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Encyclopedia > Wrestling promotion

A wrestling promotion is a company or business that performs regular shows involving professional wrestling for monetary gain. A company in the broadest sense is an aggregation of people who stay together for a common purpose. ... Historically, the term business referred to activities or interests. ... Professional wrestling is a form of performance entertainment where the participants engage in simulated sporting matches. ...


Currently, the only major wrestling organisations left in North America are World Wrestling Entertainment, the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), Total Nonstop Action, a former NWA member that is still loosely linked to that organization, 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 and the rest of the Caribbean. World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization, currently the largest in North America. ... The National Wrestling Alliance is a group of independent professional wrestling promotions, in operation since 1948. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling is an American Independent professional wrestling Promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett. ... The Logo of CMLL Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) is a lucha libre promotion based in Mexico City while running cards in Guadalajara and Puebla. ... Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA) is a Lucha Libre wrestling promotion based in Mexico. ... World map showing location of Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ...

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Canada

  • Internet Wrestling Syndicate (IWS)
  • Monster Pro Wrestling
  • NWA: Canadian Wrestling Federation
  • NWA: Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling
  • Stampede Wrestling

The Internet Wrestling Syndicate is a professional wrestling promotion based out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Germany

The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...

Japan

Male

All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion established in 1972. ... New Japan Pro Wrestling (新日本プロレス, shin nihon puroresu) is a major professional wrestling federation in Japan, founded by Antonio Inoki in 1972. ... Pro Wrestling NOAH is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion, founded in 2000. ...

Defunct

Kingdom, was a professional wrestling company in Japan from 1997 to 1998. ... Pro Wrestling ZERO-ONE is a Japanese professional wrestling promotion founded in 2001. ... Super World of Sports, more commonly known as SWS, was a Japanese professional wrestling promotion from 1990 to 1992. ... The acronym UWF can refer to the following things: The University of West Florida The Universal Wrestling Federation, an American professional wrestling promotion, forerunner to the WCW. One of a number of related Japanese pro wrestling promotions called Universal Wrestling Federation. ...

Female

All Japan Womens Pro-Wrestling (全日本女子プロレス, Zennihon Joshi Puroresu), nicknamed Zenjo (全-女 Zen-Jo 全=All 女=Woman) is a joshi (womens) puroresu wrestling promotion established in 1968 by Takashi Matsunaga and his brothers. ...

Mexico

Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA) is a Lucha Libre wrestling promotion based in Mexico. ... The Logo of CMLL Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL) is a lucha libre promotion based in Mexico City while running cards in Guadalajara and Puebla. ...

Norway

  • Norsk Wrestling Forbund (NWF)

Puerto Rico

Wrestling promotion of Puerto Rico. ... The World Wrestling Council is one of Puerto Ricos two main professional Wrestling organizations, the other one being the International Wrestling Association. ...

Republic of Ireland

Irish Whip Wrestling or IwW is a professional wrestling organisation based in the southeast of Ireland. ...

United Kingdom

Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA) is the United Kingdoms most high profile wrestling promotion. ... NWA UK Hammerlock is a professional wrestling promotion based in Kent,UK. Established in 1993, it is one of the National Wrestling Alliances territories. ...

Defunct

World of Sport was a British television sport anthology programme launched on ITV on January 2, 1965 in response to Grandstand. ...

United States of America

Combat Zone Wrestling,(CZW) began as a professional wrestling school run by John Zandig (real name: John Corso). ... MCW (stands for Memphis Championship Wrestling) is a famous wrestling association in Memphis, Tennesse. ... The National Wrestling Alliance is a group of independent professional wrestling promotions, in operation since 1948. ... National Wrestling Federation, or NWF, is a professional wrestling organization currently in developement in the state of Oregon. ... NWA Wildside is an independent Professional Wrestling company based in Cornelia Georgia. ... Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is the official training grounds for the WWE based in Louisville, KY. OVW is one of the most recognized facilities for up and coming wrestlers. ... Pro Wrestling Guerrilla was created and is operated by Southern California wrestlers Disco Machine, Excalibur, Joey Ryan, Scott Lost, Super Dragon, and Top Gun Talwar. ... The Ring of Honor (ROH) is an independent professional wrestling promotion created in 2001. ... Total Nonstop Action Wrestling is an American Independent professional wrestling Promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and his father Jerry Jarrett. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization, currently the largest in North America. ...

Defunct

  • All States Wrestling
  • American Championship Wrestling
  • American Wrestling Association (AWA)
  • American Wrestling Federation (AWF)
  • Championship Wrestling Midwest (CWM)
  • Continental Wrestling Association
  • Elite Wrestling Alliance
  • Empire Professional Wrestling
  • Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW)
  • Georgia Championship Wrestling (GCW)
  • Girls With Attitude (GWA)
  • Global Wrestling Federation (GWF)
  • Gold Coast Championship Wrestling
  • Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW)
  • Heartland Wrestling Association (HWA)
  • Jim Crockett Promotions
  • Juggalo Championshit Wrestling
  • Kick Ass Wrestling Association
  • Ladies Pro Wrestling Association (LPWA)
  • Lunatic Wrestling Federation
  • Major League Wrestling (MLW)
  • Memphis Power Pro Wrestling
  • National Championship Wrestling (NCW)
  • National Wrestling Council
  • National Wrestling Federation (1970s)
  • New Mid-West Wrestling
  • No Rules Wrestling
  • NWA Georgia
  • OMEGA Pro Wrestling
  • Peach State Wrestling
  • Powerful Women of Wrestling (POWW)
  • Pro Wrestling America (PWA)
  • Pro Wrestling USA
  • Ruff Cut Wrestling
  • Smoky Mountain Wrestling
  • Southern California Championship Wrestling (SCCW)
  • Southern Professional Wrestling Federation
  • Trans World Wrestling Alliance
  • United States Wrestling Association (USWA)
  • Universal Wrestling Federation (UWF)
  • West Virginia Wrestling Alliance
  • Wrestle America 2000 (WA2K)
  • Women of Wrestling (WOW)
  • World Championship Wrestling (WCW)
  • World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW)
  • World Professional Wrestling
  • World Television Wrestling (WTW)
  • Xtreme Pro Wrestling (XPW)

 
 

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