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  Professional wrestling attacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Attacking maneuvers in professional wrestling are mainly used to wear down an opponent for a submission hold, or set up for a throw.
When speed is built the attacking wrestler uses the speed to leap forward and wrap his/or her arm around the opponent's neck, causing the power of the force to knock down the opponent, thus causing the attacking wrestler to flip forward downward.
This attack involves a wrestler smothering their buttocks onto the face of an opponent lying in the corner of the ring, mainly to humiliate the opponent rather than to injure them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professional_wrestling_attacks   (6645 words)

 Professional wrestling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professional wrestling is generally any form of wrestling in which the wrestlers receive payment for participating.
Modern professional wrestling is a performing art, where the participants create an entertainment show simulating a combat sporting match.
Women have long participated in professional wrestling, first in woman-versus-woman matches that were low on the bill compared to mens' matches, and then later as managers or valets accompanying male wrestlers.
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 Professional_wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Professional wrestling is a form of performance entertainment where the participants engage in simulated sporting matches.
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.
www.freecaviar.com /search.php?title=Professional_wrestling   (1649 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)

 Wrestling Spirit for PC Review - PC Wrestling Spirit Review
The absence of serious depth in Wrestling Spirit is offset by the entertainment value of role-playing as a muscle-bound freak who bashes people over the head with chairs for a living.
Calling Wrestling Spirit the best professional-wrestling management simulation available for the PC may seem like damning the game with faint praise, but this is one excellent sports sim regardless of the diminutive size of the genre.
This is wrestling, though, so the idea is both to win matches and entertain the crowd by whipping out moves that satisfy the audience and demolish the opposition.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sim/wrestlingspirit/review.html   (1425 words)

 Professional wrestling - TheBestLinks.com - Cable television, Entertainment, Japan, Sport, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Any pretence to be a sporting competition was dropped in the late 1990s, when Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Federation began describing its events as "sports entertainment," along with a formal change of moniker to World Wrestling Entertainment.
The vast majority of bleeding incidents in wrestling are real, and are typically induced by using hidden razor blades to cut oneself on the forehead; the act of cutting is known in the business and among fans as blading, and bleeding is known as juicing.
When professional wrestling moved to increasingly fixed matches around the early 1900s, there was still a strong push for most of the century to promote professional wrestling as being a legitimate sport; this movement is where the concept of kayfabe originated from.
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 Submission Wrestling
Submission wrestling or submission grappling, judo, and some styles of jujitsu, most notably Brazilian, are sports/martial arts which are basically wrestling, with the addition of submission holds (chokes, armbars or arm locks, leg locks, etc.).
Further, the fundamental techniques of submission wrestling are very similar or identical in some cases, to some of the techniques used for self defense, and some techniques used in NHB type events.
In conclusion, submission wrestling is a great way to stay in shape, and it is a lot of fun when practiced in an environment that emphasizes safety and personal growth.
www.tbns.net /judotomi/suppari   (1907 words)

 History of Wrestling : Olympic Greats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Wrestling is a fast growing sport in Australia.
However, the true sport of wrestling is rooted in antiquity, and is quite different and exciting.
Unlike today's professional wrestling, there were no managers, ring girls, folding-chair attacks, or steel cages.
www.jrwrestling.com /articles/article_2004_08_29_4010.php   (408 words)

 The Top 100 Pro Wrestlers of All Time Reviewed In Wrestling Perspective
Amateur wrestling is rich in history and enhanced by statistics: won-lost records, victories by pinfall, team results, to name a few.
Phantom Comments: Had he approached wrestling seriously and trained properly, he might have gone down as the greatest gate attraction of all time and made far more money, which was his driving force, in the process.
Professional Success: Wigan-trained strong-style wrestler who was able to successfully adapt to a lighter style, keeping his training for when he needed it during trips to Japan.
wrestlingperspective.com /100wrestlers.html   (7043 words)

Wrestling is one of the most popular forms of martial arts.
Wrestling is also one of the most basic forms of combat and fighting.
In Japan, wrestling has become such an art form, slash, sport that it involves big giant men who are extremely overweight wearing wrap around towels.
wrestling.gungfu.com   (935 words)

 Professional Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
As traditional wrestling lost it's popularity, the professional sphere turned to a more flamboyant style, hoping to draw audiences, they created a new from of entertainment and a dramatic fighting form.
Critics of Professional Wrestling point to it's high risk attacks as ludicrous, and, truth be told, they are, for the most part, correct.
But no one can deny that many of the moves offer legitimate potential as attacks and the damage of these attacks is without equal.
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 ORIGIN - Ultima Online - Playguide
The skill determines the frequency of your attacks, as well as the amount of damage you deal when striking an opponent.
Hint: Mages not interested in gaining Wrestling skill would be wise to keep their spellbooks in their hands when in battle, rather than in their backpack.
The special wrestling moves may only be activated using a macro to place your character in the appropriate wrestling "mode." While in this mode, you may attack as normal, but every 10 seconds, you may attempt a special move.
guide.uo.com /skill_43.html   (258 words)

