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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Professional wrestling promotion
A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling.
Currently, the only major wrestling organizations left in North America are World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), all based in the United States, and; the Mexican lucha libre promotions Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre and Asistencia Asesoría y Administración.
However there are also a number of small independent wrestling organizations that are upstarts or the creations of former wrestlers from the bigger promotions.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Wrestling_promotion   (196 words)

  
  Professional wrestling - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
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.
www.onelang.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Professional_Wrestling   (1667 words)

  
 Professional wrestling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professional wrestling is generally any form of wrestling in which the wrestlers receive payment for participating.
However, following the decline of the submission-oriented catch-as-catch-can style from mainstream professional wrestling, the tap out largely faded, regaining prominence as a means of victory mostly in the face of the popularity of the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the early 90's.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professional_wrestling   (2525 words)

  
 Professional wrestling promotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling for monetary gain.
However there are also a number of small independent wrestling organizations that are upstarts.
Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) [A WWE developmental territory]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professional_wrestling_promotion   (247 words)

  
 Legit (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Shoot (professional wrestling).
In professional wrestling, legit (from "legitimate") is a slang term used to describe a match or event which has not been booked or a performer who relies on genuine wrestling skill and ability as opposed to his gimmick.
In March 2005 a new professional wrestling league was announced called Real Pro Wrestling.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Legit_(professional_wrestling)   (225 words)

  
 WWF WCW Wrestling - World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
World Wrestling Entertainment is a publicly-traded company, but the vast majority (70%) of voting shares are owned by Chairman Vince McMahon, his wife, CEO Linda McMahon, his son, Executive Vice President of Global Media Shane McMahon, and his daughter, Vice President of Creative Writing Stephanie McMahon-Levesque.
World Championship Wrestling or WCW, was a professional wrestling promotion that was based in Atlanta and existed from 1986 to 2001.
Formerly known as NWA (National Wrestling Alliance), is a group of independent professional wrestling promotions, in operation since 1948.
www.wwfwcw-wrestling.com   (285 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment Biography,info
WWE 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.
During this time period, WWF promoted itself as "The New WWF Generation." Unlike the past, this was led by Shawn Michaels, Diesel, Razor Ramon, Bret Hart, and The Undertaker.
During the 1990s wrestling boom,starting with Steve Austin's 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.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_WWE   (2419 words)

  
 Promotion Professional Wrestling Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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www.iaswww.com /ODP/Sports/Wrestling/Professional/Promotion...rth_America/United_States   (293 words)

  
 Ohio Valley Wrestling - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American independent circuit professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky.
OVW is mostly recognized for its up-and-coming wrestlers and serves as the official training ground for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
OVW is run by owner Danny Davis and the organization was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance (as NWA Ohio Valley Championship Wrestling) from 1998 until 2001, when OVW became part of the WWE developmental program.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/OVW   (250 words)

  
 SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - CPW makes inroads into Québec
At first glance, it may not represent a whole lot to the average wrestling fan, but it was the first wrestling card in St-Jérome in over 10 years by any promotion.
Another big part of their successful recipe is the fact they use local wrestling stars for their shows, such as veteran mat star Jake Matthews, who?s been wrestling on the Québec indie scene for over 16 years.
wrestling that they have given themselves three years to achieve their goal of offering a regular return show in many towns around the province.
www.slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Wrestling/2004/02/13/346636.html   (778 words)

  
 ipedia.com: WCW Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
WCW was a former member of the National Wrestling Alliance.
At the end of a Nitro episode a few weeks later, he was joined by another former WWF wrestler in Kevin Nash, who set out a challenge to any three wrestlers on the WCW roster, against Hall, Nash, and their mystery partner.
The WCW slowly slid into a period of decline, blamed both on the fact that Kevin Nash was writing the scripts, the tremendous popularity of Attitude era WWF, and the seeming inability for the federation to promote any wrestlers under 40 years old.
www.ipedia.com /wcw.html   (1105 words)

