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  The 'Internet Icon' Peter Staniforth | Wrestling Promoter / Manager / Journalist
There is only one TRUE icon in the professional wrestling business....
He is the The 'Internet Icon', some call him The 'Spotlight Whore', he is the self confessed "Sexiest Face in Cyberspace" - the man who's ego has it's own postcode - he is Peter Staniforth.
Professional wrestling promoter, manager; and journalist currently writing on eight websites...
www.freewebs.com /theinterneticon   (124 words)

  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She gained international fame during the late-1980s and early-1990s in the World Wrestling Federation, and the mid-1990s in World Championship Wrestling in her role as the ever-demure and graceful counterpart to the wild and brash pro wrestling character "Macho Man" Randy Savage.
Their relationship led to a prominent on-air role as Savage's "manager", that is, spokesperson and "lighter side" for the wrestling persona.
Miss Elizabeth's first major in a wrestling angle was during Savage's feud with George "The Animal" Steele in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) during 1986.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Miss_Elizabeth   (2140 words)

  Manager (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In professional wrestling, a manager is a character who is paired with a wrestler.
In kayfabe, a manager is somewhat like an agent for an actor or an athlete; he helps his client to book matches and promotional appearances, and otherwise to further his career.
Heel managers also assist their clients in winning matches, either by distracting their opponents or distracting the referee while an illegal move is used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manager_(professional_wrestling)   (266 words)

 Category:Professional wrestling slang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon.
Much of it stems from the industry's origins in the days of carnivals, and the slang itself is often referred to as 'carny talk'.
In recent years, widespread wrestling discussion on the Internet has corrupted and broadened some of these terms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Professional_wrestling_slang   (116 words)

 World Wrestling Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is currently the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world, and holds an extensive library of videos representing a significant portion of the visual history of professional wrestling.
The concept of a wrestling super card was nothing new in North America; the NWA had been running StarrCade a few years prior to WrestleMania, and even the elder McMahon had marketed large Shea Stadium cards viewable in closed-circuit locations.
During the 1990s wrestling boom,starting with Steve Austin's now infamous Austin 3:16 speech, shortly after defeating Jake Roberts in the tournament finals at the 1996 King of the Ring pay-per-view, the WWF moved away from its "family era" and began broadcasting more violence, swearing, and more edgy angles in its attempt to compete with WCW.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Wrestling_Entertainment   (2515 words)

 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.
www.fscclub.com /vidy/profi-e.shtml   (2571 words)

 Of Mats and Men: Chapter 10 - Evil in Professional Wrestling
When his manager is pinned in a wrestling match, Heel Don Muraco emerges from the shadows to break a wooden chair over the back of the winning wrestler and then spits on him.
A third type of possible personified representation of evil in professional wrestling is the situation in which two or more Heels do violence to one Face during a match with the motive to injure or humiliate.
The discussion of personifications of evil in professional wrestling would not be complete without discussing a practical problem of understanding evil acts in light of the agents' explanations of their evil deeds.
www.deathvalleydriver.com /Benaka/thesis(chap10).html   (1827 words)

 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Tammy Sytch
She threatened to file a sexual discrimination suit unless she was hired as a manager.
She would later turn on the Bodydonnas and managed the Godwins and the Smoking Guns when they were Tag Tam champs.
Sunny gained notoriety in the sport by using her intelligence and sharp to enrage wrestling audiences but she fame has grown immeasurably because she has combined it work her beauty and demeanor, making her one of the most popular figures in Professional Wrestling today.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/sunny2.html   (0 words)

Former students, those who have gone on to careers other than professional wrestling, often still support the school and its potential, citing that the guidance given by Afa and the other staff members helped them to build both body and mind.
The after-school wrestling scholarship program is concerned with providing "recreational needs of low and moderate income residents of the city" as outlined in our eligibility criteria.
Afa hopes to use the drawing power of professional wrestling to give our youth a place to come to where they can learn many of the skills that can open the doors to opportunities that these kids might otherwise not have.
www.wxwwrestling.com /usosfoundation/overview.htm   (707 words)

 Wrestling History - Managers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many feel managers were rendered obsolete by the changing environment of sports-entertainment, while others believe the arrivals of Heyman and Rico may signify the mass return of the manager.
As it stands right now, however, the phenomenon of the wrestling manager is something more or less confined to the latter decades of the 20th century.
The concept of the manager as a character was pioneered during the 1950s, when wrestling was experiencing a boom period thanks to the advent of the television.
www.angelfire.com /wrestling3/jadehardy/managers.html   (1675 words)

