Becoming a professional wrestler takes more than just bulking up. You need to develop a host of skills, from physical fitness to acting and improvisation techniques. It’s not easy to make it big. Those who have risen to the ranks have given the world some of the most iconic moments in sports entertainment history.
Wrestling has been around for thousands of years. It’s come a long way as both a sport and a major form of entertainment, proving to be adaptable to the times.
By now, if you don’t know that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is pretty much all scripted, you’re probably not interested in wrestling at all. Every single bout, tournament and season is plotted out with villains and heroes, and the winners are all known before the fighters walk out into the arena.
An American retired professional wrestler, Michael Francis Foley was born on 7 June 1965. He is currently a company ambassador under WWE’s Legends programme. Throughout his career, Foley worked for numerous wrestling promotions for example the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), […]
Roderick George Toombs (17 April 1954 – 31 July 2015), was better known as ”Rowdy” Roddy Piper. He was a Canadian professional wrestler. Piper was most well-known to international audiences for the work that he did with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, which is now WWE) as well as the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) between […]
If you don’t know much about the sport, wrestling may seem like a bit of an act – a lot of big talk, tight outfits and throwing each other around. While wrestling matches are generally scripted, however, that’s not to say that it’s an easy gig.
While the sport certainly has changed dramatically since its early days, wrestling has been around for a very long time. In fact, it’s actually largely known as one of the oldest sports in the history of mankind, with its earliest origins tracing back to ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman times.
Pro wrestling is more than just a sport; over the years it has become an industry that spans the globe and encompasses hundreds of millions of fans. And like with any popular sporting industry, there are rules and terminologies that have been created and evolved alongside the growing popularity of the sport in question. Pro […]
You would be forgiven for thinking that Dave Bautista first rose to prominence thanks to his role playing Drax in the first Guardians Of The Galaxy film. His performance was that of a dumb but loveable alien in the popular Marvel franchise, and it allowed him to make a name for himself in a number […]
Pro wrestling is one of the most popular forms of entertainment of all time and has regularly seen ratings that go through the roof. And when it comes to pro wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment is right at the top of the pile, offering the kind of theatre and competitiveness that no other industry can. It’s […]