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after retiring from
professional wrestling, helped create a Rafael Halperin credit card that would not work in Israel on Sabbath?
after retiring from
professional wrestling, was one of the first nurses in Ida Mae Martinez Baltimore to work with AIDS patients?
after being told he was too small for
professional wrestling, increased his weight from 75 to 90 kg (165 to 200 lbs) within three months?
Sam DeCero after a
professional wrestling match between The Undertaker and Brock Lesnar at , The Undertaker attacked Lesnar by throwing him through the wall of a set?
Unforgiven (2002) at
, King of the Ring 1998 Mick Foley was thrown head first off a sixteen foot high cell onto a table by The Undertaker and it has since become one of the most famous moments in professional wrestling?
during 2002 and 2003,
professional wrestler would make three-hour drives from Justin McIsaac New Hampshire to Massachusetts so he could compete in Yankee Pro Wrestling?
in 1958, female
professional wrestlers , Lorraine Johnson, Kay Noble Penny Banner, and Laura Martinez were charged with inciting a riot when they began fighting outside of the ring, but pleaded not guilty in court?
pro wrestling announcers, and real life husband and wife, and Joe Pedicino , often referred to themselves humbly as "wrestling fans who got lucky"?
Boni Blackstone during a match in 2000,
professional wrestler left the ring to argue with hecklers at ringside?
Ricky Blues after
professional wrestler "the New Horror" won the Sami Callihan CZW Iron Man Championship, he renamed it the "CZW New Horror Championship"?
professional wrestler broke his leg at Ring of Honor's pay-per-view, , but was still able to win his match?
The Big Bang!
, a Katsuhiko Nakajima Japanese professional wrestler, represented as a freelancer by Kensuke Office, is the youngest junior heavyweight champion in history?
was the first Final Battle 2009 live pay-per-view event of professional wrestling Ring of Honor's?
, a Bad Blood (2003) professional wrestling pay-per-view event, was offered free of charge to members of the U.S. military returning from the Iraq war?
who Leonardo Carrera wrestles as Damián 666 is nicknamed "The Beast of the Apocalypse"?
, a "futuristic" Tekno Team 2000 professional wrestling tag team, was said to have the goal of bringing the World Wrestling Federation "into the 21st century"?
wrestler took his name from the 1980 film Octagón starring The Octagon Chuck Norris?
professional wrestler was injured so badly that a Charly Manson surgical steel plate on his femur bent more than 20 degrees and had to be replaced?
professional wrestler won the Frankie Arion NECW Television Championship two months after legitimately breaking his ankle and fibula?
professional wrestlers and Jean Antoine had the first legal women's wrestling match in Oregon in 50 years?
Sandy Parker in the 1970s, female
professional wrestler helped lift the Betty Niccoli New York State Athletic Commission's ban on women's wrestling?
was won by MCW Heavyweight Championship Jerry "The King" Lawler, who has held over 200 professional wrestling championships throughout his career?
was first represented by a trophy, instead of a normal ROH World Tag Team Championship professional wrestling tag team championship belt(s)?
has been won by an CZW World Tag Team Championship individual wrestler once, when it is only supposed to be intended for tag teams?
is the only St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame professional wrestling hall of fame that lets fans select the inductees?
has an archive of over 75,000 hours of footage dating back more than fifty years, representing a very significant portion of the visual history of modern WWE Video Library professional wrestling?
while working on
, a Lipstick and Dynamite 2005 documentary about women's professional wrestling, Neko Case found out Ella Waldek in the film was her great-aunt?
while a son of
professional wrestler said his father hid the Aurelian Smith scripted nature of the business from his family, causing strain, three of his children became wrestlers?
the first ever
Hell in a Cell match to feature six professional wrestlers was held at the Armageddon pay-per-view event?
WWF in 1986 introduced a to keep the injured stable of masked wrestlers wrestler Andre the Giant on television, but off the ring?
professional wrestling group were the first team to win both the Los Infernales Mexican National Trios Championship and the CMLL World Trios Championship?
professional wrestler was once Mark Freer handcuffed to ring ropes and beaten with a nightstick at the end of a match?
professional wrestler has held the twice during its seven-year existence?
ROH World Championship in the last 50 years,
have been retired by current 17 championships professional wrestling company World Wrestling Entertainment?
professional wrestler was once Scotty Summers powerbombed during a match and had to be carried backstage on a stretcher?
on two occasions, the
has been held by TNA World Tag Team Championship individual wrestlers rather than tag teams?
professional wrestling stable was formed after two of the founding members, Sangre Azteca and Poder Mexica Dragón Rojo, Jr., wrestled to a draw?
NAACP forced the cancellation of some wrestling events in Mississippi to protest a tar-and-feather match featuring wrestling as "Burrhead Jones"?
Melvin Nelson the 30 June 1961
wrestling match between and Pat O'Connor Buddy Rogers had ticket sales of US$148,000, which was a North American professional wrestling record for almost 20 years?
masked Mexican professional wrestler is sponsored by the major Metro Mexico City newspaper "Metro" and has the paper's logo on his tights?
