black Stars of Professional Wrestling" by Julian L.D. Shabazz is a must read for fans who have an interest in the evolution of the fl athlete into the world of professional wrestling.
Perhaps the most violent man in the history of professional wrestling is the ageless Abdullah the Butcher.
If you are a fan of pro wrestling history, you will want this text on your bookshelf, serving as a wonderful reference material.
www.gerweck.net /wwa101000.htm   (556 words)

  
 Breaking The Walls Down - Religion and Professional Wrestling
And, professional wrestling, as it often does, is a focal point for religious affairs in one form or another.
Well, what will be left is the kind of professional wrestling that existed in the early 1940s and 1950s.
However, looking at it from a professional standpoint, I don’t feel religion should be brought into the professional wrestling world because professional wrestling stands to gain nothing from it.
www.lordsofpain.net /news/2005_/articles/1123621175.php   (1386 words)

  
 Christopher Locke
Ever since he has become a huge fan of all aspects of Japanese wrestling from the high impact, psychology based wrestling of All Japan to the graceful, highspot fests of Toryumon.
Due to his love of Pro Wrestling, Christopher began training in May 2003 at K Star Wrestling in Birmingham.
He wrestled under the name of "The Gentleman" and featured in Royal Rumbles and Singles matches at the tail end of 2003.
www.wrestling101.com /101/bio.php?authorid=41   (287 words)

  
 Triple H Biography | World Wrestling Entertainment | WWE | Wrestling Superstars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During his teenage years, he started body building with much older guys and began his dream of becoming a professional wrestler in the late 1980s.
His most recent wrestling triumph was a victory over Goldberg in the Elimination Chamber at Summer Slam which allowed him to keep his World Heavyweight belt.
Before entering the world of professional wrestling, Triple H considered a career as a graphic artist.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p3822.htm   (411 words)

  
 Sting & Jeff Hardy - WrestlingGuide.com Forums
TNA’s unique brand of entertainment is the evolution of professional wrestling and has been praised by fans and critics alike.
The Six-Sided Ring: A landmark addition to professional wrestling, TNA debuted the six-sided ring to the arena of wrestling warfare in 2004.
The Ultimate X Match: TNA Wrestling is home to the high-flying, daredevil Ultimate X Match — regarded as perhaps the greatest innovation in wrestling in the last decade.
www.wrestlingguide.com /forums/showthread.php?t=8131   (743 words)

  
 Soviet wrestlers mourn Ronald Reagan. By Dave McKenna - Slate Magazine
Pro wrestling has always been pro-xenophobia, with cartoonish foreigner types employed to goose the crowd into a patriotic frenzy.
His lack of wrestling experience—"I'd never even been in a ring before," he says—was trumped by the need for Russians.
Ivan Koloff, who, like Nikita, retired from wrestling in the early 1990s, says that the end of the Cold War "took the edge off" his character.
www.slate.com /id/2102264   (1200 words)

  
 The Professional Wrestling Reliquary
The goal of the Professional Wrestling Reliquary is to foster an appreciation of the historical development of wrestling and its interaction with American culture by the preservation and exhibition of artifacts related to the sport.
Therefore, inside you will find an array of genuine wrestling artifacts that are being preserved to help build an appreciation for the sport.
All of the artifacts in the Professional Wrestling Reliquary are pieces of history and are irreplaceable.
www.angelfire.com /nc3/wrestlingmuseum   (256 words)

  
 JR.com: Movies / Sports-Recreation / Professional Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 1980s, professional wrestling made the leap from regional sporting event to mainstream cultural phenomenon thanks to the...
Pro Wrestling IRON is a small, San Francisco-based wrestling promotion that provides an alternative to the phony, gimmick-driven...
Tennessee style mountain wrestling is subject of this action-packed series of bloody professional wrestling matches.
www.jr.com /xs-movies-sports-recreation-professional-wrestling--nn!23580;na!60.html   (607 words)

  
 1WRESTLING.COM - NEWSLINE - PRO WRESTLING'S DAILY NEWS SOURCE
Several days ago, wrestling fans (and the rest of society) embarked on a new year, placing hope on a 2005 that was light years better than 2004.
Now, being as clear as I can, unlike most of the Internet wrestling community, I don’t entirely blame Triple H. Some blame is reserved for he or whoever else is behind this creative repetition, but the company is still Vince McMahon’s company.
So if you’re a fan of the WWE or even just professional wrestling in general, I invite you to do for someone what you have done for Eddie.
www.1wrestling.com /news/newsline.asp?news=21259   (971 words)

  
 Ten Questions With . . .
In our ongoing attempt to introduce our readers to names on the indy scene that they may not be familiar with, but we feel are or will be making and impact, we are glad to present 10 Questions With...
That is politics and That does not belong in Professional Wrestling.
Hopefully in 5 years I will still be wrestling and hopefully am able to do it full time and make a good living at it.
www.wrestlingclothesline.com /Laden.htm   (1333 words)

  
 evolution - OneLook Dictionary Search
Evolution (f), evolution : AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include evolution: emergent evolution, convergent evolution, stellar evolution, theory of evolution, chemical evolution, more...
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