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  Feud - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Feud, long-continued state of hostility between two social groups, such as tribes, clans, or families, and usually characterized by acts of...
A feud (IPA [fjud]) is a long-running argument or fight between parties—often, through guilt by association, groups of people, especially families or clans
A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult.
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  Feud (professional wrestling)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult.
Feuds may be protracted and last for months or even years or resolved with implausible speed, perhaps during the course of a single long match.
Feuds are often the result of the friction that is created between facess (the heroic figures) and heelss (the malevolent, 'evil' participants).
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  Professional wrestling - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Professional wrestling is generally any form of performance art in which pro-wrestlers receive payment for participating in a "Show".
Modern professional wrestling is commonly associated within a company (often referred to as a fed), where the participants create an entertaining show simulating a dueling match.
The question of whether professional wrestling is a sport comparable to its freestyle, Greco-Roman, and collegiate counterparts can seem irrelevant, maybe even impossible, to compare as the key difference between both concepts is that professional wrestling's main focus is maintaining its audience and profiting as a business rather than as a form of athletic competition.
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  Feud (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult.
Feuds may be protracted and last for months or even years or resolved with implausible speed, perhaps during the course of a single long match.
Feuds are often the result of the friction that is created between faces (the heroic figures) and heels (the malevolent, 'evil' participants).
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While many feuds in professional wrestling are staged for entertainment value, there have been successful feuds that actually originated from a real life rivalry and/or complete real life dislike of each other.
A prime example of this was the feud between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels, who despite having one of the WWF's and professional wrestling's most memorable on screen feuds, they really did have a total disdain for each other, based on many real life backstage feuds between the two.
Professional wrestling has showcased some of the most memorable feuds in history, which have lead to many entertaining segments and matches in wrestling history and are often the most talked about amongst fans.
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 Professional wrestling - OTMWiki
Professional wrestling is generally any form of wrestling in which the wrestlers receive payment for participating.
In the earlier parts of the 20th Century, "professional wrestling" was at times just that, a professional contest of amateur-style wrestlers competing for a purse with a league structure similar to professional boxing.
Professional wrestling is "simulated" in the sense that the outcomes are predetermined, and their effects upon the opponent exaggerated.
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 Professional wrestling - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Professional wrestling is "simulated" in the sense that the outcomes are predetermined, the maneuvers rehearsed and executed cooperatively, and their effects upon the opponent exaggerated.
The tapout is not a traditional part of professional wrestling; it was introduced during the mid-1990s in response to the increased popularity of mixed martial arts competitions, where the tapout has always been accepted.
While professional wrestling moved increasingly to fixed matches during the late-1800s and early 1900s, for most of the 20th century professional wrestling was promoted as a legitimate sport.
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 tScholars.com | Feud (professional wrestling)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While many feuds in professional wrestling are staged for entertainment value, there have been successful feuds that actually originated from a real life rivalry and/or complete real life dislike of each other.
A prime example of this was the feud between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels, who despite having one of the WWE's and professional wrestling's most memorable on screen feuds, they really did have a total disdain for each other, based on many real life backstage feuds between the two.
Professional Wrestling has showcased some of the most memorable feuds in history, which have lead to many entertaining segments and matches in wrestling history and are often the most talked about amongst fans.
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 Professional wrestling / Female Single Combat Club
Professional wrestling is a form of performance art where the participants engage in simulated sporting matches in the boxing-like ring.
In essence, pro wrestling is a circus performance, a peculiar acrobatic clownery, which represents human relations in the hypertrophied and grotesque forms by means of "wrestling in the ring".
Due to the term, "professional wrestling" is the traditional and stable name of this incredibly popular show, attempting to search in WEB for keywords "wrestling", "women wrestling" leads to getting the enormous number of sites dedicated to pro wrestling and to other pseudo-combat shows.
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 Feud Encyclopedia Information @ 2Ruf.com (Too Rough)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One example of regulated feuds was a war between Sparta and Argos in the Peloponnese.
A blood feud is a feud with a cycle of retaliatory violence, with the relatives of someone who has been killed or otherwise wronged or dishonored seeking vengeance by killing or otherwise physically punishing the culprits or their relatives.
An alternative to feud was the blood money (or weregild in the Norse culture), which demanded payment of some kind from those responsible for a wrongful death.
