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Encyclopedia > Professional wrestling promotion

A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling. The term company may refer to a seperate legal entity, as in English law, or may simply refer to a business, as is the common use in the United States. ... Wall Street, Manhattan is the location of the New York Stock Exchange and is often used as a symbol for the world of business. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Currently, the only major wrestling organizations left in North America are World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) (a former NWA member that is still loosely linked to that organization), all based in the United States, and; the Mexican lucha libre promotions Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre and Asistencia Asesoría y Administración. Of these, WWE is by far the largest and most influential. However, outside North America, there are other federations throughout Europe and also in Japan, South America, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the rest of the Caribbean. However there are also a number of small independent wrestling organizations that are upstarts or the creations of former wrestlers from the bigger promotions. Some of the smaller organizations include Ring of Honor, Jersey All Pro Wrestling and Border City Wrestling World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... The National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) is a group of independent professional wrestling promotions which has been in operation since 1948. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is an American professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett in May 2002. ... One of the most well known Lucha Libre wrestlers, Rey Mysterio. ... Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) (Spanish for Worldwide Wrestling Council) is a Lucha Libre promotion based in Mexico City while running cards in Guadalajara, Puebla and elsewhere in central and southern Mexico. ... Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA) is a Lucha Libre Professional wrestling promotion based in Mexico. ... Europe at its furthest extent, reaching to the Urals. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... West Indian redirects here. ... Ring of Honor (ROH) is an independent professional wrestling promotion created in 2002 that is owned by Cary Silkin. ... // Jersey All Pro Wrestling is an independent wrestling promotion that was founded by Fat Frank Iadeavia on April 19, 1997 in Lake Hiawatha, New Jersey. ... Prime Time Wrestling redirects here. ...


Timeline of various major promotions

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Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Professional wrestling promotion (196 words)
A professional wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling.
Currently, the only major wrestling organizations left in North America are World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), all based in the United States, and; the Mexican lucha libre promotions Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre and Asistencia Asesoría y Administración.
However there are also a number of small independent wrestling organizations that are upstarts or the creations of former wrestlers from the bigger promotions.
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