  
 WCW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The formation of this group was WCW was a former member of the National Wrestling Alliance.
Hogan a bad guy leading the (fictional) nWo (or New World Order of Wrestling) faction in their attempt "take over" WCW and run the WWF of business was a compelling original storyline.
The WCW slowly slid into a period decline blamed both on the fact that Kevin Nash was writing the scripts the tremendous of Attitude era WWF and the seeming for the federation to promote any wrestlers 40 years old.
www.freeglossary.com /World_Championship_Wrestling   (1207 words)

  
 P.O.W. Professional Outlaw Wrestling
Jim Bragg without a doubt one of the hardest working and fairest referees in professional wrestling today.He has been a referee for over eleven years with six of those years working in television.
Jim is proud of his "Old School" roots and credits it for the training he has recieved in fair play as well as the basis rules of professional wrestling.
P.O.W. Professional Outlaw Wrestling is fortunate to have someone of his caliber working side by side with the other members of our team.
www.pow-wrestling.com /BioJimBragg.php   (134 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)

  
 amy action women's wrestling
The LPWA promoted by Tor Berg originated in 1989 and at the time held the distinction of being the only all female professional wrestling promotion outside of Japan.
Debbie Malenko was trained at the Malenko school of wrestling in Florida and originally went by the name Debbie Drake.Although not related to the Malenko family word was they allowed her to use the name to work in Japan because of her obvious talent.
Debbie got to wrestle most of the major joshi stars of the early 90s and was particularly known for her tag team partnership with Sakie Hasegawa.
www.amyaction.com /womenswrestlingamerica90s.html   (3728 words)

  
 The Legacy of Champions
Professional Wrestling is about being the best and that is the single most important goal in the life of Brock Metzer.
While wrestling for the promotion he was introduced to someone who would change his life and outlook on the sport forever; Adam Lazarus.
Brock Metzer feeling like he had what it takes to wrestle and compete in the big time that is Legacy Of Champions took a chance and sent in a tape of himself and Adam Lazarus.
www.legacyofchampions.com /cgi-bin/biography.cgi?metzer   (323 words)

  
 Open Directory - Sports:Wrestling:Professional:Promotions
Only contain professionally trained athletes (backyard federations should be submitted to Sports: Wrestling: Backyard_Wrestling.
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)

  
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Solie served as host for Georgia Championship Wrestling on TBS -- which was the top-rated show during the early years of cable television in the late 1970s and early 1980s -- and promotions based in Alabama and Puerto Rico.
Often called the "Walter Cronkite" and the "Howard Cosell" of professional wrestling, Solie set the standard for today's wrestling commentators and was respected by those in the industry and the fans alike as a living encyclopedia on the sport.
Wrestling Friday night, Rhodes was subdued, reflective on his experiences with Solie in Championship Wrestling from Florida, and later in the Crockett's NWA / WCW circuit.
www.wrestlingclassics.com /wawli/Nos.763-767.htm   (16829 words)

  
 New tribes - WWE, TNA, WCW, Ohio Vall... - Pro Wrestling - tribe.net
Ohio Valley Wrestling: Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American independent circuit professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky.
Deep South Wrestling: Deep South Wrestling, LLC, or DSW is a professional wrestling promotion located in McDonough, Georgia.
Extreme Championship Wrestling: Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) was a groundbreaking and influential professional wrestling promotion.
prowrestling.tribe.net /thread/4c121a83-5a22-48e2-8c52-8f8faa4cc7ce   (314 words)

  
 Wrestling Observer - headlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The annual Wrestling Observer Awards are the most prestigious awards in the world of professional wrestling and MMA.
I feel the wrestling business is doing better this year than it was at this point last year, and the evidence comes in the fact there are a lot more promotions that bring something positive to the table.
While many promotions have had their high points this year, few have put together consistently compelling television.
www.wrestlingobserver.com /wo/news/headlines/default.asp?aID=9229   (3677 words)