 Wrestling Sucks - Acid Logic Ezine
There was a time when I thought that the popularity of professional football was a clear indicator that the civilized part of civilization was on the way out.
Wrestling is about as tongue in cheek as "Buffy The Vampire Slayer." It’s too lowbrow to achieve joke-within-a-joke status.
Wrestling used to be a southern fascination for stupid people who had nothing to tune into since the Nascar season was over and they couldn’t watch cars go around in circles anymore.
www.acidlogic.com /wrestling_sucks.htm   (983 words)

 Wrestling Perspective #95 - Save The Princess: Commentary on Stephanie McMahon
I readily recommend Wrestling Perspective to anyone wishing to get past the BS and into the truth about the world of professional wrestling.
In one of the most scathing pieces of commentary in recent memory, Stephanie McMahon is taken to task for her outrageous comments on September 13, 2001.
It was on that date that Stephanie McMahon comparred the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with the Justice Department's prosecution of her father on steroid distribution charges.
www.wrestlingperspective.com /steph.html   (370 words)

 [slash] Wrestling [slash] Guests [slash] Outsider
According to the great Vince McMahon, professional wrestling is now "sports entertainment", a metamorphosis that has transformed this once-ugly backroom exhibition into a pretty new butterfly, fraught with all sorts of crossover possibilities.
Even loyal hard-core wrestling fans, for all their hand-wringing and crocodile tears, even we keep our mouths shut when it comes to calling for any kind of fundamental change in the way business is done in this seamy enterprise called Professional Wrestling.
The Outsider is going to be clear about this: like any other group of skilled professionals, wrestlers need a union, and they need it especially NOW, a time when there is, for all intents and purposes, only one place for a wrestler to go for employment.
slashwrestling.com /guests/theoutsider8.html   (869 words)

 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Ring Chronicle Hall of Fame Inductee - Dusty Rhodes
Dusty was probably the most loved wrestler in the sport from the mid-1970's throughout the 1980's, consistently drawing exceptionally large crowds wherever he wrestled, be it the N.W.A (and later, WCW), the WW(W)F, the A.W.A, Japan, or anywhere else the nomadic grappler roamed during his 20+ year career.
After 3 years of wrestling Harley Race all across the country and losing each time do to count out's, DQ's, or Race's cheating, on August 21, 1979 Dusty Rhodes finally defeated Race and became World Champion.
The victory sent shockwaves through the wrestling world...but Dusty's reign was not to be...
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/halloffame/dustybio.html   (1056 words)

 FCW - Florida Championship Wrestling - ANTHONY MICHAELS / TONY CARLONE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Wrestled everyone from Rock and Roll Express, Chris Jericho, Lance Storm, Unabomb (Kane), Al Snow, D’Lo brown, and the rest of the SMW talent.
On that day, impromptus, and as the first move of his plan to get to the FCW Heavyweight title, Carlone delivered a neck-breaker on Adonis and stepped out of the match leaving Adonis in the hands of his opponents.
Wrestle for the WWF in a dark match at a taping of Raw.
www.fcwwrestling.com /profiles/profile-carlone.htm   (259 words)

 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Steve Austin
He grew up watching professional wrestling on Paul Boesch's Houston Wrestling television program as well as going to the Sportatorium in Dallas to watch the Von Erich family perform in World Class Championship Wrestling.
Injured, and furious with what he felt was disrespect in the way he was treated, Austin decided to enter ECW where he began changing his in-ring persona, adding a nasty edge and making direct, angry verbal attacks at the people in charge at WCW.
He has set a new standard for wrestling intensity and microphone work and has solidified his place as one of the wrestling greats for the 1990s.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/steveaustin2.html   (1265 words)

 TLW: Laying The Smacketh Down   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Sorry to rant on and on about these guys, but give them an hour of the show to actually wrestle and do the stuff that they are capable of, and that's a solid base to build the rest of the show on.
Maybe the wrestling crowd the WWE are aiming for will never buy people under 5 foot 8 as World Champions - but show them some quality action, and they'll accept them as entertaining.
Booker's heel turn was done, I thought, to give Eddie a top liner to feud with, not to give the Taker a bigger star to squash on his return from the dead.
www.wrestling101.com /101/article/TonyC/356   (1065 words)