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 Feud (professional wrestling) Information
Feuds may be protracted and last for months or even years or resolved with implausible speed, perhaps during the course of a single long match.
Feuds are often the result of the friction that is created between faces (the heroic figures) and heels (the malevolent, 'evil' participants).
Some of the more popular feuds with audiences involve pitting former allies, particularly tag team partners, against each other.
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 Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame
AMSTERDAM, NY- The Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum (PWHF) is pleased to announce the 2007 PWHF Induction Class and Senator Farley Awardee.
Born in 1932, Danny Hodge was a three-time NCAA wrestling champion at the University of Oklahoma.
Born in 1954, Ted DiBiase is the stepson of former professional wrestler Iron Mike DiBiase.
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 SoYouWanna learn about professional wrestling? | SoYouWanna.com
Storylines are mostly composed of gimmicks, feuds, and angles.
A feud simply describes the fact that two or more wrestlers are, at this point in the storyline, angry with each other and fighting frequently.
To sum up, a gimmick is who the wrestler is, a feud is who is fighting whom, and the angle is the reason for the feud.
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 Home Schooling and Pro Wrestling - Associated Content
A few statistics show the widespread exposure of home schoolers and others to professional wrestling on television, including the fact that professional wrestling on television is the #1 primetime programming for boys aged 12 to 17.
However, its popularity does not necessarily lend pro wrestling credibility and the important question to home schooled children and parents is the level of influence that professional wrestling has on home school curriculums.
The answer is that the marketing efforts of professional wrestling groups have made it difficult for parents to police what children do with the information gained on professional wrestling programs like WWE Raw.
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 Howstuffworks "How Pro Wrestling Works"
The most important thing to know about the rules of professional wrestling is that they can be changed, disregarded, made up on the spot or broken at any time.
Professional wrestling grew out of the traveling carnival strongman, who would challenge anyone to beat him in the ring, or even to last 10 minutes.
Professional wrestling has seen thousands of performers step between the ropes, but only a few have left a lasting mark on the industry.
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 Feud (professional wrestling)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestler s or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult.
After the success of their wrestling academy’s first two shows, King Booker and Queen Sharmell proudly will present PWA’s Texas Tapout tomorrow, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.
WWE is saddened by news of the passing of Mike Alfonso, better known to wrestling fans as Mike Awesome.
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 Pro Wrestling
The storyline, which set out the feuds and alliances that explain what goes on in the ring, are at least as important as the wrestling itself.
A feud simply describes the fact that two or more wrestlers are, at this point in the storyline, angry with each other and fighting frequently.
To sum up, a gimmick is who the wrestler is, a feud is who is fighting whom, and the angle is the reason for the feud.
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 USATODAY.com - High death rate lingers behind fun facade of pro wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Illegal steroid use in professional sports has gained plenty of attention: President Bush in his State of the Union address in January urged athletes and professional sports leagues to stop steroid use, and a federal grand jury has been investigating Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative.
Unlike amateur wrestling, which is a competitive sport in high school and college, pro wrestling combines sports, stunts and storytelling.
By late 1996 the program was scrapped because of the expense — and other wrestling organizations didn't test or were lax in enforcement, the WWF said at the time.
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 Kings Wrestling
A Wrestling blog with many informations about wrestling including professional wrestling and more.
The impact (no pun intended) you have made on the wrestling world will never be forgotten and probably never duplicated.
So many fresh and interesting feuds lie ahead for Angle in TNA as long as his body is able to hold up.
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 Kings Wrestling » Professional Wrestling
So many fresh and interesting feuds lie ahead for Angle in TNA as long as his body is able to hold up.
Wrestling is a sport in which two opponents attempt to control the other without the use of striking.
Modern-day professional wrestling has traces back in early traveling carnivals, where showmen would challenge local spectators to compete with them in a ring.
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 P. Staniforth
It was my dream as a youth to play professional baseball, however as I moved into high school, my father suffered a serious back injury in his workplace leading to many years of surgery and disability for him.
But what I learned about the wrestling fan is that after they work hard all day to raise their families, keep a roof over their children’s head, try to keep their loved ones safe and out of trouble; it was important that they be recognized by someone for their work.
This was important to me. In the years I spent in the wrestling business, I tried to impress upon all I would meet that the heroes of America are not athletes, but the dishwasher, the mechanic, the trash man; and all individuals who work together to raise healthy and respectful children.
