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, Mexico founder Último Dragón History During his time working for World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in the United States Japanese wrestler Último Dragón decided to open up a wrestling school in Naucalpan, Mexico to give Japanese hopefuls the chance to learn the Mexican lucha libre style like Dragón had. The wrestling school operated

11, 1997 in Naucalpan, Mexico on a show that was co-promoted with International Wrestling Revolution Group (IWRG). Toryumon and IWRG would co-promote shows in Japan from 1997 until 2001, allowing the Ultimo Dragon Gym graduates to work on IWRG shows and even saw several graduates wrestlers win IWRG Championship.

: International Wrestling Revolution Group page 401–402 publisher Archeus Communications year 4th Edition 2006 isbn 0-9698161-5-4 accessdate April 5, 2010 Through his contacts with WCW Último Dragón also arranged for some of his first term graduates to wrestle on World Championship Wrestling shows.

Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl

defeated Gedo in his final match in Japan. Afterwards he embarked on a retirement world tour, wrestling in countries such as Australia,

. - 3.10. - Results work Westside Xtreme Wrestling date 2011-10-04 accessdate 2011-10-07 language German , Belgium, http: watch?v WTQ3l1crvsk England,

com_content&view article&id 29&Itemid 55 title 4FW Halloween Spectacular 2011 work 4 Front Wrestling accessdate 2011-10-07 Spain,

Forest Lake, Minnesota

, Greenwald made her first in-ring appearance in nine months, appearing with Northern IMPACT Wrestling, a local Minnesota Wisconsin wrestling promotion. In addition to refereeing a match between Rain (Bonnie Maxon) and Ann-Thraxx (Ann Brookstone), Greenwald counted the pin for the main event match between Team Revolution and Team Invasion. She went on to referee an Impact Zone Wrestling match on February 14, 2006 in Tempe, Arizona and an XJAM

Wrestling match on February 16, 2006 in Minot, North Dakota, where she challenged Ann-Thraxx to wrestle her, with Ann-Thraxx refusing. On April 8, 2006, Greenwald appeared at the German Stampede Wrestling event ''International Impact III'' in Olsberg, Germany, commentating on a match along with former ''Pro Wrestling Illustrated'' senior editor Bill Apter and refereeing a women's match. In subsequent months, she made (non-wrestling

) appearances at several independent wrestling events. '''U.S. Highway 8''' ('''US 8''') is a United States Highway that runs primarily east–west for , mostly within the state (U.S. state) of Wisconsin. It runs from Interstate 35 (I-35) in Forest Lake, Minnesota to US 2 (U.S. Route 2) at Norway (Norway, Michigan) in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan near the border with Wisconsin. Except for the short

Susanville, California

and Alturas (Alturas, California), also serves several points of interest along this portion, such as the Hallelujah Junction, Honey Lake, and the Modoc Plateau. - SVE KSVE Susanville Municipal Airport Susanville, California, United States - Amateur wrestling Benjamin grew up in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

accessdate 2010-04-29 publisher World Wrestling Entertainment He began wrestling while in the tenth grade at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School.

is_5_3 ai_81826834 archivedate 2007–02–21 While in high school, Benjamin achieved a 122–10 win-loss record and was a two-time South Carolina state high school heavyweight wrestling champion, earning the title in both 1993 and 1994.


) is an Uzbek (Uzbekistan) wrestler (Sport wrestling) of Ossetian origin, and Uzbekistan's most decorated Olympian. Making his Olympic debut in Sydney in 2000 (Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics), he won Uzbekistan's first Olympic wrestling medal in the 130 kg weight class (Wrestling at the 2000 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle 130 kg), losing to Russian David Musul'bes in the final. In the 2004 Games in Athens (Wrestling at the 2004 Summer Olympics) he became Uzbekistan's

first multiple-medalist after winning gold in the 120 kg weight class (Wrestling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle 120 kg). He successfully defended his 120 kg title (Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's freestyle 120 kg) in Beijing four years later (Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics), this time defeating Musul'bes in the semifinals, winning 3–0, 1–0 in the final against Russian Bakhtiyar Akhmedov. He was born into an Armenian (Armenians) family living

Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

work Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum url http: halloffamers bios littlebeaver.asp accessdate 2008-02-14 last Burke first Tom

: SlamWrestling littlebeaver.html birth_place Saint-Jérôme (Saint-Jérôme, Quebec), Quebec resides DATE OF BIRTH 1928 PLACE OF BIRTH Saint-Jérôme (Saint-Jérôme, Quebec), Quebec DATE


a major contribution in the sports life of Armenia. Many Olympic and world champion wrestlers, weightlifters and boxers are from Gyumri. The city is notable for its worldwide champions in individual sports, such as Robert Emmiyan in long jump, Yurik Vardanyan and Nazik Avdalyan in weightlifting and Ara Abrahamian in Greco-Roman wrestling. The city is home to the Armenian football (association football) club Shirak F.C.. They play their home games at the Gyumri City

