Dwayne Johnson kehrt in den Wrestling-Zirkus zurück! Mittlerweile vor allem als Hollywood-Star bekannt, wird The Rock am Freitag bei. Gerade in den 80er- und 90er-Jahren war der Boom um die WWE (damals noch WWF) und kurz vor der Jahrtausendwende auch der WCW riesig. - Erkunde Hakans Pinnwand „Wrestling Stars“ auf Pinterest. Weitere Ideen zu wwe, wwe wrestler, wwe superstars.
WWE Hall of FameDwayne Johnson kehrt in den Wrestling-Zirkus zurück! Mittlerweile vor allem als Hollywood-Star bekannt, wird The Rock am Freitag bei. Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, The Rock und Co.: Das machen die Wrestling-Stars der Achtziger, der Neunziger und der Nuller-Jahre heute? SPORT1 gibt den. Die WWE Hall of Fame ist eine Ruhmeshalle im Wrestling, die ausgewählte Wrestler oder Mitarbeiter der WWE sowie weitere einflussreiche Personen aus dem.
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One of the great Hispanic wrestlers, Eddie Guerrero grew up part of the famous wrestling family: The Guerreros.
His father Gory Guerrero became a star in the U. Eddie's brothers, Hector, Amadno and Chavo, Sr. Both Hector and Amando He grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, from where he was billed throughout the bulk of his career.
He had a sister living near Edmonton. During his year career, Benoit worked for Is no surprise that he wasn't on the WWE list but he would have been if he didn't do what he did.
You can't deny that one match with him heightened the careers of many people. Actor Ready to Rumble. He has been the only wrestler to stay in WCW since the late s and he had a reconstructive knee surgery in Curtbegan training to follow in his fathers footsteps when he was just 12 years old.
Starting off in the AWA - Curt began his career as a tag team wrestler. Actor WrestleMania V. He spent his childhood in Robinsdale, Minnesota, and had an early childhood friendship with future pro wrestler Curt Hennig.
Rood broke into the business after a stint as a Actor Man on the Moon. During his run from the ss, Warrior became known for high high energy when running down to the ring with his music hits, shaking the ropes during his entrance, his Actor They Live.
He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before Actor Hawaii Five-O.
The son of a professional wrestler Warren Bockwinkel , it was only natural for Nick Bockwinkel to follow in his father's profession.
Bockwinkel wrestled for several years in various regions, but gained his greatest fame in the now-defunct American Wrestling Association AWA.
He and tag-team Japan's Antonio Inoki is a "living" legend in Asia. The greatest wrestler ever to step in the ring in Asia, he just may be the greatest wrestler of all times.
One of the first great wrestlers to compete in "real" fights. Inoki has some of the most impressive fight stats in mat history.
Actor The Princess Bride. As the Rhodes began wrestling in the s and gained a reputation as a fast-talking, hard-rocking wrestler.
He teamed early in his career with fellow Texan, the late Dick Murdoch , and, for more than Harley Race is one of the foremost legends of professional wrestling.
He is an 8-time NWA Heavyweight Champion and has held numerous other titles over his career that has spanned four decades.
Harley feels Retired American professional wrestler of Japanese descent as Ricky Steamboat. He trained under Verne Gagne , and first made his name in the old Mid-Atlantic territory in the Carolinas.
He is known for his work on WWE Smackdown! Wrestling He has been married to Beth Britt since March 9, They have two children.
Actor Vikings. He starred as one of the leads in the fifth season of the popular television series Haven on Syfy. He also starred as a recurring character on the History Channel series Vikings.
Canadian-born, Copeland's Actor That's What I Am. Randal Keith "Randy" Orton born April 1, is an American professional wrestler and actor best known to sports entertainment audiences for his career signed with WWE.
He is the grandson of Bob Orton, Sr. The new version of Superstars was the program on which all the angles began and at times ended and on which the majority of title changes took place if not at a pay-per-view event e.
WrestleMania or SummerSlam. Matches primarily saw top tier and mid-level talent versus jobbers; pre-taped interviews with the WWF's roster of superstars; and promos featuring the wrestlers.
At times, there was a "feature" match between main WWF talent. As with all syndicated WWF programming, another major aspect of the show was to promote house shows and TV tapings in each market.