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 Pro Wrestling Canada :: Full Roster
Borne's feud with Billy Two Eagles put the late 90's cards at the Eagle's Hall in New Westminster put that city on the map, and Borne shows every match why he is one of the most respected and feared competitors in the wrestling wars.
His feuds with the likes of Billy Two Eagles, Leatherface, Matt Borne, Notorious TID and Ladies Choice have brought fans to their feet and officials to their wits end as they try to control the wild brawling, chair swinging, table breaking action.
Sweet Sarah has wrestled all over North America and Mexico, but when she is taking time off she likes to be by the side of Chi Chi Cruz giving him her full support as his Valet.
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 Wrestling
I have even taken a stance on these issues and whether I agree or disagree on the current state of professional wrestling, there are certain aspects that deserve to be recognized as positive influences.
Wrestling fans are witnessing the arrival of future wrestling superstars to WWE.
The X division is a new form of non-stop wrestling action and matches that are full of moves some fans have never witnessed before in the squared circle.
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 Tom Filsinger's Legends of Wrestling Card Game. Visit the official site of the greatest real-life wrestling game of all ...
Wrestling changed dramatically in the 1980's when Vince McMahon transformed it from a back alley sideshow on the fringes of American society into the commercial and mainstream phenomenon it is today.
I'll have to thank him for that because the success of Champions of the Galaxy is due in part to the continued popularity of professional wrestling.
It was a time when the grey area of whether wrestling was real or not had not yet been explored by the public and the Sheik played on that confusion to the limit.
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 Ring of Honor Discussion Forum
I could see the Saints winning the feud by the skin of their teeth, and having nothing but respect for the three Special K guys I mentioned.
I would also see this as the official end of Special K, as Hydro, Angeldust, and Dixie would vow to change their lifestyles and be serious about professional wrestling, that they would now be men of integrity, discipline, respect, and honor.
Regarding Punk was a main eventer and Special K were low card...well, it didn't stop them from feuding with Low Ki, and besides, Punk wasn't main event the entire time he was in ROH.
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 Wrestlers Professional Wrestling Sports
Professional wrestlers put on a showHagerstown Morning Herald, MD - May 25, 2007About a dozen local and national professional wrestlers put on their best clotheslines and body slams for a jeering crowd gathered in South High's gym for...
Mexican-style wrestling lights up the Italian-American meeting hallNorthJersey.com, NJ - 14 hours agoCLIFTON -- Mexican-style wrestling and two of its most famous masked "luchadores," or wrestlers, debuted in New Jersey at an unlikely venue Saturday night:...
Philadelphia InquirerA force for old-style wrestlingPhiladelphia Inquirer, PA - 19 hours agoMost of the wrestlers there are young locals trying to make the big time, or middle-agers at least a bit beyond the peaks of their prime and conditioning.
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 True confessions: Inside the mind of a 'rasslin fan
ESPN will examine the world of professional wrestling and its impact on spectators and participants in a one-hour Outside the Lines: Pro Wrestling's Hold on America on Friday at 12:30 a.m.
Among the themes explored in the show: the reasons for wrestling's appeal, the impact of its sex and violence on children, former pro athletes now in pro wrestling, and incidents of wrestlers dying young.
The popularity of wrestling today lies not with the moves inside the ring but the words that fly outside of it.
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The dgnr8 #24 (The Wrestling News Page)Since I’ve been writing the dgnr8 I like to think that I’ve been as positive as possible when it comes to my comments on the world of professional wrestling or more to the point WWE.
THE WRESTLING MENU #218 (Lords of Pain)Welcome one and all to the 218th edition of The Wrestling Menu, the column that is sure to satisfy your taste buds when it comes to discussing all things wrestling.
A feud simply describes the fact that two or more wrestlers are, at this point in the...
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 Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Gateway: David Chappell's Mid-Atlantic History
Bobo was impressive in his early bouts, wrestling a good bit in tag teams as he started out in the new territory.
On a program of Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling that aired around the area on April 30, 1977, the Andersons were their old punishing selves defeating the preliminary team of Danny Miller and Francisco Flores.
Steamboat immediately accepted, and the match that forever changed the wrestling world was set for the next week, airing around the area on June 18, 1977.
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