 Crowbar Press - Professional Wrestling's Legends in Print and Video
For decades, professional wrestling fans have asked the question – "Is that wrestling fake?" However, they wouldn't have dared ask that question directly to Ivan Koloff, whose work in the ring made believers out of the most cynical viewers.
Discover the drama of the fascinating world of professional wrestling — the inside stories, ribs, tales of the road — all written by those who were inside the wrestling business.
The Infernos are a legend in wrestling circles and considered by many as the most famous masked tag team in the history of professional wrestling.
www.1wrestlinglegends.com /crowbarpress/books.html   (1284 words)

 amy action women's wrestling
This was a huge boost for women's wrestling as the athletic commission had actually enforced a ban on women's matches in New York for a number of years in the 1960's and 1970's.
Vince however in the 1980's used popstar "Cyndi Lauper" as Wendi Richter's wrestling manager to push the women's division to the front of the storyline.
Her manager Cyndi Lauper was at ringside for 4 televised WWF matches and was not around during the Spiderlady incident.
www.amyaction.com /womenswrestlingamericawwfwendi.html   (708 words)

 World Wrestling Insanity: $art_field2$
I don’t know that being in the wrestling business drives anyone to insanity but I have always believed you had to be slightly “off kilter” to want to be a part of this crazy industry.
My first recollection of seeing wrestling on TV was in El Paso, Texas and there were two guys running against the ropes, colliding in mid ring.
In the 60’s and 70’s pro wrestling was held in smoky arenas and when the house lights went down, the overhead ring lights put all the attention on the participants in the ring.
www.worldwrestlinginsanity.com /drtom1.htm   (1262 words)

 Kentucky USA Wrestling Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The objective of Kentucky USA Wrestling is to promote wrestling at all levels throughout the State of Kentucky and to ensure the continuation of and improvements upon opportunities for safe competition with exposure to various styles of wrestling.
It is the intent of KY USA Wrestling to meet these objectives by creating opportunities in wrestling for competitors of all ages and along with their coaches, parents, and fans encourage their continued participation in the sport as they advance through their lives.
Kentucky USA Wrestling is an affiliate of USA Wrestling, which is the national governing body for international style amateur wrestling in the United States.
eteamz.active.com /kyusawrestling   (353 words)

 P.O.W. Professional Outlaw Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I started in the wrestling business in 1991 and was trained by Dean Malenko's dad "The Great" Professor Boris Malenko.
CPWA: Did weekend shows for the Colorado Professional Wrestling Association in conjunction with NWA Nashville and Jerry Lawler in 1998.
Managing wrestlers to gold is a passion of mine as well as making lots of $$$$$s.
www.pow-wrestling.com /BioBigBiz.php   (449 words)

 Face Lift | Rhytidectomy | Breast Enlargement | Tummy Tuck   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Terri debuted in the World Wrestling Federation at the 1996 Royal Rumble as Marlena, the cigar-smoking manager and wife of her real-life husband Dustin Runnels, then packaged as the eccentric, cross-dressing, bisexual wrestler Goldust.
Terri then became the manager of wrestler Raven in order to enact revenge upon Saturn, a goal she achieved when Raven stole the mop and fed it into a wood chipper.
On January 18, 2005 she managed the Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey) in a Steel Cage Match which they lost to the Fantastics (Tommy Rogers and Bobby Fulton) in the Southern Championship Wrestling promotion.
www.surgeontothestars.com /pages/celebrities/terri_runnels.shtml   (1138 words)

 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.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2004-03-12-pro-wrestling_x.htm   (2449 words)

 75(R) HB 2538 House committee report - Bill Text   (Site not responding. Last check: )
3-11 (25) "Professional boxing manager" means a person to 3-12 be licensed by the commissioner who contracts or otherwise enters 3-13 into an agreement with a boxer to directly or indirectly control or 3-14 administer the boxing affairs of the boxer for compensation.
3-15 (26) "Professional wrestling manager" means a person 3-16 to be licensed by the commissioner who contracts or otherwise 3-17 enters into an agreement with a wrestler to directly or indirectly 3-18 control or administer the wrestling affairs of the wrestler for 3-19 compensation.
The commissioner is authorized to promulgate rules and 4-4 regulations governing professional kickboxing contests or 4-5 exhibitions, which shall be fought on the basis of the best efforts 4-6 of the contestants.
www.capitol.state.tx.us /tlo/75R/billtext/HB02538H.HTM   (2480 words)