  
 Geometry.Net - Sports: Professional Wrestling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Many wrestling promotions (except one which controls it's image very tightly) will let you shoot in the area seperating the wrestling ring and the audience if you present yourself in a professional manner!
World Wrestling Federation (WWF) The WWF is the king of the wrestling world right now, and we won't even try to hide our belief that this is appropriate.
The WWF is known as being the most creative wrestling promotion with regard to its characters and storylines, and this happens to suit our tastes in wrestling.
www.889.com /sports/professional_wrestling.html   (1763 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment
However, the McMahon family was not able to promote wrestling matches at Madison Square Garden due to Rickard's dislike of the sport.
This "no wrestling at the Garden" policy ended in 1948, when Joseph Raymond "Toots" Mondt, backed by millionaire Bernarr McFadden, managed to promote a wrestling show at the famous arena.
After discovering at age 12 that the wrestling promoter was his father, Vince became steadily involved in his father's wrestling business until the latter was ready to retire.
www.squidoo.com /WWE   (1755 words)

  
 WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America.
World Wrestling Entertainment is a publicly-traded company, but 70% of voting shares are owned by Chairman Vince McMahon, his wife, CEO Linda McMahon, his son, Executive Vice President of Global Media Shane McMahon, and his daughter, Vice President of Creative Writing Stephanie McMahon-Levesque.
Dave Meltzer is the editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, a newsletter for the world of professional wrestling.
www.squidoo.com /WORLDWRESTLINGENTERTAINMENT   (826 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.
The promotion got bought out by Jim Crockett, and Crockett pretty much fired the entire roster and brought in his own guys (keeping Rufus R. Jones and "Bulldog" Bob Brown), but Bob Geigel got the Central States area back later in 1986.
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)

  
 WFAwrestling.com » Jobs
The Wrestling Federation of America, the fastest growing and #1 regional Professional Wrestling promotion in the Northeast is currently looking for motivated, dedicated and creative people to join our team!
This position includes tasks such as, securing venues for Wrestling Federation of America live events, the marketing and sale of Wrestling Federation of America fundraising events to local, non-profit organizations and other basic promotion of Wrestling Federation of America brand strategies and merchandise.
The Wrestling Federation of America is currently looking for motivated individuals to sell print, video, and commercial advertising within current Wrestling Federation of America live events and television.
www.wfawrestling.com /jobs.phtml   (271 words)

  
 Fundraiser.
Professional wrestling popularity is at an all time high.
The British Wrestling Alliance is the fastest growing independent professional wrestling promotion in the country.
These are just a few of the many superstar names that you will see on a British Wrestling Alliance card.
homepages.tesco.net /british.wrestling/fundraiser.htm   (122 words)

  
 WCW or World Championship Wrestling was a professional wrestling professional...
"WCW", or "World Championship Wrestling" was a professional wrestling professional wrestling promotion that existed from 1988 1988 to 2001 2001.
WCW was a former member of the National Wrestling Alliance National Wrestling Alliance.
At the end of a Nitro episode a few weeks later, he was joined by another former WWF wrestler in Kevin Nash Kevin Nash, who set out a challenge to any three wrestlers on the WCW roster, against Hall, Nash, and their mystery partner.
www.biodatabase.de /WCW   (1111 words)

  
 professional wrestling spike
Professional wrestling is generally any form of performance art in which pro-wrestlers receive payment for participating.
A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling for either monetary gain or for the love of the business.
Another fantastic idea, girls in bikinis wrestling in a pool of pudding.
www.ukcaravanhire.org.uk /professional_wrestling_spike.html   (257 words)

  
 Minor Enterprise: Whacking Day In Dunedin, Florida - Deadspin
If you have a good tip about a minor league promotion, or perhaps you're dressed as a large mascot beaver and are hopelessly stuck in the suit, contact us at tips@deadspin.com.
Consider this your introducion to the Florida Professional Wrestling Association (we're sorry it had to be under these circumstances), which asks the simple question, "Why no baseball-themed weapons?"
The wrestling promotion will be convenient for Dunedin-area steroid and amphetamine dealers who will be able to make all their deliveries in one place.
www.deadspin.com /sports/baseball/minor-enterprise-whacking-day-in-dunedin-florida-186695.php   (1041 words)

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