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Wrestling - Wikipedia
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Main article: Professional wrestling. Sometimes referred as "American-Style" professional wrestling, companies such as WWE, Impact Wrestling and ROH run touring professional wrestling events throughout the world. Professional wrestling has traditionally been based on catch ...
Professional wrestling - Wikipedia
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Professional wrestling is a form of performance art which combines athletics with theatrical performance. It takes the form of events, held by touring companies, which mimic a title match combat sport. The unique form of sport portrayed is fundamentally based on classical and "catch" wrestling, with modern additions of  ...
Combat sport - Wikipedia
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A combat sport, or fighting sport, is a competitive contact sport, usually with one- on-one combat. Determining the winner depends on the particular contest's rules. In many fighting sports, a contestant wins by scoring more points than the opponent or by disabling the opponent. Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, Savate, ...
History of wrestling - Wikipedia
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Wrestling and grappling sports have a long and complicated history, stretching into prehistoric times. Many traditional forms survive, grouped under the term folk wrestling. More formal systems have been codified in various forms of martial arts worldwide, where grappling techniques form a significant subset of unarmed ...
Wrestling at the Summer Olympics - Wikipedia
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Wrestling had been contested at the Summer Olympic Games since the sport was introduced in the ancient Olympic Games in 708 BC. When the modern Olympic Games resumed in Athens in 1896, wrestling became a focus of the Games, with the exception of the 1900 Summer Olympics when wrestling did not appear on ...
Styles of wrestling - Wikipedia
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The term sports entertainment was coined to describe the sports spectacles promoted by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). These matches are not competitive, but are a scripted and rehearsed entertainment. The rules are not always clear and are generally ignored in any case.
Wrestling referee hilariously slides across mat during match ...
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Nov 19, 2017 ... A video of a high school wrestling referee has gone viral, thanks to his extreme and unique commitment to his job. As two high school wrestlers attempt to pin each other to the ground, the referee lies down on his left side and hilariously glides across the mat.
Amateur wrestling - Wikipedia
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Amateur wrestling is the most widespread form of sport wrestling. There are two international wrestling styles performed in the Olympic Games under the supervision of United World Wrestling (UWW; formerly known as FILA, from the French acronym for International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles): Greco-Roman ...
Senegalese wrestling: Grappling in the land of giants - CNN
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Dec 22, 2016 ... Olympic wrestlers beware, Sudan's fighting giants are coming. But the positives of professionalism extend way beyond these wrestlers' bank accounts. "[ Wrestling] generates a huge amount of respect from the Senegalese," says Sports Minister Mata Ba -- which means that when a top wrestler speaks, ...
Freestyle wrestling - Wikipedia
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Because of the widespread interest in and esteem of professional Greco-Roman wrestling and its popularity in many international meets in nineteenth century Europe, freestyle wrestling (and wrestling as an amateur sport in general) had a tough time gaining ground on the continent. The 1896 Olympic Games had only one ...
Sumo - Wikipedia
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Sumo (相撲, sumō) or sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring ( dohyō) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet. The characters 相撲 literally mean "striking one another". The sport originated in ...
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Jun 27, 2017 ... The Ball family put on a show we won't soon forget Monday night at Staples Center, the latest in a long and animated history of popular figures from the professional sports world getting in the squared circle.
Page 2: Wrestling is the toughest high school sport. - ESPN
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Aug 14, 2009 ... Page 2's Kurt Snibbe argues that wrestling is the toughest high school sport of all.
Sports entertainment - Wikipedia
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World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon coined the term "sports entertainment" during the 1980s as a description for their style of professional wrestling, although precursors date back to February 1935, when Toronto Star sports editor Lou Marsh described professional wrestling as "sportive entertainment".
World of Sport (UK TV series) - Wikipedia
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The show included popular segments such as On the Ball (a preview of the day's football action), the ITV Seven (horse racing), and wrestling with commentator Kent Walton. It also showed sports not seen elsewhere, such as women's hockey, netball, lacrosse, water skiing and stock car racing or sports that were not popular  ...

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