 About ICW's Raven
Levy moved on to Global Wrestling Federation as Scott Anthony, who was a member of "the Cartel" there with Rip Rogers and Cactus Jack (Mick Foley), among others.
However, Levy was unhappy with just being a manager, and after a brief stint in Smokey Mountain Wrestling, he left the WWE and its minor leagues behind.
This meant that he was free of the control of one night, and he savagely attacked Raven and Kanyon.
www.icwrestling.com /raven.htm   (3988 words)

 PowerWrestling.com - Pro Wrestling News, Profiles, Results & More!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Drugs are as common in professional wrestling as moose in Canada.
This does not include those who died of heart attacks which were clearly influenced by their steroid consumption such as Jerry 'The Wall' Tuite and Michael 'Road Warrior Hawk' Hegstrand, or the others I have mentioned.
The families of those who die young will often say that wrestling should have done more to protect their loved ones and who can argue when the leader of the WWE has a tremendous physique which may or may not be natural.
www.powerwrestling.com /columns/chico   (1207 words)

 Obsessed With Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The viewers of Professional Wrestling were hooked, many fans became loyal fans and tuned in every week to watch their favorite wrestlers on their favorite wrestling company.
There were many attacks on WWE by WCW, like the famous NWO Eric Bischoff promo where Eric challenges Vince McMahon to a fight, and the constant reveling of match results on WCW so the viewers wouldn't have to watch WWE.
But today wrestling seems to be in a valley for wrestling fans.
www.obsessedwithwrestling.com /columns/misc/zacjames01.html   (620 words)

 All for Pro-Wrestling Power -> Everything Pro Wrestling: Rumors, News, Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Professional Wrestling has been entertaining the public for well over 2000 years...
Pro wrestling can therefore be considered one of the oldest sports around...
While the outcomes are predetermined, the maneuvers are executed cooperatively and their effects upon the opponent are exaggerated, most moves are real and cause genuine pain (and if performed incorrectly, capable of causing serious injury).
www.pro-wrestling-power.com   (699 words)

 Fatal Dog Attacks
The researchers also found that 10% of the dog bite attacks involved sleeping infants.
The most commonly reported dog breeds involved were pit bulls (24 deaths), followed by rottweilers (16 deaths), and German shepherds (10 deaths).
Involve the family in the selection; be sensitive to cues that a child is fearful or apprehensive about a dog (if so, delay getting the dog).
www.idir.net /~wolf2dog/FatalDogAttacks.htm   (534 words)

But on Monday night - exactly three weeks after he was involved in a storyline on the World Wrestling Entertainment "WWE Raw" program on TNN - Freddie Blassie's time in the spotlight came to an end, when the 85-year-old ruffian died at Westchester County Hospital in suburban New York of kidney and heart failure.
His death severs one of professional wrestling's final links between its carnival roots and the glitzy world of pay-per-view.
Despite family pressure to join a cousin in the meat-cutting business, Blassie made his wrestling debut at age 17 at a community center, believing that the matches were pure athletic contests, and losing against more talented grapplers, until older performers informed him about the show business aspect of the profession.
www.1wrestling.com /news/newsline.asp?news=14064   (1107 words)

 The Wrestling Guys OFFICIAL SITE!
But that simply is not the case, for I am just a fan at heart- albeit a fan who has been fortunate enough to have been given the opportunity to live out some of his childhood dreams inside the ring and at the broadcast table.
Just a few years ago the die-hard fans of pro wrestling were defending their beloved sport from a multitude of mainstream media attacks.
It was five years ago when it was cool to flip the bird to your boss and give him a stunner, and it is now when someone pretends to have sex with a dead chick, which we all knew was a mannequin.
www.thewrestlingguys.com /camcolumn3.htm   (1551 words)

 Professional wrestling attacks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Professional wrestling aerial techniques; Professional wrestling attacks; Professional wrestling double-team maneuvers; Professional wrestling finishers; Professional wrestling holds; Professional wrestling...
Win or lose, this is one very hard fought professional women's wrestling...
Boxing has experienced too many scandals, and professional wrestling is fake.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Professional_wrestling_attacks   (293 words)

 Wrestling Music Facts
After 1985, Cyndi Lauper minimized her association with professional wrestling, and this caused the women's division in the WWF began losing steam without Cyndi Lauper's appearances.
She still wrestled quite frequently but never had the hype and popularity she once had when Cyndi Lauper escorted her to ringside.
Wrestling stable, The Oddities, had their theme song sung and written by the Insane Clown Posse.
www.courtneysmusicsite.net /wrestling.html   (2364 words)

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