During its syndication run, the program was re-branded and aired in some parts of Canada as Maple Leaf Wrestling essentially replacing a program of the same name filmed in southern Ontario , despite having almost no Canadian content other than interviews promoting matches that were to be held in Canada, along with occasional program-exclusive matches taped at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario.
However, this repackaging was, at the time, sufficient to allow the program to count towards Canadian content requirements for local television stations.
For a short time, it was shown on Tuesdays on Eurosport. Early in the s, it was featured in a Friday night time slot.
In the mids, Superstars was then moved to a Sunday morning time slot. For most of it original run in the United Kingdom Gorilla Monsoon was the play-by-play commentator with various color commentators throughout its history.
Beginning with the April 18, episode, the program was renamed to WWF Superstars , due to a successful lawsuit by another promoter, Albert Patterson, who had claimed prior rights to the phrase "Superstars of Wrestling".
Although for a brief period the show continued in its same format, as time went on more and more recaps of the WWF's other programming began to fill the hour.
By March , Superstars was solely a summary program and continued in that manner until its eventual ending. In , the format of Superstars as aired in the United Kingdom also changed and began to only feature weekly summaries of Monday Night Raw.
Following Guerrero's death, Vince McMahon announced a new drug policy under which performers would be subject to random drug tests by an independent company and would receive regular medical physicals with an emphasis on cardiovascular health.
WWE canceled the scheduled three-hour-long live Raw show on June 25 which, coincidentally, was supposed to be a scripted memorial for the Mr.
McMahon character , and replaced the broadcast version with a tribute to his life and career, featuring past matches, segments from the Hard Knocks: The Chris Benoit Story DVD , and comments from wrestlers and announcers from the Raw, SmackDown!
Shortly after the program aired, many of the aired comments were posted on WWE. It was not until the program was nearly over that reports surfaced that police were working under the belief that Benoit murdered his wife and son before killing himself over a three-day period.
The next night, after some of the details of the deaths became available, the company aired a recorded statement by its chairman Vince McMahon before their ECW broadcast:.
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. However, now some 26 hours later, the facts of this horrific tragedy are now apparent.
Therefore, other than my comments, there will be no mention of Mr. Benoit's name tonight. On the contrary, tonight's show will be dedicated to everyone who has been affected by this terrible incident.
This evening marks the first step of the healing process. Tonight, WWE performers will do what they do better than anyone else in the world: entertain you.
After Benoit's death, the WWE began to tone down the violence, swearing and sexual content of their product. Furthermore, after further deaths among WWE wrestlers were found including Benoit's to have been caused by chronic traumatic encephalopathy , which was an emerging study in brain injuries in sport, WWE legitimately banned chair shots to the head.
In January , WWE began broadcasting in high-definition , beginning with the January 21 episode of Raw , while the Royal Rumble was the first pay-per-view event presented in HD.
The website was similar to MySpace, with blogs, forums, photos, videos, and other features. Despite CancelWWENetwork  trending on social media in early after angry fans were upset with the booking of the Royal Rumble match, the trend did not prevent the Network from its continued growth, reaching 1 million subscribers the very same week.
Komen for the Cure to promote breast cancer awareness. Komen representatives in an in-ring ceremony during the October 29, episode of Raw.
In April , WWE became embroiled in a scandal concerning the company allowing certain employees to harass others, most notably John "Bradshaw" Layfield.
According to multiple sources including Dave Meltzer 's Wrestling Observer , hazing is something which is encouraged by the higher ups in the company and has been going on since the company's inception.
The March 11 episode of NXT was filmed without spectators at the WWE Performance Center facility in Orlando , as three of the four major sports leagues had announced two days earlier that they would close locker rooms to the media as a precautionary measure.
As other sports cancellations and postponements were being announced, WWE officially announced on March 12 that its weekly programs, beginning with the following night's episode of SmackDown , would be filmed at the Performance Center with no spectators and only essential staff present.
On April 15, WWE announced a series of cuts and layoffs in response to the pandemic, including releasing a number of personnel.
WWE executives also took a pay cut, and the company has also suspended construction on its new headquarters for at least six months. The WWE also claimed to have "substantial financial resources.
DeSantis' claimed WWE was "essential", which meant that the company's revenues loss would be limited.
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