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.
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.
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 […]
Natalya Neidhart is a Canadian professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE, where she performs under the ring name Natalya. She is a former SmackDown Women’s Champion and a three-time WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion. Natalya is also a member of the Hart wrestling family, which is one of the most famous and accomplished […]
Paul Wight is an American professional wrestler and actor, who is better known by his ring name, The Big Show. He is currently signed to WWE and started his career in World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1995 where he was known as The Giant. Paul then joined WWE in 1999 and has been with the […]
Professional wrestling has been a popular and loved sport all around the world over the past few decades, and the WWE has had some star names walk through their doors. There are many different aspects that make a pro wrestler great, from things like their entrance music to their finishing moves and their outfits. And […]
Born in May 1972, Dwayne Johnson hails from Hayward, California. Johnson’s career choice didn’t come as a surprise to many for a couple of reasons – first, he was a pretty big Guy. Second, he was born into a wrestling family.
Gone are the days of wrestling being an exclusively male sport. Today, women wrestle too – and they do it well! Gaining popularity in the United States and Japan, female wrestling has been promoted by not only WWE’s Women’s Revolution, but Stardom, Impact Wrestling, SHIMMER and SHINE too. Here are 7 of the best female […]