 NoDQ.com > Columns > Wrestling: In Your Face - Return of the Manager
In WWE, while Melina might be the manager of the hottest wrestling in the federation after leading Johnny Nitro to the Intercontinental Title, Daivari and Armando Alejandro Estrada might be managing the most dominant.
While pro wrestling is still a performance art and all of the participants are playing a role, having someone who actually walked in the shows of the person that they are trying to advise adds to the realism of the product.
Since success in professional wrestling is totally subjective and the fans, and moreover the promoters, decide who will advance and who will fall behind, a good manager, either man or woman, who can hide the deficiencies of the wrestler assigned to them can only help that wrestler’s career.
nodq.com /columns/153871561.shtml   (816 words)

 VL of Sport - Professional Wresting
Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American independent circuit professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky.
Pro Wrestling NOAH is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion, founded in 2000.
Irish Whip Wrestling (IWW) is a professional wrestling organisation in Ireland.
sportsvl.com /rest/wrestling/wrestlingprohome.htm   (729 words)

 2000 Professional Wrestling Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wrestling has also been blamed in part for the increasingly out-of-control behavior expressed by fans of "real" sports at live events (most notably the incident at the Chicago Cubs-L.A. Dodgers game a few months ago).
Despite wrestling's plummet deeper and deeper into decadence, the first six months were not without their high points.
Triple H was an excellent foil for Mankind in his farewell to wrestling.
www.proudestmonkeys.com /julio/julio000807.html   (601 words)

 At MIT, students are credited with Smackdown - The Boston Globe
In the world of academia, the topic of professional wrestling does come up from time to time, most often in courses on pop culture.
A longtime fan of wrestling, Ford said he was fascinated by "the verbal wit and serialized story lines that stretch 52 weeks a year.
There are wrestling fans majoring in computer science and engineering, and students who didn't know much about wrestling but were intrigued the phenomenon.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2007/04/10/smackdown_at_mit/?p1=MEWell_Pos3   (1235 words)

During the 1920s professional wrestling showed a steady increase in popularity; by the early Depression years it was one of the most lucrative forms of sporting entertainment in the country, receiving broad coverage in the nation's dailies (where it was still treated, by and large, as a legitimate competitive sport).
By the late '30s, professional wrestling was performance rather than sport; in its theatricality it resembled, in kind if not always in degree, the televised rituals of today.
He also never withdrew from his public stance that professional wrestling was pure show, and for a class of patrons who, whatever their gullibility, now went to matches primarily to be entertained, he sought new ways to entertain them.
www.nd.edu /~joycecol/Wrestling/pfefer.html   (1617 words)

 Michael Veness Management: About Michael Veness
It is my job as a professional wrestling manager to negotiate contracts and secure the most lucrative transactions for the men and women under my management.
As the most intelligent manager in professional wrestling today, I manage professional wrestlers with the same shrewdness as Joe Torre does for the World Champion New York Yankees in professional baseball, as Mike McCarthy does for the World Champion Green Bay Packers in professional football, and as Don King does for professional boxing.
I manage a team of professionals who prepare our athletes physically, mentally, and spiritually to ensure that they are in prime condition for their contests.
www.michaelveness.com /about.htm   (0 words)

 Melicious of G.L.O.R.Y. Wrestling: The Hardest Working Women In Independent Wrestling
Melicious got an early start in the world of professional wrestling and has already established herself as an up-and-coming manager and valet, but this British youngster's ambitions run deeper.
While continuing to manage her men to victory, this young lady is also training to become a wrestler herself.
As well as wrestling, I am a model and like to write stories and poetry.....I love to work out, especially with weights, and love boxing and kickboxing.....I'd also like to get into Martial Arts more when I have the time.
www.glorywrestling.com /gg/Melicious/M.asp   (306 words)

 Linda Miles Information
Linda Miles, also known as Shaniqua, (born August 28, 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager.
She and co-winner Jackie Gayda were awarded developmental contracts with the professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling Entertainment.
She was sent back to OVW in early 2004 for further training, and was released from her contract by the WWE on November 12, 2004.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Linda_Miles   (230 words)

 1999 Professional Wrestling Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wrestling endured criticism (usually justified) for its glorification of violence and its degrading portrayal of women.
The major promotions were also criticized for their treatment of their performers, with the tragic death of Owen Hart bringing the issue to the fore.
I'm a little mad at them for not utilizing Chris Jericho to his full potential, but that's just me. WWF was far and away the most entertaining wrestling promotion of the year, whether you base it on live shows, weekly television, or pay-per-views.
www.proudestmonkeys.com /monkeys991229.html   (830 words)

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