WrestleMania, an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event, has in a 24-year span?
involved 94 celebrities
professional wrestler used the name of his favorite cartoon character, Bam Bam Bamm-Bamm Rubble, as his ring name?
professional wrestler was the first Russian to wrestle in Arena Coliseo, 72 years after it was built?
professional wrestler was killed in a car accident that left his long-time Ángel Blanco tag team partner an Dr. Wagner invalid?
professional wrestler died from a heart attack shortly after losing a wrestling match?
professional wrestler first gained recognition in a Christopher Bauman ladder match described as "psychotic"?
professional wrestler is one of Dragón Rojo, Jr. Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre's "ambassadors" against tuberculosis?
professional wrestler holds the record for the most " Estrella Blanca bet match" wins?
professional wrestler was not revealed to be the son of Juan Aguilar Leos El Texano until he was unmasked, after which he adopted the ring name "El Texano, Jr."?
professional wrestler and his five brothers all use Juan Alvarado Nieves ring names with the term Brazo ( Spanish for "arm") in them?
professional wrestler "Dr. Death" Steve Williams has called working on the sitcom the "most painful $2,000" he ever earned?
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pro wrestler 's ring name "Jack Bull" was inspired by an interview with Gregg Groothuis Dusty Rhodes, in which Rhodes described looking into a ring full of bulls?
Luchador had to outlast nine other Mascara Dorada wrestlers to win the CMLL World Super Lightweight Championship?
Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura had his former wrestling tag team partner paint his official portraits?
Canadian professional wrestler and promoter was influential in the careers of several wrestlers such as Bronko Lubich Mick Foley, Steve Austin and Percy Pringle?
Mexican professional wrestler made his in-ring debut at the age of thirteen?
Mexican masked professional wrestler is the second man to wrestle under this La Parka ring name?
female professional wrestler won the USA Women's Wrestling Championship in 1974 from Ann Casey The Fabulous Moolah and was never defeated for the title?
professional wrestler first became a fan of Christie Ricci professional wrestling after attending a Sunday school class with Ted DiBiase, Jr.?
Ohio State linebacker , the son of James Laurinaitis professional wrestler Road Warrior Animal, is the first Buckeyes scholarship football player from Minnesota since 1933?
professional wrestler once tagged with Franky The Mobster Kevin Steen as "Frank N' Steen"?
professional wrestler needed a clamp to hold his back together after a 1975 plane crash?
professional wrestling promoter Emile Dupré has said that the ( Cormier wrestling family , Yvon , Jean-Louis , and Leonce ) "were to Romeo New Brunswick what the was to Hart family Calgary"?
professional wrestler once worked in the Virus Minis division until he won the right to wrestle regular sized wrestlers?
professional wrestler had a try-out match for Tiger Raj Singh World Wrestling Entertainment in December 2009 and was signed to a developmental contract?
professional wrestling promoter is credited with making wrestling more popular in Eddie Quinn Quebec than any other sport except hockey?
professional wrestling promotion Chikara hosted , a La Lotería Letal tag team tournament composed of randomly paired teams?
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's , which uses a fast-paced style of X Division wrestling, has been praised by Kevin Nash?
The Undertaker, a professional wrestler, was momentarily engulfed in flames due to a pyrotechnics accident at ?
WWE Elimination Chamber
The Headbangers were reunited during the , a Break The Barrier professional wrestling supercard in 1999?
professional wrestler teamed with Super Ráton (dressed like Super Muñeco Mighty Mouse) and Super Pinocho (dressed like Pinocchio) to form Trio Fantasia?
professional wrestler legally changed her name to Susan Tex Green to differentiate herself from another woman named Susan Green who was writing bad Susan Green checks?
professional wrestler earned the nickname "Suicida" because of his risky dives out of the ring?
professional wrestler was the first Mascarita Dorada to have a regular size wrestler, Mini-Estrella Mascara Dorada, named after him and not vice-versa?
professional wrestler took the Pablo Fuentes Reyna ring name "MS-1" from the highest rank of a Mexican Antiterrorist corps?
professional wrestler Misterioso, Jr. 's nickname translates as "the King of Yogurt"?
professional wrestler once wrestled as " Mr. Niebla Batman"?
professional wrestler was also known for selling fake Stan Frazier Rolex watches?
professional wrestler wrestled for a year before his father, Rayo de Jalisco, Jr. Rayo de Jalisco, Sr., found out?
professional wrestler 's Olímpico ring name was inspired by the 1992 Summer Olympics?
AAA's first event in 1993 attracted 48,000 people, setting the all-time attendance record for a Mexican Triplemanía professional wrestling event?
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Question 1: For example, ________ would arrive into the arena in a lowrider.
Question 3: Many television shows and films have been produced which portray in-character professional wrestlers as protagonists, such as , ¡Mucha Lucha! , and the Santo film series. ________
Question 4: Its origins date to 19th-century carnival sideshows and ________, as part of displays of athleticism and strength.
Question 5: Wrestlers may strike an opponent using any part of their own limbs, head or body, with the following exceptions: a wrestler may not punch his or her opponent with a closed fist nor ________ his or her opponent with the toe of their boot.
Question 6: Although professional wrestling started out as petty acts in sideshows, traveling circuses and ________, today it is a billion-dollar industry.
Question 7: The characters and storylines portrayed by a successful promotion are seen to reflect the current [25 ] mood, attitudes, and concerns of that promotion's ________ [15 ] (and can, in turn, influence those same things). [16 ]
Question 9: This began with ________, who faced men (and usually defeated them) in both ECW and WWF.
Question 10: Several documentaries have been produced looking at professional wrestling, most notably, directed by Barry W. ________