; Many special sport schools are serving the young generation of Gyumri such as the School of Gymnastics, the School of Athletics named after Robert Emmiyan, the School of Football named after Levon Ishtoyan and other special schools of boxing, weightlifting, wrestling, martial arts and chess. Gyumri is a hometown to many former and current World, Olympic and European champions in several types of sports, including: *Yurik Vardanyan, the seven-times world and the 1980 Olympic weightlifting

champion in the -82.5 kg category. *Robert Emmiyan, the 1986 European champion (1986 European Athletics Championships) in long jump. *Levon Julfalakyan, the 1986 world and 1988 Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestling champion (74 kg). *Mnatsakan Iskandaryan, the 1990 and 1991 world and 1992 Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestling champion (68 kg). *Israel Militosyan, the 1989 world and 1992 Olympic weigntlifting champion in the men's -67.5 kg category

Memphis, Tennessee

Association WTA events, respectively. Memphis has a significant history in pro wrestling. Jerry "The King" Lawler (Jerry Lawler) and Jimmy "The Mouth of the South" Hart (Jimmy Hart) are among the sport's most well-known figures who came out of the city. Sputnik Monroe (Sputnik Monroe (wrestler)), a wrestler of the 1950s, like Lawler, promoted racial integration in the city. Ric Flair also noted Memphis as his birthplace. Memphis has been represented by several now

tournament, the Southeastern Conference basketball tournament, the Conference USA basketball tournaments, and the 2003 Conference USA women's basketball tournament. It has also hosted first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament (NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship) and a pay-per-view event by the WWF (World Wrestling Entertainment). The Pyramid was the venue of the boxing match between Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson in 2002. In 2008, the City of Memphis began

, Tennessee, a suburb of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee), is located on the land of Nashoba. Later, after a challenge from professional wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler (Jerry Lawler), Kaufman would step into the ring (in the Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee) wrestling circuit) with a man — Lawler himself. Their ongoing feud (feud (professional wrestling)), often featuring Jimmy Hart and other heels (heel (professional wrestling)) in Kaufman's corner, included a broken neck


, Mexico trainer Raul Reyes Alberto Mora Professional wrestling career Adolfo Tapia made his professional wrestling debut in 1982 at the age of 16, using his real name. Later on he would wrestle as the masked (wrestling mask) ''El Gringo'' in the Monclova, Coahuila region and as ''El Minero'' in Mexico City. Tapia lost his first '' Lucha libre#Luchas de Apuestas

to ''El Asesino de Tepito'' ("The Assassin from Tepito"), a ''rudo (Heel (professional wrestling))'' (villain) character he used in 1988. He lost the ''Asesino de Tepito'' mask in an ''Apuesta'' match against Astro de Oro at some point in 1988. Following the mask loss Tapia adopted a character called ''Principe Island'' ("Island Prince"), a character he would use until 1992.

Mondo Lucha a Go Go: the bizarre and honorable world of wild Mexican wrestling publisher HarperColins Publisher year 2007 chapter Los Enmascarados (the masked men): La Parka pages 120–125 accessdate March 26, 2009 isbn 978-0-06-085583-3 As ''Principe Island'' he won the masks of wrestlers Gran Cóndor, Principe Judas, Guerrero Negra and Bestia Negra I. On November 21, 1987 he lost the ''Principe Island'' mask to El Hijo del Santo. ref name FigurasParka >

York, Pennsylvania

of Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) and York (York, Pennsylvania) gaining independent (Independent baseball) franchises, the future of AAA ball in Harrisburg is doubtful. Return (2011–present) On August 23, 2011, TNA announced that Hardy would be making his return to the promotion at the ''Impact Wrestling'' tapings on August 25 in Huntsville, Alabama.

: component k2 item 2815-August-25-Huntsville,-Alabama title August 25: Huntsville, Alabama date 2011-08-23 accessdate 2011-08-24 work Total Nonstop Action Wrestling The return would take place only five days after Matt Hardy was released from his TNA contract.

accessdate 2011-08-24 work Pro Wrestling Torch In his return, which was taped for the September 8 episode of ''Impact Wrestling'', Hardy spoke to the audience as a face (Face (professional wrestling)), acknowledging that he had hit rock bottom at Victory Road in March, before asking the fans for "one more shot".

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